2015 GOTY Biggest Surprise: Rebel Galaxy

I did not come across Rebel Galaxy until the second half of 2015, but I am so very glad I did. The discovery was unexpected for a couple of reasons; chief among them was that Rebel Galaxy is a space game and, with my love of all things extraterrestrial, I should have noticed it earlier. The other surprising tidbit is the title’s development studio Double Damage Games, consisting only of Travis

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2015 GOTY Biggest Disappointment: Halo 5: Guardians

After Microsoft’s Halo 5: Guardians announcement at E3 last year it became clear the game had considerably more to live up to than ever before. The announcement included a gameplay demo session on stage featuring a painfully slow beginning as a group of new Spartans were trying to find Master Chief, a Grunt screaming “I regret everything,” and the player running away in a panic from imploding buildings. Little did

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Scariest Enemies in Gaming: Deathclaw

Halloween is a special time of year when many people celebrate all that is terrifying and horrible. As with other entertainment mediums gaming has its fair share of horror games and frightening characters. Some games are specifically intended to frighten the player as a core experience, where others have unnerving elements purely by happenstance. Some of these occurrences take the form of jump scares in a specific scene or even

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Scariest Enemies in Gaming: Chryssalid

Halloween is a special time of year when many people celebrate all that is terrifying and horrible. As with other entertainment mediums gaming has its fair share of horror games and frightening characters. Some games are specifically intended to frighten the player as a core experience, where others have unnerving elements purely by happenstance. Some of these occurrences take the form of jump scares in a specific scene or even

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