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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; […]