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Survival Games: Why We Keep on Coming Back for More

For quite some time now, the survival genre has broadened tremendously within the video game community. During the course of many years attempting (and through trial-and-error, eventually succeeding) to persevere…

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Square Enix’s 15th Anniversary – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Back in good ol’ April of 2003, a relationship developed between two companies: Square and Enix. Though rivals, they noticed something appealing in one another. Enix strictly published video games while Square…

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I Went To A Game Jam With Zero Development Skills; Here’s What I Learned

This past weekend, I was invited to attend a 24-hour Game Jam by one of my good friends, Vik. Both of us having absolutely zero experience developing games, but we…

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New York Comic Con 2017 – A Wild Ride

New York Comic Con is NYC’s annual answer to San Diego Comic Con, with more aggressive pedestrians and slightly cooler temperatures. A four day celebration of all that is geek-dom,…

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Crowdfunding Spotlight – The Iron Oath

I have an admission to make. I’ve always had an aversion to crowdfunding video games. I can’t really explain why, especially considering some of the brilliant games that have been…

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No Man’s Sky’s Growing Galactic Community

It’s almost been a year since Hello Games released their massively hyped space simulator No Man’s Sky. For many, the hype that once spread like wildfire has been doused completely.…

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Video Game Grunts, Groans, and Screams – J. B. Blanc Sheds Light on Voice Acting

Uggh, argh, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Chances are you’ve probably heard these expressions in video games thousands of times. Every time you’ve punched, kicked, shoved, cut, or shot another character in a video game, it’s…

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DMCAs, Death Threats, and Legal Battles: The Saga of Alex Mauer

To say that the world surrounding YouTube and indie gaming is a murky swamp may be the understatement of the year right now. YouTubers have had to deal with the…

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KekRaptor: Nintendo, PlayStation, Steam, Xbox to Make Changes After Net Neutrality Ruling

Despite months of protests, millions of emails, and hundreds of thousands of calls to United States Congressmen on both sides of the aisle urging them to protect net neutrality, the…

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Final Fantasy Tactics’ Legacy 20 Years Later

1997 was a good year for Final Fantasy. It was the tenth anniversary of the release of the first game in the series in Japan, and it also saw the…