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April 24, 2018
Ocarina of Time

‘Ocarina of Time’ Dungeon by Dungeon: Ice Cavern

This continuing series will take a look back at the entry that established the 3D dungeon template, in turn altering dungeon design in ways that would dominate and define the series for nearly twenty years. In this entry, I will be examining the fifth and a half dungeon, the Ice Cavern.
April 22, 2018
The mysterious island setting of The Witness

12-Months Later and I’ve Finally Finished ‘The Witness’

If ever there was a game capable of sharpening a player’s mind, giving them pause for thought, or fostering in them a newfound appreciation of the genre and the wider medium, The Witness is it.
April 21, 2018
Far Cry 5

Best of ‘Far Cry 5’ (Part 2): Five Greatest Attractions on Whitetail Mountains

The Best of ‘Far Cry 5’ Part Two Far Cry 5 is without a doubt one of our favorite games of 2018 so far. We’ve published a raving review as well as a list ranking our favorite characters, and now we bring you our list of the 15 things we love most about the […]
April 20, 2018

Best of ‘Far Cry 5’ (Part 1): Five Greatest Attractions on The Henbane River

Far Cry 5 is without a doubt one of our favorite games of 2018 so far. We've published a raving review as well as a list ranking our favorite characters, and now we bring you our list of the 15 things we love most about the game.
April 20, 2018
God of War III

He Who Fights With Monsters: How ‘God of War III’ Failed Kratos as a Character

God of War III is a phenomenal game. Its pulse-pounding boss battles with characters we learned about in grade school, its insane set-pieces that redefine the term itself, and its jaw-dropping graphics that still hold up today mark it as one of the best games ever released on the PlayStation 3 and undoubtedly the best game in the series. However, it does have one very big problem: its plot.
April 18, 2018
Ocarina of Time

‘Ocarina of Time’ Dungeon by Dungeon: Fire Temple

This continuing series will take a look back at the entry that established the 3D dungeon template, in turn altering dungeon design in ways that would dominate and define the series for nearly twenty years. In this entry, I will be examining the fifth dungeon, the Fire Temple.
April 17, 2018
rend environment

Finding the Path to Divinity in ‘Rend’: PAX East Showcase

The new survival game, Rend, from ex-World of Warcraft developers is shaping up to be a refreshing entry to the genre for veterans and newcomers alike.
April 16, 2018
Far Cry 5

Ranking ‘Far Cry 5’s Guns for Hire from Worst to Best

We've put together this list ranking all ten of Far Cry 5’s characterful and extremely obliging ‘Guns for Hire’ – in order from least to most effective.
April 16, 2018
Radical Heights

‘Radical Heights’ and Market Followers

Boss Key Productions, is producing Radical Heights, a game that’s pegged as a knock-off of popular battle royale games PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite.
April 16, 2018

‘Metal Gear Solid 4’: An Act By Act Analysis

There is not a single video game that opens as profoundly, or as appropriately, as Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots does with Solid Snake’s “War has changed” monologue. In less than five minutes, not only is the game’s tone established, so is a new direction for the franchise as a whole.
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