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Day 1 – I got a haircut today. It’s a lot shorter now but not working class short, not army short. Back at home, Sarah said that she liked it, that she could see herself playfully gripping tufts of my … Continue reading
The Border House recently sat down with Jill Murray, a Scriptwriter for Ubisoft Montreal whose most recent shipped title is Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, and is currently working on Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Murray got into games at the … Continue reading
Basically the entire internet (or at least every person I follow on Twitter) was tuned in to Microsoft’s live Xbox reveal press conference in which precious few details were released about the new Xbox One. Not to be confused with … Continue reading
The following is a guest post from Daniel Bullard-Bates: Daniel Bullard-Bates is a feminist and an ally with a degree in religious studies. He works at the American Civil Liberties Union and writes fiction when he isn’t playing video games … Continue reading
Assassin’s Creed III and Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation both released today for consoles in North America, and will launch tomorrow in Europe. These games are notable since they are major titles starring Native American and African American heroes, respectively, something … Continue reading
League of Legends is just about everywhere nowadays and the e-sports phenomenon is becoming bigger and more legitimate with every tournament. We’ve been critical of the game in the past, but only because we’ve had some pretty devoted League of … Continue reading