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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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We Need More War Games Like Valiant Hearts

I know that I am a little late to the party, but I just recently finished Valiant Hearts: The Great War. I loved the game, but what really sticks with me is the game’s depiction of war. It paints a picture of horror and death, and that the people fighting on both sides of the war experience the exact same things. More video games should try to depict war like Valiant Hearts does. Continue reading We Need More War Games Like Valiant Hearts

PlayStation Plus Free Titles for March Revealed

Among other exciting PlayStation Network reveals today, PlayStation finally announced this month’s titles for the Instant Game Collection. 

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Week Two of the PSN Holiday Sale brings more holiday cheer

PlayStation brings holiday cheer in its second week of their PSN Holiday Sale, which adds a bevy of great titles. Continue reading Week Two of the PSN Holiday Sale brings more holiday cheer

MONG Podcast – Interview with Yacht Club Games

On this week’s MONG Podcast, the team announced the winners for the Valiant Hearts and Shovel Knight giveaways!  They also went over the week’s biggest news before interviewing some of the guys at Yacht Club Games (the developers of Shovel Knight).   Continue reading MONG Podcast – Interview with Yacht Club Games

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