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Giraffes, Water Slides, & Trading Cards – A Recipe for Mobile Games

Hey readers. As the month of March comes to a close, I thought I’d do a round-up of games I played this month, with a bit of commentary aimed at exploring gameplay elements that make particular games sticky. This is … Continue reading

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Why EA’s Mobile Dungeon Keeper Ironically Succeeds

Last week, after a protracted time of testing, Electronic Arts opened the flood-gates and let the rest of the world play a mobile rendition of a franchise they bought from properties created by┬áPeter Molyneux called Dungeon Keeper. As it happened, … Continue reading

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2013 – a Lyric, Datum, & Anecdote Laced with Irony.

-Jenny Boully, The Body: An Essay, 2002 It wasn’t an easy year, but it was a fun one. Many websites tout the ineptitude and bleak perspective of 20-somethings because 20-somethings are somewhat of an Internet majority. Well, I won’t entertain … Continue reading

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I Review Android Games and These Stuck Around in 2013

FIRST OF ALL: Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to All of You (bless you, Chuck Norris). Note: skip here to see the games I kept on my phone for 2013 after reviewing thousands of others.

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NVIDIA Wants to Kill Traditional Gaming

It happened a couple weeks ago, and coincided with a huge sale of XboxOnes and PS4s, the last generation of home consoles as we will know it. NVIDIA did something they’d been waiting for months to do, and, I can … Continue reading

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Assessing the Female Voice: Why Modern Games Are Not Ready for Psychologically-Accurate Female Narratives.

    While VentureBeat and Polygon can spend all their time pressing game developers/writers for -potentially burning- commentary on the subject of women in gaming, some of us actually, you know, play games, and, surprisingly, some of us are attuned … Continue reading

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Gaming, You’re My Only Hope…For Greatness?

Journalist Paul Wallace recently went out on a limb with Kotaku in an article entitled What Video Games Actually Sell: Greatness, under the thesis that video games are today no longer part of the entertainment industry. They’re a new industry, … Continue reading

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