Assassin's Creed DNA Series

Anecdotal Musings: Playing Game Series, Non-Serially

Going as far back as I can remember, I've been an avid follower of specific franchises, and found it difficult to dip a toe into series where I've had...
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Farming Simulator 19: What We Know and What We Need (Part II)

Author’s note:  This is the second of a two-part series outlining potential areas for improvement for Farming Simulator 19 (see Part I here). Farming Simulator is near and dear to my...

What ‘Persona 5’ can teach us about style and flair

To avoid spoilers, this article will discuss Persona 5 without engaging in the narrative at all, and will only feature images which do not allude to plot points.   Anyone who...

Flouting Margins 3: LGBT Censorship

Our-Story The start of this story didn’t have the clearest path at the inception of the video game industry. When video games first started to appear in public spaces, developers...

A Tale of Two Worlds: How Live Events Show Gaming in a Different Light

I experienced something quite amazing over the past weekend — a tale of two worlds, if you would. One that taught me a lot about the video game world...
A box of gaming history

Why the Idea That “They Made Plenty of Them” is Detrimental to Video Game...

In my first piece here on Scholarly Gamers, I spoke about how it was past time for those within the video game culture to do more to preserve our...

Consequence, Morals, Gaming and You Part I: The Westport Independent

The cornerstone of most democracies is a free and uncensored press. Allowed to report the news as is and without filters it is the only way, in theory, to...
Skull and Bones

Rare and Ubisoft are Delivering a Pirate’s Life for All

Who among us hasn't been enamored by the majesty and unbridled freedom of being a pirate?  Whether it be the lure of treasure or the feeling of a double-barreled...

Xbox Game Pass Contains Over $3,000 in Value

Xbox Game Pass has quickly become one of the best values in video games. Available in over 40 markets globally, the service just celebrated its first anniversary on June 1st....
Mortal Kombat

An Outsider’s View on Parenting in the Age of Mature Games

I do not subscribe to the notion that playing violent video games leads to a violent teenager or violent adult. In fact, I did several essays and presentations in...

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