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The Diary of Ajdnnw – Week One: Day 4-7

The Diary of Ajdnnw is my first-person retelling of Twitch Plays Pokémon‘s second game. The livestreamed multi-user controlled run of Pokémon Crystal Version . Every Sunday and Wednesday I’ll make a new diary post that will update daily until the game is finished, followed with my own out-of-character thoughts on the day.

It’ll be fun, so join in on the fun over at twitch.tv/twitchplayspokemon.

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The Diary of Ajdnnw – Week One: Day 1-3

The Diary of Ajdnnw is my first-person retelling of Twitch Plays Pokémon‘s second game. The livestreamed multi-user controlled run of Pokémon Crystal Version . Every week I’ll make a new diary post that will update daily until the game is finished, followed with my own out-of-character thoughts on the day.

It’ll be fun, so join in on the fun over at twitch.tv/twitchplayspokemon.

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A Whole New World – How Twitch Plays Pokémon Created A Brand New Genre

For the last fifteen days, Twitch Plays Pokémon has managed to become the latest online videogame hit, and possibly managed to accidentally create a brand new genre in the process of doing so.

That’s pretty impressive in its own right. But is the game and the genre even any good? Let’s talk about it.

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Demystifying Demons

The hype surrounding From Software’s Souls series has had people talking for quite a while, and with Dark Souls II on the horizon, Polly’s here to help get newcomers ready for the darkness ahead.

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Trans-Representation in Interactive Media

In this article Tobiichi searches through various mainstream videogames across the years hope of finding a well intentioned and positive representation of a trans man or woman.

It won’t be easy, but nothing worth doing ever is.

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Just who is directing Short Peace? (Updated)

Goichi “Suda51″ Suda (director of No More Heroes and Killer 7) has been used as sort-of a brand name for games a lot recently. With titles like No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle, Lollipop Chainsaw, Killer is Dead and Shadows of the Damned sporting his name in the directorial seat for marketing only for us to find out later, often close to release, that he did in fact not direct the game but had a smaller role on it. Could the same be the case for SHORT PEACE?

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Nintendo and 2014: How Yesterday’s Direct Shows Us Nintendo’s Plan For The WiiU

There was a Nintendo Direct yesterday! Maybe you missed it. That’s ok, we have all the coverage right here on Boss Dungeon, or you can watch the whole thing here. Yestrday’s Direct was interesting for a few reasons – partly because of its actual content, but also the implication for the future. And I reckon

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Another World: FEZ, Zelda and Exploration

FEZ is on sale on Steam at the moment. It’s £2.99 for the game + soundtrack (which is absolutely worth picking up), which is very cheap and very good value. Fez was one of my favourite games of 2012, and I’ll tell you for why. As you all probably know by now, my favourite game

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Choice and Interpersonal Relationships in Games

Critics say gamers don’t care for much in video games beyond their choice of arsenal. You know what? They’re kind of right. It’s an exaggerated point for sure, as I am sure the majority of those who read this website would attest to, but I do not think it is fully without merit. Let me

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BD Roundtable: PlayStation 4 Thoughts and First Impressions

Three of Boss Dungeon’s writers are no longer awaiting greatness, having jumped into the new generation of PlayStation at launch. Michael, Zack and Julian sum up their impressions after their first few days hands on with the new system. The Games Arguably the most important part of any gaming system.What did we think of the

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How to make the next Batman game

How exactly does one follow up the 2011 hit Batman: Arkham Asylum? How, you ask? How can the travesty of Origins be made up for? Read on to find out. After playing through all of Arkham City’s side quests (hint: Identity Thief), the series makes its live debut of Hush (as opposed to the Riddler

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BD Roundtable: Next Gen Plans

With the PS4 launching in just a few days the next generation of console gaming is just about ready to kick off. There’s a buzz in the air as everyone discusses why they will and won’t be joining in the festivities. Ever eager to hop on the bandwagon, we here at Boss Dungeon had a

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Why the Batman: Arkham Series is My Favourite Series of This Generation

Batman: Arkham Origins recently released to a sigh from me and many other reviewers. One of the main reasons why it was such a huge disappointment is because of the caliber of its predecessors. But what exactly makes this series so great? Read on to learn my reasons: Firstly, the game actually uses its advantage

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Games With Gold Is A Joke

A few months back Microsoft launched their “Games With Gold” service for Xbox Live Gold members. It was supposed to be an answer to the free games Sony gives out with Playstation Plus. It has failed miserably. Playstation Plus provides a large number of titles, often relatively new and well known. The games are about

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Full Screen Mario: More than Copyright

Over the past week, gamers of the 8-bit 80’s have been offered another outlet for pixelated nostalgia through the work of Josh Goldberg, creator of the website Full Screen Mario.  His project recreates the classic Super Mario Bros. using HTML5, allowing almost anyone with Internet access to save the princess. Despite its fidelity to the

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