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A Pokémon Life

Imagine a world full of endless possibilities. You can be anything you want. President? Go for it! Own a small business? Get yourself a loan. Teach under privileged children? Mold those minds! You will not find me doing any of that. I will be in my dark room exploring the world of Pokemon and ruining…

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Why Final Fantasy Clicked

I grew up during the peak years of the NES, just before the rise of the 16-bit era. I watched as the Nintendo dominance across American homes slipped into the great debates between SEGA and Nintendo kids. Today, there is what seems at times to be infinite choice in play. Definitive genres still permeate the gaming…

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Defining an RPG

As you may or may not know, we are spending the month of November talking about RPGs. Our cover story is centered around the genre and we are taking the opportunity to talk about the best games in the genre, our favorite games in the genre, and everything else that we can cram into one…

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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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