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Fri, Dec. 19, 2008
11:25 AM EST

csapieha

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A game journalist's holiday wish list

I'm becoming giddy thinking about what I'm going to do over the ten or so days I plan not to work during the holidays.

Wed, Dec. 17, 2008
12:15 AM EST

csapieha

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Fun with downloads

With all of the critically acclaimed boxed games lining store shelves these days it would be easy to forget that you don't have to leave the house to find compelling interactive experiences. There are plenty of terrific (and cheap) downloadable ...

Mon, Dec. 15, 2008
12:26 AM EST

csapieha

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GTA IV named Game of Year at 2008 Video Game Awards

Technical problems kept me from tuning into the2008 Video Game Awards , broadcast on Spike TV Sunday night. However, I did manage to follow Joystiq's excellentliveblog coverage

Fri, Dec. 12, 2008
10:20 AM EST

csapieha

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Five gaming trends that emerged in 2008

The human brain is built to recognize patterns, and my game-addled mind was busy doing just that over the last 12 months as it processed nearly 200 games and tried to connect dots of similarity between them.

Mon, Dec. 08, 2008
10:53 PM EST

csapieha

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The rules of the game...as they pertain to reviewing games

At the risk of coming off as a stereotypically cantankerous reporter, I'm going to use the following space to discuss a couple of irksome obstacles I ran into this holiday while trying to cover various games.

Fri, Dec. 05, 2008
10:14 AM EST

csapieha

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New Tomb Raider stays true to its roots

Tomb Raider has, more than most enduring game franchises, remained true to its roots. It began as a 3-D treasure hunting game that involved lots of jumping and climbing, the occasional wild animal attack, a few gunfights, and, of course, lots of ...

Wed, Dec. 03, 2008
03:44 PM EST

csapieha

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Advice for gamers about to become parents

I've been a gamer for almost 30 years and a dad for just over three. When my wife and I first found out we were about to be parents I was a bit worried that the two roles wouldn't mesh. To some degree that trepidation was valid. At the very least, ...

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