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Nintendo’s NX Will Be A Portable Console With Detachable Controllers, Sources Say

Nintendo’s new console, the NX, is reported to be handheld with two detachable controllers, according to Eurogamer, which said they spoke to many sources. When you’re out on the go…

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Russia Trying To Capitalize On Success of Pokemon Go With Historical Figure-Based App

Authorities in Moscow are developing an app where users walk around the city and hunt for figures from Moscow’s history, a la Pokemon Go, according to The Guardian. They’re hoping…

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How to Cope with the Physical Demands of Pokémon Go

The Pokéstop nearest to my apartment is a little bit of a walk, maybe a quarter mile, and it’s located on flat ground after a decline. It’s also on…

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Mafia III’s Attempt at Racial Inclusivity Is Laudable–and Risky

I don’t buy into previews much. I love reading about the potential of a forthcoming game, but I’m cynical enough to know that often these things don’t work out…

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When Will Mainstream Media Outlets Cover Games Like Movies?

On any given Friday, you can open up your news site of choice (or newspaper, if you’re one of that dwindling tribe) and find a bevy of reviews, aimed…

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Why 2D Game Design (Still) Has an Important Role to Play

At a time when even most high-level indies incorporate three-dimensional design into their games, it’s easy to see two-dimensional games as less than—the budget option that either trades on…

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Will Overwatch Stay Friendly Now That It Has a Competitive Mode?

Overwatch breathed new life into the gaming industry with its technicolor optimism and vibrant personality. Reviews gushed about the game’s layered gameplay and surprising accessibility. On top of all…

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7 New Board Games I’m Excited To Play at Gen Con 2016

Gen Con, one of the largest board gaming conventions in the world, is always a smorgasbord of new games. A mind-boggling number of games have been announced so far…

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New Vlog Series BitByBit Features Two Women Chatting About Video…

Two women, Janet and Jess, have started a new video series on their YouTube channel BitByBit. The concept of the videos, called Coffee Break, is simple: the two women sit down over…

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PAX East 2016: “Competition for All” and the State of Women in eSports

eSports are here to stay, and that was made especially clear at PAX East…

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Meet Women Gamers Building Their Own Rigs

Building a computer is a labor of love. Researching, shopping, and assembling can…

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Is It Necessary to Complete a Game Before Reviewing It?

Pam examines the factors involved in determining whether it’s OK to review a game you haven’t completed,…

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter is Death by…

Modern incarnations of Sherlock Holmes tend to be combinations that draw in whatever Victorian weirdness captures the creator’s fancy. Sherlock Holmes and Jack the Ripper? Done (and done, and…

First Impressions: Steep

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Hannah Rutherford shares her thoughts on Steep, the upcoming virtual reality…

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Overwatch Reviews

Soldiers. Scientists. Adventurers. Oddities. In a time of global crisis,…

The Sims 4 “Dine Out” Review

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Deligracy looks at the Create a Sim and Build/Buy mode of the…

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Will Overwatch Stay Friendly Now That It Has a Competitive Mode?

Overwatch breathed new life into the gaming industry with its technicolor optimism and vibrant personality. Reviews gushed about the game’s layered gameplay and…

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mYinsanity Announces All-Female Heroes of the Storm Team

mYinsanity, an eSports organization that supports four international teams for StarCraft…

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Twitch Testing Animated Chat Icons That Cost Money Called Cheering

Twitch, one of the largest video game broadcasting platforms, is introducing…

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PAX East 2016: “Competition for All” and the State of Women in eSports

eSports are here to stay, and that was made especially clear at…

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Voice-Over Actor Laurence Bouvard on Letting Passion Push Your Career

Laurence Bouvard is one accomplished lady. She holds a BA in Linguistics from Harvard, studied acting at the London Academy of Music and…

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Xandra van Wijk on Building a Career in Game Design

Xandra van Wijk didn’t set out to be a games designer.…

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Paloma Dawkins Is Helping Keep Games Weird

Paloma Dawkins is a relative newcomer to the world of game…

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Why Women Aren’t Teaching Game Dev Courses

A quick tour of the most popular eLearning sites brings a curious…

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