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Gaming Today Provocation, Politics, and the Messiah of the 99%

(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.)You’re usually never far from the next outrage concerning a Call of Duty game. Fast becoming the Twili...

 

Gaming Today Smacking Down Publisher Entitlement in the EU Court

(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.)Gamers get called “entitled” a lot, due to their complaints and their demands. Sometimes they really c...

 

Gaming Today Relatively Obscure Videogames I Want You To Pay Attention To

(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.)One of the best parts of having a little soapbox is that it can be used to help those games that reall...

 

Gaming Today GOG Box: Sanitarium and the Horrific Power of Ugly

Sanitarium is one of those games that I would never have discovered were it not for Good Old Games and its willingness to toss up forgotten weirdness from long ago. Part point-and-click adventure game, part action/adventure, and all shades of messed up, Sanitarium is about a man who wakes up from a...

 

Gaming Today The Police State of Videogames

(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.)Today, Blizzard revealed that any customers buying a digital copy of Diablo 3 would be made to undergo...

 

Gaming Today Misandry in videogames? Oh grow the f–k up

(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.)A recent Kickstarter project caused a bit of an outcry this week due mostly to the disproportionate backlas...

 

Gaming Today Shove Your Lazy Co-op Sequences Up Your Lazy Co-op Ass

(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.)I had to play Inversion this week, a largely mediocre Gears of War knock-off that attempted to use shifting...

 

Gaming Today Why I’m Glad the Nun Punching in Hitman: Absolution Upset People

(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.)Hitman: Absolution has been courting controversy since it revealed a new CG trailer yesterday morning. Prai...

 

Gaming Today FEZ Shifts 100,000 Roughly Copies on XBLA

Seems that FEZ has been quite successful for Polytron and Phil Fish, despite any controversies and boycotts that may have surrounded his game. The perspective-bending puzzle-platformer has sold roughly 100,000 copies since it hit Xbox Live Arcade, which is way more copies than I shift of anything I...

 

Gaming Today Dark Corners: The Game that was too Much of a Game to be a Good Game

(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.)If I’m playing a game that I do not have to review, and it’s not a good game, my tolerance for its existenc...

 

Gaming Today BioWare: MMOs are the ‘Toughest’ Part of the Industry

Star Wars: The Old Republic associate lead designer Emmanuel Lusinchi has admitted that the MMO market is a tough nut to crack. In fact, it’s the toughest of them all. In an interview with PC Gamer, the BioWare developer confessed how difficult it is to work with an MMO team, especially when it come...

 

Gaming Today Minecraft Overthrows Call of Duty: Black Ops on Xbox Live

According to this week’s Xbox Live activity chart, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has been the first game to unseat Call of Duty: Blacks Ops since it launched in November of 2010 — outside of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, of course. The world building game debuted at number three last week, after enj...

 

Gaming Today XIII is a Criminally Underappreciated Masterpiece

XIII was a first-person shooter not quite like anything I’d ever played. Although it blended many familiar elements, with stealth sections and action sequences providing gameplay familiar to almost anybody who’s picked up a controller, the presentation and the unique pacing of the game made for quit...

 

Gaming Today Capcom Aims to Speed Up Game Development Times

If you’re sick of waiting for the next Resident Evil and need your game served to you immediately, then Capcom might be working in your favor. The publisher has stated that it aims to speed up the development process for its games, getting titles in your hands a lot quicker than it’s done in the pas...

 

Gaming Today Torchlight 2 & Diablo 3: It’s OK To Play Them Both

(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.)Despite my full backing of gamers who have every right to be pissed off at Diablo III, I’m finding myself w...