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E3 Show Floor 2017

What to Expect…

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There are a surprising number of people who hear “E3” and immediately point towards Nintendo revealing new gameplay of their latest title, Square Enix not showing gameplay of their next delayed game, or Xbox showing new “exclusive world premieres” on a big screen, but these are simply press conferences.…
Chronicles of Riddick film

Capsule of Curiousities:…

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Inside the all-encompassing laboratory for capitalist media experimentation, no prospect holds a futuristic glint quite like the ability for a celebrity to upload their likeness in full to the digital realm, the chance for a figure to embolden a B-list IP with their ever marketable presence despite how superfluous…

Asagao Academy

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Yeah, I’ll say it. I unironically adored Asagao Academy when it first came out. I played it on warm summer mornings, not long after I finished my junior year of high school. The music was perfect, the prose was gorgeous, and there was nothing I’d rather be doing while I waited…

Video Games, Counterpoint:…

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A friend of mine here on the site recently posted an article entitled Video Games: A Purpose Forgotten. It’s a good article, I’d recommend reading it, but I personally disagree with his central thesis. In summary, he argued that with the rise of competitive video games like Overwatch, Rocket League, CS:GO, and other…
Lineup of Console Controllers

Video Games, Counterpoint:…

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Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Scream by Edvard Munch, “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston, Saving Private Ryan written by Robert Rodat and directed by Steven Spielberg, “Starving Child And Vulture” by Kevin Carter, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, “Migrant Mother” by…

EGX Rezzed 2019…

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Like many other countries, unfortunately, The UK is going through a homeless epidemic.   According to a recent study made in November of 2018, housing charity Shelter claimed that there were over 320,000 homeless people living on the streets of England, Wales, and Scotland combined,y. What are we doing…
Nanotale: Typing Chronicles

EGX Rezzed 2019…

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Remember the first time you played The Typing of The Dead? It’s an underrated feeling. That novelty of your first playthrough slowly being overtaken by genuine curiosity and wonder as the original comedic intentions turn into genuine intensity, and once you finish it? You go through it again and pray…

EGX Rezzed 2019…

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Auto-runners are in need of a dire switch-up. Forget running to the left or straight ahead for eternity in the hopes of attaining a meaningless score or killing time. Let that score have purpose! Let it have a rewarding challenge and structure. I’m rambling again, but nevertheless, let’s talk…

EGX Rezzed 2019…

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Oh, you know I’m gunna talk about this one.   A new adventure game, from the developers of OXENFREE? You think I’m gonna play this? Do bears shit in the woods? This was the first thing that greeted you in the ID@Xbox booth during EGX Rezzed, and Christ, was there…

EGX Rezzed 2019…

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Rapid-fire, scraped knees, cicadas chirping.   Jack provides nothing but a drawn image for the first minute of its demo: A cicada perched on a leaf. Suddenly the sound kicks in, a deafening barrage of insects as they scream through the speakers. The screen cuts to white, and a small…

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Untitled Goose Game Title Screen

Untitled Goose Game Tops Sales Charts, Xbox and PS4 Versions Confirmed

Untitled Goose Game is a brief indie outing that lets you pester townsfolk as a horrible goose. Such a simple premise, yet this delightful game (and its titular goose) has…

October 3, 2019, 196
Image taken from Return of the Obra Dinn developed by Lucas Pope. Depicts a monochromatic artstyle with a man being shot in the head

Return of the Obra Dinn is Coming to Consoles Very Soon

Solo developer Lucas Pope recently announced via twitter, that his hit title Return of the Obra Dinn is coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on October 18th.…

October 3, 2019, 150

PS4 Cross-Play Out of Beta, Available for All Developers

For quite some time, Sony has remained solid on their position of refusing cross-play support for third-party PS4 games, resulting in public backlash. However, it appears Sony updated that policy just…

October 2, 2019, 151

Mario & Luigi RPG Developer AlphaDream Filed for Bankruptcy

The development studio behind the beloved handheld-RPG series Mario & Luigi has filed for bankruptcy and thus will permanently cease operations. The studio was founded in 2000 and initially comprised of…

October 2, 2019, 209
PlayStation Now

PlayStation Now Price Drops to $9.99/Month

After the sad, public announcement that PlayStation chairman Sean Layden would be leaving the company, PlayStation gave us some light by announcing the new $9.99/month subscription cost for PlayStation Now.…

October 2, 2019, 140

Bring to Light Review – It May Come

SPOOKTOBER 2019 Entry #1 – Next Entry: World War Z   It’s back! The 3rd installment of Spooktober!   The great jack- o’- lanterns in the sky know that I…

October 1, 2019, 230

Sony Worldwide Studios Chairman Shawn Layden Leaves Company

This evening, the official PlayStation Twitter account abruptly announced the departure of Sony Worldwide Studios Shawn Layden. His position focused on overseeing the development of all first-party games and ensuring…

October 1, 2019, 267
dr kawashima on switch

Brain Training is Making a Comeback on Nintendo Switch

Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day! took the world by storm in 2005. It felt like everyone and their Grandma was curled up with a DS working…

September 30, 2019, 215

Borderlands 3 Review – Deathconciousness

**SIDENOTE: This review of Borderlands 3 and its content is based entirely around a playthough with Moze. This may make an impact in whatever critiques I have to say about the gameplay.…

September 30, 2019, 309
Image from GreedFall. Depicts a female character crying as she sits among many dead bodies on a battlefield

GreedFall Review – Not Quite There Yet

To say GreedFall is a bad game wouldn’t entirely be correct. It’s a cohesive world that matches perfectly with the U.I. and other small details show it was made with…

September 30, 2019, 651