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Should Critics Ignore Minor Flaws in Open-World Games?

It’s inevitable that open-world sandbox games will have a few flaws. The question is, should critics overlook those issues that don’t hinder the gameplay?

Were Developers Simply Unprepared for This Generation?

Given the fact that so many high-profile games have released with so many problems this generation, one wonders if and why developers weren’t prepared.

Top 5 Reasons Why Open-World Domination is Bad for Gaming

It seems like every major new announcement features an open-world structure. But the destruction of the linear adventure isn’t a universal good.

The Witcher 3 Has the Hottest Ladies in Gaming, Bar None

Somehow, developer CD Projekt Red managed to create some of the finest fantasy women in video game history. And they’re all in The Witcher 3.

Should Critics Issue New Reviews for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt?

The game had a troubled launch but when all is said and done, it will be a much-improved, more stable product. Should critics respond?

Game Journalists Can’t Get Jobs Outside the Gaming Industry?

As those who cover the videogame industry aren’t even seen as legitimate reporters in other fields, game journalists may have limited careers.

Prepare Yourselves: The FFVII Remake Will Become Vaporware

Final Fantasy fans wept tears of joy. It was the biggest announcement in recent E3 memory. But sadly, the game probably won’t come to fruition.

Have Video Games Reached an Unacceptable Level of Violence?

The gaming industry is often accused of unnecessary gore and violence but we keep seeing an increase in both. When will it stop?

Will Batman: Arkham Knight Supplant The Witcher 3 As Top Dog in 2015?

Everyone is praising The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to high heaven (despite the technical hitches), but will Batman: Arkham Knight steal the crown?

The Witcher 3’s Issues Should Be Reflected in Review Scores

There are a number of well-documented hitches, glitches, and annoying issues in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and responsible critics shouldn’t ignore them.

Are The Witcher 3’s Perfect Scores the Result of Hype?

It’s a given that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a fantastic title. But is any game capable of pulling down perfect scores without pre-launch hype?

Predict the Review Score For: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

CD Projekt Red’s hugely anticipated new role-playing game is already in the hands of some reviewers. What scores will this blockbuster pull down?

Exclusive: DLC Conspiracy Doesn’t Exist…Well, Not Really

It’s an all-too-common accusation these days: Blaming developers for holding back content for the sake of premium DLC. But let’s clarify.

Should Mortal Kombat X’s Violence Impact Reviews?

It’s bound to be one of the most brutal video games ever, and it’ll prove offensive to some. Should this factor impact an overall review score, though?

Why Does the Video Game Critic Have Such a Terrible Reputation?

The video game critic has a bad reputation but why? What are the reasons behind the general dislike and distrust of critics in this industry?