As 'The Longest Journey' Makes Clear, a Good Story Is Not Timeless

As 'The Longest Journey' Makes Clear, a Good Story Is Not Timeless

By Nick Dinicola

3 Jun 2015 // 2:30 AM

The Longest Journey isn’t just dated because it has obtuse puzzles and blocky graphics. It’s dated because it tells a serious story that it doesn't know how to take seriously. ...

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Where Did All the (Action Figure) Girls Go?

By G. Christopher Williams

11 May 2015 // 2:30 AM

The scarcity of the Black Widow action figure on toy shelves has me thinking about what we think we know about gender identity in play, be that play with toys or play in video games....

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How Delays Turned 'The Witcher 3 - Wild Hunt' into a Must-own Game>

The release of Polish game studio CD Projekt RED’s The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt earlier this month proves however that sometimes we need industry folk to save us from ourselves....

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This Year E3 Will Admit Thousands of Fans

// Moving Pixels

"While E3 has traditionally been an industry event that doesn’t officially allow consumers onto its game-packed floors, this year the show is allowing 4,000 to 5,000 of some of gaming’s biggest fans into the Los Angeles Convention Center halls to wander as invited guests.

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