By Nick Olsen I’m a child of the 80’s. For the uninitiated this means a few very important things: I have a soft spot in my heart for neon While..
On a recent episode of her daily talk show, host Katie Couric ran a segment titled “Are Video Games Ruining Your Life?” The segment was predictable – numerous people who..
by Bill Henning When thinking of classic science fiction, somewhere on the list you’ll find the Alien series, be it because of the stories, the atmosphere or the unmistakable design..
By Nick Olsen Tutorial on game play mechanics? Check. Brief backstory to explain framework and overarching themes? Check. Character creation through personality trait decisions? Check. Now off into the open..
By Josh Snyder I had just left the Garevyard Shift, a small, dirty bar located in Shantytown, the rundown, poor section of Columbia where all of the laborers lived. The..
By Nick Olsen In 1985, Nintendo released Super Mario Bros., a two dimensional (2D) platform game in which the player guides Mario through a series of increasingly difficult levels to..
By Josh Snyder When you first load up Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt, the third piece of downloadable content (DLC) for Borderlands 2, there is no quest marker. Walls of..
By Josh Snyder When Capcom released Resident Evil 6, many fans of the survival-horror genre decried the action-heavy gameplay and tone, noting that, finally, Resident Evil had abandoned its roots,..
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