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What actually just happened?

So no shit: there I was. Bumming my way through White Forest, getting insulted by Magnusson,  shooting Combine, clambering through vents, getting murdered by hunters–you know, #JustFreemanThings. 1,386 more words


Digital Game Market Lowers The Price Long Term.

Steam is a robust, innovative, and responsive platform that has changed how we view, and purchase PC games as a whole. Does that intern mean this is good for the end user? 447 more words

Thoughts On Gaming

That Moment I Fell in Love with Gaming

Oh gaming. You are the wind beneath my wings; the sunshine in my days and the moonlight in my nights; my precious treasure. Time and time again, I’ve been able to rely on you to pick me up when I’m feeling down, and take me to another place when I’ve grown tired of the world. 1,646 more words

Video Games

No Politics in Video Games?

These days, politics is unavoidable.

Take Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. Folks, if you thought the latest entry in a Nazi-battling action series would be uncontroversial, then congratulations: you have dodged the news since 2016. 1,426 more words


Video Game Design, a Metaphor for Whiteness

One of the most popular and critically-acclaimed computer games of all time is Half-Life 2. Without delving into the details overmuch, it’s a first-person shooter that immerses the player in a dystopia where aliens reign and humanity is in a state of resistance. 2,375 more words


"We Are You, Freeman."

Half-Life 2 flows. Its narrative takes place over three consecutive days. The pace of exploration, puzzles, combat and atmosphere is flawless and the four are inextricably woven together. 411 more words


Bridge Constructor Portal - Trailer

Enter the Aperture Science Enrichment Center and experience Bridge Constructor Portal the unique merging of the classic Portal and Bridge Constructor games. As a new employee in the Aperture Science test lab, it’s your job to build bridges, ramps, slides, and other constructions in 60 test chambers and get the Bendies safely across the finish line in their vehicles. 21 more words