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Playing Corvo as a Supernatural Assassin in “Dishonored”

The past couple of weeks, I replayed the video game Dishonored (on Xbox One, this time). With the sequel coming out later this year, I wanted to remind myself of the game’s story and style. Dishonored is a stealth game. You step into the boots of a supernatural assassin named Corvo -- though that’s not… Continue reading Playing Corvo as a Supernatural Assassin in “Dishonored”

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What I Loved in Video Games This Year

Today Population GO posted "Best of 2012" articles from the gaming contributors. As if anyone had any doubt, I rave about Mass Effect 3 being the best game of the year for me. You can read my post here, or check out Ed and Johan's picks (Halo 4 and Fez, respectively) on the Pop GO site. It's hard to… Continue reading What I Loved in Video Games This Year

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Dishonored’s Innovative Gameplay

Dishonored, created by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda, offers something that's been lacking in a lot of video games I've played lately: creative combat. I have no problem with shooters like the gorgeous Gears of War... or with whipping out my bow to engage in some stealthy archery in Skyrim. There was a time when I found… Continue reading Dishonored’s Innovative Gameplay