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Battlefront to Overwatch: A Look at the Current State of Games as a Service

If there were a moment in gaming history that can be likened to the opening of Pandora’s box, it might be the instant that the games as a service (
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The Division 2's First Story DLC Isn't Worth The Time It Takes To Download

The Division 2's post-launch expansion content has officially kicked off with D.C. Outskirts: Expeditions.
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Should Low Random Drop Rates Be An Obsolete Mechanic: Borderlands to Destiny and Beyond

Of all the feelings that one can get from games, few are more polarizing than beating a boss in a game that features loot.
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In Defense of Game Freak - Arguing Against #BringBackNationalDex

The past month has been tough if you follow Pokémon at all.
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The Nintendo Switch Lite Isn't For You But It Has An Audience

Since it was announced, there's been a lot of complaints about the announcement of the
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Overwatch, the Overwatch League, and the Feasibility of the 2/2/2 Role Lock

For the past year, the 3/3 team composition (or GOATS) has been the talk of the town in Overwatch.
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The Legacy of the Borderlands Series and the Road Ahead to Borderlands 3

After half a decade of silence, Gearbox finally decided to let Borderlands 3 see the light of day.
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Cash Ops 4 Breaks the Bank for Players, As Well as Their Spirits

When I started writing this piece, I wanted to push it out quickly because I was feeling frustrated.  But I decided to wait because Treyarch had an
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Life Is Strange: Waves Part 2 (Issue 6) Impressions

In issue #6 of the Life Is Strange
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What is Cyberpunk?

In 1984, William Gibson’s novel Neuromancer was released.
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Did Respawn Miss an Opportunity With Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order?

Prior to its gameplay premiere at E3 2019, few games were more intriguing than Respawn’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.
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Xbox and Microsoft: Winning E3 2019 and (Maybe) the Next Generation of Gaming

After three days of trailers, presentations, and over-enthusiastic crowds, it would be rather safe to say that E3 2019 was rather tame.
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Life Is Strange: Waves Part 1 (Issue 5) Impressions

Max Caulfield is back in the Life Is Strange
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To the Infinite and Beyond: A Look Back at Stellaris

Stellaris, or the space RTS that lets you encounter exciting new alien species, enslave them, and eat them, reached its three year anniver
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Life Is Strange: Dust Review – A Page-Turner in Arcadia Bay

It can be difficult to continue the story of a game with branching choices in another medium that is less interacti
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Fighting Last Year’s War: The Division 2’s Regressive No Matchmaking Raid Policy

The Division 2, or the third person shooter that’s pretending to be an RPG that’s pretending to be a MMORPG, is getting its first Raid.
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Did Sea of Thieves' Anniversary Update Save the Game?

Sea of Thieves turned one year old and Rare decided to celebrate by releasing a major update.
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What Can The Elder Scrolls: Blades Tell Us About The Elder Scrolls 6?

By most accounts, The Elder Scrolls: Blades is ... okay.
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Every Available Snapchat Game Reviewed

In-app social media games aren’t anything new.
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Bloodborne: A Song of Crows Part 3 (Issue 11) Impressions

The penultimate issue in Bloodborne: A Song of Crows
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Outward Is Full of Cool Moments But Requires Too Much of a Time Investment

Recently released on consoles and PC, Outward is the debut role-playing game from Nine Dot Studio.
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What I'd Like to See in Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord is still very much in development.
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The Curse of Open World Games

If there’s one trend that can be attributed to the current generation of consoles, it’s the meteoric rise of the op