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I’m in a bit of a gaming lull after Detroit so went back to do a third playthrough of Dishonored 2 to grab a few more trophies. Namely the ones awarded for not killing anyone or being spotted through the entire game. After clocking almost 50 hrs in this game, it’s amazing how awful I […]

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E3 2018 Review

So another E3 wraps and as usual there’s a ton to sift through. I think Microsoft and Ubisoft had the smoothest presentations while Sony, Bethesda, Square Enix, and EA had rocky or downright awkward moments. (I didn’t get to watch Nintendo’s.) Out of all of them, Microsoft had the most riding on their show. They’ve […]

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Spoiler Space: Detroit, Become Human

It’s tough to talk about Detroit: Become Human without going into some specific story elements so I’m dedicating this post to really diving into some aspects I think worth unpacking more. I appreciate Quantic Dream’s ambition and scope in trying to encompass a whole movement as well as three individual story arcs. However I feel […]

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Let’s Play: Detroit, Become Human

What does it mean to be human? Is it self-awareness? Self-preservation? The willingness to sacrifice oneself for another? Can something we create non-biologically be considered alive? Does that mean it has a soul? Does that allow it the same rights as humans? These are all heady philosophical questions that we love to explore as the […]

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I don’t usually leave a game unfinished to go play another but that’s what happened with Ni No Kuni II for God of War. Unfortunately, the insanely high bar set by God of War made it tough to ignore the shortcomings of Ni No Kuni II. Even without stacking up next to a possible GOTY, […]

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Let’s Play: God of War

I never thought it’d happen, but I played and loved a God of War game. This has been a year of surprises for me (see: Bloodborne). I just wrapped the main story and am working my way through the extra side material. But I can’t stop thinking about how great this game was. The accolades […]

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