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Limbo Review

In 1929 Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali collaborated on a short film called Un Chien Andalou. It had no story, but was rather a collection…

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Challenging Conventions 16: Bite-Sized Gaming

I wasn’t planning to write about E3 in this column as that will be discussed elsewhere, but there’s one trend in the gaming industry that…

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Vanquish Hands-On Preview

Shinji Mikami’s newest title isn’t very Mikami-like at all, says Jeff Matulef after trying it out at E3. Shinji Mikami doesn’t make normal games. While…

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Portal 2 Preview

Jeff saw Portal 2 at E3. He expects another triumph. Portal was as close to a perfect game as I’ve ever played. An inventive mechanic,…

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Challenging Conventions 15: What’s the Hurry?

Challenging Conventions is a biweekly column by Jeffrey Matulef that discusses the conventions of games design, whether regards the games that subscribe to these conventions…

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Challenging Conventions 13: Graphics So Bad They’re Good

Challenging Conventions is a biweekly column by Jeffrey Matulef that discusses the conventions of games design, whether regards the games that subscribe to these conventions…

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