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The Best Part Of Oblivion Was The Absurd Poison Apples

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is an awkward game that feels a little bit like world full of Disney World animatronics. One piece of poison food highlighted the game’s silliness while also forcing players to get intimate with their targets.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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What Makes Dead Space’s Plasma Cutter Such A Great Weapon

Dead Space’s Issac Clarke isn’t a space marine. He isn’t a special operative or part of a highly trained anti-alien task force. He’s just a ship engineer in a bad situation. But Issac does have a trump card: his trusty, powerful plasma cutter.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Here’s November’s Xbox Live Games With Gold Lineup

Tales from the Borderlands is another one of those games I own on multiple platforms but still haven’t gotten around to playing. If you’re in the same boat, Xbox Live Games with Gold has you covered this month. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an active Xbox Live Games with Gold […]

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Sometimes A Weird Video Game Is Better Than A Polished One

I’ve been playing through Deadly Premonition and Binary Domain on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. One is an offbeat crime thriller and the other is a clumsy shooter about robots. They’re pure pulp. They’re also two of the best games I’ve ever played.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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L.A. Noire’s Ending, Revisited

I’ve been playing through L.A. Noire for the last month and a half on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. This weekend we finished the game. The conclusion is bittersweet but there was no other way for a tale of crime and corruption to end. Controversial in its day, L.A Noire’s ending is perfect when viewed in retrospect.Read […]

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Video Games Gave Him The Chance To Prove He Is American

Video games aren’t what kept José Muñoz in his parents’ basement for much of the past seven years, slipping into depression. They aren’t why the former honor roll student dropped out of college, and they aren’t why he couldn’t get a job. Video games aren’t what sent him to a therapist’s couch, and video games […]

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Here’s September’s Xbox Live Games With Gold Lineup

If you like moody teenagers having mysterious adventures, you’ll be pretty excited by Oxenfree’s inclusion in Games with Gold this month. There’s also Forza 5 and Battlefield 3 if you’ve had enough of thinking about childhood. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an active Xbox Live Games with Gold…Read more… Continue […]

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L.A. Noire’s Homicide Investigations Were Some Of The Best 

Last month, we started streaming L.A. Noire on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. While the start of the game has some problems, its homicide investigations take a darker turn, adding nuance and moral ambiguity to the tale of LAPD detective Cole Phelps.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Revisiting The Opening Cases of L.A. Noire

Last week, we started playing L.A. Noire on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. It’s a 2011 detective game with a lot of cases to solve. Recently, we finished the cases for the traffic detective desk. It’s a good introduction to the game that also has a few problems.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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