Articles tagged dead island

The Paradox of Modern Horror: Staying Alive

The scariest game is one that constantly tries to kill us but also gives us a clearly unfair advantage.

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A Quiet Start Screen Speaks Volumes

So, I never touched Demon's Souls. And it wasn't because I was scared (okay, maybe I was a little bit scared).

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Could You Carry Our Stuff? Oh, and Maybe the Plot, Too, While You’re at It

Dead Island's Jin bears not only the weight of the supplies of the protagonists, but also the weight of the game's plot.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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