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Science Fiction Month

November is Science Fiction month on The Free Cheese. All month long, we'll be focusing our attention to sci-fi in games. From Metroid to Half-Life to No Man's Sky, we will highlight our favorite moments in sci-fi gaming. There are hundreds of great science fiction games spanning the history of gaming, and we'll be looking…

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Why I Play Video Games

I've been playing video games for my entire life. My earliest memories are holding an NES controller, Batman, and eating cake. Everything else is a blur, but those three things stand out. My time with games has been my time with life, and I can draw distinct lines to events in my life based on…

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It’s That Time of the Year Again

For December, we're doing something a little different for our cover story. Typically we choose a topic in gaming based on genre or platform or series, but as we come to the close of the calendar year we are going to start looking at the best games of 2014. In previous years, our game of…

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Critical Hit!

This month's cover story is all about the role-playing video game. RPGs are a very particular genre, and what is most interesting is how other genres have adapted a lot of RPG mechanics in order to enhance a different genre. Additionally, RPGs are so unique depending on where they were developed. Here, we're going to…

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Trick or Treat?

For October, we wanted a cover story that reflected everything the month represents to us. October brings the best weather of the year and with the cool fronts moving in, we get new colors spreading throughout the world as everything begins to die. We get the itch to exhaust our Netflix subscriptions and watch every…

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25 Years of Game Boy

This week's cover story is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Nintendo Game Boy. The handheld became almost immediately popular, coming bundled with the Russian puzzle game¬†Tetris. Throughout the week, we will be posting articles about the history of the console, the games that it brought us, and the people behind it. Please look forward…

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