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Grand Theft Simulated Traffic

By Shamus
on Sunday May 17, 2015
Filed under:
Video Games




Grand Theft Auto Online

By Shamus
on Thursday May 7, 2015
Filed under:
Game Reviews




Reset Button: Do it Again, Stupid

By Shamus
on Sunday Feb 1, 2015
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Movies




Experienced Points: What Makes the Technology in Grand Theft Auto V So Great

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 20, 2015
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Column




Diecast #83: Game Awards 2014, GTA V “Banned”

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 8, 2014
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Diecast




GTA IV vs Saints Row 2: Story

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 26, 2009
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Game Reviews




GTA IV vs. Saints Row: Missions

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 24, 2009
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Game Reviews




STUDY: Violent Video Games Turn Teens Into Fat, Weakling Killing Machines

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 8, 2008
Filed under:
Video Games




GTA:SA:PC: Strangeness

By Shamus
on Tuesday Aug 26, 2008
Filed under:
Projects




GTA IV:
First Impressions

By Shamus
on Wednesday May 14, 2008
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Game Reviews




A Different Kind of Review

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 29, 2008
Filed under:
Video Games




GTA: LCS: Grand Theft Railroad

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 24, 2007
Filed under:
Game Design




DM of the Rings

Both a celebration and an evisceration of tabletop roleplaying games, by twisting the Lord of the Rings films into a D&D game.

 

Programming Language for Games

Game developer Jon Blow is making a programming language just for games. Why is he doing this, and what will it mean for game development?

 

Dear Hollywood: Do a Mash Reboot

Since we're rebooting everything, MASH will probably come up eventually. Here are some casting suggestions.

 

Mass Effect Retrospective

A novel-sized analysis of the Mass Effect series that explains where it all went wrong. Spoiler: It was long before the ending.

 

Spoiler Warning:
BioShock

A confusing game that's really smart for a shooter, but kind of dumb compared to its RPG-focused forebears.

 

Overused Words in Game Titles

I scoured the Steam database to figure out what words were the most commonly used in game titles.

 

Philosophy of Moderation

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

 

Zenimax vs. Facebook

This series explores the troubled history of VR and the strange lawsuit between Zenimax publishing and Facebook.

 

MMO Population Problems

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

 

Skyrim Thieves Guild

The Thieves Guild quest in Skyrim is a vortex of disjointed plot-holes, contrivances, and nonsense.

 

Mass Effect 3 Ending Deconstruction

Did you dislike the ending to the Mass Effect trilogy? Here's my list of where it failed logically, thematically, and tonally.

 

Quakecon 2011 Keynote Annotated

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