Stuart Burns

Stuart Burns is aging horribly along with his world view. When not keeping his son away from choking hazards he sometimes plays video games and writes about them.


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[UPDATE] Sympathy for the Devil: Understanding Relationships, Criticism, and Ethics in a Post-GamerGate World Pt. 3

Updated Editor’s Note 11/7/2017 – In an effort to further commit to our editorial vision of quality content about nothing but games or the industry, we are leaving this note…

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Overwatch Beta Weekend First Impressions

Before we get into the meat of this, I think it’s fair to mention that I haven’t been a fan of Blizzard’s output in a long, long time. I haven’t…

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Sympathy for the Devil: Understanding Relationships, Criticism, and Ethics in a Post-GamerGate World Pt. 2

Updated Editor’s Note 11/7/2017 – In an effort to further commit to our editorial vision of quality content about nothing but games or the industry, we are leaving this note…

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Indivisible Prototype Added to Steam

Today Skullgirls developer Lab Zero uploaded a prototype of their action RPG Indivisible to Steam. The prototype has been readily available since October 5th outside of the popular distribution platform, and…

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Sympathy for the Devil: Understanding Relationships, Criticism, and Ethics in a Post-GamerGate World Pt. 1

Updated Editor’s Note 11/7/2017 – In an effort to further commit to our editorial vision of quality content about nothing but games or the industry, we are leaving this note…

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Templar Battleforce Deploys to Steam

Trese Brothers Games announced yesterday that their fourth game in the Star Traders universe, Templar Battleforce, has arrived on Steam. The turn-based, tactical, RPG features roguelite permadeath in a sci-fi universe where…

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Skyshine’s Bedlam Review – Road to Ruin

Skyshine’s Bedlam is a post-apocalyptic roguelite with turn-based, tactical, combat, and a strong Moebius-meets-Borderlands aesthetic. It’s along the same vein as FTL and The Oregon Trail in that you’re simply…

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Interview with Colm Larkin, Developer of Guild of Dungeoneering

As part of our Guild of Dungeoneering preview, we sat down with developer and Gambrinous Games founder, Colm Larkin, for a nice little chat about his first big game. You can…

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Guild of Dungeoneering Preview – Guilds Gone Wild

Guild of Dungeoneering is the kitten you wind up with a few weeks after you let the cat out. You’re not sure which tom got at her: the roguish Hand…

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Invisible, Inc. Review — Clandestination Unknown

My third play-through attempt of Invisible, Inc. has just taken a turn for the worst. Nika Muratova, my best agent, is dead and I’m the one who killed her. Sure, the…