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Why Dark Souls III Needs an Easy Mode [Just Kidding]


Sorry. I’m just kidding. Dark Souls absolutely does not need an easy mode. You guys just need to, as the meme goes, git gud. No, really. This isn’t some impossible task. If you smack your head against the brick wall that is Dark Souls, it will eventually break. I mean, come on. DarkSydePhil was able to do it. A guy ...

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Resident Evil’s Fall From Grace – Part 1


Resident Evil was once a colossal force in the gaming industry and no moment is more noteworthy for the series than the release of Resident Evil 4 on the Nintendo Gamecube in 2005. So in this 3 part video series we want to de-construct what makes Resident Evil good so we can then start to work out what went so ...

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Dope Games – Race the Sun (VIDEO)

Race the Sun

Welcome to a new video segment where I discuss the underrated and forgotten about games of yesteryear. This time, I discuss the dope 2013 endless runner Race the Sun. Initially released on the PC, it has since been ported to other systems. This intuitive endless runner offers a variety of challenges and game modes that has just enough leveling hook to keep ...

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How Is Disgaea On PC?

Disgaea on PC

Disclosure: the author of this article was provided with a review copy of Disgaea PC by NIS America Tomorrow sees NIS America’s release of the original Disgaea on PC. Disgaea: Hour of Darkness was released in 2003 for the PlayStation 2, introducing gamers to a Netherworld of quirky humor, isometric turn-based strategy, and characters that can be raised up to Level 9999. ...

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UN Attempts To Mandate Japanese Culture


Earlier today I read an article on NicheGamer, stating that the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), was wishing to investigate Japan’s treatment of women and women’s rights records. Now, this is coming from the same UN that has Saudi Arabia on its Human Rights Council. Surely the fact that some video games are sexualised is ...

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Star Wars Episode I – The Retro Perspective


In the second part of our Star Wars game binge we take a look at Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace for the Playstation 1. A remarkable game, but whether that’s in a good way, or bad, we’ll leave that to you. Joining me again is 3D artist Tom and Star Wars Episode I veteran Luke. I hope you ...

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Why Every Gamer Should Make A PONG Clone

Pong clone

“Making Video Games is Hard.” It’s an obvious statement that many well-informed gamers and press members will find themselves saying in defence of developers – often in the face of ignorant know-it-all’s who haven’t the first clue in what goes into making a game. While the claim is almost certainly correct in most cases, it is often one made from second-hand ...

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Why I Quit Fallout 4


Watch the video or read the article, the choice is yours! Let me start by saying that Fallout 4 is not a bad game. Nevertheless…I quit Fallout 4. I didn’t finish the main story. I barely did any side quests and as I approached the final quarter of the game, I found myself utterly bored and begging for it to ...

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The Difference Between Gamification and Serious Games

Vector concept of human resources and process of inspiration

The following is a guest contribution by Timothy Rice: Now, everything is about gamification. There are a plethora of reasons to accept it, and there are a ton of other reasons that suggest individuals be cautious and not jump on the bandwagon. There’s a huge difference between gamification and serious games. The latter is where all the fun and excitement ...

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