EarthBound

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“You confront the Abstract Art and its cohorts.” EarthBound was released in North America on June 1st, 1995. In other words, it was mainly played in the mid-90s by young Generation-Y gamers approaching adolescence (Maybe acquired on Christmas ’95, or a birthday…

January 17th

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Let us ponder together the mysteries of the week in videogame blogging, but first something I missed reading last week. And it’s Ian Bogost writing about the potential for fruitful exploration of classic consoles and expired platforms by developing new titles for…

99 Free Games from 2009

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[Editors Note: ‘AAA’ games are big, long, and not worth the money – so says Christopher Hyde in this lengthy critique of the mainstream commercial games industry. In one sense, it’s a very practical demonstration of the wealth of excellent games being produced…