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Is Nostalgia Stifling Innovation in Gaming?

Is Nostalgia Stifling Innovation in Gaming?

Recent events like The Game Awards and PSX 2015 have been filled with exciting gaming news, but very little on new properties. Is nostalgia damaging the industry? Last week, there were a pair of huge...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2016
The Futility of Firewatch is What Makes it Special

The Futility of Firewatch is What Makes it Special

With some Firewatch fans having doubts over the quality of the game’s conclusion, one writer discusses whether the title’s narrative fits perfectly with the game as a whole. It’s rare to see an indep...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2016
How Video Games Can Positively Discuss Mental Health

How Video Games Can Positively Discuss Mental Health

With the scope of video game storytelling ever growing, one Game Rant writer takes a look at some of the most impressive discussions of mental health in gaming. The portrayal of mental illness and di...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2016