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Celebrating Fallout 3 Before its 10th Birthday

Matt Dawson
Fallout 3 hasn’t aged terribly well. Unlike watching a bottle of wine become richer with age, it’s more like flowers not being watered in a long time. And the strange thing is, on the eve of its tenth birthday, that’s absolutely fine. Replaying the title today really shows off the
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‘God of War’ & Norse Mythology

Matt Dawson
Transforming traditional folklore and stories faithfully isn’t an easy task. Though the writing team at SIE Santa Monico Studio make it look flawlessly smooth, and frustratingly easy. Usually when a work by another person is either rewritten or reworked, some sort of magic that the original had is lost along
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Why ‘Darkest Dungeon’s Stressful Nature Is Helpful

Matt Dawson
I’m not about to write the words ‘the Dark Souls of dungeon crawlers’, when describing the critically acclaimed Darkest Dungeon. Mostly because it’s wrong, but also because it's as cliché as anything to describe something this way. Instead, I’m going to say that Darkest Dungeon’s stressful nature is actually good
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Top 10 Scary Moments in Non-Scary Video Games

Matt Dawson
Panic, and fear doesn’t always have to come from horror-based video games, because even in the brightest of titles fear can always strike.
31 Days of Horror Features

5 Upcoming Horror-based Titles That Look Wonderful

Matt Dawson
2017 for the most part has been filled with some fantastic games, and horror has really taken genre-related strides this year. Friday the 13th, Dead by Daylight, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Little Nightmares, PREY, and the recently released The Evil Within 2 are all contenders for the
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Top 5 Lovecraft-Inspired Video Games

Matt Dawson
Howard Philips Lovecraft is one of the few writers whose written works garnered critical acclaim after his death. Somewhat appropriately, his innumerable short stories about the folly of mankind’s lust for knowledge, and understanding even in the deepest of depths became popular only once he couldn’t see them truly succeed.