Articles tagged action-adventure

Learning the Barbarian in ‘Conan Exiles’

There's no one better than a barbarian to teach you how to become civilized.

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The Dead Haunt Me in ‘Dishonored 2’

Not killing one person doesn't make up for killing another. Life and death don't balance out that easily.

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The Joy of Missing Out in ‘Dishonored 2’

Dishonored 2 wants us to know it’s OK to miss out on things.

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We’re All Animals in ‘Far Cry: Primal’

Primal gives the Far Cry series the thematic link it has always been missing.

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The Vast Loneliness of ‘No Man’s Sky’

You cannot escape yourself in No Man's Sky. There is little to do but analyze the self.

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‘No Man’s Sky’ and the Dark Underbelly of Gaming Criticism

No Man's Sky has clearly disappointed some people, and many reviewers and commentators aren't talking about the game in front of them, but rather the ghost of the game that they desired.

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‘Necropolis’: Randomly Generated Blandness

The dungeons may be randomly generated, but Necropolis guarantees monotony around every corner.

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‘Severed’s’ One-Armed Warrior and Her Quest for Home Are Made for a Mobile Gaming Age

The world is bright and blocky -- a handcrafted-looking universe that seems constructed of paper, but immediately the tone drifts toward melancholic.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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