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Blizzcon 2014 Virtual Ticket Experience: E-Store

I consider myself a longtime fan of Blizzard.  The original Starcraft and Broodwar expansion, Diablo II, and World of Warcraft ate up a considerable portion of my childhood and young adult life.  Despite this I have…

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Contrast Review

Contrast is a game I’ve been looking forward to since I first saw it on Steam Greenlight over a year ago. The intriguing vaudeville-inspired setting, unique platforming that transitions between 2D and 3D, and catchy jazz…

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Escape Goat Review

Escape Goat is a prime example of the old adage “Never judge a book by its cover.” I first played the game some time back when it appeared on Xbox Live Indie Games. It’s still one…

Blizzard Gear Exclusive Items

Blizzcon 2014 Virtual Ticket Experience: E-Store

I consider myself a longtime fan of Blizzard.  The original Starcraft and Broodwar expansion, Diablo II, and World of Warcraft ate up a considerable portion of my childhood and young adult life.  Despite this I have…

2Dark Ulule Campaign Trailer Released

2Dark Get More: Comedy Central Check out this brand new “2Dark” trailer from the creators of “Alone in the Dark,” Gloomy Wood. The Ulule Campaign Trailer is guided by the game’s creators, Fréderick Raynal and Thierry…

Red’s lack of choice explores concept of agency in Transistor

Readers beware this post and the articles I link to contain spoilers for the game Transistor, if you haven’t played it yet go do it!  Moving on… Recently, while preparing for an interview with Supergiant Games Darren…

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Why video gamers should play more board games

If you happen to be one of those people who believe that tabletop and video gaming somehow exclude each other, I’m here to try and convince you otherwise. First off, if you ask almost any indie…

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GameSoundCon starts October 7th in Los Angeles

A while back we showcased BEEP, a documentary exploring the history of music and sound in video games.  On its final day, the Kickstarter has earned well over its initial $40,000 goal, with more than a…

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Games are evolving, and that’s OK

Video games have grown into a cultural phenomenon.  Cellphones and mobile devices have opened up gaming to such a diverse group of people that I firmly believe that video gaming can be for anyone.  While I…

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Is PS Vita Becoming an Indie Console?

In the land of handheld gaming – already a dying breed – the PS Vita is a clear loser.  It’s sold just a 10th of the models as its predecessor the PSP, and the Nintendo DS…

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Destiny: Is It Living Up to Expectations?

I entered Gamestop on Friday night, clutching my copy of Destiny in my hands.  The game had a $40 trade-in value that I planned to take advantage of while it lasted.  Ahead of me in line,…

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ArcheAge Takes the MMORPG to New Levels

Some might say the age of the MMORPG is waning.  We’ve seen a lot of them in the past decade or so, every one of them claiming to bring something new to the table, but most…

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Debate About Gaming Journalism Spawns #GamerGate Phenomenon

The Zoe Quinn scandal has sparked an active debate that shows no signs of abating.  United under the hashtag #GamerGate, advocates of gaming journalism reform are making their views heard – and many critics are arguing…