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Lamentations of a 30-Year-Old Gamer

David Taylor serves a warning to younger generations of gaming enthusiasts. In high school and college I was the personification of video game addiction. I…

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Does a Kid Icarus Revival Have Wings?

The waning years of the Super Nintendo was truly an exciting time to be a gamer. The period from 1994 to 1996 yielded a series…

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The Anatomy of a Great Boss Fight

Boss fights rank among the most unforgettable moments in video games. Ask any gamer and they will vividly recall Liquid Snake’s seeming inability to die…

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Modern Warfare 2 Review

By the time that this review goes live, most of you will have completed Modern Warfare 2. You’ve also probably increased your kill ratio exponentially…

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The Press’ Double Standard for Violence in Media

Last week, a now infamous video of controversial Modern Warfare 2 footage was leaked. It showed that it would be possible in a portion of…

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The Danger of Politically Driven Video Games

There are several examples of influential works in narrative fiction that swayed public opinion on political issues. Uncle Tom’s Cabin served as a rallying cry…

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