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The Vast Loneliness of 'No Man's Sky'

You cannot escape yourself in No Man's Sky. There is little to do but analyze the self.

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'No Man's Sky' and the Dark Underbelly of Gaming Criticism

No Man's Sky has clearly disappointed some people, and many reviewers and commentators aren't talking about the game in front of them, but rather the ghost of the game that they desired.

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Exploring the Memories of a Dead Man in 'Fallout 4'

Video games have an advantage in how they pace a story. They can offer the choice of speeding up the plot or they can offer the option of slowing it down, perhaps to experience something less crucial to that plot, like the memories of a dead man.

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The Vapid Raiders of 'Fallout 4'

Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4's predecessor, completely eclipses Fallout 4 in the area of creating a deep world filled to the brim with interesting characters and factions, whether they be friend or foe.

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How Often Should Competitive Video Games Be Patched?

Professional video game players should be primarily concerned about playing each other, not the game.

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Chasing Fidelity: Nintendo's Sudden Change in Course

Whatever Nintendo will gain from the NX's new graphical competitiveness and by pursuing traditional gamers, we, the players, will lose.

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