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The REQ system in Halo 5 is practically the greatest thing ever

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At some point in gaming history, it was decided that randomized rewards would encourage people to invest more time into certain games. Soon after, microtransactions were tied to the randomized rewards, drawing a fine line between gambling and gaming. Halo 5 is the latest game to follow this trend with it’s REQ system, letting you earn cosmetic items and more ...

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What is happening in Halo 5’s story? The good, the bad, and the odd

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Ever since 343 Industries took over the Halo franchise just over three years ago, they had the (somewhat unenviable) task of continuing the story of the Master Chief. In Halo 4, they took it in an interesting direction by essentially questioning exactly how mentally stable the Chief is. Prior to Halo 5 releasing, the marketing campaign revolved around the possibility ...

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Halo 5: Guardians review: Combat has evolved, but at what cost?

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In the beginning, there was Halo: Combat Evolved, and while it was incredibly basic by modern standards, it was good. Then came Halo 2, and though the ending was somewhat controversial, it too was good, expanding upon what made Halo great in every aspect from storytelling to multiplayer. And soon, Halo 3 followed to finish the fight, introducing some new ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Guardians of the Forest

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Today’s standout on Greenlight is Guardians of the Forest, a multiplayer brawler that features cute animals that die in various violent ways. It seems that the theme of Greenlight games the past few days has been multiplayer arena/brawler games, and as a frequent game night attendee, I could not be happier to have a wider variety of games to play ...

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Endless Legend – Guardians

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Every now and then I like to take a bit of time with a 4X game. It’s a nice change of pace from your typical shooter, and there’s something relaxing about the style of gameplay. My biggest gripe with games like Civilization 5 though was always the lack of diversity between teams – you may disagree with me. But, for ...

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