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The Ten-Week Gaming Initiative: Gaming classics I’ve never played before

July 7, 20150

  I like to think of myself as a pretty decent gaming critic. But with that said, with the many…

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Game Review: “Wolfenstein: The Old Blood” is great, but not “New Order” great

June 25, 20150

Early in 2014, developer Machine Games made their debut with the shockingly brilliant “Wolfenstein: The New Order,” a shooter that…

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Game Review: “Splatoon” is great fun mired by antiquated decisions

June 9, 20150

“Splatoon” is a fantastic multiplayer shooter. One of the best in ages. Were it not for a few glaring issues,…

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Game Review: “The Witcher 3″ lives up to expectations

May 26, 20150

Let’s cut straight to the chase: does “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt” live up to the incredible hype that’s been…

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‘Mortal Kombat X’ is brilliant and desperate

April 21, 20150

Within the last four years, NetherRealm Studios has become one of the most prolific fighting game developers in the industry.…

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‘Pillars of Eternity’ is a worthy throwback

April 14, 20150

It seems as if the computer role-play game, or cRPG, genre is having a renaissance. Games like “Wasteland 2” and…

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‘Xenoblade’ is still a huge leap for RPGs

April 7, 20150

Upon its 2010 release, “Xenoblade Chronicles” subverted all expectations for the Japanese role-play game, or JRPG, genre. It was almost…

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“Zak McKracken” hasn’t aged too well

April 1, 20150

As most people know, LucasArts was a legendary video game developer before their sights turned primarily to the “Star Wars”…

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Headline: “Wrong Number:” Fun to play, confusing to follow

March 24, 20150

“Hotline Miami” released in 2012 and became the most violent video game ever made. In essence, it was a drug-fueled…

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‘Majora’s Mask’: A somber classic

March 19, 20150

Link is traveling through the Lost Woods until a mysterious Skull Kid kidnaps his horse, Epona. After giving chase, Link…

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‘Hand of Fate’ is a weird, awesome mix

March 4, 20150

A deck building dungeon-crawling rogue-like with “Arkham Asylum” style combat and visual novel elements, with a narrator reading everything you…

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‘Sunless Sea’ is an interesting voyage

February 26, 20150

In the Victorian age, London has fallen underground. While it still remains in some level of contact with the outside…

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‘Grim Fandango’ raises the dead

February 11, 20150

In 1998, “Grim Fandango” was released to critical acclaim and then soon forgotten. Despite the fact that it won several…

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‘Metroid Prime Trilogy’ is an incredible value

January 27, 20150

Something incredibly special will happen this week. Three of the best exploration-based games ever made, the titular “Metroid Prime Trilogy,”…

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