Editorial

Her Story breaks storytelling conventions and brings about one of the best narratives in years

by 12 months ago

While playing through a narrative-heavy game, the anticipation of the unknown is what keeps the player moving forward. You continuously wonder where the story is going, and what kind of …

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Halt And Catch Fire S2 | E5 “Extract and Defend”

by 12 months ago

    “Son of a bitch.” Those are Sara Wheeler’s words, and that’s how this episode begins, with Sara cursing out her father for daring to send a premarital agreement for Joe …

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    Halt And Catch Fire S2 | E4 “Play With Friends”

    by 1 year ago

      Happy funtime Gordon is back, sniffing chalk and running around in his vintage orange full-body Adidas track suit. He’s cross-pollinated with Louis Tully from Ghostbusters, becoming an irritating little guy …

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

      by 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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