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Prescription for Sleep: Fight for Your Dreams - A Track by Track Breakdown

In the past year GENTLE LOVE's Prescription For Sleep records have been a strong part of m
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The Worst Case Scenario of Star Wars Battlefront 2's Microtransactions

For all intents and purposes, what you saw in Star Wars Battlefront 2's beta is what you're going to get when the game releases on Novembe
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In Defense of Difficulty

One of the most unique and defining aspects of games is that you can almost guarantee that no two people will ever have the same exact experience p
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SPIRIT: A Game Music Charity Album Benefiting Hurricane Harvey Victims - Track by Track Breakdown

With the recent tragic events in Huston, Texas due to Hurricane Harvey, many charities have begun to help fund efforts to rebuild and like many ind
Overwatch Mercy

A Look At Overwatch After The Junkertown Update: Mercy Here, Mercy There, Mercy Everywhere

On September 19, 2017, Overwatch received an update that
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SNES Classic Edition - First Impressions

As a child of the 90s, growing up and playing with my (now yellow) Super Nintendo after school is one of my earliest and fondest memories.
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Casual Vs. Hardcore: Destiny 2's Identity Crisis

It should come as no real surprise that Destiny 2 is a game that tries to reach many kinds of demographics.
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Why Is Bungie Committing to a Completely Mute Protagonist in Destiny 2?

One of the most surprising "features" of Destiny was the fact that throughout the whole game, your protagonist was very ... quiet.
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UNDERTALE: Strings Of Determination - A Track By Track Breakdown

The first time I played UNDERTALE I was blown away, not by the game's interesting and ever-changing game mechanics, combat situations, pac
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The Eternal Battle Against Toxicity in Games Like Overwatch And You

It is an unfortunate reality of online gaming (and for that matter, human nature) that there exists a certain kind of individual who seemingly has
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Eliminated? Deathmatch In Overwatch Needs A Fix

The developers of Overwatch announced
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Go Ahead And Jump! - A Week With An Indie Game Subscription

Whenever I find myself parked on my couch browsing through Netflix's staggering collection of original content, I can't help but think about what a
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Top 10 Games at PAX West 2017

PAX West 2017 had a lot of games to see.
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The Lost Fight: Destiny 2 Shaders and the Normalization of Microtransactions

A mere decade ago, sometime just after the release of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, the concept of microtransactions was introduced to t
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Brendan Greene’s 100 million PUBG Active Users Target is Absurd

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has hit some pretty insane targets since it released back in March this year.
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Where Does the Mass Effect Franchise Go After Andromeda?

With an average Metacritic score of 73 and similarly mediocre ratings from a vast number of other sites,
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Humble Cyberlink Software Bundle: Alternative Comparison

This month's Humble Software Bundle is an interesting one that's definitely
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Free Alternatives to Bethesda's Fallout 4 Creation Club

Bethesda seems to be headed straight for an
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YouTube is Still Burning A Year Later

Approximately one year ago, I wrote an article regarding t
Overwatch Mercy

Are Mercy and D.Va's Changes Taking Overwatch in a New Direction?

As in most team based games that revolve around multiple classes working with each other, playing as a Tank or Support Hero in Overwatch c
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GTA Online Is Burning Out Its Players

Not everyone who plays video games on the regular enjoys the treadmill that some call "the grind." It's not an easy to define feature, either.
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The Moral of the Story: The Relationship Between Morality and Gaming

Life is full of choices. Choices that you make every day. Cereal or toast? Google or Bing? Dominos or Pizza Hut? Bert or Ernie?