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What Were They Thinking: Final Fantasy VIII

SPOILER WARNINGS I almost feel bad picking on Final Fantasy VIII. It’s been done so well, by so many people that it feels like beating a dead horse with a sledge hammer. That said, I just finished watching the massive … Continue reading

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What Were They Thinking: Dragon Age: Origins

A note to flamers before we begin. I freaking love Dragon Age. One of the biggest obstacles to my giving Demon’s Souls the time it deserved was that I was completely enamored with Dragon Age. Bioware really outdid themselves with … Continue reading

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What Where They Thinking: Resident Evil: Code Veronica

Resident Evil is a franchise that I am genuinely sad about. The first three games are essential classics to me, representing the golden era of survival horror games. They feature stories and characters that were remarkably down to earth for … Continue reading

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What Were They Thinking: Final Fantasy IV

Video games are a medium filled with lousy stories, absurd scenarios and otherwise ridiculous plot points. That said, there are also some real gems out there. The sort that rise above the stupidity of their bretheren and prove that yes, … Continue reading

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What Were They Thinking?: Metal Gear Solid 4

Video games are a medium filled with lousy stories, absurd scenarios and otherwise ridiculous plot points. That said, there are also some real gems out there. The sort that rise above the stupidity of their brethren and prove that yes, … Continue reading

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