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Open goal for E-sports in 2015

Most people don’t contract “PAX Plague” until after the PAX Convention, from either the concentration of people or poor life choices. I, however, succumbed to the PAX Plague even before PAX began…


Roguelike resurgence

Gamers are often categorized by types.  There’s always the casual gamers, First Person Shooter fans, the swarming mass of League of Legends players, the people who stick to only one game for forever,…



A retrospective on zombie games

This week, I solved the writer’s block that was plaguing me during the writing process for this week’s column by staring at H1Z1 streams on Twitch. Ever since classic movies like Night…


Life in the Wasteland

Many gamers know the award-winning Fallout series, which are tales of epic adventures in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. However, few recognized Fallout as a spiritual successor to another game called Wasteland,…



Get hyped for 2015

For me, the introduction of Steam’s Exploration Sales marks the beginning of the end of the year. Video game fans of all kinds (save for Assassin’s Creed players) rejoiced in 2014…


Back to Mordor

Many publishers attempt to make video game adaptations of other fictional works. As far as I am concerned, most of those games are poor attempts from developers to capitalize the…