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The Paradox of Increasing the Intelligence of AI in Stealth Games

The Paradox of Increasing the Intelligence of AI in Stealth Games Stealth games have been a popular genre for a long time. There is something appealing about being nimble enough to creep by an enemy without being seen or heard. This game mechanic hasn’t been limited to only one genre, as many RPG and FPS games also generally contain some sort of stealth component or...
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Essential Indie Games: Action Games

Essential Indie Games: Action Games

To start the new twist on the column I figured I’d delve into one of the more broadly defined genres, Action Games. So without further ado, let’s get into it…

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Four Free Fantastic Android Games: Volume 2

Four Free Fantastic Android Games: Volume 2

This month’s Four Free Fantastic Android Games will feature some quirky games. They each have completely different gameplay elements, from using tilt-to-move controls to move a flying cat to using actual rolling dice as role playing game characters. The four games for this month are: Dice Heroes, Intern Saga: Trademark Lawyer, Jetpack Cat, and Sausage Royale.

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The Evolution of the Video Game Tutorial

The Evolution of the Video Game Tutorial

Video game tutorials over the years have been everything from annoyingly pointless, to fun and informative. But there’s no doubt that they’re an integral part to every game.

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Top 10 Utterly Obscure and Completely Pointless Controllers & Gaming Peripherals

Top 10 Utterly Obscure and Completely Pointless Controllers & Gaming Peripherals There’s a reason that the title of this list is utterly obscure and completely pointless. Most of the accessories and controllers on this list have faded into obscurity because of their utter failure that has doomed them to be in the memory of a few angry gamers who were unfortunate enough to purchase them....
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Octodad: The Most Important Game Of 2014

Octodad: The Most Important Game Of 2014 I’ve touched on it here and there on this blog in the past (and so have some of my trusted colleagues), but as a gamer who has been at this for quite a little while, one of the relatively recent industry trends that I’ve grown a bit tired of is the mainstream, big budget, gaming world’s...
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Character Action: The Most Under-Appreciated Genre

Character Action: The Most Under-Appreciated Genre Character action is not a genre you hear talked about very often.  Despite this lack of press, I think it is one of the finest genres available to the discerning consumer. There are plenty of reasons for character action being mostly invisible.  It’s a relatively new genre that only found its feet with the...
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HD Remakes, Are They Necessary?

HD Remakes, Are They Necessary? What games are you looking most forward to this year? We’ve already seen Titanfall be released (to universal praise) while anticipating titles like Watch Dogs coming out this spring, but for some older gamers seeing titles like Tales of Symphonia and Final Fantasy X & X-2 making an appearance once again...
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Changing the Face of Browser Games: Mozilla and Unreal Engine

Changing the Face of Browser Games: Mozilla and Unreal Engine Gaming technology is advancing at a rapid pace. I recently wrote an article about my predictions on what gaming will look like in ten years. In that article, I obviously predicted some big improvements to the graphics and visuals for all platforms. Well, one particular platform for gaming has received a...
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