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Gaming Today Dear Indie Developers: Help Us to Help You

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)At a recent GDC talk,  Terry Cavanagh lambasted the gaming press for its failure to cover interesting...

 

Gaming Today Studios that Could Make Better Aliens Games than Colonial Marines

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)Word on the street is that Aliens: Colonial Marines is terrible. Really, really terrible. Almost as ba...

 

Gaming Today Dumb Things Fanboys Say: ‘Companies Exist to Make Money’

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)Regular readers of my column or viewers of Jimquisition will know by now what I think of publishers in...

 

Gaming Today Telltale’s The Walking Dead is Absolutely a Videogame

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)Telltale’s The Walking Dead was a shoe-in for many end-of-year awards in 2012, but I don’t think anybo...

 

Gaming Today Uncle Jim’s Most Awaited Games of 2013

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)The year 2012 is in its final days, and we dispense with pointless reminiscing in order to look forwar...

 

Gaming Today Games from 2012 You Probably Didn’t Play, but Probably Should!

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)We’re hurtling towards the end of the year, and that means plenty of list columns, as we celebrate the...

 

Gaming Today Far Cry 3: The Case for Nurturing Voice Talent

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)If Far Cry 3 has taught me anything, it’s that we need far better voice actors in the videogame indust...

 

Gaming Today Fanboys: Enablers of Game Industry Abuse

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)If you defend a shoddy business practice or a bad game, for no other reason than you count yourself a...

 

Gaming Today Not Liking Halo on Halo 4′s Special Day

I had a dream about Halo 4 last night. I cannot tell you the details of the dream, for I cannot really recall any. All I know is that Master Chief featured heavily, and I woke up with nothing but Halo on my mind. I’m not a fan of Halo, and I have not been excited about Halo 4′s launch. In fact, a co...

 

Gaming Today Fueled by Mountain Dew

(This is another edition of , a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)Earlier this week, heads were turned and eyes bugged open when it was discovered that Halo 4 had launched …...

 

Gaming Today Critics in the Headlights

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)It seems sometimes that videogames are just the distractions we play in between online videogame contr...

 

Gaming Today Why Short Games End Up Longer and Longer Games Are Too Short

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)It’s amazing what you can get used to when you’ve experienced it enough times. Like first-person-shoot...

 

Gaming Today Why Some Games Win At Comedy Where So Many Fail

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)There have been many “funny” games made in the short history of this industry, but so few of them have...

 

Gaming Today Launch Libraries (or Why We Need to Stop Shooting our Loads)

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)Whenever there’s a new gaming system on the horizon, one of the burning issues surrounding its release...

 

Gaming Today If Writing Makes Borderlands 2 Bad, That’s … Pretty Good

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)Some Borderlands 2 reviews have been coming out of outlets not exactly known for their gaming coverage...