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Gamer Culture

Gamers have a unique and diverse culture within our society.  We tend to do things a little differently, and that's why we have this corner Cinelinx set aside specifically for them.  This section will feature articles dealing specifically with that culture and the integration of video games into every day life. 

Video Games That Can Win GOTY, But Not An Oscar

With the Oscars this weekend I thought it would be fun to look at movies that were snubbed from them and translate them to video games. When I followed the Oscars closely I noticed movies would be snubbed for such lame excuses. Putting it lightly, if your movie is a big blockbuster event… It will probably be ignored. If it’s action, if it's science fiction, if it’s mainstream, and even if it’s adapted it will have trouble competing. Lord of the Rings somehow fought through it all to win, but for the most part this stands true. So what games would win Game of the Year(GOTY), but wouldn’t win an Oscar?

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Games We Love - Doom

There are only two games that I can play repeatedly pretty much my whole life and never get bored of them. Doom and Metal Gear Solid, but for this I will focus on Doom. I don’t know what exactly it is with this game, but it’s well over 20 years old and pretty out dated in every way possible, and yet here I am with a PS4 waiting for it to get ported to it somehow, someway. Why?

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Evolve Preview: Seriously Awesome Fun

I’ve gotten a chance to play Evolve several times now, including the two testing phases it went through. The first reveal was rather awesome, but I wanted to see more. That is when I got into the first testing phase, and let’s just say it didn’t work. Then I was invited to participate in the second phase and my goodness am I glad I got invited to this one! I think I had the game booted up the entire time it was playable, and I was sad when it said “sorry, it’s over.”

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