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  • Being the Sniper on VR

    After seeing Jacksepticeye's video, SKYDIVE SNIPER | The Last Sniper VR (HTC Vive Virtual Reality) , it came to me that there could be a new type of genre for VR. It has been done in many ways, shapes and forms, but not at a realistic standpoint.... More
  • Gaming Vacation

    The arrival of August means one thing: summer vacations. Once this month started, I only thought of playing non-stop for a while, reason why I took a week off from blogging. Having missed my 5-10 games per month rule due to college, I was able to beat... More
  • Weathering the Hype Storm

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    The excitement for No Man’s Sky has been building for a while now, probably since Hello Games first announced it. To say the least, No Man’s Sky is one of the most hyped games of the year, and gamers are gleefully anticipating their chance... More
  • Metroid and the Magic of Superfluous Mechanics

    Hey, happy birthday Metroid ! Nintendo didn’t seem to remember, but don’t worry – I got you something. A day late. It's an analytical breakdown of ‘Metroidvania!’ Truly the greatest gift of all. I’m throwing a bit... More
  • Hype Expectations: They Can Be Met!

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    A new reader discussion post popped up today asking what games, if any, have ever met your hype expectations. Rather than just comment I figured I would write a post about it. Plenty of games are presented as "the next big thing" and not only... More
  • The Problem with the Rockstar Brand of Writing

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    Rockstar’s approach to world-building and character writing follows a principle that I call the Everyone Is An *** approach to storytelling. By this I mean: the overwhelming amount of players in a Rockstar world are cruel, violent, even evil people... More
  • Community Writing Challenge - Overwatch Episodes

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    Hey everyone! This week's community writing challenge is as follows. Community Writing Challenge: What game featuring only, or prominently, multiplayer deserves a single-player mode? Overwatch is an insanely popular multiplayer game. In fact, it's... More
  • Final Thoughts 58: Grim Dawn

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    Final Thoughts 58 Grim Dawn Note: This is not a review, but merely my musings after having recently completed a game as part of my Rogue's Adventures playthrough of my backlog. Follow @RoguesAdventure to keep up with my playthroughs and check out... More
  • Space Is Still Awesome: Mass Effect Trilogy Retrospect

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    Many of my regulars are probably aware how much I love Mass Effect . Hell, the trilogy is my top series of all time, just barely kicking out the Souls series. I recently decided to play through the whole thing again, mainly because I saw the trailer for... More
  • Gamers are people too.

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    I wanted to talk about a topic today that is close to our hearts, ..my friends <3, are xbox live pictures with voices... (due to internal service errors all pictures have been removed from my blog. So if you could imagine a picture being there at important... More
  • On Progress, Overcoming, and Gaming’s Everlasting Arguments

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    Thinking through theoretical definitions is the pits, but heavens to Murgatroyd it’s important – not only for our understanding of Narrative, but also for our understanding of cultural discourse and its origins. Fair warning - I’m about... More
  • Super Console Club Podcast #6

    Here we are again with yet another episode of Robot in the C-, I mean Super Console Club! This month, we are joined by Titus Welch who was one of the three hosts of Robot in the Corner (It's crazy to think it's been over 3 years since we ended... More