Why ‘The Last Of Us’ Is The Best Video Game Ever Made

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There are video games that transcend their medium. They transport you into a different world that is so engrossing, it actually starts feeling real to you. Though these game worlds are few and far between (think Rapture from the original Bioshock as another example), when they happen, they stick with you. Not just for days […]

Why Sex Scenes in Gaming Just Don’t Work (Yet)

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I’m sorry video game industry. I know you are trying (and slowly becoming) way bigger than Hollywood, and you want to produce titles akin to those levels, but sex scenes in gaming still do little more than conjure laughter and slight discomfort. The one thing they do NOT do (which sex scenes in film often […]

6 Games that Need Video Game Sequels ASAP

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One of the biggest problems with the gaming industry right now is that we are experiencing market saturation regarding certain titles. For example, Assassin’s Creed. They may be cool games (meh), but we are at a point when, between handhelds and consoles, we are getting 8 games a freaking year from that series. Apparently, some […]

The 5 Greatest ‘Final Fantasy’ Summons

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I grew up being a huge fan of old school Final Fantasy games. In my opinion, when it came to JRPG’s, you just couldn’t top the grandeur of the FF series. And one of the greatest things about this stellar series are the summons you can call on to aid you in battle. Some are […]

6 Progressive Females From Gaming

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As mentioned in an article last week, females in gaming are not always represented as well as they should be. From fighting off demons naked to being used as objects to be exploited, it is fair to say that gaming has not always been kind to the gender. But we can’t forget amid all the […]

Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Reveals the Struggle Between the Soldier and the Weapon

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The latest iteration in the long history of Call of Duty games brings us not just lots of 1st person shooting and in-your-face explosions, but also some existential struggles between being a man and a solider versus simply becoming a weapon, or worse, another machine as a cog within an even bigger machine. Honestly, all […]