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Posted by Simon Carless on 11/19/17 10:41:00 pm in Social/Online
This installment of the best longform articles & podcasts of the week includes a look at Need For Speed's monetization, Steven Soderbergh's new interactive film project, and a new AIAS podcast talking to Brendan 'PlayerUnknown' Greene.

Posted by Jeff Vogel on 11/17/17 10:30:00 am in Social/Online
In this article, I settle all debates regarding game reviews: How good should a reviewer be at a game? What topics are a reviewer allowed to bring up when doing a review? Are review scores and review aggregators good? Does anyone still care about them?

Posted by Bryant Francis on 11/13/17 07:14:00 pm in Social/Online
There's a straight line between yesterday's MMO drop rates and today's loot boxes, but does that mean we have a gambling problem?

Posted by Simon Carless on 11/12/17 10:17:00 pm in Social/Online
This weeks articles & videos of the week include how E.T. for Atari 2600 was reviewed on its release, a new Solitaire standout, a video on Hob's design, and multiple Mario / Odyssey pieces.

Posted by Simon Carless on 11/05/17 10:39:00 pm in Social/Online
Some of this week's longform article & video highlights include a look at the new F2P Animal Crossing, Donkey Kong 64's speedrun history, and the cyberpunk horror of Observer.

Posted by Johan Hoberg on 11/03/17 09:50:00 am in Social/Online
In this article I will explore what I feel are the most important skills and attributes of a good game tester, and what type of mindset I believe a good game tester should have.