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Getting Social with 'Dark Souls III'

If I invade and murder you, it’s for your own good. I swear.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Moral: An Exploration of Ethical Questions in the Gaming World

Modelled after the introversion of the comics on which it’s based, The Walking Dead tries to deal more with exploring the human condition rather than bathing in the fantasy of a zombie apocalypse.

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'Demon's Souls' Debrief

Demon's Souls didn't end the way that I expected it would end, but that probably shouldn't have surprised me.

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The Pleasures of Playing in an Economy of Pain

The greater the failure of the video game player, the greater the financial reward of the video game machine’s owner. More frustration, more 'death', used to mean more quarters per hour. These days, it means something else, entirely.

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Bedecker's Dilemma and the Thrill of Danger

I'm immortal, and I'm bored.

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Multiplayer Memories in 'Demon's Souls'

Some notes on Demon's Souls's bizarre social scene on the eve of its demise.

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The Paradox of Modern Horror: Staying Alive

The scariest game is one that constantly tries to kill us but also gives us a clearly unfair advantage.

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A Quiet Start Screen Speaks Volumes

So, I never touched Demon's Souls. And it wasn't because I was scared (okay, maybe I was a little bit scared).

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An Obsession with Progression

No matter how bad a game is, if you can beat it without throwing your controller out a window in anger, then it’s not as bad as it could be.

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Demon's Souls is the Future of Survival-Horror

Demon’s Souls claims to be an RPG, but I believe it represents the future of the survival-horror genre.

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