๐Ÿ‘‹ Hello. I am Vincent Leeuw and this is my blog.


๐Ÿค“ Are nerds the problem?

Well, this is awkward. Most core gamers know of the Gamergate group, its ties to the alt-right and the sheer indecency and awkwardness it brings along. But here Willie Osterweil actually goes one step further and proposes that the stereotypical nerd is an entitled hero of sorts. An underdog that ...




๐ŸŽฎ Xbox-as-a-Service VS. muddled PlayStation messaging

After the somewhat awkward presentation of the PlayStation 4 Pro a lot of people were understandably confused about the future of PlayStation. Was this aimed at 4K-enthusiasts? If so, why wasn't there support for 4K Blu-ray? And why weren't the games truly running at 4K? Was it aimed at 'pro' gamers ...



๐Ÿ”ฎ Why did design cross the flat road?

Skeuomorphism is dead. Itโ€™s been dead for so long that we donโ€™t really notice its absence any more. That said, I can still remember the Battle of Gloss, the Texture Front, and many others, as people wrestled with the Allied assault lead by both Googleโ€™s Material Design and Ap...



๐ŸŽญ “They told me I could be anything in VR, so I became myself”

Back at the start of the millennium, the online world was just recovering from its first bubble. But amongst the various train wrecks of businesses grappling with the value of virtual, there were some cultural aspect that did flourish. Enter Second Life. The bastard child of smiley fuelled chat rooms (...



๐Ÿ—บ Ingress VS. Pokémon Go: Location Monsters

Having played Ingress for a few years, people were kind of surprised that I held out until the official launch of Pokรฉmon Go in the Netherlands to try it. Yet, it's pretty logical in my opinion: the games are mostly the same and my own generation is just a c...




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