Cognition Episode 1: The Hangman

Cognition Episode 1: The Hangman

Cognition Episode 1: The Hangman arrived at the tail end of 2012, and it embodies everything about the past year in gaming.  2012 was the year that Kickstarter became a renowned funding source for indie games, and Cognition was one of those success stories.  2012 also saw the adventure game genre explode back into the mainstream with Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead, and Cognition is another fine example of that same genre.  Among the embarrassments that the gaming industry faced in 2012 was relentless scandal over sexism, but Cognition features a female lead who fights crime without needing a rubber nun costume.  Continue Reading

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