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It’s been 3 ½ years and more than 1,000,000 views since the day Another Castle launched. 3 ½ exhausting, rewarding, costly, successful, wonderful years. Unfortunately, over the course of 2015, our consistency dropped significantly month after month. Although we tried to regain momentum, we just couldn’t find our footing. After months of debating, I’ve decided […]

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Winter 2016 Anime Worth Watching

A plethora of new anime titles have debuted and, like every season, there’s bound to be some gems and some stinkers right out the first gate. With that said, this is going to be a bit different than the last time, as this is focused on shows they aren’t continuations or sequels; meaning second seasons of Assassination Classroom, […]

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Sticker Shock: THE WITNESS’ Price Reflects the State of Indie Development

On January 20, 2016, Jonathan Blow, the man responsible for indie hit Braid, took the final step in rolling out his next highly anticipated game, The Witness, by revealing the price tag to the public. The title, which has vastly grown in scope since its inception in 2009, contains a sprawling environment handcrafted entirely by Blow and […]

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5 Survival Horror Games Keeping the Genre Alive and Well in 2016

After a stagnant decade that left us with only a handful or so of notable survival horror games, it looked like the genre was returning in a big way in 2014, but immediately spiraled back into near non-existence in 2015. While AAA studios may have lost focus almost entirely on survival horror, indie devs are consistently […]

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5 Best Anime of 2015

2015 is about to come to a close and it’s time to reminisce about the highlights of 2015. It has been an especially excellent year for anime, from the surprising announcements (Hunter X Hunter [2011] being licensed by Viz Media, FUNimation Broadcast dub program expansion, Higurashi & Legend of the Galactic Heroes being rescued by Sentai Filmworks, etc.) to the great shows that came […]

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INTERVIEW: Who is Alison Prime?: Gamer Posts Family Plight, Fake Internet Persona Ousted

Steve Polk, better known as Alison Prime in gaming circles, actively assumed his online “gamer girl” persona in September 2014. What started as a way for Polk to escape life swiftly came crashing down on November 5, 2015, as internet sleuths discovered he isn’t a twenty-something cancer and abuse surviving woman, but a thirty-something man. No […]

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EGX 2015: What We Played — Part 2

If you’re here without reading part one, then you might want to go read that. Let’s dive right in. EGX 2015 was huge, and the games were bigger. We managed to tick off every major title we wanted to get our paws on while also having a quick nosy at a few indie gems too. […]

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Post-GamerGate: I am a Gaming Journalist (Opinion)

Gaming, as a hobby, has certainly dealt with its fair share of controversy over the years, from the moral panic of the 90s, to claims of social stagnation. But the GamerGate movement and the controversy surrounding it was a new world, entirely. This wasn’t another case of simple misunderstanding levied by individuals outside of gaming, […]

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5 Seriously F***ed Japanese Movies (NSFW)

Japanese media is synonymous with weird. Everything from game shows, movies, comics, and even music are each effected by Japan’s fondness for the bizarre. Although a large amount of their quirks have been embraced as their general style and appeal for some, several films still stand above others as some seriously insane fare. Even for […]

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WE HAPPY FEW Entering its Last Days for Kickstarter Funding

With Compulsion Games, the creators behind the noir-inspired platformer Contrast, entering its last week for funding for We Happy Few they seem to be a tad shy of their goal for this 60s-inspired funkadelic survival game set in a post-WWII war-torn England and it’s getting to a point where we might not get a chance to see this world become […]

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