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Old Is New: This Year’s Best Games Are All About The Classics

Old Is New: This Year’s Best Games Are All About The Classics

This fall, we’ve been getting the best sort of déja vu. From Dishonored to XCOM, many of the best games of the fall have learned from past classics and reworked them into smart, satisfying, fresh-feeling games. Is this new appreciation for 90’s classics a trend, or an anomaly? What exactly…

Should Video Game Fans Care More About Sports?

Should Video Game Fans Care More About Sports?

Sometimes it feels like gaming has two camps: Those who play sports games, and those who don’t. It’s not unlike the jocks and nerds in high school, really. Could non-sports gamers find something to love in sports games? Should Mass Effect players give Madden a shot? How do sports tell…