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Don’t Let Ready Player One Sell You Your Identity

Ready, Player One? Dig up your artifacts, still warm from hype and channel static. Excavate your chipped neo-antiques; line the walls of your museum...

5 On Fleek Palicoes from Monster Hunter: World

Welp. The Monster Hunter: World beta has been and gone, and now we're all left waiting patiently until January of next year to slice...

YouTubers & Twitchers: Awareness & Advocacy for Mental Illness

For years, there has been a stigma attached to mental illness and those who suffer from it. Recently, content creators have been using their...

Crunch, Unpaid Overtime, Poor Health – Industry Norms That Need to Change

Making a good game is hard; this is just a fact. It is a Herculean task. One which takes an incredible amount of time...

Selling Games & Making Money Without Loot Boxes

Log onto any gaming news site or type in a specific hashtag on Twitter, and you’ll get the impression that these are the end...

7 Vomit Inducing Ready Player One Trailer Moments

Here's a quote I quite like from thinky French man, Jean Baudrillard: "If you say, I love you, then you have already fallen in love...

Terraria: Blood Moons & Misogyny

In a world of giant flying eye monsters and mountable unicorns players are free to do and be almost anything. Yet in all the...

The Top 5 Game Awards 2017 Moments

The Game Awards, eh? What a show! I'm actually still dizzy from all the reveals. There was that new FromSoftware game we know nothing...

Dreams: the Space Between the Notes

Impressionist composer Claude Debussy once famously remarked that "Music is the space between the notes." The beauty of a song lies not the systems...

5 Star Wars Games That Needed More Porgs

With all the recent furor around Star Wars: Battlefront 2, it's easy to forget how many other Star Wars games we've had over the...

Connection Lost: Play It One More Time

Connection Lost is a collection of pieces that uses games to examine attitudes towards death in the non-gaming world. In this edition we will...
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Sympathy for the Devil: What if EA isn’t Evil?

Hating specific developers and publishers seems to be a bit of an obsession for gamers. People hated Sean Murray for being dishonest regarding No Man's...
Call of Duty WW2 female soldier Rousseau spin-off

Call of Duty: WWII’s Female Soldier ‘Rousseau’ Deserves Her Own Spin-Off

Call of Duty: WW2 is an awkward game. Its campaign strives to be serious (at one point touching upon the horrors of a concentration...

The Amazing LGBTQ Representation of Night In The Woods

Night in the Woods rolls with themes that pretty much any modern LGBTQIA individual can relate to. Feelings of isolation, distance, depression, and (for...

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