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Ubisoft’s Passionate E3 and the Pain of Hostile Takeover

It is easy to ignore that the gaming industry’s corporate skeleton is as cold and stiff as any other. Despite engaging in the business of fun, the ebb and flow of our beloved pastime is dictated not by fanatic devotion or creative passion, but by the unwavering severity of the bottom line. We can effortlessly shrug off this reality as we devour our latest digital escape and confront it when it negatively impacts our experience. It is as easy as flipping a switch. And after Ubisoft’s incredible E3 showing – punctuated by exciting new IP, dazzling reimaginations of known quantities and raw human emotion – it is clear that Vivendi’s continued march toward a controlling stake in the company will rob us of one of corporate gaming’s biggest outliers. This can not be ignored.
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Grab a Friend and Save with PlayStation Store’s Co-op Sale

PlayStation announced its latest themed sale on the PlayStation Store Tuesday, this time with a focus on co-op games in the aptly-titled Co-op Sale. As friends and family prepare to gather this week for Thanksgiving, now is the time to pick up a second controller and choose from more than 30 discounted PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita titles.

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review

MORE ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE THAN THE ACTUAL GAMEPLAY 

In an industry where most war games are shooters in some fashion, Valiant Hearts: The Great War stands out. Valiant Hearts is a puzzle adventure game, and by far the most interesting take on a war game I have ever experienced.   Continue reading Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review