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Moral Orel to Big Hero 6: Scott Adsit Interview

Moral Orel to Big Hero 6: Scott Adsit Interview

This week Disney takes full advantage of their fresh Marvel ownership by releasing their first superhero animated feature based on a Marvel property. It’s an obscure one, Big Hero 6, an anime influenced superhero team tale centered on the relationship between a boy and his big, bubbly robot. The voice of that robot is Scott

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B-Tier Games Are Alive and Well

B-Tier Games Are Alive and Well

My taste in videogames often pulls me toward two opposite ends of the publishing spectrum. There are the enormous, big-budget titles on one hand—your Uncharteds and Metal Gear Solids—and the smaller, self-released ones—Papers, Please or FTL: Faster Than Light—on the other. These two categories aren’t always neatly defined, considering that budgets can range drastically among

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Should All 3D Games Have First Person View?

Should All 3D Games Have First Person View?

Rockstar finally let the cat out of the bag and it’s been announced that, as an extra carrot to dangle in front of current GTA V owners, the new current gen console edition will have a first person view mode added. This is just a bit more icing to add to the higher resolution, more

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Local Multiplayer Needs To Stay

Local Multiplayer Needs To Stay

With the debut of the latest firmware update to the PS4, console players now have access to “Share Play,” which allows another friend, not in the same room or building, to take over a game for limited periods of time. It’s a way for game owners to share—and possibly promote—games to non-owners, and also a

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What is Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs Saying to Players?

What is Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs Saying to Players?

I love October. I love the weather, the colours on the trees, and, most of all, Hallowe’en. To celebrate this most spooky of holidays I’ll be discussing topics related to horror each week of the month in a series of articles called . . . OCTERROR!This article discusses key plot points from Amnesia: A Machine

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Ranking The Nightmare On Elm Street Franchise

Ranking The Nightmare On Elm Street Franchise

Hard though it might be to believe, just after Halloween this year A Nightmare On Elm Street will turn thirty. That’s right, everyone’s favorite child murderer with dream powers is about to enter his third decade of existence. Even after all these years, Freddy Kreuger remains one of the definitive horror icons. Any costume shop

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Spooky Games Are Not Always Scary

Spooky Games Are Not Always Scary

I love October. I love the weather, the colours on the trees, and, most of all, Hallowe’en. To celebrate this most spooky of holidays I’ll be discussing topics related to horror each week of the month in a series of articles called . . . OCTERROR! The Evil Within isn’t a great game, but it’s

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An Interview with Steven Ogg of GTA V

An Interview with Steven Ogg of GTA V

Steven Ogg is a Canadian actor born in Calgary and living in New York. While he’s done various roles over the years, he’s probably most famous for his portrayal as the maniacal meth-head Trevor from the blockbuster videogame Grand Theft Auto V. There is something distinctly Canadian about Steven. He is humble, but determined. Grateful,

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An Interview with Star Wars Author Tony DiTerlizzi

An Interview with Star Wars Author Tony DiTerlizzi

We had a chance to sit down and chat with author Tony DiTerlizzi about his children’s book Star Wars: The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight. The book follows Luke’s journey through the original Star Wars trilogy, and features beautiful art from the late Ralph McQuarrie, the innovative concept artist who helped bring to life

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Games That Explore Our Childhood Fears

Games That Explore Our Childhood Fears

I love October. I love the weather, the colours on the trees, and, most of all, Hallowe’en. To celebrate this most spooky of holidays I’ll be discussing topics related to horror each week of the month in a series of articles called . . . OCTERROR! This article discusses key plot points from both The

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The Guest Interview with Director Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett

The Guest Interview with Director Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett

In the strange and wonderful little world of horror flicks, director Adam Wingard and writer Simon Barrett are slowly carving out a place for themselves as masters of the craft. They had each worked separately in the low-to-no budget genre world for years before finding each other just as the 2010s arrived. Together, they’ve formed

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The Forest Rethinks Survival Horror

The Forest Rethinks Survival Horror

I love October. I love the weather, the colours on the trees, and, most of all, Hallowe’en. To celebrate this most spooky of holidays I’ll be discussing topics related to horror each week of the month in a series of articles called . . . OCTERROR! Endnight Games’ The Forest is one of the most

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