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>"When a "live service" game goes down, it's a nightmare for the developers whose work vanishes with it."
>"When a "live service" game goes down, it's a nightmare for the developers whose work vanishes with it."
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>"Video game culture meets creepypasta posts and leaves you trapped within a liminal hellscape."
>"Video game culture meets creepypasta posts and leaves you trapped within a liminal hellscape."
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>"Cancel your evening plans, because these titles will keep you engaged for hours on end."
>"Cancel your evening plans, because these titles will keep you engaged for hours on end."
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>"Let’s not be too hasty to crown 'Elden Ring.' This Zelda-inspired indie title is a worthy front-runner."
>"Let’s not be too hasty to crown 'Elden Ring.' This Zelda-inspired indie title is a worthy front-runner."
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>"When the world wishes you didn’t exist, sometimes you find your true self in the most unassuming places."
>"When the world wishes you didn’t exist, sometimes you find your true self in the most unassuming places."
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>"You can hear it in your head: the grunt your character makes when hopping a fence or leaping into battle. Its sonic roots trace all the way back to 1973."
>"You can hear it in your head: the grunt your character makes when hopping a fence or leaping into battle. Its sonic roots trace all the way back to 1973."
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>"The new action-thriller from Tango Gameworks uncovers universal themes by embracing cultural specificity."
>"The new action-thriller from Tango Gameworks uncovers universal themes by embracing cultural specificity."
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>"The “heart and soul” of the game has been under wraps. Let's unwrap it."
>"The “heart and soul” of the game has been under wraps. Let's unwrap it."
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"This hybrid show of physical and digital works by US artist Brian Donnelly also viewable in the video game Fortnite could not be more of the moment."
"This hybrid show of physical and digital works by US artist Brian Donnelly also viewable in the video game Fortnite could not be more of the moment."
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“In contrast to seemingly everything else on the Internet, Wordle is not designed to be addictive, even if playing for five or ten minutes daily can feel like a compulsion.”
“In contrast to seemingly everything else on the Internet, Wordle is not designed to be addictive, even if playing for five or ten minutes daily can feel like a compulsion.”
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“Games build culture, it’s a crucial part of the inherent value they possess, stemming from the fact that games are a shared social experience.”
“Games build culture, it’s a crucial part of the inherent value they possess, stemming from the fact that games are a shared social experience.”
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"As games get more immersive, the lines blur between social and gaming. This isn’t new: as long as sandbox games have been around (games that give players lots of creative freedom), gaming has trended toward socialization, sometimes even _...Read More_
"As games get more immersive, the lines blur between social and gaming. This isn’t new: as long as sandbox games have been around (games that give players lots of creative freedom), gaming has trended toward socialization, sometimes even _...Read More_
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Video games based on anime don't usually live up to the original—but this one is the exception.
Video games based on anime don't usually live up to the original—but this one is the exception.
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>"To build healthy communities in virtual reality, we must move beyond automated penalties toward proactive forms of governance."
>"To build healthy communities in virtual reality, we must move beyond automated penalties toward proactive forms of governance."