As someone who works in games media, I’m often asked by friends and colleagues whether I’m excited for whatever big releases might be coming up. My answer, however, often surprises people (should I choose to be entirely truthful). The truth of the matter is there […]

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Author’s Note: This is something of a sensitive topic for some people, and, while I certainly do (and will) make a lot of jokes about it, it’s not a subject I take lightly. Please understand that these are my experiences only, I don’t speak for […]

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It’s hard to find fault with Western Press – it’s a simple, well executed party-game that can easily be enjoyed on your own, if only for a while. There’s not a whole lot to it, but that’s also part of its charm and one of […]

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SPOILER WARNING: In order to talk about the things I’m about to talk about, I’m going to be dropping more than a few spoilers. If you haven’t played the game yet but intend to later (fair enough), or haven’t finished the story campaign yet (seriously?), […]

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I’ve been somewhat lost in Battleborn this past week and a half and it was for this reason that Overwatch couldn’t possibly have escaped my attention. With the two games being released roughly around the same time and appearing, on the surface, to be very […]

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Back in my day, the only way to get more out of your favourite video game was to buy an expansion pack. These were pre-“reliable internet” solutions to bugs and glitches that also brought new modes of gameplay, improved AI, new characters, new storylines, and […]

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I wake up every morning, tired and lethargic, desperately clutching for whatever feels like a vitamin D tablet. Once that struggle is over and done with, I boot up my computer. No time for games, though; uni beckons and I intend not to fail the […]

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Asymmetric design is the art and science of making factions unique and play out differently from each other. It’s a subject that’s difficult to critique since asymmetry is a spectrum; RTS games tackle asymmetric design in different ways and to varying extents. Some don’t even […]

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You know when someone really wants you to get up on something, but you don’t really want to get up on it because you can’t spare the time, money or effort to get up on whatever it is, and even though you can’t stop hearing […]

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“SEEEGAAAA!” Man, do I miss the sound of that angelic voice singing the company’s name. But wait… I can hear it again once more – through backwards compatibility and the Steam virtual games room! I know, I know, Sega re-release stuff all the time, and you […]

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