To the Boys Who Flirt Through Video Games – It’s Okay

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There are two games that seem to be attracting everyone’s attention right now (and subsequently putting out the most news stories and the funniest memes): Overwatch and Pokemon GO. There are pretty massive differences between the two, but among their common traits is their social aspect. Overwatch is a competitive game that forces people to interact with a team to some degree in order to ... Read More »

Playing Roles: The Conflict with Combat

To The Moon No Combat

Last year, a YouTuber named Kyle Hinckley finished a playthrough of the RPG Fallout 4 on Survival Mode (before it was revamped to be harder) without killing a single character. This entire adventure was documented as a Let’s Play Challenge, and got some mainstream attention on sites like PC Gamer for the achievement. Hinckley did this in part for the challenge, ... Read More »