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Author Archives: Scott Schriefer

Book Review: Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson

Robopocalypse starts out with a lot of potential, but ultimately doesn't live up to it. Read More »

Xbox 360 Review: L.A. Noire

L.A. Noire is a good name, as long as you know what you're getting into. Read More »

Book Review: Fun Inc.: Why Gaming Will Dominate the Twenty-First Century by Tom Chatfield

Fun Inc. provides an overview of many issues that affect and are affected by video games. But not much more. Read More »

Xbox 360 Review: Crysis 2

Crysis 2 is a decent first-person shooter, but doesn't manage to live up to its potential. Read More »

Xbox 360 Review: Portal 2

Portal 2 is more of the same — and that's a good thing! Read More »

PC Game Review: Dragon Age II

Dragon Age II has a good story and some fun elements, but it feels rushed and oversimplified compared to its predecessors. Read More »

Book Review: Reality Is Broken by Jane McGonigal

McGonical's book looks into why we like games more than ever, but falls flat applying game principles to real-world problems. Read More »

Are RPGs Better than Reality?

Do RPGs offer something that real life can't? If nothing else, they provide clear goals and just rewards, which can make for a nice respite from reality when it doesn't do the same. Read More »