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M.U.G.E.N.

The first time I saw M.U.G.E.N., I didn’t know it was M.U.G.E.N. I simply saw Michael Jackson fighting Ronald McDonald. It was likely a video on Newgrounds, where I spent a lot of my early days online. When I wasn’t busy coming up with the newest take on my masterpiece version of an AIM profile…

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How Do Games Change Our Reality?

About a month ago, we sat down to record our podcast. It was the week before the launch of Splatoon 2, so we had a lot of excitement to share as we all eagerly anticipated its release. Part way through the recording, my computer hung for a moment and produced a notification that read, “Error:…

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The Best 3DS Games for Your New 2DS, Matt

Later this week, Nintendo will release what is potentially the final hardware revision for the 3DS family of systems and could even be the final hardware that Nintendo releases as a dedicated portable system. With the Nintendo Switch's release, Nintendo has granted the ability to take your console on the go with you. While it…

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I Love You, Nintendo Switch

In 2015, Nintendo renewed the world's interest in the next generation of its gaming hardware when it announced the new dedicated system codenamed, "NX." For nearly eighteen months, comments and speculation accelerated to the point of all but confirmed leaks of the console and its capabilities. Finally, on October 20, 2016, we learned about the…

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One of the Big Kids

There are certain responses that my brain has to different stimuli that have become intrinsic to my body's reactions to influence. There's the specific way that I sharply inhale air and sip coffee so that I can cool it down before it burns my tongue. There's the brace for impact that I do when I…

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