ArcheAge Takes the MMORPG to New Levels

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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…

Zoe Quinn’s Depression Quest Sparks Debate Over Gaming Journalism and Misogyny

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If the name “Zoe Quinn” doesn’t immediately ring alarm bells in your mind, you’ve probably been hiding under a rock for the past few weeks (or busy slaying mobs in Azeroth).  The Internet has been abuzz…

‘Dwarf Fortress’ is life’s work for creator Tarn Adams

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It’s hard to believe that Tarn Adams has been working on the Dwarf Fortress games for over twelve years now. He’s already stated that he’ll be happy to go on working on these games as long…

Kickstarter Campaign to Re-Release the Controversial Game Night Trap

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Night Trap, the first full-motion video game ever released, is being remastered and released more than 20 years after its initial debut. Night Trap was designed in 1986 and released in 1992 by Digital Pictures, a…

TagPro – Capture the Flag has never been so much fun

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Away from your personal computer and itching to play a game? Look no further than Tagpro. This fiercely addictive capture the flag game will keep you occupied for hours, and with browser-based multiplayer, it’s pretty much…

‘Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments’ Sony trailer from E3

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Have you seen this trailer for Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments that was presented at this year’s E3 conference? The Sony PlayStation channel has posted the trailer for the upcoming game on YouTube, showing gameplay footage previously…

Windows Drivers for Xbox One controller allow use on PC games

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Microsoft has released new drivers for the Xbox One controller allowing gamers to use it for PC games. The drivers will also be part of a future Windows update, Major Nelson says on his website. The…

Contrast Review

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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…

Kickstarter Highlights

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It’s already been well over a year since Double Fine Adventure first appeared on Kickstarter and arguably paved the way for all the successful video game crowd funding campaigns that followed. The game’s initial Kickstarter success…

The Release Valve

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Welcome to the Release Valve, formerly the Greenlight Spotlight. I finally found a better, more creative name for the series at the suggestion of a friend.  Since my last article, Valve has announced two new batches…