What Makes an MMO World Memorable?

While playing Wildstar recently, I was struck several times about how little I was invested in the story and world I was partaking in. I couldn’t name or even recognize the races of the characters I was dealing with, and the world itself, while attractively designed, simply didn’t draw me in. That lead me down the rabbit hole of trying to figure out why I remember some MMO worlds so fondly and others simply slip out of my mind when I log out of the game.

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Is NBA 2K15 PC Going Full Next Gen?

With the NBA off season going haywire with rumors and speculation, here we’re going to spin that towards NBA 2K15, namely the status of the PC version. There are questions, and very few answers, but let’s look at them anyway.

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Mario Kart 8 Review – Still in Pole Position

Finally, our Mario Kart 8 review has arrived at the finish line. What took us so long? Well you see, I’m playing Bowser driving a heavy kart with poor acceleration and this blue shell came and… ok, I was just waffling. I’ve been holding this for a short but the longer I waited the more belated it became, so I continued to hold it and that just made it worse. So the hell with it, here we go. Mario Kart 8 has the look of a great entry into the franchise’s storied history, but does it ultimately come up short of the podium?

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Tomodachi Life Review – Life, or Nothing Like it

“Animal Crossing meets The Sims using Miis” sounds like either the most ingenious game every conceived, or the worst. Tomodachi Life for Nintendo 3DS is just that, but on which side of the line does it ride? Is it a wacky, fun life sim or a lifeless joke?

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Watch Dogs Review – Can’t Quite Hack It

I like what Ubisoft is going for with Watch Dogs. It’s an open world 3rd-person action game with some unique twists to it in the form of hacking everything and anything. In the end though, is it worth your time with the likes of Grand Theft 5 still on the market, or is it nothing more than a hack job?

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AAGH Game of the Week – Watch Dogs

It’s time for another AAGH Game of the Week, and this time it’s Watch Dogs for PC.  Join me as I take a spin around Chicago, go drinking, trip out, and crash the hell out of my car  time and again. Watch it here or catch it on YouTube.

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