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Paige FTW: From Screen To Screen

Leapfrogging after last week’s column, this winter finds a few gaming properties actually moving from, well, screen to screen. Will they be successful? Let’s hash it out.

Pioneering in a post-apocalyptic world

Since it was released in 2016, Death Stranding has raised more questions than answers. The project seemed like an amalgamation of random images with gameplay that was equally as mysterious.

Paige FTW: Game Makers Look To Film

As we continue the Death Stranding hype (the game released this week), news broke that Hideo Kojima has announced that his studio, Kojima Productions, is willing to develop its own movies.

Fresh take on auto chess craze

It’s been over five years since Blizzard first release Hearthstone, its take on the digital card game genre. The core game has undergone a lot of changes since then. But there have been few, if any, additions in terms of actual game modes.

Paige FTW: Scare Factor

As a belated tribute to Halloween, I thought I would freely reminisce this week about the scariest games I’ve ever played.

Futuristic game offers a compelling satire for corporate time

Game Name: The Outer Worlds Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch Genre: Action role-playing Publisher: Private Division Developer: Obsidian Entertainment Rating: M, for Mature By Gieson Cacho // The Mercury News (TNS) The new sci-fi game The Outer Worlds is a satire that skewers corporations and late-stage capitalism. It takes place in the […]

Paige FTW: The Fall 2019 Landscape

We all know that Spring 2020 is absolutely overloaded with big-name releases. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. First, we have a well-stacked fall to get through. What follows is a brief overview of the biggest titles coming out this holiday season.

Three horror games for Halloween

Instead of designing a soothing and comfortable experience, horror-game developers aim to elicit unease and anxiety. For players, that adrenaline-soaked fear pays off when it’s combined with compelling gameplay and produces indelible moments.

Paige FTW: The Price of Politics

I would be remiss if I did not touch briefly in this space about the big Blizzard-China controversy that has occupied much of the gaming world’s attention these past few weeks.

Flaws make for clunky gameplay

To say that Ghost Recon Breakpoint is overwhelming would be an understatement. With dozens of icons on the screen and a plethora of menus to navigate, the open-world shooter isn’t the most streamlined of games.