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For years, we've heard the same tired proclamations about the limitations of storytelling in videogames. This argument stands apart from the talent involved in making games; it's not that the people making games are poor w... read feature

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The world needs to stop revolving around protagonists


Apr 29
Videogames are intimately familiar with the concept of the hero; Games seem built for protagonists, with worlds pieced together and relationships formed to benefit the hero's journey. Yet a strange thing occurred to me rec... read
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Love, loneliness, and companionship in our Fragile Dreams


Apr 15
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It has been said so many times that it now borders upon a meaningless cliché, but the fact remains: a lot of games look the same. I'm not going to lament the propagation of brown color palettes, generic RPG characte... read feature

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Something about sex: Videogame items that sound inadvertently sexual


Mar 25
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The hidden truth behind game reviews


Mar 19
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You know what makes a lot of money? Music games. Even in 2009, a year in which music games saw a 46% drop in sales from 2008, DJ Hero became the highest-grossing new IP across all genres. It's a game that was being called a f... read feature

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The multiplayer demo for DICE's upcoming war FPS, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, has been out for a while now, and as the release date approaches, people are eating up the one-map demo and finding themselves consumed despite the... read feature

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Ever played a videogame with a female character? Chances are, then, that you've heard the voice of Jennifer Hale. Ophelia from Brutal Legend. Naomi from Metal Gear Solid. Jennifer Mui from Mercenaries. Bastila from Star Wars:... read feature

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The Future: Demanding more from the voices of videogames


Jan 11
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Love/Hate: A plea to play as a female Shepard


Dec 16
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A warning: Regrets from a former life and experiences yet unlived


Nov 27
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Top ten games for people who hate Thanksgiving


Nov 26
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The wrong thing: Being evil should be more like sex


Nov 13
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Staying dry in a sea of spoilers is a matter of building a boat


Nov 11
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Lessons on taking games just seriously enough


Nov 08
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Come, take your pilgrimage to gaming’s one true mecca


Nov 01
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Here's to you, random-JRPG-dialogue-writer-man


Oct 13
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The forgotten: Crushing disappointment at the hands of Crash ‘n the Boys


Sep 19
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The people who have the power to change the world


Sep 14
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The draw of exploration: Antarctica to Oblivion, Shackleton to Shadow Complex


Sep 04
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Improving game communites: Enough with the negativity


Sep 03
[Editor's note: Community member Kauzu contributed a piece to our Weekly Musing subject on how to make gaming communities suck less. Please post your own over on the Community blogs. It may get read during our panel at PAX th... read
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I suck at games: BlazBlue and a slapdash attempt at fisticuffs


Aug 09
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I, the Author: My Everest


Jul 15
[It's time for another Monthly Musing -- the monthly community blog theme that provides readers with a chance to get their articles and discussions printed on the frontpage. -- CTZ] When searching for strong narrative, th... read
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Untapped Potential: The gamer's education


Jun 11
[It's time for another Monthly Musing -- the monthly community blog theme that provides readers with a chance to get their articles and discussions printed on the frontpage. -- CTZ]   I began playing videogames at a... read
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Other Worlds than These: Our world, only different


May 09
[It's time for another Monthly Musing -- the monthly community blog theme that provides readers with a chance to get their articles and discussions printed on the frontpage. -- CTZ]    If you think about, think... read






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