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Galak-Z: The Dimensional logo courtesy of 17-BIT

A Quick Video Preview Of ‘Galak-Z: The Dimensional’ — Dying Shouldn’t Be This Fun

You’re going to die a lot in Galak-Z: The Dimensional. Developer 17-BIT are so aware of this, they’ve made it a selling point of the game. In the end, it’s worth it — Galak-Z is really, really fun.

08/04/2015

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Review: The Sad Dad Batman Strikes Again… Hopefully For The Last Time

For hardcore fans of the series, Batman: Arkham Knight delivers on nearly every front. For those of us capable of acknowledging its flaws, it’s both innovative and frustratingly half-baked.

07/06/2015

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Warner Bros. Suspends Sales Of Broken PC Version Of ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’

There are major problems with Batman: Arkham Knight, with fingers being pointed at a Chicago-based game developer.

06/25/2015

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Review: Axiom Verge Is Better Than Your Favorite Games From The ‘90s

Axiom Verge seems like an old trope, but mutates into anything but as the game progresses.

06/23/2015

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Axiom Verge: How To Beat Ukhu, The Giant Hornet Thing That Poops Bees

There appear to be two ways to beat Ukhu, the fifth boss in Axiom Verge: The quick way and the hard way.

06/18/2015

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Review: Destiny Doesn’t Respect Your Time, So Stop Playing It

I’d be a liar if I said Destiny’s basic components don’t draw on the obsessive parts of my brain that keep me playing video games. I just think there are better games to satiate our obsessive needs. Like hunting humans, for example, the greatest game of all.

06/04/2015

Koman Willis, 33, is charged with the fatal shooting of baby Jonylah Watkins. (Chicago Police)

Bail Denied For Man Accused Of Killing Baby Over Stolen Video Game

A purported gang member has been ordered held without bail, on charges he killed a 6-month-old girl two months ago, while trying to shoot the girl’s father.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2013

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‘Modern Warfare 3’: A Look At Game’s Fans, Critics

The new “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3” is just a video game, but some industry experts are predicting it will out gross some big box office blockbuster movies, like “Titanic.” CBS 2’s Mai Martinez takes a look at the game with its fans and its critics.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

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New Game Teaches Earthquake Preparedness

A new online educational video game is intended to help Illinoisans prepare for an earthquake.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2010