Browsing all articles from June, 2014.

Incredipede: The Indelible Journey

Incredipede: The Indelible Journey 

This past October, husband-and-wife game-making team Colin and Sarah Northway finally released their first game together. Nearly four years in the making, the puzzle game Incredipede finds a curious creature named Quozzle on a journey to rescue her sisters. Playing the game, you get the sense that it was a …

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It Starts With You

It Starts With You 

December equals holidays. Holidays, if you’re sentimental like us, are a time for thinking about your friends and family and how much they mean to you. When games play an integral role in your existence, a lot of your favorite experiences with friends and family will have a videogame smack-dab …

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Guns of Icarus Online: Caitlin’s New Favourite Game

Guns of Icarus Online: Caitlin’s New Favourite Game 

I have a new favourite game.
Muse Games’ Guns of Icarus Online is a clever approach to the team-based first person shooter; the teams are ships, and each ship has four crewmembers. Between rounds, you can customize your classes with different skills and your ships with different guns so you’ll be …

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Soothing The Outcry Over Dead Space 3 Kinect Revelation

Soothing The Outcry Over Dead Space 3 Kinect Revelation 

Earlier today, the news that Dead Space 3 would incorporate Kinect voice commands sliced across the internet like a Necromorph arm blade through succulent human flesh. People were, generally speaking, not pleased.
I was among them. How could they do this to Dead Space and the fans? Isn’t it bad enough …

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Cinnamon and Entropy

Cinnamon and Entropy 

December equals holidays. Holidays, if you’re sentimental like us, are a time for thinking about your friends and family and how much they mean to you. When games play an integral role in your existence, a lot of your favorite experiences with friends and family will have a videogame smack-dab …

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Halo 4: The O is for Obligation

Halo 4: The O is for Obligation 

November 15th, 2012
I came with a purpose. Halo 4 was my goal.
I had just started a new job the month before and finally paid back enough of my debts to feel comfortable purchasing a brand new game. One with the original packaging and everything – what a delight!
Before I got …

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Pixels or Death Saves The World (In XCOM)

Pixels or Death Saves The World (In XCOM) 

It’s true that, on many occasions, Pixels or Death has saved the internet.  You didn’t know that? That’s because we succeeded. However, despite numerous attempts, this merry band of ladies and gents has yet to really get out there and save humanity from any extraterrestrial threat. This is mainly due …

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Thalassophobia and Far Cry 3

Thalassophobia and Far Cry 3 

Just like most people, I’ve got a few phobias knocking around in my skull.  Heights have always made me nervous as hell, and if you see the way I act on a plane you’d probably think I’m awaiting a phone call telling me I’ve received the death penalty. But as …

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Dark Scavenger OST Is Good But Lackluster

Dark Scavenger OST Is Good But Lackluster 

Last week saw the release of Dark Scavenger OST, the orchestral soundtrack composed by Harmonix sound gurus Joe Kelly and Alex Gold. While it has its own merit, I don’t think it stands well on its own – it sounds like a good (if generic) RPG soundtrack.
On one hand, I …

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Assassin’s Creed 3′s Mistake

Assassin’s Creed 3′s Mistake 

I want to start out this post by saying that I truly love the Assassin’s Creed series. I love the story, some of the characters are amazing, and the gameplay (while sometimes awkward) is a stunning amount of fun. I love getting totally immersed and exploring the world. My average …

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