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Patrick Stafford


Richard Garfield: King of the cards

A rare meeting with Magic's reclusive creator.

Richard Garfield doesn't remember much about the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. It was a bloody conflict, which caused the displacement of millions of refugees and presented an ongoing threat of violence to his family, who had moved to the country for Garfield's father's job as an architect. 

Metro 2033 retrospective

Going underground.

Metro 2033 is not a game that deserves a sequel. Too often the game stumbles in its quest to combine elements of shooter, stealth and horror, never confident enough in any one category. The story demands no clear continuation.

Assassin's Creed 3's Alex Hutchinson: Stranger In a Strange Land

"I see ourselves as a group of indies trying to be progressive."

The beginning of every Assassin's Creed game starts with the same warning, informing the player the game was created by a multi-cultural band of developers across a variety of countries, all of them with different religious and spiritual beliefs.