Articles tagged hack 'n slash

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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Lord of the Rings: Conquest

Lord of the Rings: Conquest feels in so many ways like a poorly-thought out genre exercise in service of a fantastic license.

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5 Mar 2009 // 8:00 PM

Afro Samurai

Afro Samurai would be a little too self-serious if it wasn't for Ninja-Ninja, a white-haired, impish character that can best be described as Samuel L. Jackson playing Samuel L. Jackson.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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