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"AAA titles often feel exploitative of trans people and trauma. But some indie games are getting it right."
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"Gamers are making millions by playing on livestream platforms such as Twitch. But when fame and money counts on you always being on, can you ever switch off?"
"Gamers are making millions by playing on livestream platforms such as Twitch. But when fame and money counts on you always being on, can you ever switch off?"
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"The purpose of play runs deeper than fun and social connection. It might even help kids practice for real-world dangers."
"The purpose of play runs deeper than fun and social connection. It might even help kids practice for real-world dangers."
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From pastiches of stilted old animations to trash-talking pubescents meeting their match, TikTok’s gaming zone is an often maddening _...Read More_
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Game soundtracks are making waves in the classical community, and a new generation of composers and aficionados are starting to pay attention.
Game soundtracks are making waves in the classical community, and a new generation of composers and aficionados are starting to pay attention.
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Twenty years after the game's initial release, SSX still has a passionate fan base longing for a revival.
Twenty years after the game's initial release, SSX still has a passionate fan base longing for a revival.
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This does not seem like the most ideal situation for an MMO
This does not seem like the most ideal situation for an MMO
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From ’80s arcade titles to Far Cry 6, video games have rehashed the same stereotypes of regimes and corruption.
From ’80s arcade titles to Far Cry 6, video games have rehashed the same stereotypes of regimes and corruption.
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The mind behind iconic titles like Nier: Automata and Drakengard tells WIRED about his inspirations—and how AI plays a role in the future of game design.
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"Inertia is the only reason to keep labeling videogames as an escapist phenomenon today. However, the origins of videogaming do provide a good enough reason for such designations."
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Can a video game be historically accurate? The team behind the iconic series wanted to give it a try.
Can a video game be historically accurate? The team behind the iconic series wanted to give it a try.
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If the genre is to return to its former glory, it needs to do more than tweak the formula that made it successful two decades ago.
If the genre is to return to its former glory, it needs to do more than tweak the formula that made it successful two decades ago.
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[https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/games/2021/may/07/a-wonderful-escape-the-rise-of-gaming-parents-and-grandparents](https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/games/2021/may/07/a-wonderful-escape-the-rise-of-gaming-parents-and-grandparents) >"Video game popularity soared during the pandemic, as people sought distraction and ways to connect with _...Read More_
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The devs tried to engage with the complex politics of revolution. But the game falls into the same, tired traps.
The devs tried to engage with the complex politics of revolution. But the game falls into the same, tired traps.