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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Review: A Legacy's Burden

A fantastic historical setting is once again weighed down by all the cruft we've come to associate with Assassin's Creed.

Metal Gear Solid 2's Commentary On America On The Brink Resonates Just As Strong Today

An essay on Metal Gear Solid 2, from the new book collection of Metal Gear Solid essays called Okay, Hero.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Review: A Legacy's Burden

A fantastic historical setting is once again weighed down by all the cruft we've come to associate with Assassin's Creed.

Metal Gear Solid 2's Commentary On America On The Brink Resonates Just As Strong Today

An essay on Metal Gear Solid 2, from the new book collection of Metal Gear Solid essays called Okay, Hero.

How Realistic is Yakuza 6? Behind Japan's Long History of Crime Syndicates

How close to reality is the Yakuza series' depiction of Japan's underground crime syndicates?

How Assassin's Creed Origins Captures the Politics, Colonialism, and Betrayal of the Real Ancient Egypt

Assassin's Creed Origins goes where no Assassin's Creed game has gone before: tracing the abuses of power, from Ancient Egypt to modern times.