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The Joy Of Playing Video Games Without Actually Playing Them

The Joy Of Playing Video Games Without Actually Playing Them

Playing video games can be wonderful. Sometimes not playing them can be even better. See, games are often time-devouring. Tedious. Difficult. Annoying. You might not want to spend hours of your life grinding for experience points to kill a dragon or shooting up bloody clouds of soldiers en route to…

Andrew Ryan Was Time’s Person Of The Year? Who Knew?

Andrew Ryan Was Time’s Person Of The Year? Who Knew?

Poor old BioShock didn’t get GOTY love from those who call Kotaku Tower their home, but the game’s disembodied presence Andrew Ryan was Time’s Person of the Year in 1969. That is, according to Something Awful’s recent Photoshop Phriday that called for a suitable replacement following Vladimir Putin taking the…