Life is Strange 2 Episode 1: Review
9.5

Life is Strange 2 Episode 1: Review

I’m not ashamed to admit that every now and then I’ll stare at a cup with my hand stretched out, hoping to see it move or shake. Alas, my telekinetic ability is still latent, instead of my mind moving the cup, my girlfriend takes pity on me and hands it...

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An Interview with Greg Lobanov, Creator of Wandersong

An Interview with Greg Lobanov, Creator of Wandersong

Interview: “I love bards. Their role and skills are silly” You play as a walking musical instrument! You can run, jump, and sing anytime you want. Different things respond to your music in different ways. You use your song to solve puzzles and help characters while playing as a bard...

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Message in a Bottle: A Gamer’s Review of Battle for Azeroth

Message in a Bottle: A Gamer’s Review of Battle for Azeroth

It was a hot summer evening as I walked across campus, glistening with sweat. As I stopped for a moment’s respite, I sat on a bench at the edge of a lake. Tired, stressed, and yearning for my computer back home, I found myself lost in thought. It was then...

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An Interview With Sam West, Creator Of Beyond The Veil

An Interview With Sam West, Creator Of Beyond The Veil

Interview: “like all artistic endeavours, there is no guarantee of stable income” Just imagine someone creating his game at home all by himself. He works alone and has no financial security himself. At the end it will never be sure if the bill can be paid, while he works full...

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Minit Review: A Mini Majora’s Mask
7.0

Minit Review: A Mini Majora’s Mask

If you only had one minute to live what would you do? This is the question Minit raises. In most games, dying is the main thing you are trying to avoid on your quest to complete objectives. However, Minit does not give you the option to stray from death. This...

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It’s Raining Indies

It’s Raining Indies

With Gamescom 2018 only a day away it seems that no one can really wait to reveal their new goodies in tech and gaming to the public. We’ve already seen Nvidia reveal a new graphics card that will figuratively and quite literally (depending on which underground market you go to)...

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Slam Land Review: A Fighting Game Without Combat?
6.5

Slam Land Review: A Fighting Game Without Combat?

Once in a blue moon a game comes down the pipe that completely changes the landscape of gaming and redefines a genre, like Super Mario 64 did for 3D Platformers or World of Warcraft for MMORPGs, but sadly in the case of Bread Machine Games’ Slam Land, the lack of...

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It All Looks So Big From Down Here

It All Looks So Big From Down Here

I recently had a revelation that may have changed my life for better or worse. What if the bugs you see aren’t actually bugs? Before you immediately assume this revelation was brought on by some experimenting with the fabled “Devil’s Lettuce”, I assure you I was of clear mind, body...

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Raft Review: Greatness Looms on the Horizon
8.5

Raft Review: Greatness Looms on the Horizon

Note: Raft is still an Early Access game, which means it is not a finished product. This review pertains only to the game that was available in July 2018. The ocean, a four by four raft, and a plastic hook. That’s the introduction to Raft, a game developed by Redbeet...

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Sexual Violence and the Ethics of Gaming

Sexual Violence and the Ethics of Gaming

There is a movement that investigates misogyny and sexual violence in modern gaming. It includes, for better or worse, Anita Sarkeesian’s Tropes Vs. Women in Video Games, C.J. Ferguson’s meta-analysis of video game psychiatry, or any US news network when anything bad happens ever. Most individuals involved do good work,...

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