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Some Thoughts On Gamergate

Written by (@phneri) on November 28, 2014 in Opinion

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So, The Married Gamers website has yet to weigh in with any kind of statement on Gamergate, the grassroots movement that describes itself as being intensely concerned with ethics in game journalism and fixing corruption in the industry. That so happens to have harassed, defamed, and threatened a handful of women associated with video games… Read More »


Review: Metro: Redux

Written by on August 29, 2014 in

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Anyway, Metro Redux is a rerelease of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light all in one glorious package of post-apocalyptic violence, angry Russian yelling, and bizarre drinking montages.


Review: Spoiler Alert

Written by on July 11, 2014 in

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Spoiler Alert is a poor phone platformer and a terrible steam release.


Review: Always Sometimes Monsters

Written by on June 16, 2014 in

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Always Sometimes Monster’s strength is largely taking what will be the weakest part of any JRPG and making it great.


Review: Daylight

Written by on May 9, 2014 in

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Daylight is a showcase for everything that could have been in a horror game. On paper it sounds great; a procedurally generated horror game with a phone as your light source/map. It seems like it should be a great way to get around the core problem with most horror games; once you know the scripted… Read More »


Review: Weapon Shop de Omasse

Written by on April 7, 2014 in

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Weapon Shop de Omasse isn’t a great game, but it’s an entertaining entry in the eShop from Level 5.


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It’s Christmas, Let’s Play Indie Horror Games!

Written by (@phneri) on December 20, 2013 in Opinion

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So if you’re like me the holidays are coming and the Steam sale is devouring what’s left of your meager savings. So clearly what you need now are more games. But these are free! And what better time of year to look at some weird free indie horror games? Terrordrome  I love that Terrordrome exists…. Read More »


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Staff Picks 2013: Best Indie Game – Papers, Please

Written by (@phneri) on December 17, 2013 in News, Staff Picks

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Nominees: Brothers, Gone Home, Papers, Please, Rogue Legacy Let’s talk about one of the most surprising, glorious, soul-crushing releases of the year: Papers, Please. Papers is a game about bureaucracy, greed, corruption, and stamping papers. Mostly stamping papers. What made it amazing was how quickly the game was able to destroy my sense of empathy…. Read More »


Review: Typing of the Dead: Overkill

Written by on November 14, 2013 in

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Typing of the Dead: Overkill is a Sharknado of a video game.


Review: Democracy 3

Written by on November 13, 2013 in

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Democracy 3 is a fun, darkly humorous, dense simulation that let’s a player try to do better than those schmucks in office.