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Team Fortress 2 and Its Less Juvenile Environment

Team Fortress 2 and Its Less Juvenile Environment

Anthropology isn’t my thing, but I like the idea of a “game anthropologist”; the column at GameSetWatch with that exact title is young yet, but had an interesting look at Team Fortress 2 this week. What exactly makes the environment seem so much more mature than other FPS? The older…

Portal’s GlaDOS As Bondage Slave

Portal’s GlaDOS As Bondage Slave

Is there more to the design of Portal‘s end-game boss GlaDOS than previously thought? Game-ism weighs in with its own spoiler-filled theory on why the loopy and sentient computer puts protagonist Chell through such an intense series of tasks in order to ultimately reach her; that is, to kill her,…