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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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5 Games With Cartoony Graphics

5 Games With Cartoony Graphics

Video games are composed of a lot of different elements. Gameplay and story come together to create a unique sensory experience, but the first thing people notice is usually the graphics. In honor of our Animation Month I have compiled a [...]

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Top 5 Female Gym Leaders

Top 5 Female Gym Leaders

The Pokémon games had an incredible influence on me as a kid. They were my first games, and I continue to play them today for a lot of reasons. One thing Pokémon has always done differently than most other games [...]

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Gone Home: Review

Gone Home: Review

Gone Home builds itself upon a relatively simple premise: it is the summer of 1995, and you are Katie Greenbriar, a college student just returning home from a year of studying abroad. The game begins at the doorstep of Katie's [...]

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Pirate or Princess? Tetra in Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker

Pirate or Princess? Tetra in Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker

*This article contains spoilers* I’ve always been fascinated by the motivations of pirates. Historically, pirates ransack for selfish reasons, or simply for the thrill of it, their goals, more or less, one sided, and their motivations thinly veiled. Modern fictional pirates [...]

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