vəˈräɡō/: a woman of strength or spirit; a female warrior.

GAMING

Put Down Your Swords, Geeks. The Battle Is Over

For most of my life, I’ve been a woman and a consumer of popular culture.  As a girl, I grew up around video games. With two brothers, it was inevitable to be ensconced in video games and it passed the time. A world of fantasy, royals, creepy zombies or just playful Italian guys bouncing around on mushrooms, was a welcome …

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Construct: Indie Game Development

Indie game development is a major business. Apps are constantly being uploaded to popular shareware websites like Google Play, Apple iStore, and Steam. Consumers invest large amounts of time and money into these products. In turn, a few lucky developers earn enough cash to support new projects, buy a new car, and have the option to peacefully retire (side note: …

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Review: One Piece: Pirate Warriors

The Dynasty Warriors franchise or Musou as it’s known in Japan, has no shortage of titles available on the gaming market, it’s a series that has both dominated and redefined the “Beat’em Up” genre. In the latter half of the 2000’s, we saw Tecmo Koei, the company responsible for these games take a bold step when they decided to branch …

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