Steam may be the worst thing to happen to gaming since the “Half-Life 3 confirmed” meme. Ever since Half-Life 2 forced users to use the client, Steam has set the precedent for digital distribution and DRM practices. Unfortunately, the standards were never high, and its […]

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Recently I came upon a Facebook post by my older brother, concerning his dislike of Minecraft “My son is horrified that I don’t like Minecraft. He says it’s cool cause you can do stuff.. like in real life. I said, so it’s like real life, […]

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So World of Warcraft celebrated it’s 10-year anniversary last year and is closing in on its 11th birthday this November. I played from [...]

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For those whose fingers are far removed from the pulse of current events, Australians have recently banded together to demonstrate [...]

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Oh good, it’s this argument again. The OFLC has once again decided that Australian adult ears and eyes are far too sensitive for violence and have refused classification to Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number. It’s not exactly new ground we’re covering and I’ve even talked […]

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I played a lot of fighting games as a kid. I wasn't a huge fan of the genre necessarily, it just worked out that way. [....]

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Stereotypes have been important to human evolution and our survival as a species, for as long as we have existed. It's a way for our [...]

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Flame Shield Activated! is an opinion series where we aim to make a definitive call on some of the more controversial gaming-related topics [...]

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