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Underworld Ascendant’s Failures Are Part of The Fun

While I’m familiar with the Ultima’s place in the video game canon, as well as the history of the immersive sim, Underworld Ascendant has not been on my radar. Computer RPGs are…

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Dishonored: Death of the Outsider

A stand-alone expansion to the Dishonored series that picks up right where Dishonored 2 ends, following the story of Billie Lurk as she tries to kill the Outsider for his role in enabling…

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Dishonored: Death of the Outsider Review – Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

With the release of the original Dishonored in 2012, Arkane Studios more or less revitalized popular interest in stealth games. Until that point, most entries in the genre were either…

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Prey Review – Don’t Fear The Reaper

I can still remember my first playthrough of Bioshock. Not just what happened in the game, but my own sense of wonder as I looted every nook and cranny of Rapture.…

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Dishonored 2 Review – An Honorable Stumble

I don’t think I’ll ruffle any feathers by saying Dishonored was a great game. Using elements taken from of the likes of Bioshock, Thief, and Deus Ex, the game told a personal story about one…