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Lights: From Azeroth To The Stage - 48565
Dec 3, 2014

Lights: From Azeroth to the Stage

Art, in all its forms, is inherently influenced by previous works, especially when it comes to music. So it should come as no surprise to find out that many musicians draw inspiration from both vid…

Gaming In The Garage - 48683
Dec 2, 2014

Gaming in the Garage

Considering the ubiquity of videogames these days, there is a surprising lack of gaming shows on network television, especially for younger audiences. Even rarer is a gaming show that prominently f…

Assassin’s Creed Unity Has Too Many Activities
Dec 1, 2014

Assassin’s Creed Unity Has Too Many Activities

Pulling up the map of Paris in Assassin’s Creed Unity invokes an immediate feeling of panic. Rather than simply offering a clear list of goals to accomplish or interesting landmarks to visit, the s…

Canadian Black Friday, Is It Worth The Hassle? - 2014-11-28 18:56:01
Nov 28, 2014

Canadian Black Friday, Is It Worth The Hassle?

Black Friday looms over us yet again, and shoppers everywhere are donning flak vests and sharpening their machetes. Normally an America-only event, like most traits from that country, Black Friday …

Dc Comics On Tv - 2014-11-28 18:57:21
Nov 27, 2014

DC Comics on TV

The slate of DC properties that have made their small screen debuts has grown this season from the solitary Arrow to now include The Flash, Gotham and Constantine. DC has notoriously had problems w…

Shadow Of Mordor And Lowered Expectations - 2014-11-21 16:07:48
Nov 24, 2014

Shadow of Mordor and Lowered Expectations

Before I start I should make it clear that, for the most part, I enjoyed my time with Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. I found Monolith Productions’ take on the world of the Lord of the Rings plenty…

Games Are Getting Too Big For Annual Releases - 2014-11-20 12:02:37
Nov 20, 2014

Games Are Getting Too Big For Annual Releases

The theory from a bean counter perspective is fantastic; if a game makes hundreds of millions of dollars, then just find a way to release it every year, and pull in all that profit on an annual bas…

Advanced Warfare Reinvigorates Call Of Duty 1
Nov 19, 2014

Advanced Warfare Reinvigorates Call of Duty

Sledgehammer Games’ Advanced Warfare is, I think, the best Call of Duty since 2007’s Modern Warfare. This feels like an unusual thing to say because, after finding myself unable to generate even an…

Where Do Rpgs Go Next? - 2014-11-13 12:38:02
Nov 14, 2014

Where Do RPGs Go Next?

Dragon Age: Inquisition is on the way to store shelves, and with it comes a feeling that RPGs have settled into a new standard. The Elder Scrolls franchise established the idea that an RPG could be…

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