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Sam & Max: Episode 5 - 'Reality 2.0' Impressions

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"The Internet is here. It has lost its respect for living things."

Automavision & Lookey

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Computer-controlled cameras, audience participation – it's not a game, it's Lars Von Trier's latest film!

Film Directors We Want in Games

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Just who from film do we really want helming a game?

Read 'WarioWare: Smooth Moves - At a Moment's Pose'

Heightened gaming vignettes.

Achieving to Achieve

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The Xbox 360 has this mysterious thing call "Achievements", tasks that the developer puts in the game that, when accomplished, add points to a nebulous score (viewable on the internet) that doesn't actually do anything.

For example: If I knock 30 zombies aside with the parasol in Dead Rising, 20 points is added to my Xbox Live screen name's score.

Most people know about this already, and have had enough time to get disillusioned with it. After all, this score doesn't actually do anything but give you a fuzzy feeling in your tummy, and ePenis bragging rights.

Know then, dear listener, that I have found the reason for achievements: Xbox Live Arcade.

SSX Blur & Tutorials

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With tutorials like these, who needs enemies?

Twilight Princess & the Golden Hour

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Remarks on a completed journey!

Lost Planet (XBOX 360)

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Lost Planet wasn't nearly as exciting as a game involving snow planets and alien bugs should have been, but doesn't every cloud have a silver lining?

Notable Mannerisms, Hotel Dusk & You

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Memorably articulated.

A Friday Medley: Ochre & Zelda

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Remixes for the weekend!

The Madness of Mission 6

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Gaming shirts are linked to so often by other sites that we normally don't feel the need to post about them (unless it's a Sam & Max shirt, of course), but...

Bringing out old systems?

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So there are currently two threads about yanking old consoles out of the closet/attic/cold storage to recapture old memories and catch up on missed ones... and while I certainly encourage these actions (especially the Walrus's Dreamcast revival), I do have one simple question for the rest of you.

Twilight Princess: Remarks on a Stalled Journey

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Since Mr. Riley's Twilight Princess article went up recently, I thought I'd chime in with my own, incomplete, thoughts on the subject...

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