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The Great Backlog Battle: (No) Hope for the Future
No one really knows what the future holds, but for generations, science fiction authors the world over have been trying to give their own interpretations. While every single vision of what the future holds comes from a different mind, there are many similarities that are easy to spot. One of the big…
Video Game Reboots and Remakes: What (Not) to Do
Reboots and remakes have become dirty words around Hollywood; phrases to denote soulless cash-ins from bloated producers looking to mine a buck off of our collective nostalgia. The video game industry isn't immune to the lucrative lure of similar projects, which is why we've seen so many r…
The History of Final Fantasy 2 and 3
After going the distance and fleshing out the history of Square and the rocky start to the first Final Fantasy title, it's time that we move with the face of the role-playing genre. Today, we're going to elaborate on the history, development and legacy of both Final Fantasy II and III. Keep an eye o…
The History of Final Fantasy: Part 1
Having the likes of Mario, Zelda, Mega Man and the numerous other figureheads of gaming to choose from, we felt that Final Fantasy was the perfect place for us to start our history series. Just as Mario can be considered the face of platforming (and of gaming in general), Final Fantasy is widely reg…

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