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'SUPERHOTLine Miami' Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

SUPERHOTLine Miami provides a perfect case study in how slow-motion affects the pace and tone of a game.

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Six Little Horror Games That Would Like to Play With You This Halloween

Here are a few little games to put you in the spirit of the spooky season. How you will come out of the other side is up to you.

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A Celebration of Carnage: 'Django Unchained' and 'Hotline Miami'

In the images of its aftermath, the act of violence is celebrated as an act of spectacular physical prowess and moral potency.

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Forgive Me, Father, for I Have Simmed

I feel guilty for things that I have done in God of War. Pushing that caged man over a bed of flames to solve that block puzzle? Still not over that.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: The Unsettling Allure of Violence in 'Hotline Miami'

Does Hotline Miami have anything to say about video game violence or does it just allow us to further exercise our own grossest tendencies?

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Our Best Games of 2012

The Moving Pixels Podcast gets together to discuss our best gaming experiences of 2012, including a few titles you may not expect.

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More Masks, More Deviants: Understanding Our Role in 'Hotline Miami'

The adoption of the role of the predator speaks to the role of the gamer in many of the most popular examples of the medium, but it also speaks to the distancing effect that strategy and tactics have in obfuscating our intentions in playing such games.

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The Inelegance of the Video Game Satire

Seven Psychopaths and Drive have what it takes to go on to be cult favourites. They were able to use the conventions of their genre to criticize the fundamental operations of it. I bring up these movies because they’re great at doing what video games have been trying and failing to do, especially recently.


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