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You Should Probably Play Night In The Woods

Night in the Woods made me believe in love at first sight. The highly stylized adventure game opens up with something akin to Firewatch‘s own Choose Your Own Adventure-style block of text, but it does so in a far more…sardonic fashion. The very first line gripped me with its elegant, perfect efficiency. “In the year […]

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For Honor Review — Clash ‘Em Up

For Honor would have you believe two contrasting things at once. The first, presented primarily by Ubisoft itself, is that it is a game of nonstop, unrelenting action. The second is that it is a heretofore unheard of and completely novel combat experience. They are both true, and in equal measures, that is for the […]

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Semispheres Review — Break Yourself

Semispheres feels impossible. Not that it, as a puzzle game, actually is unsolvable, but it very often feels like what it wants from you would require you to rip your brain in half. The key, however, to the game is that it doesn’t quite make it necessary and instead teases you with the possibility of […]

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You Don’t Want To Go To E3

The fervor that many of you feel—that urgency—to go to the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo is what keeps this industry alive. Otherwise the people that get into making games wouldn’t be there, no one would watch the endless hours of YouTube content, and somehow even fewer people would read the words journalists write. That is […]

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