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What's Your #GameStruck4, The Four Games That Define You?

Only four games is cruel, but that's fine. Let's do this.
Patrick Klepek
17 hours ago
What Happened To?
What Happened To?

How This Long Delayed Indie Game Has Avoided Pissing Off Its Biggest Fans

'Museum of Simulation Technology' made a huge splash in 2014, but four years later, it's still not out. Through humor and honesty, the developers have avoided a big problem.
Patrick Klepek
2 days ago
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Horror Games

Play This Very David Lynch Indie Horror Game

‘Desert of Vice’ has it all: surreal scenes, a spooky mystery, coffee and donuts.
Danielle Riendeau
2 days ago
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Character Creation Can Be a Game All Its Own

Listen, if I'm going to spend hours as someone, they're going to have a 2000 word backstory and incredible hair.
Austin Walker
2 days ago
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The Church in the Darkness

In This Cult-Themed Stealth Game, the Truth Is Always Changing

'The Church in the Darkness' sends you on a rescue mission, but wants you guessing about what you're actually rescuing people from.
Rob Zacny
3 days ago
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Review

In 'Yakuza 6,' Family Is More Important Than Fists

Come for the crime drama, stay for the breakdown of various parenting styles.
Janine Hawkins
3 days ago
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The Joys (and Sorrows) of Getting Hyped for a Video Game

After Patrick’s review, I’m excited for 'God of War.' But the hype from other outlets has me wary.
Danielle Riendeau
3 days ago
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Let's Talk About Dadification and Games

We talk about 'God of War' and 'Minit' on today's Waypoint Radio.
Danielle Riendeau
4 days ago
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game length

Most Video Games Are Too Long

Our desire to spend as much time in game worlds we love is natural, but it's not always the best path to good storytelling. 'Minit' is an exercise in efficiency.
Patrick Klepek
4 days ago
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Winning Is Fun, But Not Knowing What Victory Means Might Be Better

The 'Terraforming Mars' board game kept me guessing right until the end, which is something I'd like more strategy games to try.
Rob Zacny
4 days ago
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Postscript

The Radical Fairy Tale Politics of 'Ni No Kuni II'

‘Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom’ advocates simple rules, strong claims, and a demand for empathy and honest governance.
Cameron Kunzelman
4.13.18
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Sometimes, the Trailer Has a Better Story Than the Game

As we saw with 'Far Cry 5,' sometimes marketers tell the better tale.
Danielle Riendeau
4.13.18
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