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28 Jun 2016 // 11:16 AM

Big Changes and Much Consolation at E3

Now in its second decade, the Electronic Entertainment Expo endures as part industry trade show and part party, all designed to hype the latest in video games.

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20 Jun 2016 // 1:00 PM

‘Zelda’ Can Still Keep Things Wild

The most buzzed-about game at the Electronic Entertainment Expo was The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

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TV Inside a Video Game: Xbox One’s ‘Quantum Break’ Shows That Mixing Mediums Can Work

Quantum Break asks what happens when you meld sometimes frustrating, occasionally rote gunplay with a modest, often network-style TV series.

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‘Severed’s’ One-Armed Warrior and Her Quest for Home Are Made for a Mobile Gaming Age

The world is bright and blocky -- a handcrafted-looking universe that seems constructed of paper, but immediately the tone drifts toward melancholic.

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19 May 2016 // 12:01 PM

‘Doom’ Fans Will Love Latest Update

Most of Doom’s magic comes in ingenious id Software updates that retain the identity of the original.

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Live, Kill, Repeat: Morality and Quicksaves

If you can erase all your actions with the press of a button, why not experiment?

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‘Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’ Serves Up Action… and Personal Issues

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End just may be the best action movie you will play this summer.

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29 Mar 2016 // 8:53 AM

The Future of Video Games Appears to Be Going Mobile

Recent game data hints that the most diverse playing audience lives on mobile. Or at least the game-playing audience that is no longer traditionally male.

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21 Mar 2016 // 9:28 AM

Virtual Reality Shifts Into Greater Focus

Virtual reality is something of a great unknown, and that’s what has developers excited.

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A Character Called Yarny Helps Tie Together Memories and Personal Connections in ‘Unravel’

Unravel is about memories, the small moments that have been forgotten but shouldn’t be.

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//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2016: Executing 'The Deed'

// Moving Pixels

"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.

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