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Games Like Skyrim — Enderal, Dragon’s Dogma, and More

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is one of the most popular, most widely-ported roleplaying games of all time. So, if you’ve already bought Todd’s game on your Xbox 360, PS4, PC, Switch, and fridge, you might be looking for something similar. Here are a few games that should appeal to fans…

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The Many Faces of Trains in Games

Since I spend a lot of my life on trains, crammed into small seats and suffering frequent delays, it’s given me space to consider why they hold such a strong place in the canon of gaming tropes. While games formally about trains are fairly rare — limited to the simulator…

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Fanbyte’s Games of the Decade: Missing the Cut Part 2

Welcome to day two of our completely calm and rational deliberation to narrow down a list of over 150 games to our top 50 games of the 2010-2019 decade! Yesterday was wild! We yeeted Street Fighter V into the abyss with great fanfare. We got in our feelings about horror…

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Style Without Understanding: The Camerawork of Red Dead Redemption 2

Late last year Jason Schreier at Kotaku reported that, deep in development, Red Dead Redemption 2 received, black widescreen bars (also known as letterbox bars). They were apparently added to make it “feel more cinematic, like an old-school cowboy film.” The news made me livid. So much time, effort, and reported labor exploitation went into the pursuit of this superficial idea of what…

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Rockstar says new lawsuit is ‘without merit,’ ‘downright bizarre’

In addition to filing its counter-suit, Rockstar has shot back at former studio head Leslie Benzies, with a statement that's pretty 'bizarre' in its own right.

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