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The Best Games of 2011
29 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM
This year was a year when something called Lesbian Spider-Queens of Mars could be celebrated alongside the latest Gears of War game. This was a year in which one of the most reviled games, Dragon Age II, was also one of the most revered.
Dragon Age II: Legacy
22 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM
For a story pitched as casting a shadow on the Hawke family line, the actual revelation doesn't really tarnish anyone's reputation.
'Dragon Age II': Making the Case for "Quality" Games
20 Mar 2011 // 5:00 PM
The game makes the most of its often glaring limitations to deliver on some of the strongest character-driven storytelling that we've seen out of a Bioware title.
Space Jihadists: 'Mass Effect 2: Arrival' Just Keeps Digging Its Hole Deeper
5 Apr 2011 // 3:00 AM
Arrival demonstrates an almost appalling similarity to American media, not just in the way that we create our own enemies, but in how we manage to disregard the ensuing violence as the Other's doing, surely not our own.
Take Your Damn Rivalry Points Like a Man: The Non-Dialectic of 'Dragon Age II'
29 Mar 2011 // 3:00 AM
This whole outcry stands as a testament to why gamers need to get over notions of "fairness" -- especially when "fairness" isn't really fair.