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Courtney Holmes

Courtney Holmes
Courtney is a writer and editor. When she's not playing video games, she can usually be found watching science fiction, reading fantasy novels, or laughing about pop culture. Her greatest aspiration is to be generally helpful in a pinch. Follow her on twitter @univolic.
Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and the Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist

7 Great Short and Free Indie Games You Should Play Tonight

So, you’ve got some free time tonight. Not totally sure what your plans are, maybe you’ll watch some Netflix, maybe go out to a…
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9 Ways That Assassin’s Creed Is A Lot Like The Legend of…

Did you know that Assassin’s Creed is actually very similar to The Legend of Zelda? Me neither! I am a lifelong Zelda fan, and…
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A Literary Analysis of Gone Home

Everyone knows that video games can tell a story as well as any book, movie, or TV show. However, video games are only just…
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Mighty No. 9 Delayed Again, Thanks to Networking Bugs

Mighty No. 9 has been delayed for the third time, according to a new blog post by the series creator Keiji Inafune. It now has…
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New Undertale Patch Secretly Snuck In Bonus Content

Undertale fans, get hype. There’s been a new patch released (version 1.001), and despite some clever lies that it would only be bug fixes,…
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime Is Coming to PS4

On February 9, the vibrant and chaotic Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime by Asteroid Base will be hitting PlayStation 4. Lovers is a couch co-op…
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How Amiibos Will Work in Twilight Princess HD [Updated]

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is coming to Wii U in just 44 days (but who’s counting) and now we have…
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GDC Reports More Female Devs & More Interest in VR

Every year before the Game Developer’s Conference (GDC), its organizers survey its attendees to get an idea of the state of the game…
PAX Prime

Joining a Fandom Shouldn’t Be Hard Work

Late last month, I received Assassin’s Creed Syndicate as a late Christmas present. I had nervously placed the game on my Amazon Wish…
Cassandra Dragon Age Inquisition

EA Access Vault Is Free This Week for Xbox Live Gold Members

Want to check out 14 games for free this week? The EA Access Vault will be completely free from January 19–24, giving you access to…
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Omikron Is Free Right Now in Honor of David Bowie

In honor of the late artist David Bowie, who sadly passed away last weekend, Square Enix will be giving away free copies of…
Martin Sahlin Unravel

iconGentle Creature Martin Sahlin Teaches Us To Make Yarn Buddies

Are you ready? Martin Sahlin, adorable human creature and creative director of the upcoming indie game Unravel, has released a new video that shows us…
Princess Daisy

Princess Daisy Is Coming to Super Mario Maker

Tomorrow, Princess Daisy will be making her debut in Super Mario Maker. Now when level builders drop a Mystery Mushroom into their courses,…
Agent 13

Some LEGO Marvel’s Avengers DLC is PlayStation Only

A new press release from LEGO confirms that there will indeed be content from “Ant-Man” and “Captain America: Civil War” featured in the upcoming…
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Sony Tries (and Fails) to Trademark “Let’s Play”

A user on NeoGAF has discovered that Sony, the company behind PlayStation, recently attempted to trademark the phrase “Let’s Play.” Their attempt has failed, as shown…
Pokémon 20

Happy 20th Pokémon Anniversary! Here’s a 3DS Bundle

Pokémon turns 20 this year, and Nintendo and The Pokémon Company are celebrating in style. A custom New 3DS is coming out on…
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There’s A New Donkey Kong World Record

Wes Copeland is the new world-record holder for Donkey Kong with a score of 1,190,000. This highly contested title has a legacy of…
HTC Vive

HTC Vive Preorders Will Launch on February 29

Happy leap year! You will be able to preorder the HTC Vive VR headset on February 29, according to an article by The…
HTC Vive

HTC Vive Pre’s New Front Camera Impresses at CES

The CES is underway in Las Vegas this week, and journalists from all over the world are getting to try out some pretty cool…
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Psychonauts 2 Hits Crowdfunding Goal of $3.3 Million

Tim Schafer and the team at Double Fine have proven once again that they are masters of crowdfunding. For the third time, they…

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