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REVIEW: Hand of Fate

REVIEW: Hand of Fate

In a game industry where innovation seems to be getting less and less common, games that break the genre mold are attention-grabbing, and Hand of Fate is one such game. It achieves a unique blend of game mechanics from a [...]

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The Problem with JonTron

The Problem with JonTron

I love Game Grumps, and I love JonTron. Their YouTube videos have at times put me into an unending fit of giggles during which I can’t breathe, laughing so hard I cry. These silly internet shows have affected my life [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Pokemon

Our Favorite Things: Pokemon

I held my Gameboy Color tight that Christmas, flipping the switch to that yellow cartridge that led me into the world of Pokemon. Hours passed and I finally saved my game. PLAY TIME: 3:47. That couldn’t be three hours and [...]

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Nostalgic Games

Nostalgic Games

It all started with a Game Boy Color and a copy of Pokémon Silver. I got the Game Boy for my fifth birthday, and bought Pokémon shortly afterward. From then on, I was hooked. I was the kid who would spend [...]

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REVIEW: République REVIEW: République REVIEW: République

REVIEW: République

Author's Note: This review contains spoilers for Episode Two. The Gameplay section contains no major spoilers. République is a cautionary tale of surveillance and censorship in the Orwellian tradition of dystopias, although it's probably the first in which the surveillance cameras [...]

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Motherhood in Mass Effect

Motherhood in Mass Effect

In a conversation about storytelling in video games, it's impossible not to bring up Bioware's Mass Effect series. The three games in the series are known for their in-depth stories, culturally diverse universe, and a plethora of ethical and philosophical [...]

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