Author Archives: stirlace

The Steam Link: From Computer To Couch

Valve’s war for the living room continues. From Big Picture to the Steam Controller, it’s clear that they really want you to stay on Steam and away from those filthy, nasty consoles. Available now is yet another tool in their … Continue reading

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Thanks To Brutal Doom, I Finally Beat Doom 2

If you’re a law enforcement officer, don’t arrest me or anything, because I totally played Doom when I was a kid. Yep, that’s right. I was under legal age, and I totally prowled those pixellated hallways, wasting undead soldiers with a … Continue reading

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Rocket League – See You In Church

Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned. For the longest time, I was on the fence about Rocket League. I saw some matches streamed on Twitch and it looked interesting enough, but I couldn’t fathom the concept in my head. … Continue reading

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The Revenant (without the bear)

Well, I’m back. I stopped writing because, in all honesty, I simply grew tired of the industry. The endless outrage, the weird gender politics…it was bewildering at the time, not to mention depressing. Games were meant to be my escape from these kinds of … Continue reading

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This game supports more than two players

I had time to cool off after my last post, because I wanted to provide some kind of fair and balanced view on the whole ‘Social Justice Warrior vs. Men’s Rights Activism’ conflict going on that has somehow spilled over into the gaming … Continue reading

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By any other name: the integrity of ‘games journalism’

People have gotten it into their heads that, somehow, somehow,  Zoe Quinn’s sordid tale has ripped the covers off the supposed sanctity of games journalism. She slept with all these games media fellows, so…did she exchange sex for favours or something? Is she is … Continue reading

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Dust: An Elysian Tail [5 Minute Review]

Dust: An Elysian Tail is full of surprises. The graphics, presentation, voice acting and art style are fantastic for indie fare. The gameplay, with its simple collection of combo strings, Metroidvania approach and mild RPG elements, is oddly addictive and … Continue reading

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