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Thoughts on Capcom’s Remember Me

Our memories make us who we are.  Day to day, we exist by calling upon electrical signals stored in our brains in order to function.  What would happen if we couldn’t trust that stored data?  What if it was stolen or even changed?  Who, then, would we be? Read On »


posted January 26, 2013 - 8:22 am in Gaming, Opinion by

Controversy As A Tool – Hitman: Absolution Trailer

Many readers will have seen the newest trailer for Hitman: Absolution, Square Enix’s latest game (titled Attack of the Saints – see below), and many will have formed an opinion on it.  Being a Hitman game, the trailer unsurprisingly has very violent imagery. However, the violence in question is directed towards female assassins dressed as scantily-clad, dominatrix nuns.  This mix of sex and violence is nothing new, but if you haven’t seen the preview yet, be warned: the images are taken to an extreme.  This trailer hasn’t gone unnoticed, and debating the violent nature of the video has become a trending topic.  However, many debaters have forgotten that controversy itself is a marketing tactic, and possibly the only reason this game clip was released. Read On »


posted June 14, 2012 - 8:00 am in Gaming, Opinion by