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Critics, fans, and the nature of reviews

Critics and fans look at things differently. No getting around that. People forget, however, that critics are fans too. They have to be. Who would choose to spend their life talking about things they hate? Sure, there are the critics […]

Critics, fans, and the nature of reviews

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Critics and fans look at things differently. No getting around that. People forget, however, that critics are fans too. They have to be. Who would choose to spend their life talking about things they hate? Sure, there are the critics […]

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Video Games Future: They’re being played for you

>Most gamers nowadays know what a “Let's Play” (LP) is: a video or series of screenshots of someone playing a video game, with the person commentating on the game

Layton vs. Ace Attorney: First Impressions

After months of uncertainty, the latest in two bestselling mystery video game series have finally come to the U.S... as one game. Yep. Capcom's Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney  and Level-5's

Nintendo wants your money with the New 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS has had a lot going for it lately. With the imminent release of Super Smash Bros. 3DS in Japan, gamers who have held off buying the

Why I wasted this month playing The Sims 2

I downloaded The Sims 2 last month. EA Games was giving it out for free for a while, something about its support ending, and I'm never one to pass

Final Fantasy XII: Did it rip off Star Wars and get away with it?

What's the difference between an homage and a ripoff? Why do some stories provoke cries of plagiarism while others inspire glee from fans that a thing they love is

Fans and Media Analysis, Part 3: Shipping

I'm sure you all remember when the 6th Harry Potter book came out. I certainly do. The world was brought into shock by the events that transpired-- Snape kills Dumbledore,

Tumblr, Fans and Media Analysis: Part 2

So maybe in my last post I was being a little unfair to TV Tropes and all the people who use it. After all, it’s not necessarily being used

TV Tropes, fans and media analysis: Part 1

When I was in college, I had an English professor who gave her students some advice I still try to stand by to this day. “Don’t just summarize the material,”

DashCon convention doomed from the start

I could talk about video games all day and all night, but this isn’t a blog about video games. It’s a blog about fans. And last week, there was a

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