Editorial

Mass Effect: How Shaping Shepard Shaped Me

by 6 days ago

Internet, I have a confession to make: My name is not actually Kenneth Shepard. It was a nickname that caught on nearly five years ago when I started jokingly going …

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Nintendo: Being Different Shouldn’t Come at the Expense of Quality

by 4 weeks ago

I have a theory: None of the higher-ups at Nintendo own or have played a Sony or Microsoft console. I laugh at my joke, but it’s not like I say …

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Danganronpa: The Anatomy of Ultimate Despair

by 2 months ago

[The following contains spoilers for Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, and is full of deep cuts regarding the series' characters, world and story. Reader discretion is …

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Dynamighty’s David Nottingham details development and motivations behind Counterspy

by 2 months ago

The following is an interview with Dynamighty's David Nottingham... Can we get a brief history on Dynamighty and how you guys came together? DN: It started when John & I …

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DS’ed and Confused: Nintendo’s baffling mission to obscure their next handheld

by 2 months ago

On paper, Nintendo’s new 3DS model seems like a pretty legitimate grab at hardcore gamers. It features two extra shoulder buttons, more forgiving 3D, a new control nub, a faster …

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Destiny – The hidden key to its success

by 2 months ago

The narrative element of video games has always been one of great importance. Whether it was in scrolling 16-bit text, or in full, slightly overlong cutscenes, wonderful tales have been …

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Why Dragon Age: Inquisition is Bioware’s most ambitious and dangerous game yet

by 2 months ago

Warning: The following contains spoilers for Dragon Age: Origins, Dragon Age: Awakening and Dragon Age II. Reader discretion is advised. Bioware has made some of the most iconic and memorable …

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Rise of the Tomb Raider’s Xbox Exclusivity Helps No One

by 3 months ago

If you're just now catching up on all the Gamescom news, here's the one thing you need to take away from Microsoft's conference: Not one other announcement was more significant …

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PlayStation Now Should Be About More than Backwards Compatibility

by 3 months ago

As someone who does most of their gaming on PlayStation platforms, I find myself pretty flabbergasted by the fact that I forgot that PlayStation Now's open beta launches today. When …

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How Aiden Pearce Became the Narrative Undoing of Watch Dogs

by 3 months ago

The following contains spoilers for Watch Dogs, The Last of Us and Heavy Rain. Reader discretion is advised. When a person is playing a video game, you’ll often hear them …

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How Activision plans for Destiny to succeed where Call of Duty fails this generation

by 5 months ago

Activision is the biggest publisher in the gaming industry; its games generate cash that likely have left moguls of other entertainment mediums swimming in envy. Films such as Avatar and …

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Gaming over sex?!- PlayPhone’s Mobile Gaming Chronicles part two

by 6 months ago

    While it’s not exactly general knowledge, gamers are typically aware that the video game industry’s target age group is between 25 and 39. This awareness, at least in the colloquial …

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