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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 … for the iPhone. Naturally, this was no ordinary game, but a...

 

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 controversies. This week’s delightful bit of drama started with a...

 

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-shooter single-player campaigns. This generation has gotten me so...

 

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 actually been genuinely funny. Most attempts at comedy in g...

 

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 is that of its launch library. What games will be available...

 

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. The Wall Street Journal amused and perplexed gamers with a...

 

Gaming Today Okay Guys, It’s Time We Had a New Gremlins Game

There’s no doubt in my mind that, one day, Hollywood will eventually remember Gremlins was a thing and greenlight the inevitable reboot. It’s one of the few awesome films from good decades that hasn’t yet been exhumed, exploited, and ultimately ravaged by an industry too terrified to fund anything that the audience can’t immediately recognize. When that day...

 

Gaming Today Fuse: Demonstrating the Problem with AAA Videogames in One Set of Screenshots

(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.)When Insomniac announced Overstrike, I was quite excited. Sure, it was yet another shooter, and we have plenty of those, but the team behind Resistance looked to...

 

Gaming Today How Telltale’s The Walking Dead Makes You Think of the Children

(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.)Spoiler Warning: Discusses events in TellTale’s The Walking Dead up to and including Episode Three. Children are one of the most easily exploited concepts in mode...