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Review: A Short Hike

A short hike becomes an at-your-own-pace adventure.

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Opinion

More Than Normalcy, Animal Crossing: New Horizons Offers Sanity & Consistency

Maybe “normal” isn’t what we need right now.

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News

“Minecraft School of Witchcraft and Wizardry” is the House Cup Winner of Minecraft Adventure Maps

An impressively-crafted fan mod manages to evoke the feeling of old Wizarding World PC games while maintaining its own modern identity.

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Retrospective

A Decade in Gaming

It’s been an entire decade, and games have come a long way. Let’s revisit their journey together.

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Review

Review: The Outer Worlds

Game: The Outer WorldsMade by: Obsidian EntertainmentPublished by: Private DivisionAvailable on: Playstation 4, Windows, Xbox One A limited-length RPG set in the caustically-corporate Halcyon system, The Outer Worlds aims to be Obsidian’s spiritual successor to Fallout: New Vegas.

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Blizzard Kowtows to China

Note: Since writing this story, Blizzard has officially responded to the issue. ExLudico’s response to the response has been added below. In an interview with Taiwanese casters Virtual and Mr. Yee last weekend, the Chinese professional Hearthstone player Blitzchung offered a message of solidarity with the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Speaking in Mandarin, […]

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“I Love You, Colonel Sanders!” is a “Finger Lickin’ Good” Dating Simulator coming to Steam

Meme marketing isn’t a groundbreakingly New concept for advertisers, and advergames go as far back as the movie tie-in titles of the pre-Nintendo era, if not further. Still, if there’s anything I expected to see on Steam’s “coming soon page” early this morning, it wasn’t I Love You Colonel Sanders! Even then, I assumed (naturally, […]

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Why Steam Sales Aren’t Fun Anymore

PC Gaming’s biggest sale is still its best, but it’s losing its charm. This year’s Steam Summer Sale started earlier this week, ushering in discounts on most titles across the PC gaming storefront. Accompanying this year’s sale is the Steam Grand Prix event, which is… confusing at best, something Valve’s since admitted, and they’ve changed […]

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E3 2019 News

E3 2019: Hit That Subscribe Button

We’re at the end of a fairly uneventful E3. The Japanese giants present may have managed to save the show a few days in, but their Western competitors stayed safer, bringing cinematics and a few reveals, but only light gameplay. Word on the street is all the big boys are huddling up and preparing for […]

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Is the Epic Games Store a Consumer-Friendly Response to Steam?

In late 2018, after an amazingly successful year for their flagship title, Fortnite, Epic Games announced it would put some of its newly-acquired capital toward supercharging its proprietary games launcher. Previously a platform for first-party titles exclusively, the freshly-renamed Epic Games Store is now one of the top contenders in a party looking to dethrone […]