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    Gal Gun—A Cute Girl Rail Shooter

    Move over The House of the Dead, there is a new rail shooter in town, and it is straight out of your wildest Akihabara fever dreams. Gal Gun is a series of rail-shooter bishōjo (a genre of games involving interaction with pretty girls) games developed by Japanese developer, Inti Creates. You may know Inti Creates…

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    Resident Evil Remakes—Will They Ever End?

    For better or for worse, it seems as though the concept of remaking and remastering video games is here to stay, with developers and publishers showing no signs of slowing down. Resident Evil 1 was first made available on PlayStation, PC, Sega Saturn, and Nintendo DS. It was then remade and remastered so that it…

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    10 Must Play RPGs

    Over the years I’ve seen countless games come and go, but some titles just stand out as timeless. Ones that absolutely must be experienced at least once, if not several times over. These are 10 RPGs of various styles you owe it to yourself to play in your lifetime. #10—Dying Light Dying Light is everything…

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    7 Games in Which Reality is Broken

    “We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” Depending on your sources, this quote can be traced back to Kant, Anaïs Nin, the Talmud or fortune cookies, but proper attribution notwithstanding, its meaning is pretty clear-cut: we perceive external reality, and hence, the world around us, through a unique, personalized…

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    Saving a Genre [Part 1] Superhero MMOs

    A Message to the Publishers: Two Simple Cures What’s the Situation? Superhero Massive Multiplayer Online (SHMMOS) games are few and far between as of 2019—kept afloat in a near cult-like status by only the most dedicated fans of the genre. City of Heroes (CoH), the first real breakout on the scene and widely regarded as…

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    Why I’m Not Worried About The Elder Scrolls VI

    I think it’s fair to say that Bethesda’s reputation has taken a bit of a self-inflicted wallop in recent months. With seemingly controversy after controversy, and countless missteps in the wake of Fallout 76, fans have reasonable calls for concern about the company going forward. With projects like Starfield, or more importantly, The Elder Scrolls…