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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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Shamus Young explains why everything you're getting hyped about from E3 2010 might suck.

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Is EA's Online Pass a product or a service? Or neither? Or both?

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Square-Enix isn't lying when it says a Final Fantasy VII remake is practically infeasible.

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You don't have to put a story in your game, but if you do, try to make it not suck.

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Is voice acting in games really a good thing?

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Some long-time Civilization fans are getting pretty steamed.

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Five games to use in your next discussion about whether or not games are art.

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Congratulations, Ubisoft, on making DRM so awful that it might eventually work.

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Seems like everyone these days is playing Farmville. Let's fix that.

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These are four words that we'd all be better off never speaking - or hearing - again.

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If Farmville isn't that fun, why are so many people playing it?

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MMOG developers could learn a lot from playground designers.

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StarCraft 2's match-making could leave players out in the cold.

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Hooray for developers who care about something other than shinier graphics.

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Anyone designing an MMOG needs to be designing a framework for two different audiences: The one they'll have at launch, and the one they'll have three years after that.