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There Came an Echo First Impressions

In Opinion by Caleb "Soapbox" LottLeave a Comment

There Came An Echo is the second game from the interesting team at Iridium Studios. Much like their previous game Sequence, There Came An Echo is a twist on an established genre. In Sequence, the hook was a RPG with a battle system based around a DDR-like rhythm game. In …

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Cosmochoria (Early Access) Preview

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There is no way to say the following sentence with a straight face, let alone read it in a straight face, so I will just let you take it in. You see, in Nate Schmold’s Cosmochoria, you play as a naked cosmonaut who has put the job upon himself to …

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No Religion Beyond Earth

In Opinion by Erwin Vogelaar3 Comments

An old orthodox priest blesses a rocket and its inhabitants before it launches into space. It’s going to be a one way trip for the astronauts, because earth is done for. Humanity’s only chance for a future is to venture into the unknown. After years of traveling the chosen people …

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How I Broke GTA V By Being Sane

In Opinion by Elijah BeahmLeave a Comment

So, about a week or so back I finally got my first Xbox 360. Not only did it come with a few other games I was eager to finally try, it arrived with a game I never expected to play: Grand Theft Auto V. It’s not that I am utterly …

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Our Review System

In Opinion by Caleb "Soapbox" Lott5 Comments

Scoring games is a difficult task. Too often we see people arguing over a game’s score it should or should not have received instead of focusing on the game’s merits and missteps. At the end of the day, scores are an arbitrary number assigned by the reviewer and are very …

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Finding Religion in Dead Space

In Opinion by Elijah Beahm2 Comments

Very few games can talk about religion in a serious, respectful, and honest manner. We often see games and the majority of the press skirt around the idea casually or barely dip their toe into the concept, but some games genuinely try to argue a case about it. Most that do are so heavily biased in their argument that there’s no room for sense, reason, faith, or logic to even account for it. Not only is Dead Space an exception to this rule, it may be one of the best universal allegories to having and living a life with beliefs on the spiritual; whether that be in God or even in the belief that there is no deity or spiritual side to the world at all.