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‘Nier: Automata’ – A Melding of Gameplay and Story

Taylor Smith
Nier: Automata follows the stories of three androids: 2B, 9S, and A2. 2B and 9S are members of a resistance group called YorHa that fights against machine lifeforms that forced humanity off the surface of the earth long ago.
Features Lists Mass Effect Week

Best of the Worst: Ranking ‘Mass Effect 2’s Dirty Dozen

Mike Worby
Mass Effect 2 has regularly been recognized as one of the greatest games of its generation, and it isn't hard to see why. Taking the already diverse and effective sci-fi mythology of the original Mass Effect and re-centering it's cast of heroes as underdogs was a masterstroke, one that made
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The Brilliance of ‘Dragon’s Dogma’

Gabriel Cavalcanti
Embarking on an epic journey filled with swords, sorcery, and mythological creatures is everyone’s dream. From the rebellious kids who wish they were someone else to the hard working parents who could do with a break most days, the fantasy of another reality is in all our minds. Some cater to...
Indie Reviews Indies

Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan — A Cultural Showcase

Sara Winegardner
Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan Developed by Kiro’o Games Published by Plug-In Digital Platforms: Microsoft Windows Step aside, JRPGs. Thanks to Cameroonian studio Kiro’o Games, there is a whole new kind of roleplaying game, heavily influenced by African cultures.  Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan weaves these cultural elements, a flashy...
Dark Souls Spotlight

Kindling the Fire: ‘Dark Souls’ and the Art of Obscure Storytelling

Mike Worby
Ever since the series began with Demon’s Souls back in 2009, the Souls franchise has had a knack for a certain method of obscure storytelling. Each time you enter one of From Software’s many worlds, you are dropped into a narrative in media res, where a lot has happened long before you arrived, and a...