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Super Smash Bros Brawl: The Subspace Emissary

There is no story more eloquently told in the medium of the video game than the tale of the hero. Virtually every narrative video game made today is a take on the heroic epic which forms the foundation of literature and informs modern storytelling. The Smash Bros. series is popular franchise of fighting games which […]

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5 Reasons Why Family Guy is Better than The Simpsons

The Simpsons is a fine show. But honestly, it’s been in decline for years. Family Guy, on the other hand, is hitting its stride and shows increasing popularity on both Fox and in cable syndication. I can still appreciate The Simpsons, but its age and waning humor pale when compared to Family Guy’s clever writing […]

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Overclocked Remix

Most people consider video game music to be comprised of highly computerized repetitious harmonies lacking in the kind of depth that has made other music so popular. Most people think that it exists solely to fill a sensory void that otherwise exists in gaming. Enthusiasts will tell you something different. Like soundtracks to movies or […]

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