Six Degrees of Ryu

In the 1990s, a group of online film nerds posited a theory: “Kevin Bacon is the Center of the Universe”. Because Bacon was so prolific, users would try to figure out the fewest number of steps be...

The Five Worst Dates in Dragon Age

Dragon Age is a series of three fantasy RPGs about sarcastic queer people saving the world, being miserable in a bad city, and militarizing the world’s largest religion, respectively. The games...

A Love Letter to Breath of the Wild's Prince Sidon

The Hyrule of Breath of the Wild is a lonely, ruined world, its wide expanses inhabited by just-out-of-reach memories, ghosts, moss-covered ruins, monsters and trepidatious travelers. Settlemen...

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Crush Your Enemies review impressions

Crush Your Enemies is a textbook example of “don’t judge a book by its cover” in practice. It looks a little underwhelming — with its cartoony barbarian art and doofy storyline about a bunch ...

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Homefront: The Revolution review impressions

Homefront: The Revolution, the sequel to Kaos Studios’ underwhelming 2011 shooter Homefront (a game best remembered for correctly predicting the year of Kim Jong-il’s death), is nast...

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The new Ghostbusters is awesome. Here's why.

I went into the new Ghostbusters with some degree of trepidation.

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There's never been a better time to play Warframe

Resident cyborg ninja Steven Strom makes the case for Warframe in a new video essay. Check it out up top!

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Watch: Highlights from Cyberpunk 2077's first big gameplay reveal

You know that Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay video you were looking for? It’s finally here and it looks awfully, awfully good.

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New story and gameplay details emerge for Cyberpunk 2077

First announced way back in 2012, today’s Microsoft press briefing offered us our first longform glimpse at this long-awaited sci-fi RPG from the makers of The Witcher, Cyberpunk 2077.

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Watch us play the best bits of Gears of War 4

Gears of War 4 is out today, and it is every bit the polished, bro-y-but-inclusive action shooter that previous entries have been. Join us on our action-movie journey to beat The Swarm, as played by Z...

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How to get the Gjallarhorn Rocket Launcher in Destiny: Rise of Iron

Destiny‘s icy Rise of Iron expansion comes along with new, juicy exotic weapons to find and rain merry death and destruction upon one’s foes with. Zam’s Destiny expert Steven Strom shows off ...

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How to get the Khvostov rifle in Destiny: Rise of Iron

Destiny‘s icy Rise of Iron expansion comes along with new, juicy exotic weapons to find and rain merry death and destruction upon one’s foes with. Zam’s Destiny expert Steve...

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Watch us play Destiny: Rise of Iron

Destiny‘s latest major expansion, Rise of Iron, is finally upon us. Join Zam’s resident Destineer Steven Strom as he explores the icy wilderness of Fell Winter Peak and the DLC’s fin...

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Let's Play Near Death

Near Death is a survival sim with a strong story and creepy The Thing vibes. You play as a pilot who crash lands at an abandoned Antarctic station in 1982, with nothing but a space h...

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Sacramento is a trip. A really pretty trip.

Sacramento is a gorgeous little watercolor ‘walking simulator’ by Itch.io creator DZiff (with sound by Glass Body). I played a bunch and fell a little bit in love with the dreamy, wistful tone...

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Let's Play Zombie Night Terror

Zombie Night Terror is a unique puzzle/RTS hybrid that puts you in the director’s chair of an ongoing zombie apocalypse movie. Your goal — to infect as many people as you can and reign suprem...

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Okhlos is like Ancient Greek Pikmin, but angry

Okhlos is a rowdy, light-RTS/action game with an Ancient Greek theme and a heaping helping of chaos. You play as a little 8-bit philosopher, fed up with the whims of the gods and fighting mad. To ...

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Time to Die Adventures is a rad, free dungeon crawler

Time to Die Adventures is an awesome – and free – little dungeon crawler from itch.io creator thatwhichis. You can try the game right here for a little baddie-bashing, dungeon-explor...

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Anomaly 1729 is a hidden gem of the Steam summer sale

Anomaly 1729 is a rad indie puzzle game from the folks at Anvil Drop. You can think of it as Portal-esque in concept — only, instead of shooting impossible holes in spacetime, you ro...

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Overwatch guide: how to play as Mercy

Mercy is one of Overwatch‘s prime healers – a guardian angel who can still rain down death when she needs to. Zam’s Steven Strom shows off how to get sweet, sweet Mercy.