The Best Sports Video Game: Tennis Edition
May23

The Best Sports Video Game: Tennis Edition

The French Open is upon us, and while not everyone gets into tennis, it’s a big deal around the world. Not only is it the first major tournament in the past five months, it’s also the unofficial beginning of summer for many people. While I can’t resist a good rally on the clay court, I know it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. However, video games save you the energy of actually playing tennis by playing it...

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How Modern Video Games Have Eliminated the Sense of Discovery
May19

How Modern Video Games Have Eliminated the Sense of Discovery

When I was a kid, going to the zoo felt like a big exciting adventure with unlimited things to explore and see. Then one summer when I was a little older, I realized all those exciting adventures were actually pre-planned trails, and I was certainly never going to get the opportunity to befriend the wolves and fight crime as the Wolf Pack. I recently had such a revelation about something truly important: video games. This...

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The Best Sports Video Game: Hockey Edition
May02

The Best Sports Video Game: Hockey Edition

The Stanley Cup playoffs are upon us. Much like any playoff, there’s intrigue, passion, rivalry, and guys getting their teeth knocked out and returning to the ice. The RB staff has mixed hockey emotions, as several of us are from an area that doesn’t have an NHL team, but that doesn’t stop us from volleying worthless opinions out into the web. Being born a fan of other sports aside from hockey allows me to look at...

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Oh God, There is Going to Be a Gamergate Movie
Nov09

Oh God, There is Going to Be a Gamergate Movie

So remember Gamergate? That whole thing where a woman was harassed endlessly because “attacking corruption in gaming journalism” and “calling an indie game developer a slut” are apparently synonymous? Well, it’s about to get a whole lot worse, because there is going to be a movie about it. A deal has been made to turn Zoe Quinn’s memoir Crash Override: How To Save The Internet From Itself into a film, which mostly focuses on the...

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