Tag Archives: Gears of War

We Bought A News: The Weekly Round-up

Valve are the Google of shooting dudes in the face It’s perhaps fitting that the creators of Portal would have an employee manual that reads like a document from Aperture Science. Valve’s Handbook for New Employees surfaced the other day, … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Nerds: Gaming’s Greatest Romances

Well, it’s that time of year again. The worldwide coupledom celebration festival approaches, and people are showering slobbery praise upon the other human beings they’ve somehow managed to attach themselves to. Gamers have recently been delivered a peculiarly mature investigation … Continue reading

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Looking back at 2011

2011 was a year in which gaming started to feel like it was repeating itself, a record skipping and endlessly looping the same line. It was the point at which I started to feel we’ve heard this stuff a bit … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Videogame Manuals

I’m going to sound like a bit of a curmudgeonly old relic, but does anyone remember a times when videogame manuals used to great? A time where games came with epic tomes brimming with backstory, details about the characters, and … Continue reading

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Bite-size reviews: Vanquish

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Bulletstorm: Drop-Kicking Parody Into A Cactus

I think any art form officially comes of age when it adds parody and satire to its intellectual arsenal, but gaming’s brief forays into satire, however, have been minimal at best. The Metal Gear Solid franchise has often toyed playfully … Continue reading

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