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Boss Battles vs. Linear Gameplay: An A-G Debate


All gamers have their conflicts.  A few of them have become notorious for sparking never-ending “flame wars” within the various online venues built for gamers to discuss issues and events in the industry.  We’ve decided to host our own A-G Debate series, in which various staff members will share their opinions on gaming and dispute the finer points of the medium.  Today, editor Bradley Russell and I sat down to settle a debate he has become dubiously known for bringing up whenever possible:  Are boss battles out of date, or a well evolved game mechanic?