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Games, guerrilla marketing, and E3

The past year or so has not been the best that the games industry has seen: following debacles around huge ‘AAA’ titles ...

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Kratos and the Almighty Back-hander

In case you’ve been living under a Mount Olympus-sized rock for the past week or two, you might have noticed that a ...

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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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Games, guerrilla marketing, and E3

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Kratos and the Almighty Back-hander

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Replayability and the illusion of choice: the Telltale

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Games, guerrilla marketing, and E3

Do the abundance of recent retail leaks signal a new age of clandestine advertising?

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Kratos and the Almighty Back-hander

God of War actor gives the gaming industry one of the biggest back-handed compliments of all time

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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?