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Super Mario Odyssey Is “No Masterpiece”

By Shamus
on Sunday Jan 14, 2018
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Now Playing: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

By Shamus
on Sunday Oct 29, 2017
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Dishonored 2

By Shamus
on Tuesday Oct 3, 2017
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Steam Backlog: Space Engineers

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 16, 2017
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Steam Backlog: The Room

By Shamus
on Friday Aug 4, 2017
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Steam Backlog: Car Mechanic Simulator 2015

By Shamus
on Friday Jul 21, 2017
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STRAFE: The Lost Patch

By Shamus
on Sunday Jul 16, 2017
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Steam Backlog: Stormworm+

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 10, 2017
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Steam Backlog: Electronic Super Joy: Groove City

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 3, 2017
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Factorio

By Shamus
on Tuesday Nov 1, 2016
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Review: Chime Sharp

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 18, 2016
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Witcher 3: Get Dandelion

By Shamus
on Sunday Jun 7, 2015
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Witcher 3: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Friday May 29, 2015
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Grand Theft Auto Online

By Shamus
on Thursday May 7, 2015
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Crypt of the Necrodancer

By Rachel
on Wednesday Apr 29, 2015
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Bulletstorm: Lowbrow, Loud, Juvenile, and Proud

By Shamus
on Sunday Jul 27, 2014
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Sandbox Space Sim: EVE Online

By Shamus
on Sunday Feb 2, 2014
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Skyrim Mod List

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 31, 2014
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Sandbox Space Sim: SPAZ

By Shamus
on Monday Jan 27, 2014
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Sandbox Space Sim: Kinetic Void

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 24, 2014
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Sandbox Space Sims: Starflight

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jan 22, 2014
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Strike Suit Zero

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 29, 2013
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Bleed

By Shamus
on Thursday Jul 25, 2013
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Receiver

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 22, 2013
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Starcraft 2: Story Time

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 20, 2013
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Deadlight

By Shamus
on Sunday May 12, 2013
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Kerbal Space Program: Something Different

By Shamus
on Monday Apr 15, 2013
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Random Notes from Far Cry 3: Part 3

By Chris
on Monday Dec 17, 2012
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Random Notes on Far Cry 3: Part 2

By Chris
on Thursday Dec 13, 2012
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Random Notes on Far Cry 3: Part 1

By Chris
on Tuesday Dec 11, 2012
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Guild Wars 2: Dungeon Crawl

By Shamus
on Wednesday Oct 17, 2012
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Guild Wars 2: Economy

By Shamus
on Sunday Oct 7, 2012
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Guild Wars 2: Story Time

By Shamus
on Thursday Oct 4, 2012
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FTL: Random vs. Skill

By Shamus
on Tuesday Oct 2, 2012
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FTL

By Shamus
on Monday Oct 1, 2012
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Guild Wars 2: Your First 10 Levels

By Shamus
on Monday Sep 17, 2012
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Guild Wars 2: The Gold Market Isn’t a Market

By Shamus
on Wednesday Sep 12, 2012
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Guild Wars 2: The Gold Market

By Shamus
on Monday Sep 10, 2012
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Guild Wars 2: Broken Stuff

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 4, 2012
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Guild Wars 2: What’s Different?

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 29, 2012
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Spec Ops: The Line:
Operation FUBAR Part 2 of 2

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 23, 2012
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Spec Ops: The Line:
Operation FUBAR Part 1 of 2

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 22, 2012
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Spec Ops: The Line: The Thematic Ambush

By Shamus
on Friday Aug 3, 2012
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Spec Ops: The Line: The Art

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 1, 2012
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The Bro Shooter

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jul 31, 2012
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Star Wars the Old Republic:
The Game is at the Bottom

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 23, 2012
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Left 4 Dead 2

By Shamus
on Friday Jul 20, 2012
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Postcards from The Old Republic

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jul 17, 2012
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Star Wars The Old Republic: Artless in Alderaan

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 16, 2012
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Saints Row The Third: Part 3

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 14, 2012
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Saints Row The Third: Part 2

By Shamus
on Monday Jun 11, 2012
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Saints Row The Third: Part 1

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 7, 2012
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Saints Row The Third vs. The World

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jun 5, 2012
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Mass Effect 3 Ending Deconstruction

By Shamus
on Wednesday Mar 21, 2012
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Borderlands:The Loot Lottery

By Shamus
on Monday Feb 27, 2012
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RAGE: Not Enraging Enough

By Shamus
on Monday Feb 20, 2012
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Star Wars: The Old Republic Beta Impressions

By Josh
on Monday Nov 21, 2011
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Dead Island: Stream-of-Gameplay Review

By Shamus
on Sunday Sep 11, 2011
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Tuesday Aug 23, 2011
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Portal 2

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 19, 2011
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Two Worlds II

By Shamus
on Sunday Apr 17, 2011
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Cities XL 2011

By Shamus
on Monday Apr 11, 2011
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Experienced Points: MAXIMUM COLOR

By Shamus
on Friday Apr 1, 2011
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Shogun 2: Bug Report

By Josh
on Wednesday Mar 30, 2011
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Crysis 2: Player Volition

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 29, 2011
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Crysis 2: Story

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 28, 2011
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Dragon Age 2 Demo:
The Kids Are Alright

By Josh
on Friday Feb 25, 2011
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Minecraft: Go East

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 22, 2011
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Let’s do the Time Rift Again!
RIFT Beta Impressions, Part 2

By Josh
on Tuesday Feb 15, 2011
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Let’s do the Time Rift Again!
RIFT Beta Impressions, Part 1

By Josh
on Monday Feb 14, 2011
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DC Menu Scroller Online

By Shamus
on Sunday Jan 16, 2011
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World of Warcraft: Nitpicks Revisited

By Shamus
on Wednesday Dec 15, 2010
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Fallout: New Vegas – Enter the Anthill

By Shamus
on Thursday Nov 4, 2010
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Chime

By Shamus
on Monday Oct 11, 2010
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Mass Effect 2: Mordin Solus Part 4

By Shamus
on Wednesday Sep 15, 2010
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Mass Effect 2: Mordin Solus Part 3

By Shamus
on Wednesday Sep 8, 2010
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Mass Effect 2: Mordin Solus Part 2

By Shamus
on Wednesday Sep 1, 2010
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Mirror’s Edge Review Part 1:
Running into Walls

By Josh
on Monday Aug 23, 2010
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Mass Effect 2: Mordin Solus Part 1

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 18, 2010
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Dance Dance Revolution:
Learning To Push Buttons

By Shamus
on Monday Jun 21, 2010
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Games for Windows Live

By Shamus
on Monday May 17, 2010
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Mass Effect 2: Jack

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 15, 2010
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Now Playing: Star Trek Online

By Shamus
on Sunday Mar 14, 2010
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Mass Effect 2:
Plot Analysis Part 3 of 3

By Shamus
on Monday Feb 15, 2010
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Mass Effect 2:
Plot Analysis Part 2 of 3

By Shamus
on Thursday Feb 11, 2010
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Mass Effect 2:
Plot Analysis Part 1 of 3

By Shamus
on Wednesday Feb 10, 2010
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Mass Effect 2: New Game

By Shamus
on Friday Feb 5, 2010
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Lumines

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 26, 2010
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Champions Online Review Part 2

By Shamus
on Monday Jan 11, 2010
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Champions Online Review Part 1

By Shamus
on Thursday Jan 7, 2010
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Dragon Age: Twitter Review Pt. 6

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 14, 2009
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Dragon Age: Twitter Review Pt. 5

By Shamus
on Wednesday Dec 9, 2009
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Dragon Age: Twitter Review Pt. 4

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 7, 2009
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Dragon Age: Twitter Review Pt. 3

By Shamus
on Thursday Dec 3, 2009
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Dragon Age: Twitter Review Pt. 2

By Shamus
on Wednesday Dec 2, 2009
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Dragon Age: Twitter Review Pt. 1

By Shamus
on Monday Nov 30, 2009
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Borderlands: The Gun Lottery

By Shamus
on Wednesday Nov 18, 2009
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Borderlands: Mixed Messages

By Shamus
on Monday Nov 16, 2009
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Borderlands: Multiplayer Madness

By Shamus
on Monday Nov 2, 2009
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Evil Genius

By Shamus
on Monday Oct 19, 2009
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Fuel: Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Wednesday Oct 7, 2009
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FUEL: Introduction

By Shamus
on Monday Sep 21, 2009
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The Path: Rose

By Shamus
on Wednesday Sep 16, 2009
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The Path: Ruby

By Shamus
on Monday Sep 14, 2009
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The Path: Scarlet

By Shamus
on Wednesday Sep 9, 2009
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Velvet Assassin: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 8, 2009
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The Path: Robin

By Shamus
on Monday Sep 7, 2009
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The Path: Ginger

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 1, 2009
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The Path: Carmen

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 27, 2009
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The Path: Interpretations

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 26, 2009
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The Path

By Shamus
on Monday Aug 17, 2009
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Fallout 3: Green World

By Shamus
on Tuesday Aug 11, 2009
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Fallout 3: The Truth About Boys and Girls

By Shamus
on Monday Aug 10, 2009
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Overlord 2: Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 6, 2009
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Overlord II: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jul 21, 2009
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Kivi’s Underworld:
Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 13, 2009
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Kivi’s Underworld:
First Impressions

By Shamus
on Monday Jun 8, 2009
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Quality’s Edge

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jun 3, 2009
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Team Fortess 2: Classes Part 2

By Shamus
on Wednesday May 27, 2009
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Team Fortess 2: Classes

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 26, 2009
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Left 4 Dead: Survival Mode

By Shamus
on Wednesday Apr 22, 2009
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GTA IV vs. Saints Row 2: Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 30, 2009
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GTA IV vs Saints Row 2: Story

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 26, 2009
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GTA IV vs. Saints Row: Missions

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 24, 2009
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GTA IV vs. Saints Row 2: Intro

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 23, 2009
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Overlord: Nitpicks

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 17, 2009
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Overlord: Ending

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 16, 2009
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Overlord: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 9, 2009
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BioShock: An Objectivist on the Objectivism

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 5, 2009
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Fifteen Minutes with Resident Evil 5 Demo

By Shamus
on Thursday Feb 26, 2009
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Quick Review: Lego Indiana Jones

By Shamus
on Monday Feb 23, 2009
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Mass Effect: Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Wednesday Feb 11, 2009
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Fable: The Good Parts

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 10, 2009
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Fable 2 Part 4: The Goldun Riter!

By Shamus
on Monday Feb 9, 2009
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Fable 2 Part 3: Shadow Court Press

By Shamus
on Friday Feb 6, 2009
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Fable 2 Part 2: In-Spire-ing

By Shamus
on Thursday Feb 5, 2009
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Fable 2 Part 1: A Bird Crapped on Your Head

By Shamus
on Wednesday Feb 4, 2009
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Fable 2: Thematic Failures

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 3, 2009
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Game Reviews, Nerd Culture




Wii Fat

By Shamus
on Thursday Jan 29, 2009
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Fable 2:
Sim RPG

By Shamus
on Thursday Jan 29, 2009
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Fallout 3:
Reviewer’s Lament

By Shamus
on Monday Jan 19, 2009
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Mass Effect:
Nitpicks Part 2

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 13, 2009
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Game Reviews




Mass Effect:
Nitpicks Part 1

By Shamus
on Monday Jan 12, 2009
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Mass Effect:
Codex

By Shamus
on Sunday Jan 11, 2009
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Mass Effect:
First Impressions

By Shamus
on Thursday Jan 8, 2009
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Prince of Persia:
Flaws

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 2, 2009
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Silent Hill Homecoming:
Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 22, 2008
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Fallout 3: Tenpenny Tower

By Shamus
on Thursday Dec 18, 2008
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Fallout 3:
The Power of the Atom

By Shamus
on Tuesday Dec 16, 2008
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Fallout 3:
The Good Parts

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 15, 2008
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Silent Hill Homecoming:
Down is the new Up

By Shamus
on Tuesday Dec 2, 2008
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City of Heroes:
MMO Lemmings

By Shamus
on Thursday Nov 20, 2008
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Fallout 3 Reviews

By Shamus
on Thursday Nov 20, 2008
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Fallout 3:
Questions Answered

By Shamus
on Tuesday Nov 18, 2008
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Silent Hill Series

By Shamus
on Monday Nov 17, 2008
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World of Goo

By Shamus
on Wednesday Oct 22, 2008
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The Sims 2:
Please Wait, Loading

By Shamus
on Tuesday Oct 21, 2008
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City of Heroes:
Trick or Treat

By Shamus
on Sunday Oct 19, 2008
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City of Heroes:
Gameplay Part 2

By Shamus
on Tuesday Oct 14, 2008
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City of Heroes:
Gameplay Part 1

By Shamus
on Monday Oct 13, 2008
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City of Heroes:
I Should Write a Post About it

By Shamus
on Friday Oct 10, 2008
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City of Heroes:
First Impressions

By Shamus
on Tuesday Oct 7, 2008
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Game Reviews, Nerd Culture




Tabula Rasa:
Activities

By Shamus
on Friday Oct 3, 2008
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Tabula Rasa:
Gameplay Part 2

By Shamus
on Thursday Oct 2, 2008
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Tabula Rasa:
Gameplay Part 1

By Shamus
on Monday Sep 29, 2008
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Tabula Rasa:
First Impressions

By Shamus
on Friday Sep 26, 2008
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Tabula Rasa:
Introduction

By Shamus
on Wednesday Sep 24, 2008
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ObsCure: Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Friday Sep 19, 2008
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ObsCure: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Wednesday Sep 17, 2008
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Master Of Orion 2

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 21, 2008
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The Witcher:
The Love Thread

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 20, 2008
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The Witcher:
Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Tuesday Aug 19, 2008
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The Witcher:
Presentation

By Shamus
on Friday Aug 1, 2008
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The Witcher:
Meet Geralt

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 28, 2008
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World Of Warcraft:
Server Culture

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jul 16, 2008
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World of Warcraft:
Nitpicks

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 14, 2008
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World of Warcraft:
Hunter Class

By Shamus
on Friday Jul 4, 2008
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World of Warcraft:
Roleplaying Servers

By Shamus
on Thursday Jul 3, 2008
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World of Warcraft:
Goldshire

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jul 2, 2008
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World of Warcraft:
Addictive Gameplay

By Shamus
on Monday Jun 30, 2008
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World of Warcraft:
First Impressions

By Shamus
on Friday Jun 27, 2008
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Guild Wars:
Strategy Gameplay

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 26, 2008
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World of Warcraft:
My Characters

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 26, 2008
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Hellgate:London:
Ending

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jun 25, 2008
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Sins of a Solar Empire:
Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jun 24, 2008
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Unreal Tournament 3:
First and Last Impressions

By Shamus
on Monday Jun 23, 2008
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Guild Wars:
Gameplay

By Shamus
on Friday Jun 20, 2008
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Guild Wars:
Massively Single Player

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jun 18, 2008
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Guild Wars: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jun 17, 2008
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Hellgate:London
Uninstall

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jun 17, 2008
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Hellgate: London
Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Friday Jun 13, 2008
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Hellgate:London
Autopsy, Part 4

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 12, 2008
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Hellgate:London
Autopsy, Part 3

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jun 11, 2008
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Hellgate:London
Autopsy Part 2

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jun 10, 2008
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Hellgate:London:
Autopsy Part 1

By Shamus
on Monday Jun 9, 2008
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Hellgate:London
Autopsy

By Shamus
on Friday Jun 6, 2008
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Depths of Peril:
Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 5, 2008
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Depths of Peril:
Gameplay

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jun 3, 2008
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Depths of Peril:
First Impressions

By Shamus
on Monday Jun 2, 2008
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Indigo Prophecy:
Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Friday May 30, 2008
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Mass Effect:
Greg Zeschuk WIRED Interview

By Shamus
on Wednesday May 28, 2008
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Indigo Prophecy:
Plot

By Shamus
on Monday May 26, 2008
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Indigo Prophecy:
First Impressions

By Shamus
on Wednesday May 21, 2008
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Indigo Prophesy Censorship:
Who is to blame?

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 20, 2008
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PC and Console Interface Design:
Dumbing Down

By Shamus
on Monday May 19, 2008
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GTA IV:
First Impressions

By Shamus
on Wednesday May 14, 2008
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Mass Effect and SecuROM:
Trust Us

By Shamus
on Monday May 12, 2008
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Sins of a Solar Empire:
Opening Moves

By Shamus
on Monday May 12, 2008
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Mass Effect:
Curses!

By Shamus
on Friday May 9, 2008
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Mass Effect:
Reviews

By Shamus
on Friday May 9, 2008
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Mass Effect and Spore:
What Happens Next

By Shamus
on Thursday May 8, 2008
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Mass Effect and Spore:
How the DRM Works

By Shamus
on Thursday May 8, 2008
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Sins of a Solar Empire:
Gameplay

By Shamus
on Monday May 5, 2008
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Starcraft:
The Secret Formula

By Shamus
on Friday May 2, 2008
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Sins of a Solar Empire:
The Part-Time Commander

By Shamus
on Wednesday Apr 30, 2008
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Rise Of Nations:
Neverending Sortie

By Shamus
on Monday Apr 28, 2008
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Serious Sam:
The Mayhem Shooter

By Shamus
on Friday Apr 25, 2008
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Doom 3: Muhahaha

By Shamus
on Wednesday Apr 23, 2008
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Deus Ex – Invisible War:
Poor Choice

By Shamus
on Monday Apr 21, 2008
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Deus Ex – Invisible War:
A Disappointing Success

By Shamus
on Friday Apr 18, 2008
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The Sims: A Transient Addiction

By Shamus
on Wednesday Apr 16, 2008
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JC Denton: Not Just a Tough Guy

By Shamus
on Monday Apr 14, 2008
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Starcraft: Bot Fight

By Shamus
on Wednesday Apr 9, 2008
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Starcraft: Artificial Military Intelligence

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 27, 2008
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Starcraft Evolution

By Shamus
on Wednesday Mar 26, 2008
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Starcraft II

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 25, 2008
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Stardock: Impulse

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 5, 2008
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Fallout: Character System

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 25, 2008
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Eschalon Book I: Ending

By Shamus
on Thursday Jan 17, 2008
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Eschalon Book I: Character Progression

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 15, 2008
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Sins of a Solar Empire

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 11, 2008
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Eschalon Book I: Text, Economy, and Random Numbers

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 11, 2008
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Eschalon Book I: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Thursday Jan 10, 2008
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STALKER: Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Monday Jan 7, 2008
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STALKER: Fool’s Ending

By Shamus
on Thursday Jan 3, 2008
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STALKER: From Russia, with Bugs

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 31, 2007
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STALKER: Die A Thousand Deaths

By Shamus
on Friday Dec 28, 2007
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STALKER: Save Early, Save Often

By Shamus
on Wednesday Dec 26, 2007
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STALKER: Bargain Bin

By Shamus
on Tuesday Dec 18, 2007
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Half-Life 2 Episode 2: T Minus One

By Shamus
on Friday Dec 14, 2007
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Half-Life 2 Episode 2: Our Mutual Fiend

By Shamus
on Wednesday Dec 12, 2007
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Half-Life 2 Episode 2: Under the Radar

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 10, 2007
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Half-Life 2 Episode 2: Riding Shotgun

By Shamus
on Friday Dec 7, 2007
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Half-Life 2 Episode 2: Freeman Pontifex

By Shamus
on Thursday Dec 6, 2007
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Half-Life 2 Episode 2: This Vortal Coil

By Shamus
on Wednesday Dec 5, 2007
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Half-Life 2 Episode 2: The White Forest

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 3, 2007
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Free Game: Art of Theft

By Shamus
on Friday Nov 30, 2007
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Half Life 2: Difficulty

By Shamus
on Wednesday Nov 28, 2007
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Half-Life 2: Episode 2 Stats

By Shamus
on Tuesday Nov 27, 2007
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Free Game: Sam & Max Episode 4

By Shamus
on Friday Nov 16, 2007
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Free Games: Open Arena and Nexuiz

By Shamus
on Friday Nov 9, 2007
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Unreal Tournament 3: Weapons

By Shamus
on Wednesday Nov 7, 2007
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Unreal Tournament 3: Technology

By Shamus
on Tuesday Nov 6, 2007
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Unreal Tournament 3: Interface

By Shamus
on Monday Nov 5, 2007
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Unreal Tournament vs. Quake ]I[ Arena

By Shamus
on Tuesday Oct 30, 2007
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Free Game: X-Com

By Shamus
on Friday Oct 26, 2007
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Portal: Something New

By Shamus
on Thursday Oct 25, 2007
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Free Game: Chore Wars

By Shamus
on Friday Oct 19, 2007
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Half-Life 2: Timeline

By Shamus
on Wednesday Oct 17, 2007
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Half Life Episode One: Ending

By Shamus
on Tuesday Oct 16, 2007
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Avast! Buried Treasures.

By Shamus
on Saturday Oct 13, 2007
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Free Game: Command & Conquer

By Shamus
on Friday Oct 12, 2007
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Half Life Episode One: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Friday Oct 12, 2007
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Free Game: Prince of Persia – Sands of Time

By Shamus
on Friday Oct 5, 2007
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The White Chamber: Endings

By Shamus
on Saturday Sep 29, 2007
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Free Game: The White Chamber

By Shamus
on Friday Sep 28, 2007
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Bully: Quality over Quantity

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 25, 2007
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FEAR: Ending

By Shamus
on Thursday Sep 20, 2007
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FEAR: Unanswered Questions

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 18, 2007
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FEAR: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Thursday Sep 13, 2007
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Fable: Ending

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 11, 2007
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SecuROM, BioShock and Elsewhere

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 4, 2007
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Bioshock: Forum Follies

By Shamus
on Saturday Sep 1, 2007
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Fable: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 30, 2007
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Bioshock: Ken Levine Interview

By Shamus
on Tuesday Aug 28, 2007
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Bioshock: Miss Misinformation

By Shamus
on Monday Aug 27, 2007
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Sins of a Solar Empire

By Shamus
on Thursday Jul 12, 2007
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Prey: Ending

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jul 10, 2007
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Fallout 3 Trailer

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jun 12, 2007
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Prey: Nearing the End (I think)

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jun 12, 2007
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Jade Empire: Character System

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 7, 2007
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Prey: Kids as Videogame Victims

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jun 5, 2007
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Lumines: Art?

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jun 5, 2007
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Narbacular Drop

By Shamus
on Monday Jun 4, 2007
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Prey: Followup

By Shamus
on Friday Jun 1, 2007
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Prey: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Thursday May 31, 2007
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Final Fantasy XII: Bunny Ladies

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 29, 2007
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Final Fantasy XII: Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Sunday May 27, 2007
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Final Fantasy XII: Just Kill Him Already!

By Shamus
on Saturday May 19, 2007
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Final Fantasy XII: Level Up

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 15, 2007
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Final Fantasy XII: Too Clever to be Understood

By Shamus
on Sunday May 13, 2007
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Final Fantasy XII: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Saturday May 12, 2007
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Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones: Ending

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 1, 2007
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Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 1, 2007
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Shadow of the Colossus: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Friday Apr 27, 2007
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Adequate Theft Auto

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 19, 2007
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Jade Empire: Nitpicks

By Shamus
on Monday Apr 16, 2007
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GTA:LCS: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Monday Apr 16, 2007
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Jade Empire: Speed Run

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 12, 2007
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Jade Empire: The Water Dragon

By Shamus
on Wednesday Apr 11, 2007
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Jade Empire: The Two Paths

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 10, 2007
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Jade Empire: Origin of the Golems

By Shamus
on Sunday Apr 8, 2007
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Jade Empire: Ending

By Shamus
on Friday Apr 6, 2007
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Jade Empire: Dawn Star & Backstory

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 5, 2007
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Jade Empire: Best. Plot Twist. Ever.

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 3, 2007
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Jade Empire: Gameplay

By Shamus
on Friday Mar 30, 2007
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Jade Empire: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 29, 2007
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Samorost 2

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 20, 2007
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Ambivalence on Oblivion

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 19, 2007
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Flash Circle TD

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 15, 2007
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Painkiller: How to mess up a demo

By Shamus
on Sunday Mar 4, 2007
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XIII: Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 27, 2007
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Eve Online: Final Thoughts

By Shamus
on Sunday Feb 18, 2007
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Eve Online: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Saturday Feb 17, 2007
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Mass Effect

By Shamus
on Friday Feb 9, 2007
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Outcast: Something Different

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 23, 2007
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Virtual Villagers and Cute Knight

By Shamus
on Monday Jan 22, 2007
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Neverwinter Nights 2: Nitpicks

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 19, 2007
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Neverwinter Nights 2: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Thursday Jan 18, 2007
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Flash TD: Analysis

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 16, 2007
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Flash TD: Ever-Changing

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 16, 2007
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Flash Element TD

By Shamus
on Monday Jan 15, 2007
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Neverwinter Nights 2: Ending

By Shamus
on Sunday Jan 14, 2007
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Fate

By Shamus
on Saturday Jan 6, 2007
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Galactic Civilizations 2

By Shamus
on Wednesday Dec 20, 2006
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Halo Heresy

By Shamus
on Saturday Dec 2, 2006
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Morrowwind: Dagoth-Ur

By Shamus
on Friday Dec 1, 2006
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Scrapland: Junky

By Shamus
on Sunday Nov 26, 2006
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Scrapland

By Shamus
on Saturday Nov 18, 2006
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Virtual Villagers-Mating

By Shamus
on Thursday Nov 2, 2006
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Virtual Villagers

By Shamus
on Monday Oct 30, 2006
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Dreamfall, The Bitter End

By Shamus
on Friday Oct 20, 2006
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Dreamfall: Nitpicks

By Shamus
on Thursday Oct 19, 2006
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Dreamfall: Places to See

By Shamus
on Tuesday Oct 17, 2006
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Dreamfall: Spooky Girl

By Shamus
on Tuesday Oct 10, 2006
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Dreamfall: Supersize

By Shamus
on Sunday Oct 8, 2006
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GROW Tribute

By Shamus
on Saturday Oct 7, 2006
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Dreamfall: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Friday Oct 6, 2006
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Best Console Shooter

By Shamus
on Monday Oct 2, 2006
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Quake 4: Stroggification

By Shamus
on Wednesday Sep 6, 2006
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Quake 4: Plot and Characters

By Shamus
on Sunday Sep 3, 2006
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Quake 4: A World of Metal & Plastic

By Shamus
on Friday Sep 1, 2006
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Quake 4: First impressions

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 30, 2006
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Oblivion: Screenshots

By Shamus
on Tuesday Aug 29, 2006
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Oblivion vs. Morrowwind.

By Shamus
on Monday Aug 21, 2006
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Prey Demo

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 9, 2006
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Portals

By Shamus
on Saturday Jul 22, 2006
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Oblivion: Shame on Bethesda

By Shamus
on Friday Jul 14, 2006
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Oblivion: Paranoia

By Shamus
on Thursday Jul 13, 2006
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Oblivion: Ending

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 10, 2006
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Oblivion: Systems Specs

By Shamus
on Saturday Jul 8, 2006
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Oblivion: The Siren’s Deception

By Shamus
on Friday Jul 7, 2006
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Oblivion: Character System

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 3, 2006
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Oblivion: A real fixer-upper

By Shamus
on Saturday Jul 1, 2006
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Oblivion

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 29, 2006
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Adventure!

By Shamus
on Thursday May 25, 2006
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Maple Story

By Shamus
on Saturday May 20, 2006
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Un-Unreal

By Shamus
on Thursday May 18, 2006
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Doom 3: Ressurection of Weasels

By Shamus
on Monday May 15, 2006
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Final Fantasy X: Monster Arena

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 9, 2006
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Final Fantasy X: Battle System

By Shamus
on Monday May 8, 2006
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Final Fantasy X: Timeline

By Shamus
on Wednesday May 3, 2006
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Final Fantasy X: The Price is Right

By Shamus
on Wednesday May 3, 2006
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Final Fantasy X: Plot Analysis

By Shamus
on Monday May 1, 2006
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Silent Hill 2: Plot Analysis

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 27, 2006
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Sim City 4: Electric Avenue

By Shamus
on Saturday Apr 22, 2006
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Thief 3: Fearsome

By Shamus
on Friday Apr 21, 2006
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Sim City 4

By Shamus
on Friday Apr 21, 2006
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Final Fantasy X

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 18, 2006
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Thief 3: Slumber Party!

By Shamus
on Sunday Apr 9, 2006
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Thief 3: Emergent (Mis)behavior

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 30, 2006
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Thief 3

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 27, 2006
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Morrowind: Bribery and Barbarism

By Shamus
on Sunday Mar 26, 2006
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Morality in GalCiv II

By Shamus
on Friday Mar 24, 2006
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The Good Guys Win

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 21, 2006
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Some GalCiv II nitpicks

By Shamus
on Saturday Mar 18, 2006
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GTA: Decafinated

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 13, 2006
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GTA: Re-Alignment

By Shamus
on Saturday Mar 11, 2006
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Resident Evil 4

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 9, 2006
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GalCiv II: First impressions

By Shamus
on Wednesday Mar 8, 2006
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GTA: Hot Coffee

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 7, 2006
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Oblivion

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 2, 2006
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Galactic Civilizations II

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 28, 2006
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BIOSHOCK

By Shamus
on Wednesday Feb 22, 2006
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System Shock

By Shamus
on Saturday Feb 18, 2006
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Playstation 3

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jan 11, 2006
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Maddening NFL 2006

By Shamus
on Sunday Jan 8, 2006
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Madden 2006: Football 101

By Shamus
on Saturday Jan 7, 2006
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GalCiv II

By Shamus
on Saturday Jan 7, 2006
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GalCiv II

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 5, 2005
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Philosophy of Moderation

The comments on most sites are a sewer of hate, because we're moderating with the wrong goals in mind.

 

Quakecon 2011 Keynote Annotated

An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.

 

Spoiler Warning:
KOTOR

Knights of the Old Republic. It's charming, odd, glitchy, and captures the feel of classic Star Wars better than 90% of the Star Wars games out there.

 

Shamus Plays LOTRO

As someone who loves Tolkein lore and despises silly MMO quests, this game left me deeply conflicted.

 

Tenpenny Tower

Bethesda felt the need to jam a morality system into Fallout 3, and they blew it. Good and evil make no sense and the moral compass points sideways.

 

The Best of 2014

My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2014.

 

id Software Coding Style

When the source code for Doom 3 was released, we got a look at some of the style conventions used by the developers. Here I analyze this style and explain what it all means.

 

A Star is Born

Remember the superhero MMO from 2009? Neither does anyone else. It was dumb. So dumb I was compelled to write this.

 

MMO Population Problems

Computers keep getting more powerful. So why do the population caps for massively multiplayer games stay about the same?

 

Batman: Arkham City

A look back at one of my favorite games. The gameplay was stellar, but the underlying story was clumsy and oddly constructed.

 

Why The Christmas Shopping Season is Worse Every Year

Everyone hates Black Friday sales. Even retailers! So why does it exist?

 

Spoiler Warning:
The Walking Dead

This game had lots of false choice and barely any gameplay. So what made it resonate so powerfully with audiences?