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5 Business Lessons to Learn from Mario and Donkey Kong

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] As of July 9, it’s been 23 years since Mario and the bellicose King Kong clone appeared in gaming arcades…

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The Real Reason ‘The Last of Us’ Deserves An 8 Out Of 10 (Spoilers)

Warning: This articles describes parts of the end of The Last Of Us, including one of the climactic scenes. If you plan to play the game, you have been warned.



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How Long Does It REALLY Take To Play A Videogame?

How long does it take to play a videogame, really? It depends. Are you a completionist who wants to explore every nook and cranny of the game developers’ devising? Or do you want to power through a game, just to see how it ends? A group of time-conscious gamers now has the solution to this planning question.

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Why ‘Aliens: Colonial Marines’ Is a Better Bad Game than ‘Star Trek’

Aliens: Colonial Marines (A:CM) is a videogame that received mostly poor reviews when it was released on February 12, 2013. Star Trek is a videogame that received mostly poor reviews when it was released last week. As they’re both based on science fiction movies and they both have co-op play, they compare well to each other. And having spent time with both, I find that A:CM is the better game.

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Why Do Gamers Play One Game for Hundreds, Even Thousands of Hours?

Endless Ocean: Blue World (EO:BW) is a Wii game that takes approximate eight to twelve hours to complete. Not Viki Kelly. She’s been playing EO:BW for over 250 hours. She’s far from finished. With an ocean to explore and sealife to explore it with, Kelly doesn’t see herself putting down the Wiimote any time soon.

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Sexual Harassment in Online Videogames: How to Fix the Problem

Feminist blogger Anita Sarkeesian said, “Many contemporary online multiplayer games now include voice and text chat integration which is meant to provide a richer shared social gaming experience. Unfortunately, in some of these spaces when a player is identified as female (or LGBT) they are viciously attacked and verbally abused.”

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