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Devolver Digital Double Switch Feature

Throughout the years of its existence, Devolver Digital has gained a reputation as a publisher and a brand; they don’t play by the same rules as everyone else. They take risks on niche games, they promote their games in unique and PR-less ways, and they even have a yearly press conference at E3 where they […]

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Exploring three mediocre sequels to see if they are worth playing

As a Game Pass subscriber, I’m always excited to see which new games are added each month for me to sink my teeth in. Over the past few months, there were several games added that I always wanted to try, but never really intrigued me enough to take the monetary plunge on them; whether that […]

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Moonlighter and the fine line between a balanced and a shaky progression.

Video games are a hot commodity, at the moment; last year’s 10% increase in revenue in regards to 2016’s revenue is just the statistical proof, and on Steam alone, there were 7, 672 games released in 2017 (as per Polygon). In practice, the game industry is becoming more and more competitive and vicious for games […]

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How two studios’ visions of Rage 2 contradict and cancel each other out

Rage 2 is one of those games that are just good; not bad, not great, there’s nothing so incomprehensibly bad that it hurts your head just thinking how that feature made it through the development process, or anything amazing about it that it would make me think about it long after I stopped playing. It’s […]

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Some general concerns about Google Stradia that I have

On Tuesday, March 19th, Google unveiled its “secret” project to enter the gaming space with Google Stradia; a streaming service that uses databases as the platform for high-end gaming experiences, that are then streamed to the player on their screen of choice (phone, laptop, TV, etc.), alongside a handful of neat features like sharing save […]

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State of Decay 2 is a good game and a disappointing one, at the same time.

What makes a good sequel? Some say that it should fix the problems of its predecessor and expands on the positives, with more meaningful improvements; others will say that it should attempt to do something new and exciting in the same universe. There are many ways to make a sequel and be successful, at least […]

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The joy of “casual” games.

Video games are complicated, even in their simplest form: They are digital databases, mechanics-focused, technology-advancing, intricate creations that require a sharp mind to design, program, and code. It’s only natural then that a lot of video games have become increasingly complicated properties, not only in lore and world building, but also in mechanics and scope; […]