Top Ten Western RPGs

Role playing games from Japan can occupy an oversize space in video games discourse, due to the utter dominance Square had in the 1990s. But the west are no slouches in this department, either! Here are ten of the best RPGs, not made in Japan!

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Console Spotlight: The 20 Greatest Games of the Nintendo GameCube (Part Two)

The Nintendo GameCube topped our list of Most Underrated Consoles last year, so we thought we’d go in for a bit of a deeper dive and look at the system’s twenty most valuable games, broken up over two parts.

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Console Spotlight: The 20 Greatest Games of the Nintendo GameCube (Part One)

The Nintendo GameCube topped our list of Most Underrated Consoles last year, so we thought we’d go in for a bit of a deeper dive and look at the system’s twenty most valuable games, broken up over two parts.

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Happy Valentine's Day! Six Games for the Retro Romantic

Okay, maybe Valentine’s Day isn’t the most fun ever. If you have a partner, there’s so much pressure to do something! And if you don’t, well, it can be a lonely a time. A better option is, of course, to stay home and play video game. Here are six romantic games to play instead of blowing money on an overpriced diner!

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Most Memorable Video Game Music (Part Two)

Video game music has a way of sticking with us, of lingering, of creating those fuzzy lasting feelings of nostalgia. One of the main reasons we get into retro gaming the way we do is likely the bevy of nostalgic memories associated with video game music in the first place! But, though we love retro music, modern video game music can be just as good!

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Metal Gear: 30 Years Of Mayhem And Meta Madness (Part Two)

Since Konami released a top-down stealth game for the MSX home computers called Metal Gear in 1987, things have only gotten more…confusing. So rather than have one person journey, Heart of Darkness style, into the depths of Kojima’s mind, we’re splitting up the load and having different writers write about their experiences with the assorted games.

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Metal Gear: 30 Years of Mayhem and Meta Madness (Part One)

Since Konami released a top-down stealth game for the MSX home computers called Metal Gear in 1987, things have only gotten more…confusing. So rather than have one person journey, Heart of Darkness style, into the depths of Kojima’s mind, we’re splitting up the load and having different writers write about their experiences with the assorted games.

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Requiem for Telltale Games

With the closing of Telltale Games, we wanted to celebrate the incredible achievements these developers, coders, artists, narrative designers, and writers worked on. There are a few of our personal selections for some noteworthy Telltale moments.

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: A Korean Success Story

If you’re gaming online at all right now, you know a least something about PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the multiplayer battle-royale shooter that became ubiquitous in 2017. While Fortnite has maybe stolen its crown for the moment, the game remains a comfortable global success and a huge moneymaker for its company. But where did it come from?

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