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Dark Narrative: Tomb Raidin’

Far from the comfy abodes of the wealthy and the familiar hum of civilization, haunted crypts and dead cities lie. Garrett ventures away from the confines of the City a…

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The Six Worst Designed Pokemon of Generation 2

I said in the last article that the Pokemon designs of Gen 2 are among the most solid of the entire series. A large number of the 100 plus added…

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With Bad Writing, All Things Are Possible: Far Cry 5’s Many Narrative Sins

In the beginning, Ubisoft created Hope County, Montana. Then Ubisoft said “Let there be light, and let there be darkness” and Ubisoft called the light the Resistance and the darkness…

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Expectations Vs. Reality: The Ultimate Failure of Sea of Thieves

In a vacuum, Sea of Thieves is an excellent game. It offers an experience unlike any other, giving people a chance to imagine themselves and their friends as pirates in…

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Super Seducer – Swipe Left

Pick up artists aren’t a new thing, and the idea of a shortcut to success scheme isn’t either.  Back in 2007 VH1 aired the popular yet controversial reality show The…

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Dark Narrative: Assassins

I’ve always been curious to see how the rich and powerful really live, especially those whose riches and power are built off crime. I imagine their abodes are filled with…

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The Futility of Simplifying Your Fighting Game

In a recent interview with Destructoid, Daisuke Ishiwatari, creator of the Guilty Gear franchise, stated that fans of the long-running anime fighting game can expect the eventual sequel to have…

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Effort Vs. Effect – Overwatch’s Mercy Conundrum and the Impact of Skill

Across most kinds of games, there generally exists some kind of feature that is presumably designed to help ease new players into a game until they build up a greater…

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How Effective Would Hawaii’s New Loot Box Law Be?

Hawaii state Representative Chris Lee may be many things, but he certainly is a man of his word when it comes to tackling loot boxes in games. As of February…

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Dark Narrative: Shipping…and Receiving

Sometimes you pick up on stories you never intended to. A trip to the mall reveals a family’s financial troubles or a store manager’s unscrupulous practices if you listen in,…

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