Category Archive: Features

Sep 16 2014

NEWS: Microsoft Buys Mojang, Minus Minecraft Creators

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Many of you by now have surely heard of Microsoft’s acquisition of Mojang, the studio behind the massively popular game, Minecraft. The deal cost Microsoft $2.5 billion. They expect to break even during the current fiscal year while also maintaining that Minecraft will remain available on other platforms including PC, mobile, and their competitor’s consoles. On …

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Aug 19 2014

The Infidelity Debacle: The Internet has Eaten it’s Own Tail.

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I have spent the last day or so watching a god damn war erupt on the internet over the alleged infidelity of a rather notable indie dev. Now I’m not going to relate the details here, it’s a rather private matter for those involved and not our business, but one of the supposed partners was …

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Apr 03 2014

An Open Letter to Nintendo – A Time for Innovation

For the first time in my history with video games, I think I can honestly say I am disappointed in Nintendo. While the company has always been known for making fun and enjoyable titles that cater to their fans, their recent games are barely reaching the minimum requirements for innovation. As an example, Donkey Kong’s …

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Feb 28 2014

4 Mobile Games That Need a Console Counterpart

Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, a third person shooter fitted with the style of Popcap’s popular tower defense series, was a surprise entry on my most anticipated games list for 2014. I had played the original PvZ on my iPhone a little while ago, and while I did enjoy that game, I was initially highly …

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Feb 13 2014

7 Other Square Games that should be ‘Returning’

  If Lightning gets the chance to return to bore me once again with Final Fantasy XIII, then I would demand a whole new slew of Square games to come back for a remake or a sequel. I say this not only because I think it’s a good time for new and engaging RPGs to …

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Feb 12 2014

The “What If?” Machine: Telltale and TT Games

Telltale Games and TT Games are two studios who know what they do, and do it well. After developing video games based on Disney movies with the occasional Sonic title thrown in, TT Games found their niche in 2005 with the release of the first Lego Star Wars, the first Lego game for consoles since …

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Feb 06 2014

7 Titles That Could be Improved by Putting a ‘Z’ In Their Name

This article in a nutshell, and a badass image.

Whenever I think of using a Z in the title of any video game, I can only think of two things: Powering up over the course of several episodes and zombies. Because I can’t personally see a martial artist alien monkey-man get turned undead, I think it’s better to separate these two and not let …

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Jan 23 2014

Scott’s Most Anticipated Games of 2014

I was really pleased to see that Matthew and I did not have a single game on both of our most anticipated of 2014 lists. As the feature writers for this site, it’s important for us to have a collective wide range of interests when it comes to games, and having completely different lists means …

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Jan 21 2014

Matthew’s Most Anticipated Games of 2014.

Another year of gaming is upon us, and it’s time for this guy to return and tell you all about it. While I will always have a soft spot for the console market deep down in my soul, I realize its time has come. Personal computing has taken over the gaming world, both in game …

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Jan 20 2014

Do we Really Need a Steam Machine?

Our News Editor D’Arcy gives you his opinion on the upcoming Steam Machines and whether they’re actually something you need in your living room.

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