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Detroit: Become Human – E.R. Review

David Cage is a meme. Other videogame industry figures like Todd Howard, Reggie Fils-Aimé, and Jeff Kaplan are jokes among gamers as well, but the difference lies in how these guys are usually teased in a playful, loving way. On the other hand, the humor surrounding others like Peter Molyneux,…

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God of War’s Hub World (Tech Raptor)

There’s a crucial difference between the Crash Bandicoot and Spyro the Dragon trilogies: their hub worlds. The former has a world map in the first game akin to Super Mario World where you move your character along linear paths with stopping points signifying levels. The other games opt for one area divided into five sections that…

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Call of Duty: WWII – Review (Push Square)

Each Call of Duty since Modern Warfare 2 has put the player in higher positions of power. Whether you’re the unspoken, do-it-all heroes of Modern Warfare 2 or the literal commander participating in all of Infinite Warfare’s combat, feelings of helplessness and limitations have been de-emphasized. This also extends to the series’ adoption of wall-running, boosting,…

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The Evil Within 2 – Review (Push Square)

There’s a certain genius to madness. That’s especially true for crafting superb survival horror that balances the irrational and bizarre with careful consideration. The Evil Within, which put players in a psychopath’s mind-made reality, was one such example. There was tension-inducing enemy encounters amid erratic pacing. Calling it a diamond in…

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