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Thoughts From The Tales From The Borderlands

Gosh, people sure do like Borderlands. When Tales from the Borderlands—the joint endeavor from Gearbox Software and Telltale Games—was first announced, I remember thinking that was an odd decision. Sure, Borderlands is fun and all, but Telltale games are about the investment in a story and its consequences. No one really came to Borderlands for […]

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Far Cry 4 Review: Kyrat Me Home

Far Cry 4 is almost exactly what you’d expect, yet somehow it still manages to surprise you. It excels at placing a plethora of shenanigans and shenanigan-inducing items at your feet just as it dangles bombast and pyrotechnics right in front of your face. For all the games that manage to tell a heartbreaking tale […]

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Heroic Contrast

Creating a hero is a tricky, subtle art. There are some ground rules that apply, though they’re more guidelines for generally creating friendly characters. For instance, don’t make them evil. That, in addition to making it very hard for them to be a protagonist, is just not very likable. Great starting point. It’s not, however, […]

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