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Video Games' Stories Suck and it's Our Fault

No matter which video game you think had the best story, chances are it… sucked. Compared to ambitious TV series, movies, and books, video games offer plots that barely hold water most of the time, even in the cases of the critically acclaimed titles. And while they compensate with numerous other elements, it can be difficult to understand – why do we settle for mediocrity?

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Don’t Go West – why developers ignore westerns?

I always found it puzzling how few western video games there are. Seems like the perfect setting for a game, no? It’s a strongly romanticized period of history that used to be wildly popular in film some years ago. It offers an exciting environment, a solid framework for the plot and characters and opportunities for some amazing adventures. However, it also imposes some obscure constraints that are not quite obvious at first glance. The following article explores some of the limitations that have largely prevented western from conquering our consoles and computers.

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The most anticipated games of 2018

Nier: Automata, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, Horizon Zero Dawn – 2017 was certainly generous with good games, and should be remembered as one of the good years of the industry. Is there anything to look forward to in 2018 after a year like that? With the releases of games such as Red Dead Redemption II, Monster Hunter World, Kingdom Hearts III, God of War or Detroit: Become Human marked down on our calendars, the answer seems simple – sure thing!

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The most anticipated games of 2017 – Gamepressure picks

2017 – here we go! In our recent articles we’ve shared with you some thoughts on the releases and disasters of 2016, and now the time has come to leave the past behind and look into the (hopefully) bright future. The upcoming twelve months are shaping up to be quite interesting. We’ve got some highly anticipated RPGs vying for our attention as well as remakes of classics awaited by the fans, some sequels, and – of course – a couple of fresh, original productions. Without further ado, check out the top picks of our editorial team that are going to invade our computers and consoles in 2017.

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Behind Rockstar’s silent hype machine, or how to stay sane until Red Dead Redemption 2 is finally here

Are you a devoted Red Dead fan? Recently things have been looking pretty promising for you, haven’t they? First a bundle of Red Dead Redemption 2 artwork, then an announcement accompanied by an in-game trailer, and now so much new information waiting to be unveiled. That’s just great, except… you won’t be getting any of this stuff anytime soon. So how is Rockstar going to keep us interested in their game before the release? They probably won’t do much… we’ll do it all on our own, just craving for more and digging through what was already revealed. So let’s take a look at how Rockstar’s hype train works… and how we board it every time.

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