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Review Videogames

God of War (2005 – 2018)

God of War, 2005: The game begins in the middle of a storm; the player’s ship is being attacked by a hydra; during the first 10 minutes of play, the player confronts and kills one of the most recognisable creatures in Greek mythology. God of War, 2018: The game begins with a funeral. In the […]

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Work

Go, Duck

I don’t trust Google. There is something pernicious about all these companies that live by collecting our personal information. Companies that analyse our searches in order to deduce the most efficient ways of manipulating our behaviour as consumers. Unfortunately, Google retains certain monopolies. YouTube is inescapable. Google Office is the only decent way to collaborate […]

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Videogames

The Broken Throne

It’s a losing battle, to be the new game in the “The Witcher” franchise. And that’s what Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales is, despite its title gymnastics. Even though it is a game in a different genre, it is doomed to being compared – when it comes to character development and narrative – to one of […]

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Videogames

The Walking Dead

Today I tried something new, something I never thought I would do. Something that I never quite understood the appeal of, for other people. Today I saw someone play a video game from beginning to end on YouTube. That person was the famous Pewdiepie, playing the latest episode of “The Walking Dead.” I finally figured […]

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Marketing

Consumer Obligation

“Is this worthy of your time and money, of your attention?” This is a kind of artistic criticism  – or review, in the parlance of the internet – that one can seek. It is valuable: both time and money are limited resources. But the answer is different for each reader, for each viewer, because different […]