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More Than Just Entertainment: Video Games as a Vessel

Colton Butler
Games like Rainswept can serve as a vessel for the exploration of sensitive topics in a very intimate, interactive space. Despite playing a role, the player is always somewhat removed from the events themselves through the sheer way of “playing.” In this way, video games can be a safe space...
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Epic Games Store Has Some Epic Faults

Trevor Poole
On January 14, 2019, there was an uproar due to some comments translated from a Russian podcast featuring the Director of Publishing Strategy for the Epic Games Store, Sergey Galyonkin. The long short of the comments dealt with paying influencers (Streamers, video content producers, etc.) money through the Support-A-Creator Program...
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No Man’s Sky Underpins the Importance of Allowing a Game to Speak for Itself

Andrew McAtominey
When No Man’s Sky launched in 2016, it did so to little fanfare. Years of E3 demos, interviews, and even late-night talk show appearances had put gamers into a state of anticipation that matched the likes of Half-Life 3. Unfortunately, the game released in a poor state, lacking many of......
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