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Titanfall Beta Impressions

I used to be good at Titanfall. Namely on two occasions: 1) at E3 when seemingly no one else knew you could summon Titans, and 2) last week before the twitched-trained hordes gained beta access. Since then, I’ve been getting trounced. Not terribly, but enough to make me remember why I tend to avoid fast-paced […]

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The Sun At Night Review: Dog Pile

The Sun at Night asks a lot of you. It asks that you buy into its alternate history plot, one that takes an oddly flavored turn with the apparently pliable truth. It asks that you often fight against systems you can’t possibly fight against. And it asks that you dig through a lot—a lot—of words […]

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch Review: Flailing Limbs

There’s something strangely poetic about being an immaculately dressed octopus posing as a human, learning to hide his secret for the sake of his family and this love he’s somehow—mysteriously—cultivated. And there’s something oddly graceful about the way he spins and twirls and moves with a reckless abandon throughout the world, balancing on the edge […]

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Small Leaps And Minor Bounds

Video games are notorious for attempting to fulfill power fantasies, reputable to the point of widespread (and rightful) criticism. You have to save the world, you have to win the Super Bowl, you have to rescue the princess. It’s all about empowering you in some fashion that you can’t achieve in your real life. There […]

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An Age Broken In Two

Someone is telling you a story. It has you on the edge of your seat. Every word is like another tug on the line with you on the other end, hook, bait, and all greedily choked in your gullet. It’s a doubtless, quintessential sign of being totally enraptured. And then they stop. What is your […]

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