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Breaking Down the Destiny Beta

Breaking Down the Destiny Beta 

Reid and I have had plenty of time to sink our teeth into the Destiny Beta since it began last week. There was plenty about it that we both loved, but questions about how much the game’s story will actually matter, and how much more complex enemy encounters will eventually …

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How Loud is Too Loud: A Not-Review of Bulletstorm

How Loud is Too Loud: A Not-Review of Bulletstorm 

It’s a basic fact of how we work that we evaluate things based on previous experience. It’s not that we’re prejudiced, we just need some way to effectively parse new input that we receive. This is why, when Bulletstorm reared its thick-necked head, a game published by and ostensibly sprung …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts: The Movie: The Interview

Call of Duty: Ghosts: The Movie: The Interview 

Editor’s Note: What follows is a transcription of an interview that may or may not have taken place between the author and a conveniently ambiguous third party after a viewing of the movie Call of Duty: Ghosts. You have been warned.
[SCENE – A MOUNTAINTOP OBSERVATORY LAIR. BRYCE sits broodingly at a …

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Receiver: How I Learned to Hold the Gun

Receiver: How I Learned to Hold the Gun 

My purchase of a new computer came with the ability to finally play PC games again. As I booted Steam up onto my new laptop, I scrolled through the games that I could potentially play. I brushed quickly over the Humble Bundles I owned but had yet to complete, as …

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Size Doesn’t Matter: The Strange Popularity of Nuketown

Today’s gaming market is all about bigger. The giants of the shooter industry are constantly looking to trump each other with bigger battlegrounds. Battlefield 3 used its massive Operation Firestorm map as a badge of honor during release and Planetside 2 has been understandably touting its incredible 2,000 player size. …

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