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Review: Grand Theft Auto V

Far from the “male power fantasy” charge put forth by frauds, Grand Theft Auto V is the closest a game has ever come to fully exploring what it means to be a man in middle-age with unfulfilled ambitions, or ambitions fulfilled-but-unfulfilling. It also happens to be this generation’s capstone technical achievement, and a hell of a video game.

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Review: Beyond – Two Souls

Using some of the least compelling so-called “mechanics” ever seen to tell a story that wouldn’t pass muster at an online creative writing diploma mill, Beyond is irrefutable evidence that the games-as-interactive-fiction movement is a self-indulgent pipe dream not worth pursuing.

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