FATED: The Silent Oath – Shake It Off

What standard should a VR title be held against when critically examined? We’re mere months into the life of a brand new format, and while many of its projects don’t share the complexity of your average first person shooter, the novelty of actually aiming down sights or painting with your own hands is undeniably potent. …

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Hitman Episode 2: When in Rome

This is an article on the second episode of 2016’s episodic Hitman. Our piece on the introduction and first chapter can be found here. One way or another, the second level of Hitman 2016 was always going to be its breaking point. Traipsing around Paris as an impostor fashionista back in March was certainly a blast, but …

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Life is Strange: Episode 1

Being the first episode of a full season, I am reviewing this without giving away too many details. Future entries will contain spoilers, as it will discuss the events of the episodes, assuming that readers will have completed previous episodes in the story. As much as I love Telltale’s first season of The Walking Dead …

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D4 Season One: Clam Chowdah

In our open-world shooters, linear adventures and virtual sports, we almost never see our playable characters eat or drink. We see advertisements for soft drinks and walk through restaurants, but they’re hollow props meant to maintain the illusion that John Marston must stop for a bite when we’ve turned the game off. Unless the developers …

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