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Better the Legion you know?

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Why do fans of Roman History hate games like Ryse so much? Allow me to divulge some information regarding the Legions of Rome that may clue you in. The Roman Legions. A capable force of warriors from the ancient world who were once (and by many, still to this day) …

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Hidden Depths: A Look at the Nuances of Nidhogg

In Opinion by Brad Jones1 Comment

Pixel art is ten-a-penny on the indie scene. You need to do something really special to stand out. For most, this takes the form of a particularly impressive or fresh art style, something that, hopefully, audiences haven’t seen before. For Nidhogg, on the other hand, a stripped back style that …

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Horror in Video Games

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Slender. God-d*** Slender. When I first heard of this game and its simple yet suprisingly startling premise, I was so very intrigued, excited and horrified. I love the Survival Horror genre of video games and have a long standing history with it. And to the best of my knowledge have …

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The Grit Effect: Graphics vs Grit

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Does increasingly “gritty” art styles indicate a change in the gaming psyche? As she tumbled down the slippery incline a sickening thud signaled the end of her journey. As her wails of pain pierced the air we are shown the wound where a rusty spike had stopped her in place. …

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Plague Inc: Evolved on Steam Early Access

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Hallelujah! Wait, is it wrong to use that word when referencing a game where you play the part of a plague and strategically try to wipe out the planet? Oh well, nothing says it better. After burning through many hours on the iOS version of Plague Inc, Ndemic Creations announced …