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“Footsteps in Movies” and Other Strange Notions about the Authenticity of Media

Footsteps in movies never sound real. They shouldn't. after all, they're footsteps in movies.

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Existing Above the Law in Video Games

Games rarely have a parallel to social laws, at least not a parallel that holds any meaning. Social law, in games, doesn’t exist, except in how the protagonist is either above or exempt from it.

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To Ken Levine

L.B. has an odd lapse into remorse and gives a shout-out to some of Ken Levine's best games. Spoilers abound.

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Thief

You're still catching your breath after Lem's devastating exit last week on The Shield. And now comes a whole other kind of hurt. André Braugher plays a career criminal whose life swings way out of control in Thief, FX's slot-replacement for Lem's show.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Thief: Deadly Shadows

There have always been developers interested in alternatives. Not just to develop alternative genres, such as puzzle games, but alternatives within the mainstream brands identified with excessive gore.

Sean Trundle

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