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Five Nights at Freddy’s: Does It Deserve a Game of the Year Nod?

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In a year where video games seemed to do anything but give us absurd load times, picture galleries of broken in-game assets, dysfunctional multiplayer and dashed expectations, the discussion over the 2014 Games of the Year (GOTY) has been quite difficult. The conversation seems to go for a lot of ...

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Game Music Daily Week 48: The Talos Principle, Kingdom Hearts, The Legend of Zelda, Plants vs. Zombies, League of Legends, Awesomenauts

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Welcome to Game Music Daily! Our regular rotation of soundtrack showcase looks at the 30+ years of great music! We prod the staff for their personal picks and savory songs of what they consider special / interesting / important to them below. It could be anything; epitomizing events, significance of ...

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Game Music Daily Week 47: Maverick Bird, Grand Theft Auto, Pokemon, Dragon Age, Tales From the Borderlands, Madden, Borderlands

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Welcome to Game Music Daily! Our regular rotation of soundtrack showcase looks at the 30+ years of great music! We prod the staff for their personal picks and savory songs of what they consider special / interesting / important to them below. It could be anything; epitomizing events, significance of ...

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Game Music Daily Week 46: This War of Mine, Streets of Rage, Yoshi’s Wooly World, LittleBigPlanet, Call of Duty, Alien: Isolation

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Welcome to Game Music Daily! Our regular rotation of soundtrack showcase looks at the 30+ years of great music! We prod the staff for their personal picks and savory songs of what they consider special / interesting / important to them below. It could be anything; epitomizing events, significance of ...

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Jazzpunk and the Failure of Comedy in Games

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Video games can be funny. Anything can be funny depending on the person. Though we shouldn’t ignore the whole point of what makes gaming what it is. Interaction. The power of interaction greatly builds our emotional responses and ties our investment to the code. So, in effect, comedy in video ...

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Game Music Daily Week 45: Crash Bandicoot, Kingdom Hearts, Donkey Kong Country, This War of Mine, Jazzpunk, Mortal Kombat, Metal Gear Rising

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Welcome to Game Music Daily! Our regular rotation of soundtrack showcase looks at the 30+ years of great music! We prod the staff for their personal picks and savory songs of what they consider special / interesting / important to them below. It could be anything; epitomizing events, significance of ...

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Amiibo After Smash – What’s Next for Nintendo’s Biggest Gamble?

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One of the biggest weapons in Nintendo’s holiday arsenal isn’t a game, but toys. Toys that interact with games, but toys all the same. amiibo is Nintendo’s answer to Activision’s Skylanders and Disney Infinity, boasting connection between multiple games and franchises. Kicking off the toyline is none other than Super Smash ...

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Game Music Daily Week 44: Jazzpunk, Top Gear, Street Fighter, Enslaved, Mario Kart, X-Men, Borderlands

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Welcome to Game Music Daily! Our regular rotation of soundtrack showcase looks at the 30+ years of great music! We prod the staff for their personal picks and savory songs of what they consider special / interesting / important to them below. It could be anything; epitomizing events, significance of ...

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Game Music Daily Week 43: Frozen Synapse, Animal Crossing, Pokemon, Burnout, Super Smash Bros., Sleeping Dogs, Call of Duty

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Welcome to Game Music Daily! Our regular rotation of soundtrack showcase looks at the 30+ years of great music! We prod the staff for their personal picks and savory songs of what they consider special / interesting / important to them below. It could be anything; epitomizing events, significance of ...

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Super Smash Bros. and the Future of the Competitive Scene

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With the newest iteration of Super Smash Bros. in full-swing, the core Smash community is at one of those watershed, crossroads of destiny moments. The new game’s getting plenty of love from critics and fans alike. That’s great news, but the Smash community doesn’t rest its laurels on the newest game. Upon closer inspection ...

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