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Thematic Confusion in the Branching Narratives of Video Games

Maybe David Cage of Quantic Dreams had the right idea when he suggested people play through Heavy Rain one time only. After all, you can’t recognize the inconsistency of branching plots if you only see one of them.

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‘Tomorrow, When the War Began’ Offers Meaningful Teen Bonding

Joss Whedon once claimed that he and his friends loved shows like Dawson’s Creek and Party of Five but that they really didn’t

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‘One Chance’: Playing with the Notion of Irreversible Consequences

There are some unsettling implications once we factor the "bargaining" stage of grief into digital media.

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Gun Control: The Video Game Obsession with the Sword and the Gun

The key observation to be made about the evolution of games into the violent extravaganzas of today is that, if you change the controller, you change everything.

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‘Weeds’ Season Six: Meet the Newman Family (trailer)

The Showtime series returns August 16 and even though the show arguably jumped the shark way back in Agrestic, chances are you'll want to catch up with Uncle Andy's shenanigans.

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The Lasting Accomplishment of ‘Indigo Prophecy’

The first level of Indigo Prophecy represents the Holy Grail of branching narratives.

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Plot Twist Overkill in ‘Indigo Prophecy’

You can’t just tell a player to care about someone because they’re your friend or it will save the world. Spoilers abound.

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Things I Hated About Heavy Rain

For a large portion of Heavy Rain, I was angry.

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Our Role as Actor in ‘Heavy Rain’

We're not players in Heavy Rain so much as we are actors. We're meant to assume the roles of these characters, to think like them, and the controversial controls reflect that desire.

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My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done? dir. Werner Herzog (trailer)

Since 1987’s Cobra Verde, Werner Herzog has directed just two feature films in the ensuing twenty two years—Invincible (2001) and Rescue Dawn (2007), preferring to focus

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Has it really been 12 years since Beavis and Butthead went off the air? And please, don’t even try to tell me you haven’t

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Inception dir. Christopher Nolan (trailer)

Do I have any idea what this film is about after viewing this trailer? Nope, not a clue. Am I going to be the first

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Agora Director: Alejandro Amenábar Cast: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac Releasing: 18 December 2009 Set in Roman Egypt, Agora concerns a slave who turns to

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Me and Orson Welles Director: Richard Linklater Cast: Zac Efron, Claire Danes Opening: 25 November Let’s get this out of the way right off the

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It has been quite a while since we’ve seen a really good werewolf movie, hasn’t it? Well, fellow movielovers, butter your popcorn and

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Consequences are better represented through story than karma systems.

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10 Mar 2009 // 10:00 PM

Skate 2

Taking advantage of all Skate 2 has to offer requires constant attention, a high degree of skill, and an amazing amount of patience.

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8 Mar 2009 // 10:00 PM

Flower

The world of Flower becomes extremely closed off from one stage to another, because each level is merely a showcase for a new single mechanic without any regard to the previous level.

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The recent release of NOBY NOBY BOY cements the PS3 as the most reliable destination for "play" with or without the "game".

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22 Feb 2009 // 9:00 PM

Resistance 2

To save the human race, Nathan Hale has to become more and more Chimeran and he knows it. But that's okay -- he's Bruce Willis from Die Hard 4 with a death wish.

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