The Girl’s Got Game: Female Let’s Play-ers of Note

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Aug
05

The Girl’s Got Game: Female Let’s Play-ers of Note

The popularity of “Let’s Play” streams on Twitch or YouTube videos has exploded in the last few years. It’s not […]

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Jul
20

Four Ways for WildStar to Improve

With solid combat, new mechanics not seen in the genre before, unique art style, and humor all its own, it’s […]

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Jul
17

Opinion: Can AAA games make effective social commentary?

Flash back with me, if you will, to June 2012: Ubisoft had just wrapped up a stellar E3 with its […]

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Jul
09

Hook, Line and Sinker: Why Games Grab Us (Part 1)

Recently, the fine gentlemen over at the Gamers With Jobs podcast had a discussion about commitment to gaming. Specifically, what makes […]

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Jul
07

Think Games are Too Easy? Try These.

It’s hard to argue with the assertion that overall, games have gotten easier. Well, let’s qualify that statement. As video […]

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Jun
24

Give it a Rest: Three Genres in Need of a Makeover

Show of hands: who played the first free month of Elder Scrolls Online and then called it quits? Thought so. Ok, […]

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Jun
09

WildStar: The Little WoW Clone That Could

The launch of WildStar is shaping up to be like most other highly-anticipated MMOs: full of packed servers, multi-hour queues […]

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Jun
04

E3 2014 Predictions

The Future Revealed E3 comes around but once a year, is the subject of much speculation and can leave those […]

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Apr
09

Gaming outside the box: expanding next-gen games through companion content

I’ve previously discussed the novelty of “Paper Trail,” a free batch of Infamous: Second Son DLC that engages players inside the game and out by […]

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Mar
31

The best part of ‘Infamous: Second Son’ is free DLC “Paper Trail”

Down the rabbit hole Infamous: Second Son is a downright gorgeous game, and fun to boot, but players looking for a […]

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Mar
19

Postscript: ‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ and diffusing controversy with satire

This month’s launch of South Park: The Stick of Truth surprised me. When I first read Russell Jones’ review of […]

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Mar
18

Postscript: Why you may be disappointed with ‘Titanfall’

Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall is an outstanding first-person shooter. The mobility and “verticality” delivered by the game’s pilots, as well as the outstanding […]

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Feb
24

‘Outlast’ uses misdirection to lure us into moments of terror

[Disclaimer: This article discusses specific portions of Outlast. Plot spoilers have been kept to a minimum, but gameplay spoilers are present.] […]