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    The Genius of Into the Breach

    I’m quite a fan of strategy games. Just about every facet and sub-genre of the surprisingly broad strategy spectrum appeals to me. From big budget games in the Dawn of War or Total War series, to old classics like Total Annihilation and Advance Wars. Even the fantastically niche Armageddon Empires is a game I’ve spent…

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    Resident Evil Games Ranked Worst to Best

    I don’t know about you, but after the launch of the Resident Evil 2 remake, I had to start going back through most of the older titles. Knocking them out one by one, with content fresh on my mind, I’ve started categorizing the entries from the worst to the best, taking several factors into consideration…

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    Vampire: The Masquerade—Bloodlines, A Broken Legend

    There have been very few games like Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines. Very few that were pushed out the door quite so broken, yet were showered by so much praise. Which sold so poorly, yet a decade and a half later, retains such a dedicated fanbase. Vampire: The Masquerade been called a flawed masterpiece by…

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    DOSBox: A Guide to Classic Gaming on the PC

    Since its release in 2002, DOSBox has been a constant feature on every PC I own. In fact, if you’ve purchased a DOS game from Steam or GOG, chances are you’ve already been using it. This guide is a quick rundown on getting started with the standalone version of DOSBox. What is it? Prior to…

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    Apex Legends: The Character Purchase System

    Upon its sudden and explosive launch, Apex Legends sported a small, yet incredibly diverse, roster of eight characters. While six of them were available for free, there were two characters who were available for purchase. These two characters, Mirage and Caustic, are not inherently better than their six fellow champions, but they are locked behind…

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    5 Games to Get You Started with Eurojank

    Eurojank is a strange term. It’s not rooted in any particular genre—a eurojank game can be anything from an RPG to an RTS—but style, tone, and the place it was developed in. This might be why many people dislike the term. Countless other games offer a similar experience and overall feel to the eurojank canon,…

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    5 Games That Deserve Prequels

    #5—Mass Effect If we ignore the recent downturn that the Mass Effect franchise has endured, we can look to a time when the series brought us likeable characters, exploration, and an engaging story as we guided Commander Shepard and company to victory against the Reaper threat. But prior to this, there are events that led…

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    The Super Smash Bros. Melee Clone That Crashed And Burned

    Super Smash Bros. Melee is a total anomaly of gaming. Imagine what it takes for a 15-year-old game to capture live crowds and hold a massive presence at modern fighting game tournaments. Imagine the cult following required for fans to follow a 15-year-old game even after the launch of its successors. Melee is a once-in-a-lifetime…