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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

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.

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

YouTube is Still Burning A Year Later

Approximately one year ago, I wrote an article regarding t
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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

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?

Hearthstone, Overwatch, and the "Modern" Expectations of Rewards in Games

The concept of being rewarded while playing a game is a fairly interesting one; after all, it's not like people really need incentives to play game
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Does Destiny 2 "Need" PvP Multiplayer?

Throughout the decades-long history of video games, our expectations of the kinds of features that a "modern" game should possess have gradually ev
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A Look Back at Destiny's Legacy and How It Can Affect Destiny 2

Within a day of its release, Destiny had shipped over half a billion dollars worth of games to stores around the world and sold another co
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Balancing Overwatch: Mercy, Roadhog, and Winston

As most people may know, game balancing can be a fickle thing.

Clearing the Air: The Good and Bad of E3 2017

There has been a lot of talk about E3 2017 and it being the first year the public has been allowed to attend the event, swelling the number of atte

Lingering Questions of E3 2017: Bethesda's VR Push, Creation Club, and More!

E3 2017 may have come and gone, but of all the presentations at the event, one stood out among all the others, not for having the best show or debu
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Lingering Questions of E3 2017: EA and the Future of Anthem, Battlefront II, and A Way Out

Proportionately, EA debuted a lot of sequels this year during their EA Play event prior to E3.