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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
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Bloodborne: A Song of Crows Part 2 (Issue 10) Impressions

Part two of the arc and issue 10 of the Bloodborne
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Hard Times: A Look at The Division 2's Clash of Difficulty and Immersion

One of the most ubiquitous complaints about the first Division was that enemies were far too resistant to damage.
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Far Cry: The Immersive Stealth Experience That Could Have Been

Far Cry turned 15 a few days ago, and for its anniversary I pose one question: what if Far Cry had not been what it was?
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Dumbing Down: The Frustrating Absurdity of The Division 2's Silent Protagonist

The looter shooter genre is getting more and more crowded every year, especially now that almost every major publisher has a dog in the race.
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Anthem's No-Win Situation - Rising Expectations, Unsustainable Business Models

A long time ago in a console generation far far away, BioWare was a name that implied exceptional quality.
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Apex Legends - Quick Thoughts

Apex Legends was a surprise release that no one was expecting until the teaser announcement.