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Month of the Week: October 2005 in Games

On their Fire Emblem: Three Hopes spoilercast, my colleagues on 99 Potions brought up the concept of the “Month of the Year” in reference to October 2005. I was immediately smitten by this concept, and am now adapting it for a weekly format. In this first installment, I’m featuring that same month…

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October 2005 Month of the Week

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Video Game Birds Most Likely to Prophesize Your Ironic, Untimely Demise

There’s no shortage of memorable moments in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds. One of my favorite scenes from the classic horror film happens right before the feathered foes launch their first coordinated attack. Outside of the schoolhouse, Tippi Hedren’s character Melanie observes a small group of crows perched atop a jungle gym. Nothing…

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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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PlayStation Plus is Saving Me From Rebuying a Not Great Sonic Game

In a move so clearly cross promotional you’d think it had been planned since the Sonic the Hedgehog movie was greenlit, Sonic Forces is one of the two games coming to PlayStation Plus in March. Forces is the latest 3D Sonic game, and it’s uh…fine. Like, it’s got some of the tightest 3D Sonic platforming,…

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5 More Video Game Remakes You Should Play Right Now

As many of you gorgeous readers may already know, Capcom has outdone itself with the new Resident Evil 2 remake. The developer has once again raised the bar for how a modern recreation of a classic game should be done. Between the dramatically enhanced gameplay, beautifully bloody visuals, and plenty of new and altered content, many across…

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Metroid Samus Remake

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Shadow of the Colossus Book Review

A narrative that tries to capture the majesty of a colossal game.

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