Why it's OK to Play "Old" Games

How many times have you heard, “What? You mean you’ve never played XYZ game? That’s impossible!” or something along those lines. While I am guilty of saying that from time to time, it usually prompts an eye roll from me when said because it’s not realistic to have had access to every game while growing up.

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Who Ya Got: Leon Kennedy vs. Claire Redfield

The remake of Resident Evil 2 is only a week away and the hype is almost too much to handle. After spending my brief 30 minutes with the “One-Shot Demo,” my only complaint about the game is that I couldn’t play more of it. As soon as I entered my first dark corridor I was immediately overcome with nostalgia, as the memories of playing the original game with my older brother in the basement of our childhood home came rushing back.

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Tabletop Games Top Video Games on Kickstarter

This data that’s presented certainly gives some food for thought; why is it that people are more willing to back tabletop games rather than video games? Part of it stems from it being that when many tabletop projects launch on Kickstarter, they have usually already finished developing their game.

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Steam 'Straight Up Trolled' Indie Game Wandersong

This has been an issue for the game since September, and there’s a possibility that other games where affected as well. If it weren’t for creator Greg Lobanov posting about the issue via Twitter, he may never have heard from Valve about resolving the issue, especially considering Valve wasn’t aware of the problem to begin with.

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Alien: Blackout and Bandwagon of Mobile-Game Outrage

Back in November of last year, word got out that 20th Century Fox had trademarked the name Alien: Blackout for use in conjunction with “game software”.  This news fueled speculation that this was the title for the brand new shooter being worked by by Cold Iron Studios after their acquisition by the FoxNext games division.

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A Storm is Brewing at Blizzard Entertainment

Game developer and publisher, Blizzard Entertainment, has been hitting headlines in the past few months for all the wrong reasons. From the disappointing announcement of Diablo: Immortal which angered many fans, to the combination of two CFOs resigning within two days of one another in the first week of 2019, it’s clear that my favorite developer, Blizzard, has a rocky future ahead of it.

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The Best Halo Game of the Decade is a Fan-made Mod for Combat Evolved

18 years ago, Halo: Combat Evolved was released on the XBox to massive commercial and critical success.  It almost single-handedly put the Microsoft console on the map and ushered in a new era of competitive multiplayer and single player shooters.

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