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Does Nintendo Hate Samus Aran?

Does Nintendo hate Samus?

Well? In a way, it kinda looks like that, doesn’t it? No? Okay, hear me out: First, let’s look at Samus’s own games, the Metroid series. The first game was trail-blazing, ground-breaking, trend-setting (ever heard the term “metroidvania”?), ahead of its time in 1986, all that good stuff. However, the sequel, Metroid II: Return of…

Welcome to the New World

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Just because you like it, doesn’t mean it owes you anything.Back in 1999, something wonderfully tragic happened.  Star Wars: The Phantom Menace hit theaters and since, has become one of the biggest jokes in cinematic history.  I don’t think I’ve ever seen a movie that was so polarizing that it is almost unanimously hated by…

The Evil Within – Cinematic Lies

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Is this a sick joke on PC gamers? The game looks and performs horribly. It’s just terribly given it uses the same Engine as Wolfenstein: TNO. The idTech 5 engine was designed to run at 1080p 60fps on previous generation consoles, yet they butched it to stay at 30fps. The character models looks very out…

Youtuber Asks for Review Copy of Game, Gets Dick Pic in Return.

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Growing Youtuber, itsALICEduh, contacted an unnamed video game developer for a review copy of their game. What he got in return was less than desired. Mad respect goes to Alice for both standing up for himself, and allowing the company to deal with the inappropriate employee privately. It is important to keep these issues in…

Competing With Free: Selling Games in a Pirate World

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It used to be that if you wanted a game, you had to buy the physical copy on disk. These days all you have to do is click a few buttons and you have it right there on your PC or Console. Purchasing the game in this process can be completely optional now. So how can…