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  • The End

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    Many gaming franchises come and go over the years. Some have been around since the beginning, still being played to this very day. Others get the one and done treatment, whether they were meant to have sequels or not. Occasionally we see a game get a... More
  • Nier - I Don't Get It

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    I find hack-n-slash games to be the same. Bayonetta, Devil May Cry, God of War, Onechanbara...basically dodge, attack and some games have a shooting mechanic. But just because I say they're all the same doesn't mean they're not fun. I'm... More
  • Why I See No Reason to Get a Scorpio

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    After knowing very little about the Xbox Scorpio, besides how many teraflops the system had, we finally gained a few more hardware details about Microsoft's high-end Xbox console. What is supposedly under the hood for the Scorpio, from my perspective... More
  • Valuable Vehicles

    This post is kind of an add-on to my previous post about traveling in video games. I've been super busy the past week so I haven't even had time to see what the Community Writing Challenge is yet, however I plan on doing another post by the end... More
  • GI Show #342 Thought Blog

    [As Originally Written on SNo2 .] Somewhere within the first seven minutes of listening to and watching the latest iteration of Game Informer’s long-running podcast/video series, I realized that I wanted to do one of my rarer pieces in which I list... More
  • Community Writing Challenge: Games as Historical Fiction

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    This week’s CWC can also be read as “Haley’s Senior Comps – Digital Soldiers: How First-Person Shooters Impact Our Understanding of War, Violence, and Death”. I’ve been pretty quiet about my senior project on here,... More
  • More Thoughts on Mass Effect Andromeda

    ... What? I'm sorry I've been distracted by Breath of the Wild. You know they share some things in common, like frame drops and object pop in. But here's the thing: Nintendo has managed to craft an amazingly alive world. I expect the only... More
  • The Best Games Period - Honorable Mention - MLB The Show

    We haven't talked much about sports games on the show. This week, Daniel Jones brings the digital baseball series MLB The Show up to the plate. It's sadly an Honorable Mention episode because Jack and Jeremy vanished at the merest hint of physical... More
  • Games I Didn't Review in 2016: The Division

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    [As Originally Written on SNo2 .] I’ll admit it outright- I was more than hyped for the release of Tom Clancy’s The Division in more ways than I can possible explain. The basic premise of an unforgiving romp through a devastated New York City... More
  • Its 2017 and video game stories are still sh**. Here's why

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    I just read an interview with the team who made the recently-released Blackwood Crossing, a (ugh) "narrative driven" game. I had some thoughts, and instead of commenting on the article and quickly barfing out something real dumb and super negative... More
  • The Adventures Of A Gamer Teacher: That Which Unite Us

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    When one teaches One meets many people And out of all the personalities a class features One always knows who will be part of one's future. As a gamer I taught and met 2 younger boys like myself From small video games talks to walks about them Sooner... More
  • My Favorite Games: A Decade Long Retrospective Pt. 1

    [As Originally Read on SNo2 .] Let me just preface this and say that by no means am I limiting myself to one game per year or per platform or anything of the sort. I got the idea for this particular blog post just by glancing back at some of the titles... More