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The Best Games of 2011
29 Jan 2012 // 3:00 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.


'Dying Light', 'Evolve' and 'Battlefield' Deserve a Replay
19 Nov 2015 // 8:30 PM

These three 2015 early releases are maligned and misunderstood -- and worthy of reconsideration.


Dead Space 3
21 Feb 2013 // 10:15 PM

This is sci-fi action interspersed with some of the most memorable disaster sequences ever seen in a game. There’s little to no horror, and that’s a good thing.

Dead Space 2: Severed
27 Mar 2011 // 4:00 PM

Gabe and Lexine were interesting and likable characters in Extraction, and introducing them now as a married couple on the verge of starting a family is certainly an unexpected development in their relationship. However,the whole relationship is just a conceit to get a man moving from Point A to Point B.


Bugs and Heists Will Make or Break ‘Battlefield Hardline’
11 Feb 2015 // 5:35 AM

The future of the 13-year-old Battlefield franchise rests heavily on this game getting cleaned up before it launches March 17. I hope the developers can pull it off.

//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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