Monthly Archives: July 2014

Beta Review: Destiny Is Full of Promise and Itself

I have long said that Bungie is a studio that takes themselves way too seriously. Their games are full of simple, yet purposefully impenetrable narratives that they profess to be some form of high-art in game storytelling, when in reality, they’re just … Continue reading

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Fix Comment Sections Instead of Just Whining About Them

As we all know, there’s been a lot of talk and snark about the lack of respectful discourse in Internet culture the last while. It’s strange to me how so many people have only recently decided that a problem that’s existed as … Continue reading

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The Growing Challenge of Belief Suspension

Consider the following video game scenarios: In the BioShock series, you frequently heal your character by eating random foodstuffs found on the floor or in garbage cans. Nathan Drake cuts down hundreds of enemies in the Uncharted series, with such … Continue reading

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Review: Video Games: The Movie Is A Gushing Love Letter with Little Substance

Full disclosure: I backed the Kickstarter for this. Read on though and you’ll see how that’s clearly not affected my view of it. When it comes to video game documentaries, I’ll watch pretty much whatever I can get my hands … Continue reading

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Review: Murdered: Soul Suspect Is A Lot of Soul In A Weird Vessel

NOTE: This review contains no spoilers. The rise of achievements and trophies in games has given a pretty reliable way to tell when a game is either shovelware or was rushed out. Their design is almost always done at the end … Continue reading

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