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The Best Games of 2012
14 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM

Coming as no surprise to gamers, the world didn't end this year. We've been staving off such disaster for decades now in the arcade and at home, so here are a few of the best titles of this otherwise apocalypse-free year.

//Columns

'Fez' Argues for the Artistry of Play
17 Jul 2012 // 6:20 PM

Fez may argue that games are just meant to be played, but it makes that argument with such impressive thematic consistency that it also makes an argument for the artistry of play.

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'Fez' Is So Much More Than What It Seems
6 May 2012 // 11:00 PM

Once Fez gets its claws into you, you’ll be thinking about it at work, in the car, on the toilet -- every second of the day until you can return to it.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"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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