Four Ways for WildStar to Improve

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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.] […]

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Feb
24

6 Reasons Why ‘Titanfall’ is not just “‘Call of Duty’ with Mechs”

Although it has yet to be commercially released in final form, there is no shortage of heated discussion of Respawn’s […]