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What Is Even The Point Of Giving Awards To Video Games

What Is Even The Point Of Giving Awards To Video Games

‘Tis the season to feel mildly embittered at basically all times. I speak, of course, of awards season, during which countless games take home trophies and plaques (or pictures of trophies and plaques), but not the ones you want to win. What, really, is the point, though? On this week’s…

The Cyberpunk 2077 Hype Is Just Too Much

The Cyberpunk 2077 Hype Is Just Too Much

In less than one week, everybody in cyberpunk future year 2020 will be playing Cyberpunk 2077. Or at least, that’s the impression I get, based on the fact that it’s all anybody is talking about. Such is the nature of the hype surrounding the robo-armed role-playing sensation: Hardly anybody has…

It Sucks When Games Don’t Respect Players’ Time

It Sucks When Games Don’t Respect Players’ Time

Somehow, it’s already November. But also, good lord, it is finally November. Such is the duality of 2020, a year born from a freshly moulted tuft of Satan’s black wings. Thus, this week’s episode of Splitscreen is about time. What’s its deal? Who decided it was a good idea? Also,…