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Dealing with Hate: Fallout 4 & The Future – An Interview With Matty Schroeder

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Matthew “Matty” Schroeder is a New York based, full-time YouTuber, who has been following the events and speculation leading up to the announcement of Bethesda’s upcoming Fallout 4. Over the years his channel has amassed over 160,000 subscribers and it’s still growing rapidly. But with exposure, comes trolls, big decisions and content ideas. Matty’s story truly represents devotion in the ...

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Should YOU Study Game Design?

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The short answer to that question is yes. Yes, you should. About a month ago, before I started writing for GamesNosh, I finished a college course studying game design. One of the things I’ve taken away from it is something that I think more fans of gaming should know; if you want to make games, it is much easier to ...

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Living the Dream: The Nightmare That is QA Testing

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Editor’s note: all games featured in the included images are unrelated to the writer’s experiences  For three years, I “lived the dream.” I was paid to test video games for a third-party company. At first, it did seem like a dream. What would end up happening over the next three years would be the beginning of a nightmare. It was ...

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One Man’s Mission to Record, Archive & Upload Every Game Boot-up and Title Screen.

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One internet denizen Ryan whom goes by the online handle of U2NUMB has taken it upon himself to tackle the gargantuan task of recording, archiving and uploading as many video game start up sequences and title screens as he can. The project titled PressStartOnce has just hit a milestone of having 1000 BootUp/TitleScreen videos uploaded to their Youtube Channel U2NUMB (via NeoGaf) Three years ...

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The Four Job Fiesta: A Final Fantasy V Charity Challenge

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Disclosure: Author has participated in this event for the past 2 years and will be participating for a 3rd On May 28th, after some technical difficulties regarding a hurried site release, Eric Koziol, known online as RevenantKioku, opened up registration for the Four Job Fiesta, a Twitter charity event centered on Square’s classic RPG Final Fantasy V. In its most ...

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Life Imitates Art as Bank is Robbed During Payday 2 PR Event

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In what may be one of the most apt of recent PR events Overkill Software and 505 Games yesterday found themselves just a couple of streets away from a bank robbery not too dissimilar from their popular Payday series, while currently promoting their latest release Payday 2: Crimewave Edition to Australian gaming press. While at a local bar on Kent street ...

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The Curious Case of the Missing CEO Ryoei Mikage and his Game Company.

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Ryoei Mikage was the CEO of Imageepoch, a relatively small Japanese game studio founded in 2005 and perhaps best known for it’s titles Arc Rise Fantasia, Luminous Arc, and Last Ranker. Sometime around late February of this year a number of fans, employees and investors started to notice something strange was happening within Imageepoch and that something bad might have happened to Mr, ...

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Legend Of Zelda: A Link Between Netflix? – Live Action Series Announced

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“Weeelllllll Excuse Me Netflix” Hailed as one of the most iconic video game franchises of all time, The Legend Of Zelda has had the live action adaptations by fans for several years but now media streaming purveyors Netflix has reportedly stepped up to deliver their own Original series surrounding the video game legacy reports The Wall Street Journal. Whilst still in the ...

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When Did Killing Female NPCs Suddenly Become A Crime?

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I’ve been thinking a bit about something since watching ABC Nightline’s segment on #GamerGate last night. At least, it claimed to be about #GamerGate, but was making offhand comments and pull-quotes from the usual media narrative. You know, the one that says it’s a movement of male gamers (inaccurate) threatening women in the industry (disingenuous as there’s no evidence the assholes sending ...

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It’s Time To End The Cultural Appropriation of Tetris

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Tetris. An all-time classic, loved the world over. But I don’t care how much you appreciate this game; you are participating in yet another act of cultural appropriation by Western society. Alexey Pajitnov’s puzzler has been exploited and reproduced countless times, with the most recent being Ubisoft’s ‘Tetris Ultimate’. Yes, it’s broken, but that’s what you deserve, you greedy scumbags. As ...

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