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January 2009

TWiG 2009-01-26: 1987, All Over Again

New releases for the week of 2009-01-26...

Need for Speed Undercover

Does Need for Speed Undercover have a place in the racing game fan's library?

Abstract Symbolism in Games

A look at 8-bit aesthetics and their advantages over modern graphics.

TWiG 2009-01-19: Old Shooters Made New

New releases for the week of 2009-01-19...

ZA Critique: Braid

A rundown of the part of Braid that gets people the most worked up, as opposed to the whole thing.

11th Independent Games Festival

Winners of the 2009 I.G.F. have been announced!

Why Gears 2’s Story Works

A defense of the narrative elements in Gears of War 2.


Some thoughts on the demise of the one-time top dog of gaming magazines.

Supreme Ruler 2020: In Retrospect

Dear Supreme Ruler 2020, I don’t think we should see each other any more.  You’ve probably seen this coming for a long time

Gaming Trends for 2009

Speculation and opinions on what kind of changes will be proficient in 2009.

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