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I Had No Idea It Was Possible to Hate the Mid-Game Twist in 'The Messenger'

It never occurred to me that some people would even have wanted the game to stay the way it was going.
Patrick Klepek
9.25.18
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I Hate My Video Game Boss

Some power-fantasy this is. My career-mode manager keeps throwing me under the bus.
Rob Zacny
8.31.18
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I’ve Spent Hours Prepping Stuff For a Flight Where I’ll Probably Take a Nap

'Into the Breach.' Hours of podcasts. 'The Messenger.' A fully-charged iPad. Does any of this matter to the siren song of sleep?
Patrick Klepek
8.30.18
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'Mafia III' Is Free on PS+ and It's Not Only Good, It's Important

Hangar 13’s ambitious open-world game deserves to be played, appreciated, and discussed even further.
Danielle Riendeau
8.28.18
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Not Every Story Is Worth Publishing

I can tell you whether 'Man of Medan' uses the same engine as 'Until Dawn,' but does anyone care? The person who spent time and energy researching it might say yes because reasons.
Patrick Klepek
8.23.18
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How Do You Square Winning and Losing in Games and in Life?

I just competed in grappling for the first time, and boy are my arms tired!
Danielle Riendeau
8.21.18
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When a Game Just Feels Like Home

The homes and communities that help ground you in a new setting.
Rob Zacny
8.20.18
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Most Games Are Happy to Let You Play How You Want, 'Dead Cells' Pushes Back

If I had my way, I'd play 'Dead Cells' the same way over and over again. The game won't let me.
Patrick Klepek
8.16.18
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After Hundreds of Hours of 'Into the Breach,' I'm Inventing New Challenges

How do you like to find your own fun after putting hundreds of hours into a game?
Danielle Riendeau
8.14.18
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Evidence That You've Taken a Game a Little Too Seriously

Detailed notes, spreadsheets, endless record-keeping... the things that reveal a game has become a way of life.
Rob Zacny
8.13.18
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The Beloved Characters We Have to Leave Behind

Sometimes your hero was the antagonist all along.
Rob Zacny
8.10.18
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Streaming Stressful Games to a Crowd Actually Makes Them More Enjoyable

Wrecking through 'Dead Cells' wouldn't be nearly as enjoyable without the people cheering me on.
Patrick Klepek
8.9.18
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