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Let’s Play

By Shamus
on Friday Jul 13, 2012

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Let’s Play through a game and make fun of all the little flaws and lapses in common sense.

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Mass Effect 2

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Marlow Briggs

This game is bonkers. It's wild, it's crazy, and it makes no sense. You have to see it to understand the silly.


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Until Dawn

A character-driven slasher horror mystery adventure puzzle-based survival walking simulator. It's pretty cool.


Diablo III Retrospective

We were so upset by the server problems and real money auction that we overlooked just how terrible everything else is.


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Most stories have plot holes. The failure isn't that they exist, it's when you notice them while immersed in the story.


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


Chainmail Bikini

A horrible, railroading, stupid, contrived, and painfully ill-conceived roleplaying campaign. All in good fun.


The Disappointment Engine

No Man's Sky is a game seemingly engineered to create a cycle of anticipation and disappointment.


Game at the Bottom

Why spend millions on visuals that are just a distraction from the REAL game of hotbar-watching?


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Alan Wake

This game was a critical darling before release, so what happened that prevented it from resonating with audiences?


PC Gaming Golden Age

It's not a legend. It was real. There was a time before DLC. Before DRM. Before crappy ports. It was glorious.


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Fallout New Vegas

At last, a game that merges the dark humor and depth of Fallout 1 with the modern gameplay of Fallout 3! Too bad it's so buggy.