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Reasons to Play: PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGORUNDS

Despite the name, PlayerUnknown (a.k.a. Brendan Greene) is currently one of the most well-known screen names in the world, and PLAYER UNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) is one of the most popular games available across multiple platforms. The concept of Battle Royale isn’t new, but it’s still managing to take the gaming world by storm, with upstarts like […]

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5 Reasons to Be Excited: Far Cry 5

If you’re reading this, you probably don’t need me to tell you that we are rapidly approaching the release of Far Cry 5. After Far Cry Primal, Far Cry 5 is promising to be a return to the Far Cry norms of more guns, vehicles, and charismatic antagonists than you can shake a stick at. […]

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5 Games You Just Couldn’t Put Down

Anyone who calls themself a “gamer” probably spends at least 5-10 hours a week playing video games, and that’s just the bare minimum. There are plenty of gamers out there who are more than happy to spend nearly all their free time on video games, but even these crazy cats generally know when to stop. […]

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Reasons to Play: Jackbox Party Pack 3

It’s an exciting time for video games. With Skyrim out on Switch, you can Fus Ro Dah on the bus without the driver kicking you off before your stop. Pokemon Go is apparently still a thing.  Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, Far Cry 5, and Red Dead Redemption 2 are all on the way, and […]

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Reasons to Play: Hitman Season One

Every gamer has certain genres and titles they ignore. Your friends may be chomping at the bit for the next FIFA game, but you’re not even sure which sport that refers to. You have every action RPG ever made, but couldn’t care less about Call of Duty. Because you played a Final Fantasy game once, […]

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Reasons to Play: Slay the Spire

So here we go again – another week, another card-based indie game. I know we’ve covered a lot of those in the past few months, and it’s only now sinking in just how popular card mechanics have become in games. Whether this is a good or bad thing depends entirely upon your personal taste and […]

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Reasons Not to Play: Dawn of War III

Every gamer has a favorite game series. Diablo, Bioshock, Battlefield… all great, for different reasons. But sometimes those series disappoint us. Dragon Age 2 managed to nearly ruin our enthusiasm for an otherwise brilliant world, which was thankfully renewed years later by Dragon Age: Inquisition. The ending of Mass Effect 3 nearly caused a riot, […]

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Games You Haven’t Played: Unepic

Every gamer has at least one friend who complains about how complicated modern games are. The controls, options menus, cross-platform compatibility… it’s all too much, they say. There was a time when games were simpler, more challenging, and more rewarding. There was a time when up-down-left-right-A-B-start-select were all the controls you needed. Those friends will […]

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Games You Haven’t Played: Grim Dawn

In a gaming age that contains both Candy Crush and Call of Duty, two distinct classes of gamer have emerged. Casual gamers appreciate games like Farmville and Peggle, simple games that reward players quickly with points and power ups. These games are cheap, if not free, and can theoretically be picked up and put down […]

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