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September 19, 2019 0

Apple Arcade: What It Is, How To Access, What To Play

By Brian Crecente

The Apple Arcade, Apple's all-you-can-play video game subscription service for essentially all of its products, hits the iPhone on Sept. 19. The service will cost $5 a month for everyone in your family to access on an iPhone, iPad, Apple...

September 12, 2019 0

‘Ring Fit Adventure’ Delivers Excercised-Powered Gaming to Nintendo Switch

By Brian Crecente

Nintendo on Thursday revealed an exercise-powered adventure game for its popular Nintendo Switch hybrid gaming system. "Ring Fit Adventure" makes...

September 2, 2019 0

Third of Iran’s Gamers Are Women, Yet They Still Face Gaming Bans

By Brian Crecente

About 35 percent of Iran's estimated video game players are women, but they still face bans from gaming centers and...

August 30, 2019 1

Pre-Orders Open Soon For Nostalgia-Fueled Handheld

By Brian Crecente

There's a new handheld going up for pre-order next week that promises to deliver collections of Atari, Data East, Namco,...

August 29, 2019 0

Singapore Minister Says Loot Boxes Need New Laws

By Brian Crecente

Video game loot boxes are novel gambling products designed to draw in a younger audience and officials around the world...


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July 1, 2019 0

Gangs thriving in shadows since the bloody summer of 1993

By Brian Crecente

Dank pumped his legs, powering a bicycle around the manicured lawns and shiny cars of Highlands Ranch. He was 14. He was scared. He couldn’t believe what he was about to do. Dank dropped the bike onto the front lawn,...

June 15, 2019 0

Dearly Departed

By Brian Crecente

A killer and his three victims - case closed. But the cut-and-dried theories about Miles Dabord and Bison Dele have...

December 11, 2015 Off

Three families of refugees tell supporters of their harrowing trek through the mountains of Kosovo

By Brian Crecente

At first glance, Furtune Troni, clutching a bagel in one hand and a half-empty cup of McDonald's orange drink in...


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June 1, 2014 1

I didn’t review SSBB, but I’m still owed garlic

By Brian Crecente

In 2008, inexplicably created a video of me reviewing Super Smash Bros. Brawl for its site. Only it wasn't me, it was some fantastic, imaginative, surreal version of me...

On Journalism

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July 7, 2017 3

Video game journalism and newsroom management

By Brian Crecente

Journalism ethics is never more murky than when removed from the stark light of dire circumstances. The decisions a reporter covering war, disaster or unrest faces pit their moral ethics...

Reporter’s Toolbox

September 23, 2015 Off