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The Divide Between Eastern & Western Game Philosophy 6

The Divide Between Eastern & Western Game Philosophy

By Wayne Santos - Jun 4, 2015

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…

I Died Alone With a Very High Score 2

I Died Alone With a Very High Score

By Justin Amirkhani - May 28, 2015

Days after my fourth anniversary with my girlfriend we came upon the stark realization that things just weren’t working anymore. Over the years she’d begun distancing herself from friends, relying…

Fear of the Unknown 12

Fear of the Unknown

By Reid McCarter - May 21, 2015

I can still vividly remember the night I spent trying to sleep with the lights on after going to see The Blair Witch Project at the movie theatre. I’d been…

Co-op Doesn’t Have To Be A Four Letter Word 2

Co-op Doesn’t Have To Be A Four Letter Word

By Wayne Santos - May 14, 2015

I’m not a fan of multi-player games in the conventional sense that we accept today. Being a fan of JRPGs and adventure games, it’s not unusual for me to spend…

The Story Tells Itself 9

The Story Tells Itself

By Wayne Santos - May 7, 2015

Right, now games, as an interactive medium have the newest and most unique mechanism for delivering stories in a way that the audience has never experienced before.

Independent Developers and the Rebirth of Tough Games 7

Independent Developers and the Rebirth of Tough Games

By Reid McCarter - Apr 30, 2015

You’re screaming out curses, you’re ready to throw your controller at the screen, your blood pressure has spiked to dangerous levels — and you’re having a fantastic time. There’s little…

Unsung Heroes: Luke Cage 4

Unsung Heroes: Luke Cage

By Chris Nikolopoulos - Apr 23, 2015

Marvel Comics did not exclude themselves from the blaxploitation fad of the 1970’s.

An Interview With Richard Lemarchand 4

An Interview With Richard Lemarchand

By Wayne Santos - Apr 23, 2015

These days when people think Playstation exclusive, Naughty Dog and their Uncharted series invariably come up as one of the new flagships. The story of a contemporary, globe trotting, treasure…

Kill Shakespeare: A Talk With Anthony Del Col & Andy Belanger 6

Kill Shakespeare: A Talk With Anthony Del Col & Andy Belanger

By Aaron Broverman - Apr 23, 2015

“It’s Kill Bill meets Shakespeare” — that’s all the description it took for IDW Publishing to greenlight co-writers Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery’s first comic book, Kill Shakespeare. It…