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“ReCore”: The Good, the Bad, and the Dusty

ReCore is my current video game addiction. It's a cute little third-person shooter, with a young woman named Joule and her robot puppy Mack going on all kinds of adventures. The world is a planet where the terraforming has gone bonkers. So have the local machines, which attack Joule at every turn. Those are the… Continue reading “ReCore”: The Good, the Bad, and the Dusty

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Moving Past Violence in Video Games

I've been playing Uncharted 4 this past week, and one of the most enjoyable things about it so far has been the focus on fresh types of gameplay. Not that stealth and navigation is all that innovative in general, but after playing shooter after shooter, I've loved stepping into the boots of Nathan Drake, a man now happily… Continue reading Moving Past Violence in Video Games

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Comparing the Combat of the “Dragon Age” Games

Lately I’ve jumped back into Dragon Age: Inquisition. What’s weird is that I find the combat less interesting than it was in previous Dragon Age games, and I’m not entirely sure why. That’s why I’ve decided to break down how fighting works in each game! Dragon Age: Origins (2009) In the first game, playing on PC… Continue reading Comparing the Combat of the “Dragon Age” Games