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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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The Bad Road

The whiskey-passer put his hand on my knee, his thick thumb swishing back and forth like a cat’s tail before it pounces. Time stopped.

Set My Sleep Number to 666, So That the Second I Open My Eyes in the Morning, the Bed Catapults My Flailing Body Straight Into the White-Hot Heart of the Sun

I looked out the window again. The same dumb-ass trees were still there. I looked at the scotch in my backpack.

Vintage Year

The story is simple, barely existent, and yet rather unusual

Big Bird in Baghdad

Big Bird was my pal and Big Bird never lied. Suddenly, the channels whipped passed again, landing on Fox News. I entered the war the next day.

To Be Young and Homeless

If we ever want to break this cycle, break this chain of poverty and desocialization that passes down the generations, leading to so many other problems that affect our culture and drain our resources… this is the best chance.

I Want To Believe

it’s amazing how many moments that are supposed to be important and memorable just end up being awkward affairs where I sit around thinking “is this it?” while trying not to fart and ruin things for everyone else.

State of Dissatisfaction

We Americans are a dissatisfied lot, my own drives cripple me, and the sad state of the affairs that is the Super Bowl

Supertime

It’s super.

Synthesis Travel Tips

a helpful list of handy hints that are sure to make your next plane ride a breeze.

Some Visible Sound

A hole lay open in the ground

Father John Misty: live at the El Rey Theater January 18th, 2015

Tillman, a consummate showman, cavorted his lithe frame across the platform throughout the night

Taxes Aren’t Scary

The more knowledge I have about my taxes, the more I can plan for their role in my life.

Horoscopes for January 26th, 2015

Behold, the Future.

Arrested

He was turned out in the dark 20 miles from home.

Dust and Cobwebs – Final Thoughts

Over these weeks, as we cleaned and cried and shared these memories, a sense of ease settled over us. It was like finding no monster under the bed.