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Ted’s Top 10 Games of 2014

author image by Ted Dedon | Articles Features | 0 Comments | 23 Dec 2014

2014 is the year gaming culture went mainstream. It’s true games themselves have been part of the mainstream culture for a while; but actual gaming culture itself has been vanquished to the darker corners of the internet, conventions, and dank-dark…

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Violence, Live on Television: It is Our Right to Purge

author image by Ted Dedon | Features | 0 Comments | 25 Nov 2014

Surely by now, you’ve heard of the crisis facing Ferguson, Missouri. Some say this, some say that. It doesn’t really matter at this point. But what does matter is that the cat’s out of the bag; Pandora’s box is now open….

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“Grand Theft Auto V” Review

author image by Ted Dedon | Articles Console Platforms PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 25 Nov 2014

Grand Theft Auto is arguably gaming’s great franchise. Since GTA3, nearly every entry has been considered arguably perfect and inarguably important. Grand Theft Auto V came out on September 17th, 2013 and was met with critical acclaim and commercial success….

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“Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” Review

author image by Ted Dedon | Console Platforms PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 20 Nov 2014

Call of Duty has fast become one of those franchises that can be met with scorn and bliss. Usually, it’s well made, if not predictable; generally, it’s fast paced and fun; commonly, it’s the same-old same-old which makes it both…

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“Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth” Review

author image by Ted Dedon | PC Reviews | 0 Comments | 19 Nov 2014

Have you ever heard the phrase, “one more click?” Sid Meier’s Civilization is a series which is, unquestionably, one of gaming’s classics. Central to the strategy genre’s canon, Civilization’s formula has defined an era of turn-based clicking that has forever…

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“The Last of Us: Remastered” Review

author image by Ted Dedon | Articles Platforms PlayStation 4 Reviews | 0 Comments | 12 Aug 2014

When The Last of Us first came onto the scene a couple of years back it was both shocking and alluring. It’s true, we see post-apocalyptic games—especially those dealing with viral outbreaks or zombies—all of the time. It’s also true…

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“The Swapper” Review

author image by Ted Dedon | Articles Nintendo Wii U Platforms PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 PlayStation Vita Reviews Steam | 0 Comments | 31 Jul 2014

Every now and then a puzzle game comes out that takes what’s really good about the genre and adds an extra something to it. What makes a puzzle game really good in the first place? In the case of a…

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“Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty” Review

author image by Ted Dedon | Articles Console Handheld Platforms PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 PlayStation Vita Reviews | 0 Comments | 30 Jul 2014

  Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssey was, when it came out, the kind of game with a unique enough style and setting that it became instantly memorable. From this it situated itself as one of the late 90’s best adventure-platformers. Its basic…

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“Wolfenstein: The New Order” Review

author image by Ted Dedon | Articles Platforms PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox 360 Xbox One | 0 Comments | 26 May 2014

Get Psyched! Kind of… In 1969, Roger Ebert in a review wrote, “Midnight Cowboy comes heartbreakingly close to being the movie we want it to be.” He made the point that Midnight Cowboy is a great movie trapped in the…

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Mein Herz Brennt: The Twisted World of Elliot Rodger

author image by Ted Dedon | Articles Features | 1 Comment | 25 May 2014

How do we solve a problem like Elliot Rodger? If you’ve heard about the Isla Vista Rampage, you’re probably wondering the same thing. It’s a complicated tale which is being caricatured by the media as misogynistic, told from the perspective of…

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DedSec: Terrorists, Hackers, and Spies… Oh My!

author image by Ted Dedon | Articles Features Reviews | 1 Comment | 16 May 2014

You go about your life unaware of the digital shadow you cast… and it reveals more than you know. We know who you are. We know what you care about. We know who you care about. We know how much…

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“Stick it to the Man!” Review

author image by Ted Dedon | Handheld Nintendo Wii U Platforms PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 PlayStation Vita Reviews | 0 Comments | 16 May 2014

Did you play Grim Fandango, Psychonauts, and Full Throttle and wish there were more games like them? Stick it to the Man! has recently come out for PlayStation 4 and follows in the vein of Tim Schafer’s classics. With its quirky style, funny…

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