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Our main featured editorials, thought provoking articles, or fart inducing opinions, the meat of GwtW

Are Windows 10 Store Games Really That Bad?

I click on my ^ button, the one nestled by the date time, in the lower left-hand corner of my screen. A wave of nausea comes over me. Look at them, all those stupid little distribution applets crowded together. Like little leeches whose sole purpose is to await the opening of …

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Battle of the Cartoon-y Shooter MOBA-y Games

Introduction Four online team based shooters, each vying for player attention have been in the works over the last two years. Development houses Blizzard, Gearbox, Hi-Rez, and Motiga have been hoping to add their own defining stamp on the FPS/MOBA-lite genre. They are each distinct and different, although you might not …

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DirectX 12 Updates are Here : What I’ve Found So Far

This week Rise of the Tomb Raider released a DirectX 12 API update. It joins Hitman, Ashes of the Singularity, and Descent Underground as DX12 enabled games. With it’s release gamers’ reactions to performance has been varied. It has become a hot topic item for enthusiasts in discussion forums. Does …

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The Best PC Games of 2015

Standing in the doorway of 2016 it’s easy to spot a number of potentially great new technologies, new and promising genre defining games, and other gaming advances that this year could bring. While we wait in anticipation, lulls like these are best filled with a look back at what made …

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Why We Are Adopting Windows 10, and Why Should You?

Does it really matter which version of Windows you are using to send an email, work on a spreadsheet, or look at a web page? Let’s face it, since Windows 95 these features are essentially the same and Window’s incremental improvements for $100-$210 a pop really do not matter for common …

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State of the Game: Evolution or De-Evolution of Games Part II

As we left off previously, Kickstarter has opened a new avenue previously unattainable by your average gamer. Obsidian Entertainment, announced in 2012 that it wanted to do a Baldur’s Gate/Icewind Dale type of spiritual successor. Did big publishing houses want this? No, gamers did, 700,000 of them fervently did. These …

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