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The Forest Rethinks Survival Horror 2
Oct 13, 2014

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 mo…

Walt Flanagan: The Original Comic Book Man 6
Oct 10, 2014

Walt Flanagan: The Original Comic Book Man

For longtime subscribers to the cult of Kevin Smith, watching his reality series Comic Book Men has been a pretty surreal experience. For years he’d said that Randal from Clerks and Brodie from Mal…

Neverending Nightmares, P.t., And The Horror Of Repetition 2
Oct 7, 2014

Neverending Nightmares, P.T., and the Horror of Repetition

I love October. I love the weather, the colours on the trees, and, most of all, Halloween. To celebrate this most spooky of holidays I’ll be discussing topics related to horror each week of the mon…

Cgm October 2014 Issue Preview 3
Oct 7, 2014

CGM October 2014 Issue Preview

The Horror Issue: October arrives and in keeping with the times, CGM looks into the abyss and finds absolute, mortal terror staring back. It’s our Halloween issue, and that means horror is back …

Why Don’t Cute Mascot Games Sell On Other Consoles? - 2014-10-06 03:48:27
Oct 6, 2014

Why Don’t Cute Mascot Games Sell On Other Consoles?

When people think of Nintendo, a number of timeless—and cute—characters crop up; Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Kirby, Fox McCloud, Pikachu… the list goes on and on. From Nintendo’s humble beginnings with th…

Playing A Joke: A Look At The Difficulties Of Creating Interactive Comedy 3
Sep 30, 2014

Playing a Joke: A Look at the Difficulties of Creating Interactive Comedy

This article originally appeared in the April 2014 issue of CGM.  A copy of the full issue can be purchased via our webstore or a digital copy through Pocket Mags or the Apple App Store.   B…

Do Videogames Affect Behaviour? - 2014-09-26 17:21:35
Sep 29, 2014

Do Videogames Affect Behaviour?

Whatever your personal opinions on feminism or sexism in videogames are, the fact that it has become a conversation in the industry is a good thing. There has been a lot of uproar over the feminist…

Never Underestimate Pretty - 2014-09-19 13:36:10
Sep 19, 2014

Never Underestimate Pretty

I think everyone wants to believe they’re immune to the lure of good-looking graphics. As the medium has matured, so too has the discussion about what constitutes a worthwhile title. We want to tal…

The Best Movies At Tiff 2014 5
Sep 18, 2014

The Best Movies at TIFF 2014

That’s right everybody, that special time of the year is here. The only Toronto International Film Festival Awards that my mother cares about.


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