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PlayStation Plus in December – Fairy Tales and Spies

PlayStation and Xbox owners almost unanimously pay for their PS Plus and Xbox Live Gold subscription in order to play their favorite games online, but sometimes gamers tend to forget that there are also free games to enjoy as part of their subscription. This recurring column takes a look at what games are on offer with a PlayStation Plus Membership on PS4 in particular and aims to inform whether they are worth putting down your other games for.
This month, December, we take a look at Stories: Path of Destinies and Invisible, Inc.

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Reliving Nintendo’s Golden Days with the Nintendo Classic Mini NES

The Nintendo Classic Mini NES is a small and practical console designed to emulate the classic NES experience for audiences today. Intended to be a celebration to the NES, the console comes preinstalled with 30 classic NES games and a HDMI port. Thirty great games in one package and all adapted to run on modern televisions – it sounds like a dream come true. So how does the system perform?

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The personal story of a woman in Games

Interestingly enough, one of the most influential and engaging lectures during 2016’s GDC was not about game design in general, or even about games in particular. It was a personal story that in half an hour made more impact than much of what came before it. Brenda Romero’s recounting of her days and experiencing as a game designer touched upon a subject that is very important to throw out there: being a woman in the games industry.

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Designing Lawbreakers

During GDC 2016, Dan Nanni of Boss Key productions gave a presentation on Lawbreakers and provided some insight in the development process of the game and their design philosophies. Named ‘Following the Fun: Designing for Lawbreakers’, the lecture focused heavily on the core aspects that drove the development team during their designing process – putting fun before fnnction.

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