Close Contact: Social Networking, Game Companies and You

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It's not easy being a video game publisher. On the surface, yes, it may seem like an ideal circumstance…being one of the top rankers of an industry that churns out more money then most of us will ever see in a lifetime, jetting around the world, talking to others as influential as yourself and being . . . → Read More: Close Contact: Social Networking, Game Companies and You

It’s Not A Glitch, It’s A Feature

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Everyone makes mistakes; if everything was perfect, the world would be a very boring place, right? In every industry there are blunders and when it comes to the finished product, if looked at closely under the critical eye there might be a few glitches…

Nothing could be truer when it comes to the gaming industry. . . . → Read More: It’s Not A Glitch, It’s A Feature

Top Five Sonic Games Of All Times That Every Gamer Ought To Try Out

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Sonic games were invented by Sega and their fame successfully replaced Alex Kid. It defeated a lot of other creations amidst flurry of new games being created literally every other day. Sonic has come a long way since its launch in late 1991 and several games released later on, have lots  of goodies . . . → Read More: Top Five Sonic Games Of All Times That Every Gamer Ought To Try Out

When What Is Optional Is Mandatory: The Bizarre Nature Of Assassin’s Creed 3

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So, I've been sitting down to finally get some quality time in with Assassin's Creed 3 lately and, at about halfway through the game, I have to frankly admit that it's a marvel. The setting, the story, the mix of historical events and fiction set against the tumultuous birth of . . . → Read More: When What Is Optional Is Mandatory: The Bizarre Nature Of Assassin’s Creed 3

The Stumbling Shadow: The Problem With Stealth in Video Games

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The use of stealth in combat has always been depicted as a rather flashy affair, especially when the practitioner of the art is Batman. The cape, the helmet, the inverted takedown….he's like a one man Broadway production of stealth combat. It's only natural therefore that we should like to produce this effect in the games . . . → Read More: The Stumbling Shadow: The Problem With Stealth in Video Games

The Perils Of Being Ordinary

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I was playing Yager Entertainment's Spec Ops: The Line when I came up for the idea for this article, and what prompted me to sit down and type this all out was the fact that the game wasn't, strictly speaking, fun. Was it a pretty game? Absolutely. Were the characters people I felt . . . → Read More: The Perils Of Being Ordinary

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