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30 Years of Sonic the Hedgehog

No one would have believed that the great battle of the 90s would narrow down to a plumber pitted against a hedgehog. Nintendo confidently dominated the 80s with the NES…

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Ghost of Tsushima: The Magic of Ilan Eshkeri and Shigeru Umebayashi’s Score

The‌ ‌components‌ ‌that‌ ‌build‌ ‌a‌ ‌compelling‌ ‌game‌ ‌are‌ ‌not‌ ‌just‌ ‌visual‌ ‌nor‌ ‌mechanical.‌ ‌Sound‌ ‌design‌ ‌drives‌ ‌gameplay‌ ‌into‌ ‌realism,‌ ‌and‌ ‌jingles‌ ‌that‌ ‌signifying‌ ‌the‌ ‌collection‌ ‌of‌ ‌an‌ ‌item‌ ‌are‌ ‌always‌ ‌welcomed.‌ ‌However,‌…

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Lavender Town: A Ghost Story

Lavender Town.  It sounds sweet on paper, like Parma Violets. Just another stop on the map, a home away from home; it’s the only other town besides Pallet Town in…

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RETROSPECTIVE: Dragon’s Lair

The cinematic cutscenes of Final Fantasy and the Arkham series – that feature progressive narrative – owe its stunning existence to one arcade fantasy that triggered a new generation of…

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REVIEW: Silent Hill (1999)

The bubbling crucible of horror video games has brewed some underwear-dampening gameplay over the last two decades. Heart-stoppers such as Outlast and Amnesia: The Dark Descent leave their mark on…