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Replayability and the illusion of choice: the Telltale paradox

Once industry darlings for a refreshed approach to narrative storytelling, Telltale games, who now dominate a niche they arguably carved out themselves, ...

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Anthem reeks of EA's stifling over-ambition

Aside from what we saw at E3 2017, we don't know all that much about Anthem. Not much, except EA want it to be ...

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Interview: The Occupation

White Paper Games started their lives as a studio with their debut game Ether One, a narrative driven puzzle exploration game exploring ...

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Replayability and the illusion of choice: the Telltale

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Anthem reeks of EA's stifling over-ambition

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Interview: The Occupation

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Replayability and the illusion of choice: the Telltale paradox

A look at the complications of branching narratives

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Anthem reeks of EA’s stifling over-ambition

Anthem looks great on the surface, but under the hood there is cause for concern

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Interview: The Occupation

White Paper Games tell us about their first game since Ether One

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Should we be worried about game servers shutting down?

The multiplayer portion of your favourite games won’t be around forever

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Blood, Sweat and Pixels: an overview

A look at Jason Schreier’s recent collection of interviews

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Epic Games live up to their name with Fortnite’s latest update

But it raises concerns about sustainability

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Tony Hawk puts final nail in Pro Skater’s coffin

Iconic Skater delivers final blow

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E3 Look Ahead

Our thoughts on this year’s upcoming E3 2018

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Starfield: what we know about ‘Elder Scrolls in Space’

An apparent leak from a Bethesda employee points to a release later this year

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Ludonarrative dissonance: the developer’s paradox

The biggest problem facing true immersion in video games?

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How PUBG and Fortnite will redefine the industry

But not in the way that you might think

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When will we see a new Elder Scrolls game?

It’s very, very bad news