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7 Video Game Villains That Would Make Great Roommates

Since we’ve all been spending a lot of time stuck inside with whomever we live with lately, I’ve been contemplating what makes a good housemate. Neat, responsible, able to give others space, fun — these are good qualities for sharing a living space with other humans. I’ve also been replaying…

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The Gaming Community Where Players Take Their Time

“The game’s story is something I wouldn’t be surprised to find in a Hollywood movie,” writes Reddit user JohnO500 in a recent review. “I always look for this level of meticulous writing in games, and I’m happy to see that this game delivers on it fantastically.” They go on to…

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Gaps and Pauses: The Role of Negative Space in Games

At the end of Act 1 in Diablo 3, you’ve descended through the Highlands and the Halls of Agony, battling Khazra, Dark Cultists and the fearsome Warden to meet the Butcher. After a pitched battle across a fire-ridden arena, your character defeats the Butcher and continues into the Cells of…

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Fanbyte Morning News March 26, 2020

Here’s your audio roundup for this morning’s news! Direct link here or use the embed below. You can find our Morning, Evening, and Sunday edition short podcasts on the Fanbyte FM feed of your favorite podcatcher.

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With Better Level Design, BioShock’s Final Fight Could’ve Been a Contender

BioShock is about to be relevant again! As of tomorrow, and throughout February 2020, the beloved trilogy will be free on PlayStation Plus. That means you’ll be privy to a bevy of takes all over again — on whether the 2007 game (plus its excellent 2010 sequel and… problematic/hella racist…

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Would You Kindly Give Us These Things in a New BioShock

Danielle  So the news has finally broken. There’s a new BioShock game in development (a poorly kept industry “secret”), though it’s a long, long way off. 2K announced that Kelley Gilmore is in charge of new studio called Cloud Chamber, which is working on a new title in the series.…

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After 10,000 Years, 2K Is Making Another BioShock Game

Pub/dev powerhouse 2K today announced the formation of a new studio, Cloud Chamber, whose primary objective is to develop the next entry in the long-running BioShock franchise. (Kotaku reports that Cloud Chamber has actually existed for a couple of years, but I’ll get to that in a minute.) It’s been…

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10 Game Voices Improved By H. Jon Benjamin

Visiting John DiMaggio’s IMDB page reveals how versatile the voice actor is. Over the years, the voice of Jake the Dog and Bender has lent his pipes to video games, as well. DiMaggio is perhaps most well-known in games spaces for his portrayal of Marcus Fenix, protagonist of the Gears of…

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Space Gone Mad: An Interview with Void Bastards’ Cara Ellison & Ben Lee

*VORRP* And with that, another explosive device that no one fully understands erupts, detonating or murder-sacrificing or sucking character into a vacuum. It’s a real roll of the dice as to what is happening in this specific weapon instance, or what is happening in general, or what is happening on…

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SOMA, Darkest Dungeon, and more on discount in Steam Halloween sale

Get into the spirit of the holiday.

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BioShock: The Collection PC patch is inbound

Remastered editions will soon feel more remaster-y.

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Why is everybody criticizing BioShock Infinite these days?

If you're wondering why people are 'suddenly' being so hard on Bioshock Infinite-- welcome! You've discovered the fascinating world of videogame criticism.

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The BioShock remaster is SO faithful to the original, it even has the same bugs

Not so much an update as a lateral shift, it seems.

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Own BioShock or BioShock 2 on Steam? You’re getting a free ‘remastered’ edition in September

As part of 2K's new BioShock collection, PC players of the first two games are entitled to a free upgrade.

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15 most memorable creepy videogame soundtracks

Mood music for your Halloween

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