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Entertainers & Educators: 10 YouTubers That Induce Smiles & Inspiration

Have you ever stopped to think about the amount of opportunities you have to do almost anything you want in the 21st century? Sure, your socioeconomic status and other personal restrictions may prevent you from making all your dreams come true like some Disney princess, but if you set your mind to it, you can learn to do anything you desire with something we take for granted every day. The Internet. I’m sure you didn’t figure that one out. It’s the…

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A Woman All Gamers Should Know

I’ll be the first to readily admit that I’m a massive fanboy of the Spyro games created by Insomniac Games. My nostalgia and love for the games make me wish that they were still in possession of the franchise, but that is not meant to be, due to a little thing called “Skylanders.” Activision struck a rich vein in the video game market with this ingenious re-imagination of the Spyro franchise by selling action figures that can be transported into…

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The Fork in The Road That Developers Face

I read an article on IGN about two weeks ago titled Spec Ops Dev: Game’s Multiplayer “Should Not Exist.” Although I personally haven’t played the game, I’ve heard plenty about it and wanted to know what the developer meant by this. A brief rundown of the article is that the lead designer of the game, Cory Davis, slammed the multiplayer component of their game by calling it “a cancerous growth [that] tossed out the creative pillars of the product.” They…

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Bridging The Story Gap Between Arkham Asylum and Arkham City

The month of October looms upon us. A month where many wallets will succumb to the hoard of games that will overwhelm the world of gamers with simultaneous grief and joy. There are so many games coming out this fall, but one specific game called Batman: Arkham City stand out. The reason why is because it’s a sequel to one of the best games of 2009, which you all know as Batman: Arkham Asylum. To the surprise of thousands of…

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