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I am a cucumber in a fruit bowl.

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The Anti-GamerGate hypocrisy


Remember at the start of #Gamergate when journalists and online publications blasted all gamers as being neckbearded men living in their parent’s basement and who had racist, homophobic and misogynistic tendencies? I do, so the irony is not lost on me … Continue reading

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Electronic Arts kills another developer


Woke up to some sad news this morning that Visceral Games is being closed down by Electronic Art’s this bring to a total 11 video game development studios that have been closed down by Electronic Art’s in total: It seems … Continue reading

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Activision’s scummy microtransaction patent


Before I begin I fully acknowledge that video games are a business and that they partly exist to make money but I also think there are ethical and unethical ways of making money. And this patent from Activision: Seems like a … Continue reading

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Gamespot: “The problem with difficult video games”


I have touched on the difficulty subject before and that exclusion is a valid design choice in video games. This seems to be a recurring theme being punted by video game journalists, the very same people who had trouble playing a tutorial level of a … Continue reading

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