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Shamus Young attempts to make the game industry less dysfunctional by arguing with a rhetorical wall and hoping things change for the better.

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Sure, everyone knows Bobby Kotick is a jerk, but do you know why he's a jerk?

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Despite popular opinion, you don't need to have played a game to hate it.

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Follow these few simple rules to avoid the wrath of the fanboy.

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Everything would be much better if Xbox would just let us run its servers.

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Love it or hate it, Halo re-invented the shooter genre for the better.

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Buying used games isn't "cheating," but what are the alternatives?

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Take everything you knew about adventure games and throw it out the window - Telltale Games reinvents the genre, Monkey Island style.

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There is a way that small companies can protect themselves, and it doesn't even require an overhaul to our legal system.

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The idea that a company could steal someone's name sounds absurd, but it's far easier - and more profitable - than you might think.

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The better you get at a game, the less rewarding the grinding becomes.

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Shamus offers a few ways that quick time events might be made to suck less.

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When sparkly vampires aren't an option, sometimes you just have to start over and play WoW.

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Shamus is 2000 times less famous than Felicia Day, yet he still thinks Real ID is a bad idea.

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What's another word for "RPG"?

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Here's hoping other developers are paying attention to Alpha Protocol.