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The Guilty Pleasures of Infamous: Second Son

Searching for the subtleties in a superhero game is like straining your ears to find the bright ting of a triangle buried somewhere in a bombastic marching band. It adds a pleasant touch of finesse, even if you're just there to feel the drums pushing you back. Infamous: Second Son has its own...

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Rainbow 6: Patriots retains gritty story after team change

When Ubisoft confirmed that the creative director of Rainbow 6: Patriots, David Sears, had been replaced by Jean-Sebastien Decant, natural assumption was that it was over the title's morally ambiguous storyline. That's not quite the case, Ubisoft Montreal CEO Yannis Mallat told Game Informer....

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inFamous 2 trailers show off the moral dichotomy of destruction

For all its strengths, inFamous's black-and-white morality system left more than a few players feeling fairly cold. Developer Sucker Punch is taking those criticisms to heart for the sequel, making the players' decisions affect their world and their missions in more clear-cut ways. PlayStation Blog...

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Infamous 2's morality system embodied by Kuo and Nix

Subtlety is, perhaps, not Infamous 2's strength. Can you guess which of these two represents Cole's "good" side, and which one represents the "bad" one? The answer (and a new trailer and screenshots) is after the break!...

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Actions of BioShock protagonist debated by characters in sequel

Considering the dichotomy of the moral decisions (see: good or evil) offered to the silent hero of the original BioShock, many have wondered how the upcoming undersea adventure, BioShock 2, would take his actions in the first installment into account. Without a save game import feature (ala Mass...

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Philosony: You can listen, but you can't HEAR Big Daddy

Thanks entirely to this recent second Christmas of a deal I finally picked up Bioshock and am giving it a play through. Now you, Inconstant Reader, probably expect me to launch into some pseudo-thought-provoking analysis of the moral conundrum involving the Little Sisters, or to give the reigns to...

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