Game developers need to be more responsible about how they handle history

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Opinion by Matt S. “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” That famous quote from philosopher George Santayana is of particular relevance to the video game industry. As the world’s most popular and widespread form of entertainment, video games have impact and shape how people view…

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In a game based on World War II, shooting shouldn’t feel “wonderful”

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Opinion by Matt C Content warning: this article includes some graphic World War II photos.“This is married to a generous aim assist and assorted impact effects that, simply put, make shooting things wonderful.” [Emphasis mine] That’s an actual quote from an actual review of Activision’s Call of Duty: World War…

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Indies on the Nintendo Switch, what we’d love to see in Final Fantasy XVI, and Call of Duty… ergh (Digitally Uploaded 2017, Episode #37)

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Yeah, we went there. We’re still likely years away from a Final Fantasy XVI, but that doesn’t stop us fantasising (hah) about it on this week’s podcast! More practically, we discuss some of the amazing indie games released on the Nintendo Switch in recent weeks. With all the hype behind…

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