Editorial

Star Wars Rebels S2 | E1+2 “The Siege of Lothal”

by 7 months ago

    Full spoilers for the episode follow. Well... wow. It’s hard to know where to begin after such an explosive opening to a new season. There are so many things I …

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    Halt And Catch Fire S2 | E3 “The Way In”

    by 8 months ago

      Frankly, season two of Halt And Catch Fire is taking its sweet time living up to the inaugural season. The first season followed a standard algorithm. Rapidly increase dramatic tension …

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      Halt And Catch Fire – S2 | E2 “New Coke”

      by 8 months ago

        I love this episode title. In April 1985, Coca-Cola nearly committed suicide by introducing a reformulated, sweeter version of its flagship beverage. It lasted all of three months before the …

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        Halt And Catch Fire – S2 | E1 “SETI”

        by 8 months ago

          The Season One theme of Halt And Catch Fire comes in the form of a question: What separates man from machine? The answer, offered with painstaking authenticity over ten beautifully …

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          The worst kind of DLC — Nintendo’s continued mishandling of amiibos

          by 8 months ago

            I remember when I was on the outside looking in on the whole amiibo craze. It was insane, right? Lines around the block, people fiendishly hunting figures of their favorite …

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            Ageism towards World of Warcraft is detracting from the real issues

            by 9 months ago

            During an Activision-Blizzard investor call, we learned that subscription numbers for World of Warcraft have dropped significantly from the peak numbers we saw during the launch of its current expansion, …

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            Handsome Jack deserves redemption in Tales from the Borderlands

            by 9 months ago

            There aren’t many characters in games that have grabbed me as quickly as Borderlands’ Handsome Jack. Unlike most fans of this Hyperion dictator, my first exposure to Handsome Jack was …

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            Remote Play’s compatibility issues are damaging its usefulness

            by 10 months ago

            Every evangelist of the PlayStation Vita knows it’s a hard sell. Despite unparalleled power from a dedicated handheld gaming device, the Vita’s lack of mainstream appeal has been no secret …

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            Beyond the controller — A discussion on postmodern gaming

            by 11 months ago

              There’s no arguing that this week is a stacked week in gaming, as many releases have hit that are creating a great deal of buzz in the gaming community. Today, …

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              The Order: In Defense of Sir Galahad

              by 11 months ago

              [The following contains spoilers for The Order: 1886. Reader discretion is advised] The Order: 1886 is a game with its fair share of problems. As we discussed in our spoilercast …

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              Towing the line between reality and professional wrestling — The achievement that is Slammed!

              by 11 months ago

              Creating a video game experience that pleases wrestling fans is a difficult task, one that many cannot understand unless you are a true fan of the sport. Obviously, Japanese developer …

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              Herald or heretic – How Dragon Age: Inquisition made me face my views of the afterlife.

              by 12 months ago

                Bioware has made it their business to not only deliver remarkable personality and character development with their games, but also display some fearlessness by broaching the potentially divisive or even …

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