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    The ESA Gaming Report has Serious Problems

    We made a video to talk about the serious issues involved in the new Entertainment Software Association report. Following the video is a written transcript. Please note that the video is, obviously, a visual form, so you don’t get the full context [...]
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    No, All Games are Not Political

    Some are arguing that all games are political. The creators of the two best selling games ever made say otherwise. Check out this editorial deconstructing the notion that all games are political.
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    Beamdog Announces Enhanced Edition for Planescape Torment

    Beamdog, the developer behind enhanced editions of the Baldur’s Gate and Icewind Dale series, just announced they are working on an enhanced edition of Planescape Torment. Beamdog partnered with Chris Avellone, the original lead designer on Torment, “to curate gameplay updates, bug fixes, and [...]
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    Starfighter Inc, Hardcore Space Sim Launches on Kickstarter

    “Counter-Strike meets World of Warships in space!” promises the Kickstarter for an intriguing new space sim by the veteran developers at Impeller Studios. They previously attempted a fundraising effort for the game and barely missed their goal. This time they are asking [...]
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    Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Has a Whole Lot of Guns

    Polish developer CI Games released some new information on the weapons in their upcoming game, Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, and the arsenal available at the player’s disposal is impressive. Including the requisite sniper rifles, the player will have access to a wide range [...]
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    Game Objective Podcast #5

    Topics for this podcast include the Nintendo Switch launch and the question of whether all games are political. You can view the podcast on YouTube or download the audio below. Game Objective – Game Objective Podcast #5  
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    New Study: Violent Video Games Do Not Lower Empathy

    A new study suggests that long-term exposure to violent video games has no impact on empathy. Published in the Frontiers in Psychology journal, the German study examined fMRI scans of the brain and determined there were no differences between men who played [...]
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    A Month of Waiting for a Nintendo Switch

    Nintendo’s new game console, the Nintendo Switch, releases on March 3. Fans line the block to buy the new console at the Nintendo World Store in Rockefeller Plaza. They’re bundled up to keep warm for the day, but that’s only one day [...]
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The ESA Gaming Report has Serious Problems

April 21, 2017 1

We made a video to talk about the serious issues involved in the new Entertainment Software Association report. Following the video is a written transcript. Please note that the video is, obviously, a visual form, […]

Editorials

No, All Games are Not Political

April 6, 2017 0

Some are arguing that all games are political. The creators of the two best selling games ever made say otherwise. Check out this editorial deconstructing the notion that all games are political.

Editorials

Beamdog Announces Enhanced Edition for Planescape Torment

March 28, 2017 3

Beamdog, the developer behind enhanced editions of the Baldur’s Gate and Icewind Dale series, just announced they are working on an enhanced edition of Planescape Torment. Beamdog partnered with Chris Avellone, the original lead designer on Torment, […]

The ESA Gaming Report has Serious Problems

Features
April 21, 2017 1

We made a video to talk about the serious issues involved in the new Entertainment Software Association report. Following the video is a written transcript. Please note that the video is, obviously, a visual form, […]

No, All Games are Not Political

Editorials
April 6, 2017 0

Some are arguing that all games are political. The creators of the two best selling games ever made say otherwise. Check out this editorial deconstructing the notion that all games are political.

Beamdog Announces Enhanced Edition for Planescape Torment

Editorials
March 28, 2017 3

Beamdog, the developer behind enhanced editions of the Baldur’s Gate and Icewind Dale series, just announced they are working on an enhanced edition of Planescape Torment. Beamdog partnered with Chris Avellone, the original lead designer on Torment, […]

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Has a Whole Lot of Guns

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March 21, 2017 1

Polish developer CI Games released some new information on the weapons in their upcoming game, Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, and the arsenal available at the player’s disposal is impressive. Including the requisite sniper rifles, the player […]

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