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Street Fighter V: Five Veterans That Deserve Another Chance

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With the reveal of Charlie Nash given to us with a flair of gameplay for Street Fighter V, there are a lot of implications in terms of narrative and character viability. Charlie looks like he’s got stitched parts from different Street Fighter characters, and there’s plenty of speculation that this iteration ...

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League of Legends: Five Champions Nobody Wants

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Article written by Robert Beach and Sam Eskenazi.  With over 120+ champions to choose from, there’ll be a few stinkers in the midst. Riot Games have yet to reach Pokemon status of character design with animate objects and actual piles of garbage, though a few champions’ usefulness provides the same bewildered ...

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Game Music Daily Week 57: Spyro the Dragon, Xenoblade Chronicles, Pokemon, Life is Strange, League of Legends, Sonic the Hedgehog

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Welcome to Game Music Daily! Our regular rotation of soundtrack showcase looks at the 30+ years of great music! We prod the staff for their personal picks and savory songs of what they consider special / interesting / important to them below. It could be anything; epitomizing events, significance of ...

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Game Music Daily Week 56: Crash Twinsanity, Rebirth, Super Mario Bros., Dying Light, Persona 4: Dancing All Night, League of Legends, Super Mario Land

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Welcome to Game Music Daily! Our regular rotation of soundtrack showcase looks at the 30+ years of great music! We prod the staff for their personal picks and savory songs of what they consider special / interesting / important to them below. It could be anything; epitomizing events, significance of ...

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AGDQ 2015 Reminded Me of the “Right” Way to Play Video Games

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In the few years I’ve been actively following the video game world, I have found that more often than not, I am turned off by many of today’s gaming franchises and design trends. I’m a ludologist; I prefer gameplay to story any day. But contemporary games are all about their ...

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APEX 2015: The Highlights!

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APEX 2015 had the shakiest start to any tournament I’ve ever heard of, much less the largest Super Smash Bros. tournament of all time. APEX was originally scheduled to be held in the Empire Clarion hotel, but on the morning of the first day, it wasn’t the sound of alarm ...

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Game Music Daily Week 55: Max Payne, Rhythm Destruction, The Legend of Zelda, Mass Effect, Remember Me, Timesplitters, Pokemon

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Welcome to Game Music Daily! Our regular rotation of soundtrack showcase looks at the 30+ years of great music! We prod the staff for their personal picks and savory songs of what they consider special / interesting / important to them below. It could be anything; epitomizing events, significance of ...

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Why This Generation of Consoles Doesn’t Need a “Gears of War” Moment

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Article by FTG contributor Brendan Hesse. Here we are, entering the second year of this latest generation of video game consoles, and one of the most common lines we hear from fans, critics, and analysts alike is that this generation “hasn’t had its Gears of War moment yet.” “By this ...

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Without the Global War on Terror, would we have eSports?

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Editorial by: Don Gomez (@dongomezjr) As a kid born in the 1980s, I grew up with video games, and the processing power and ability of developers to deliver matured at about the same pace that I did. By the time I joined the Army in 2001, I had owned just ...

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Game Music Daily Week 54: Final Fantasy, Metal Gear Solid, Super Smash Bros., Crypt of the Necrodancer, Unreal Tournament, Advance Wars, Payday 2

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Welcome to Game Music Daily! Our regular rotation of soundtrack showcase looks at the 30+ years of great music! We prod the staff for their personal picks and savory songs of what they consider special / interesting / important to them below. It could be anything; epitomizing events, significance of ...

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