Category: Opinion

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Good Morning, Morgan: How A Sleeper Hit Woke Me Up to My Potential

author image by Colton Butler | Opinion | 0 Comments | 21 Apr 2018

In the fall of last year, I was late to discover that the Prey (2017) demo was available on Steam. I was hyped for the game since its reveal at E3, but was unable to purchase it at launch and figured I would…

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How I Fell Out of Love With Grand Theft Auto V, a Labor of Love

author image by Travis LeFevre | Opinion | 0 Comments | 10 Apr 2018

Back in 2013, when Grand Theft Auto V first released, it felt like a labor of love. Going through the campaign and driving through the Vinewood Hills was a breath of fresh air and Rockstar seemed to improve on everything…

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How “Papers, Please” Makes Tedious Work Enjoyable

author image by Brigham Pratt | Opinion | 0 Comments | 12 Mar 2018

Papers, Please is an interesting game. A 2013 release by indie developer Lucas Pope, Papers, Please, pushes the envelope of our idea of a game. The player takes on the role of an unnamed immigration officer tasked with allowing or…

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Indie Ranger’s List of Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Games

author image by The Indie Ranger Team | Editorial | 0 Comments | 27 Feb 2018

At this point, there should be no doubt in anyone’s mind that, here at Indie Ranger, we love video games. However, there comes a time in every gamer’s life when we come across games that are so utterly horrid that…

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Why Technology Isn’t Making My Generation Antisocial. Quite The Opposite

author image by Travis LeFevre | Opinion | 0 Comments | 23 Feb 2018

I guess you could say that I have somewhat of an obsession with video games. I’ve had prior gaming experience with the legendary combination of my Gameboy Color and Pokemon: Yellow Version. However, it wasn’t until I snuck behind my…

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How The Worst Bugs Can’t Keep “Friday the 13th: The Game” Down

author image by Colton Butler | Opinion | 0 Comments | 13 Feb 2018

Rain hammered on our heads at Camp Crystal Lake. Taking the lead as Tommy Jarvis, I and four other players made the daring decision to find Jason’s shack and locate his mother’s sweater. We stuck together, despite a few nail-biting…

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How the Best Game You’ve Never Heard of Cured My Arachnophobia

author image by Brigham Pratt | Opinion | 0 Comments | 09 Feb 2018

Well, sort of. I’m talking about Rain World. To address the title, I’m still not a fan of the eight-legged assassins, but after playing Rain World I certainly have a more sympathetic and understanding view of them. Hopefully, by the…

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How Utomik Flips the Script on Game Streaming

author image by Travis LeFevre | Opinion | 0 Comments | 27 Jun 2017

It is often referred to as the “Netflix of Gaming.” Overall, it is an accurate sentiment. However, unlike Netflix, Utomik choose an alternative approach to streaming. Currently, they offer a 14 day free trial and after that, it will cost $5.99 per…

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Dying Light, Running Strong Two Years Later

author image by Travis LeFevre | Opinion | 0 Comments | 25 Apr 2017

Dying Light put a unique spin on the generic “zombie apocalypse” genre. Its release helped Techland redeem themselves after the blunder of Dead Island. Two years later, it is still one hell of a ride. But first, here’s some context for…

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5 Video Game Bad Guys That You Can’t Help But Feel Bad For

author image by Travis LeFevre | Opinion | 1 Comment | 17 Apr 2017

Sometimes you just can’t help but feel bad for these guys, even thought they’re the villains.

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