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Toronto Comic Arts Festival: What You Missed at TCAF 2010
Oct 20, 2010

Toronto Comic Arts Festival: What You Missed at TCAF 2010

Every two years, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival unites hundreds of exhibitors with thousands of visitors. Preceded by four nights of book signings, launch parties and discussion panels, TCAF 2010 …

Heavy Rain and the Impact On Games As Art
Oct 20, 2010

Heavy Rain and the Impact On Games As Art

David Cage, the director and writer of Heavy Rain, made a sobering discovery about the public perception of video games. In an interview just a few weeks before the release date, he recalled that s…

Final Fantasy Games - Looking Back at the Single-Player Legends
Oct 20, 2010

Final Fantasy Games – Looking Back at the Single-Player Legends

Die-hard role playing gamers in their twenties and thirties have lived through years of the Final Fantasy franchise, arguably one of the richest and most satisfying series in the RPG world. In Marc…

Hands On - PlayStation Move
Oct 20, 2010

Hands On – PlayStation Move

2010 is going to be the year that all three gaming consoles support—in varying degrees—some kind of motion sensor functionality. We got the chance to go down to the corporate headquarters of Sony C…

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Oct 20, 2010

Hero Complex: How Gaming Defines the Power Fantasy

Recently I was talking to a producer working at one of the big, AAA publishers and naturally the topic wandered over to the territory of games. He was discussing his feelings on inFamous versus Pr…

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Hands-On Preview 1
Aug 18, 2010

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Hands-On Preview

Spider-Man has appeared in plenty of games over the years, but I don’t think there’s ever been one quite as ambitious as the four-in-one Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions.

Total War: Shogun 2 E3 2010 Preview
Jul 14, 2010

Total War: Shogun 2 E3 2010 Preview

Strategy games, real-time or otherwise, have been on something of a downturn in recent years. The emphasis on putting players in first person, “right in the battlefield” has been a dominant theme o…

Vanquish E3 2010 Preview 2
Jul 9, 2010

Vanquish E3 2010 Preview

The new game from Shinji Mikami, Vanquish, takes the standard cover based shooter and gives it a Japanese flavor. The kinetic look and feel of the game is a visual treat, with bullets flying throug…

Rock Band 3: The Next Step in Music Games 4
Jul 8, 2010

Rock Band 3: The Next Step in Music Games

Deep within the bowels of the C&G dungeons, it is common knowledge that I am a slave to the rhythm games. Having first spent obscene amounts of money in Asian arcades on Konami’s Beatmania, Gui…


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