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10 Most Underrated Video Games Of 2017 (So Far) – WhatCulture


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10 Most Underrated Video Games Of 2017 (So Far)
WhatCulture
2017 has been chock full of standout titles. Resident Evil 7, Horizon: Zero Dawn and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild stole our collective hearts and continue to be incredibly playable – but they're just from the first quarter. The rest of the

Learn the fascinating history of speed-runners destroying your favorite video games – AV Club


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Learn the fascinating history of speed-runners destroying your favorite video games
AV Club
Speed-runners inhabit a unique segment of video game culture. They take something that most people think of as a leisure activity and turn it into an adrenaline-fueled, flop-sweat-inducing test of physical and mental abilities. They push themselves to

Gamasutra:Michael’s Blog -Making Video Games From Nothin – Gamasutra (blog)

Gamasutra:Michael's Blog -Making Video Games From Nothin
Gamasutra (blog)
A talk about how I got into games. I started at 13, released my first published game at 18, and at 22 released a game called Pillar for PlayStation 4.

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This Guy Is Digitizing the VHS History of Video Games – Motherboard en_us


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This Guy Is Digitizing the VHS History of Video Games
Motherboard en_us
If you were a child (or large adult son) who spent your free time clutching a controller, sitting so close to the tube that your hair picked up static, you might also have a collection of VHS tapes released by gaming companies. They were made for

Total Geek: Are Video Games Art? – Corsicana Daily Sun


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Total Geek: Are Video Games Art?
Corsicana Daily Sun
Video games have come a long way from the "sub-culture" experience, from being housed in darkened arcades and messy teenage rooms into the mainstream aspect of culture. Even those with limited gaming experience know exactly what the terms "Atari" …

Alternate Endings to Classic Video Games – The New Yorker (satire)


The New Yorker (satire)
Alternate Endings to Classic Video Games
The New Yorker (satire)
Modern gamers are familiar with the concept of “alternate endings,” which can be unlocked by making a series of specific decisions over the course of gameplay. But few realize that many classic video games had alternate endings as well. Mario realizes

8 Ways All Video Games Are Becoming Exactly The Same – WhatCulture


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8 Ways All Video Games Are Becoming Exactly The Same
WhatCulture
The video game industry has always followed trends. Whether it was chasing the success of modern-military first-person shooters at the tail-end of the 2000s or jumping on the console-mascot platformer craze in the early 1990s, the biggest video games

20 video games with the silliest names – Telegraph.co.uk


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20 video games with the silliest names
Telegraph.co.uk
Ever since the dawn of the medium, video games have revelled in having silly titles. Over the years we've seen everything, from the bizarre to the baffling to the completely unpronounceable. We all love a silly title, so here's a list of 20 of the

Digital Humans In Video Games Look More Realistic Than Ever Thanks To This Facial Rig – Cartoon Brew


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Digital Humans In Video Games Look More Realistic Than Ever Thanks To This Facial Rig
Cartoon Brew
As rigging demos go this real-time facial rig demo by Snappers is an eye-popping display of technical prowess. Snappers' Advanced Rig is an adaptive rig that allows combining any number of expressions using an optimized list of blendshapes.

Oh, I Wish: Fantasizing About The Coolest Stuff From Video Games – Game Revolution


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Oh, I Wish: Fantasizing About The Coolest Stuff From Video Games
Game Revolution
Gaming is rife with some totally amazing items and abilities, but part of loving them as much as I do means accepting that those things are just something I'll never have in real life. Go ahead and let me mourn. I'm nearly 30 and I'm still not totally