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XCOM Meets Cloak and Dagger in Phantom Doctrine

Phantom Doctrine by Creative Forge, the folks behind Hard West, is the game you’d get if you took XCOM, removed all of the alien and sci-fi bits, replaced them with 1980’s…

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Google Introduces PAX – The Android Networked Cross-License Agreement

Google has announced PAX, the Android Networked Cross-License Agreement for devices in their software ecosystem. PAX – no relation to a certain webcomic convention – is intended to make it easy for…

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PAX Unplugged Announced, Convention for Tabletop Gaming

PAX South is currently underway and Penny Arcade along with ReedPop, a company that helps host pop culture events, have announced PAX Unplugged. PAX Unplugged will be a convention under…

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PAX West: Hands on with Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War III

The base is back! I played through, and loved, Dawn of War II, but that was as much because of the fully cooperative campaign play as the inherent micro-management focused…

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PAX West: Hands on with Distance

We’ve covered Distance before, way back at the end of 2014, but I was personally unfamiliar with the game until Jordan Hemenway from Refract reached out to me about playing…

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PAX West: Hands on with Breaker Blocks

When I sat down across from Jake Vander Ende, owner of Spriteborne and designer of Breaker Blocks, at PAX West, I had no idea what to expect of the game. Jake…

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PAX West: An Hour with Final Fantasy XV

At PAX West I met up with a Square Enix Japan rep who plopped me down in front of an Xbox One development console and a build of Final Fantasy…

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PAX East 2016 Beginner’s Guide

We are just a few days away from Boston’s largest gaming convention: PAX East. The doors of the BCEC will open to Bostonian nerds and travelers alike for one of…

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Looking Forward to PAX Australia 2015

PAX Aus is right around the corner, and I know the question on everybody’s mind. Australia has things besides spiders, snakes and dropbears? Rude. Yes we do, and I am…

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The State of TechRaptor – December 2014

Welcome to The State of TechRaptor: December 2014 Edition, where I’ll break down the month’s (and year’s) accomplishments and look to the future, so that everyone who reads TechRaptor can be…