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Behind the Line: No Man’s Sky High Hype

by Kynetyk
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At long last, No Man’s Sky is upon us, and it has been met with wildly differing reactions.  The center of the bell-curve, though, is a resounding “meh”. I am a little confused, myself, about what people were expecting.  Don’t

Point Streak: Nintendo NX Leaks

by Baron Fang
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Point Streak is back and we can’t avoid the rumour mill forever – particularly not when news of the Nintendo NX has been leaked.  Solid, but yet to be confirmed information about the format of this new console has been

BTL Radio: Publishers and Developers

by Kynetyk
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Publishers and developers are perceived very differently by the public.  Developers are  often seen as the artists, the go-getters, the scrappy team trying to bring you their vision and being held down by the money grubbing tycoons at the publisher. 

No Man’s Sky: First Impressions

by Dark Princess

Well, the day finally came! No Man’s Sky was officially released on PS4 this past Tuesday, and to say I was excited would be the understatement of the century. I first heard about this game’s general concept about three years

Behind the Line: Visibility (Brigador Pt. 2)

by Kynetyk
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Last time, we spoke a bit about value with video games, using Brigador as an example.  This week, I want to talk about visibility. Target Audience Whenever a developer is working on a game, one of the first questions has

Hero Talk – Mean Girls

by Judge Greg
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Hey There, Enthusiacs. On this fetch episode of Hero Talk, Judge Greg is joined by Baron Fang as they break the Hero Talk paradigm and discuss the wildly popular teen comedy Mean Girls! Reminder: Hero Talk is a spoiler podcast.

Stardew Valley Review

by Dark Princess

Hey Enthusiacs, In my never-ending quest to find a game (or TV show, or book, or movie) to occupy my mind until No Man’s Sky comes out I finally settled on Stardew Valley, and boy am I glad I did.

Batman: A Telltale Series – Episode 1

by Axalon
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Batman: The Telltale Series has released with its first episode! If you missed the live streaming of the episode, you can still watch the full thing here! Batman: The Telltale Series is an episodic point-and-click graphic adventure video game developed

Abzu Review – A stunning work of art

by Dark Princess
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Hey guys, I was scrolling through my social media feeds this morning, and came across the news of a small adventure game called Abzu that just came out today on PS4 and Steam and I had to give it a shot.

BTL Radio: Pokemon Go, origin and trajectory.

by Kynetyk
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Pokemon Go has been taking the world by storm!  Seemingly coming from nowhere, it’s now bringing people together in new and unexpected ways.  But it didn’t actually come from nowhere.  Today, we welcome Alex to the show.  A long time