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On the Shelves or On the Horizon: 2017’s Most Anticipated Video Games

In the film industry, January is used as a dumping ground for movies too embarrassing to be released alongside year-end Oscar bait. However, the video game industry often saves some of its most promising titles for the new year, to … Continue reading

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Gizmos and Games as Gifts for Geeks

Geeks can be a fickle lot, especially when trying to buy gifts for them. New paradigm-shifting tech sometimes arrives with little fanfare. Early adopters of new gadgets are often filled with buyer’s remorse when their new toy turns out to … Continue reading

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Con Champions the Artistic Virtues of Video Games

With grand narratives, soaring musical scores, and top-notch voice acting among its commonplace traits, the debate over whether or not the video game is an art form has moved being a simple “yes” or “no” question, to prompting more nuanced … Continue reading

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In Warhammer 40k’s “Eisenhorn Xenos” there is only war between story and gameplay

Eisenhorn: Xenos is a project with lots of crazy ideas. Take a successful tabletop strategy game like Warhammer 40k, then adapt it into a sci-fi detective novel, then adapt that novel into a video game that has no strategy. Madness, … Continue reading

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Valley combines your favorite games into one tiny package

The development team at Blue Isle Studios sure do love video games. Their new game, Valley, blends elements from half-a dozen recent hits and makes no effort to hide their inspirations. In it, an archaeologist stumbles into a mysterious valley, and … Continue reading

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Fall’s Best Video Games Beckon

The months ahead will see a glut of new video games scrambling to be the must-have holiday gift. However, recent releases have brought a swarm of titles that will keep players entertained until the big holiday rush arrives — and … Continue reading

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Bound will help you dance away your childhood trauma

The new PS4 game Bound is about a pretty princess ballerina, but there is more to it than prancing around in tutus. It has does have prancing (and twirling and fluttering and capering), but the game uses ballet to tell a story … Continue reading

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