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Posts by Nicholas Kiger

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    How to Install the Brutal DooM Mod

    The objective of this article is to provide a guide for the installation of one of the best game mods ever created. Brutal DooM is exactly what it sounds like. This mod modernizes and amplifies the intensity of the original DooM experience. Everything in Brutal DooM is ludicrously extreme, often to the degree that the…

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    Visual Novel-Like: Coining a Subgenre

    The journey to write this article began, unbeknownst to me, six years ago with my exposure to a niche Nintendo 3DS title, Senran Kagura Burst. I found the design of this game to be unique in the way it delivered its content to the player in short bursts. The narrative was delivered with the familiar…

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    Age of Empires 2: A Retrospective

    In the early 2000s, weekends home from school often meant two wars were to be fought. The first war consisted of a battle between my younger brother and I over the family computer. The second war was fought within the confines of Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings. Age of Empires 2 released…

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    10 Amazing Games of the Last Generation

    The seventh generation of video game consoles marked the transition to gaming in high definition. The advent of new consoles brought with it refined online connectivity and jaw-dropping graphics never before seen on home gaming consoles. I personally came into the generation around 2010, about halfway through its lifespan. At the time, I had no…

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    5 Great Games for Your “Potato” PC

    I’m not the most hardcore of PC gamers (I say as I brush my 357 Steam games under a rug), but I do have the occasional passing interest in games that are often PC exclusives. This has led to my ownership of several mid-range PCs over the years. It is a real shame that they…

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    Great Gaming Reasons to Buy a Nintendo 3DS in 2019

    With the recent sales success of the Nintendo Switch hybrid console, Nintendo has seen simultaneous success in both the handheld and home console markets. The Nintendo Switch is quickly replacing the Nintendo DS family of consoles, after over a decade of handheld gaming market dominance. While Nintendo has shifted their focus over to the Nintendo…

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    Sekiro: The 5 Stages of Getting Gud [Minor Spoilers]

    Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is the first FromSoftware I’ve played extensively. I mean, I’ve dabbled in Bloodborne and Dark Souls out of respect for their excellent design, but I never felt like the games were something I could enjoy for several reasons. Until the release of Sekiro, I was quite certain that From Software titles…