Category Archive: Submission Articles

Nov 19 2012

Video Games vs. Books

As far as entertainment is concerned, there is no competition; modern video games are far more immersive and engaging than books. I have no intention of implying that books are obsolete, but rather, I wish to place video games on a pedestal to be admired for all the integrity they have earned for themselves. There …

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Sep 13 2012

The Science of Gaming: Half-Life

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Greetings gamer! My name is Alex Walker-Ingham, and I will be guiding you through the synonymous worlds of science and gaming! “But what does that mean?” I hear you cry; well it’s simple really. I ask you this, have you ever played a video game and thought “WOW! That device would really assist me in my quest …

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Jul 18 2012

Review of Inversion

It’s finally happened. The aliens (perhaps the very same aliens who’ve advanced to the point of perfecting interstellar travel yet still have a quaint, almost nostalgic, affection for Pro bono proctology) have invaded. And no one can do anything about it. The Army’s was turned upside down, and Blackwater, being Blackwater, can’t help, having already …

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Jul 16 2012

Top Five Star Wars Games So Far: What You Should Be Playing While Waiting for 1313.

Not every Star Wars game has been a pile of Bantha droppings and you probably missed a few of them.

Jul 11 2012

What do games like SimCity teach us?

I have recently started playing SimCity 4 Rush Hour, and I’ve got to admit that it sure is a classic. I stopped playing after SimCity 3000. It was a long time back but now that I started the game again, I am hooked. What is it in Maxis games that get’s us hooked to them …

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May 14 2012

Multiplayer vs. Single-player: Time to Draw a Line?

Recently I have found myself becoming increasingly frustrated with shift in focus from single-player to multiplayer that has typified console gaming for the last few years. Over time, single-player content has become more and more restricted in favour of providing a co-op or multiplayer experience that rarely deviates from established norms. Instead of innovation within …

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May 10 2012

Guild Wars 2 Preview

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April the 27th through the 29th held the first Beta Weekend Event for Guild Wars 2 and my first opportunity to play the game. Guild Wars 2 is an MMORPG developed by ArenaNet and published by NCSoft. The first Guild Wars was, and still is, very successful but they wanted to implement so many new …

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Apr 23 2012

DOTA 2 Will Be FREE-TO-PLAY!

DOTA 2 is Valve’s take on the MOBA genre. For those of you unfamiliar with what MOBA is; it stands for Multiplayer Online Battle Arena. MOBA’s are usually top down views of characters or heroes that you pick before a match and you are grouped into two teams and fight each other to achieve a greater …

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Apr 12 2012

Degradation of Community in WoW – A Player’s Plea

Some people are still chasing that white Deathwing.

Apr 10 2012

Squads in Guild Wars 2

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Guild Wars 2 is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated MMORPGs of the year. It could also be the number one played. With no subscription, World vs. World PvP, no holy trinity (Healer, DPS and Tank), and a dynamic questing system; why shouldn’t this be one of the top titles the year? …

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