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Telltale’s The Walking Dead, Season Two Finale

The last episode of Season Two seemed to strike the balance that has always wobbled from episode to episode: stress vs. rest, dialogue vs. action, Clementine’s power vs. her vulnerability.

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Tropico 5

Tropico 5 has introduced new elements that simply do not play out in a satisfying way. By trying to fix the old game’s monotony, it’s lost much of its old strength.

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Wolfenstein: The New Order

New Order takes its time giving you some background, character, and well-written dialogue that ranges from amusing to, on occasion, haunting.

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Watch_Dogs

Mechanically, the game plays out like a casserole thrown together from everything perishable in the fridge after a power outage.

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Transistor

Transistor couldn’t be called a copy of Bastion—or, in fact, any game. It introduces strange new elements of turn-based strategy intermixed in real time battles, which must be seen to be understood.

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Gemcraft Chapter Two: Chasing Shadows

Everything is tight and orderly and locks into place, and despite being a nearly brand-new release, I’ve had zero bugs in three or four hours of gameplay.

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Stuck In The Shadow: Thief

Thief is left with an inferiority complex beset from all sides. It must be as good as the original, and as good as Dishonored, or face shame and inadequacy from the public.

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Continue?9876543210

Continue?9876543210 is an art game. The game is a serious meditation on the various aspects that make up life and thought, tied through with the threat and acceptance of death.

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Minecraft Rocks

We are going to tell you about Minecraft, one of our favorite computer games to play. When we became friends, we started playing Minecraft a lot together, especially now that it’s summer.

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Tweed, Logs, and Typey-Typey

The Tweed Ride is one of the loveliest events of the year and I want you all to go. Unless you don’t like fun, in which case you should take the time to reevaluate your priorities.

Not The Hero Chico Wanted… But The One We Deserved

Come to think of it, if this were a Joel Schumacher film, the capsule would be the size of a tomb. Annie and John Bidwell would come dancing out in a puff of smoke, each wearing impossibly sparkly catsuits

Twenty Years in the Trenches

I watch, in slight horror, as Chuck licks his lips and his eyes roll back into his head. He tips his head back, shapes his fists into devils’ horns, and then lurches forward in his chair.

Techno Lovesong

I started going to these illegal all-night parties when I was fourteen, in 1992, and for three years they were all my friends and I lived for. When I meet fourteen-year-olds now, this fact shocks me. We were children.

Best Bets – 11/17/14

If you’re a metal fan, there’s no other place to be on Sunday than at Lost.

This Week Only – 11/17/14

17 Monday Basement of Frustration: Freak Vibe, Icko Sicko, Outside Looking In, Strange Ones. 6pm, all ages, $5, (374 E […]

Turkey Bags and Trimming Scissors

Like it or not, marijuana cultivation has been and continues to be a huge underground source of income for many residents of Butte County.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Call of Duty, often abbreviated both affectionately and pejoratively as CoD, is both the industry’s poster boy and its whipping boy.

Supertime

MAD SWEET FLY PUMAS PART 2

We followed him. Lucy into the wardrobe, we felt our way in.

Into That Good Night

Death with dignity is probably my #1 social cause

Horoscopes for November 17th

Aries You can breathe a sigh of relief this week. Much of last week’s tension is lifting. Mars continues to […]

SILLIER STILL

The capitalists swept into office, and the Chico Silly Council is about to be sillier than ever.

Mad Sweet Fly Pumas – pt 1

We were the bright-burning kids of the secret night, day-glow denizens of the last true underground sub-culture that would ever be

Phoning It In

By the time you read this I’ll be married to the kindest, smartest, most loving man in the world.