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EA Discontinues BioWare Points, Makes DLC Purchasable With Them Free

Back in the early 2000s, companies were all about making up their own fake currencies that you had to buy with real money to purchase content and add-ons to games. This was the basis of the Xbox Store for several years, up until 2013, which used Microsoft Points to purchase…

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EA Discontinues BioWare Points, Makes DLC Purchasable With Them Free

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99 Potions Episode 2: Maybe I Am a Monster Fucker

Uppercut Editor in Chief/Founder Ty Galiz-Rowe joins local skill-tree enthusiasts Natalie Flores and Steven Strom to talk about why so many RPG monsters are just so damn fuckable. Our panel of experts cover the Monster Fucking Spectrum™ from “Mostly Humanoid” to “Extremely Monstrous” and everything in between, so if you’ve…

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The Companions of Dragon Age Origins 10 Years Later

Dragon Age: Origins turned 10 earlier this month. Just like a group of once-close high school students, its band of unlikely heroes was scattered to the wind after their glory days hunting darkspawn together. As my own 10th anniversary of high school graduation is coming up next year, I’m thinking…

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Dragon Age II Was Better Than Anyone Gave It Credit For

We are all, in our hearts, preemptively mourning the closure of Bioware like so many Electronic Arts-acquired studios before it. While EA bought the company in 2007, back before the release of the first Mass Effect, it wasn’t until 2012 that the first egregious signs of EA-mandated trend-following began to…

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In defense of time limits

Some games force you to play by the clock. This can be nerve-wracking-- but pretty great, in the end.

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Robots I wish games would let me date

Who cares about rating the cutest boys and ladies in games? I want some mechanoid companionship.

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