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Rhymedown Spectacular: Whine out of Ten

This week, Yahtzee tackles ludonarrative dissonance and puts forth a most eloquent explanation. Meanwhile, I ... well ... look at the title. You know what this is about. You know.  And you love it. 

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto V - Now Bloody Playing

Here's some Grand Theft Auto V gameplay to cram inside of your heads. If you are one of those not currently playing it, this will be a delightful little treat for your mushy brains. Alternatively, if you are playing it, come click on the v...

 
 
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Jimquisition: Lugoscababib Discobiscuits

This week, Jim loads his gun and shoots holes in the argument that certain games suffer from ludonarrative dissonance, just because they're violent. Because really, people, that's not even what ludonarrative dissonance is! If you're gonna...

 
 
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Review: Grand Theft Auto V

Writing an introduction to a Grand Theft Auto review seems unnecessary. If you know videogames, you know Grand Theft Auto. Hell, even if you don't know videogames, there's a better than low chance you know Grand Theft Auto. The "bad boy" of...

 
 
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Outlast - Now Bloody Playing Pt. 4

It's time for the fourth installment of Outlast. On today's spooky chapter, I run around in circles from a doctor as murderous as he is naked, get smashed by a big 'un, and turn some valves in the name of progress. It's all scary stuff! We...

 
 
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Outlast - Now Bloody Playing Pt. 3

It's time for the third part of my Outlast gameplay extravaganza! This time, I get caught down in the sewers with Smashy Smashy Egg Man, I get chased through corridors by maniacs, and I enjoy a session with a naked butt doctor.  How c...

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto V - Gratuitous Swag Unboxing

So, I'll be doing your Grand Theft Auto V review for you, and you'll doubtless want to know exactly how biased and paid off I am. This video, produced in the name of disclosure, reveals the expensive gift items and stacks of loot that defi...

 
 
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Rhymedown Spectacular: Secret Cream

Your ol' chums Jim and Yahtzee are back with more rhymes for your face. This week, Yahtzee talks about the rigors of guard duty, while I share revitalizing secrets with you. Kweh! As always, the human condition is explored by the pair of u...

 
 
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Podtoid 269: Lick A Frog's Holes

Jonathan Holmes attempts a PS Vita filibuster but is foiled by plans to burn all his possessions, waterboard him with gasoline, and force him to perform gratuitous sexual acts on amphibians in the name of musical theater.  That said, s...

 
 
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Outlast - Now Bloody Playing Pt. 2

A more sober version of me returns to the nuthouse for part two of Outlast. This time around, I come face to face with murderous naked men, catch a necrophiliac in the act, and pick up some batteries.  Hopefully you continue to enjoy ...

 
 
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Review: Killzone: Mercenary

This is the game I wanted a PlayStation Vita for. I have a long documented fondness for the Killzone series, and while Killzone: Liberation on the PlayStation Portable was enjoyable enough, I truly longed for a genuine first-person shooter ...

 
 
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Review: Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs

Amnesia: The Dark Descent is a beloved title for a number of reasons. As well as becoming a viral darling thanks to a cavalcade of shrieking YouTube videos, Dark Descent was praised for bringing back a sense of true survival horror at a tim...

 
 
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Jimquisition: Creative Freedom, Strings Attached

Freedom of expression is not freedom to express without challenge. A game is within its rights to include any content it does, but that content is not sacred. Puppeteer features a boy as the hero, not a girl. Gavin Moore was asked why thi...

 
 
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Outlast - Now Bloody Playing

Last night, I got myself a little more drunk than I'd planned to and, in my feverish state of mind, decided it was a perfect time to fire up Outlast and record myself playing it. Going in blind, this is my first time reaction to what's alr...

 
 
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Review: Puppeteer

One has to hand it to Sony. Of all the "big three" console makers, the house of PlayStation is far and away the most open to risky prospects and new ideas. While Microsoft plays it safe with marketable shooters, and Nintendo has a stable of...

 
 
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Paranautical Activity - Now Bloody Playing

I've been wanting to play Paranautical Activity -- the groovy looking roguelike FPS -- for quite some time, but I've been so busy I didn't even see it hit Steam! I promptly downloaded it this morning and decided to record my very first tim...

 
 
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Beer and Sterling talk indies, money, previews

During this past weekend, I had the pleasure of sharing some screen time with Marcus Beer, known to GameTrailers viewers as the Annoyed Gamer. In this crossover video, we discuss preview events (and why I don't do them), independent develo...

 
 
 
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Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs - Now Bloody Playing

It's time for another playthrough from your best buddy Jim Sterling! This time we're having an early look at Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs, the upcoming horror game from The Chinese Room.  Don't expect screaming and yelling -- there are...

 
 
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Podtoid 268: Anal Gummy Bears

Jim is sick with the PAX flu, but still forced himself to deliver a steaming bag of degradation and filth. This week, the gang discusses what they did at PAX, plans for future PAX attendance (or non-attendance), and the prospects of Jonatha...

 
 
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Jimquisition: Downloadable Discontent

You don't have to hate downloadable content to avoid ever buying the stuff. Even heartfelt fans of the concept can be thoroughly turned off, and it's all thanks to the idiots trying to sell it. Your old pal Jim loves DLC, as an idea, but n...

 
 
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Podtoid 267: Val Kilmer Is An Occult Son Of A Bitch

On this week's pre-PAX Podtoid, the gang gear up for their next-day traveling, mostly by talking about Ben Affleck, and why the sorcerous Val Kilmer is the Once and Future Batman. There's also discussion of Jonathan lifting his toga to show...

 
 
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Review: Rayman Legends

Rayman Origins was an undeniable treasure when it was released in 2011. A masterclass in platform game design, wrapped in a beautiful artistic style and incredible soundtrack, Origins was proof that the mascot platformer can not only still ...

 
 
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Jimquisition: Time To Get Paid

Payday 2 is a success, because the people making and publishing it weren't completely stupid. What sorcery is this? Yes, it's one of those episodes where we celebrate one game getting it right and not stuffing everything up. Speaking of st...

 
 
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Gone Home - Now Bloody Playing Pt. 2

People insisted I upload the next part of my Gone Home playthrough, even though I did a stupid and it got really boring. So yeah, have fun watching half an hour of utter drivel! Or not, if you don't want it.  Either way HIT LIKE N' SU...

 
 


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