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E C Gach

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The Important Wars Take Place Online

Or at least that's what Medal of Honor: Warfighter implies, with the latest news about the game relating to details about how its multiplayer was inspired by FIFA. Caring, sharing, and cross-fertilization across franchises...


Manufacturing Outrage

In the coming days, and with a fall break around the corner, I hope to get to some belated reactions to Gears, my current favorite indie game, and why more games should emulate Dark Souls. For now though, a few thoughts on ...


Downloadables: Platforming on the Edge

Platforming was one of the orignal video game genres. While some players don't play shooters, and others refuse to touch an RPG, almost everyone has, at some time or another, given one of the many platforming titles out ther...


Freedom: Escaping the Console Wars.

"Man is born free," wrote Jean-Jacques Rousseau, "and everywhere he is in chains." The same applies to video games. Players are born free, and everywhere they are in chains. Forced to swear allegiance to one system or anot...


Maligned by Materia

Materia is Latin for "material,” meaning "substance from which something is made." It had early metaphysical connotations, used as a sort of base from which all physical matter could come forth. And of course, you equip it...


Don't Take Sony's "PSN Pass" Laying Down

I finally got around to playing both Resistance: Fall of Man and Resistance 2, and am loving every moment. Anticipating the third installment due out this fall, I was immediately interested to know about this little news bit...


Some Gamers Need to Grow Up

There are all kinds of gaps. There's the income gap between rich and poor, the gender gap between men and women; there's generation gap, the race gap, the digital gap, and the education gap. And of course there's the the ...


Remake, Remaster, Rehash

Keza MacDonald at IGN thinks video game remakes are great. I disagree...sort of. MacDonald asserts that, “when handled correctly, remakes, remasters and re-releases are an extremely good thing, both for the industry and for...


About E C Gachone of us since 11:37 PM on 01.06.2011

I'm a gaming sophist who likes to discuss, argue, and fight about video games. The only thing I enjoy more is a heaping bowl of Count Chocula. I also like to blog at 1up and IGN, so you can catch me at the communities there or at my own little slice of the Internetz:


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