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Erik Kain (TheHedgedKnight)
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And this is all just pure fact, people. Not opinion. Fact.
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"For one thing, the opening Act is nowhere near as powerful as in Assassin of Kings. From that game’s powerful opening cinematic (perhaps the best in any video game) through its cleverly-directed opening segments, to the arrival at Flotsam, The Witcher 2 is simply breathtaking. It also introduces you to a world that’s steeped in lore and history, that feels real and inhabited. The small hamlet of Flotsam feels like a real and distinct and unique place. The forests around it remain quite possibly my favorite environment in any video game.


There’s a sense of place—grounded in history and conflict—to Flotsam and the surrounding area that I have yet to discover in The Witcher 3. "
While 'The Witcher 3' is a great game in its own right, so far it isn't living up to the high standards set by its predecessor.
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Well I know what I'll be doing all day. Sort of wish House of Wolves didn't come out on the same day.
Check out 'The Witcher 3's' launch trailer, just in time for the game's long-awaited release.
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Was last night's episode too much? Or did HBO handle a terrible situation as best they could?
The most controversial scene of the season was an important moment in 'Game of Thrones' no matter how hard it was to watch.
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I know some people are complaining that this season is too slow. I say hogwash. You're totally wrong. And here's why.
Plenty of excitement awaits in the fifth season of 'Game of Thrones.'
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Saw this last night and I really enjoyed it, but I still think Road Warrior is the best Mad Max film. And here's why...
'Mad Max: Fury Road' is a compelling return to the Mad Max universe, but it doesn't quite live up to 'Road Warrior.'
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This is pretty awesome.
Spoilers for 'The Witcher 3' follow. I suspect there are tons and tons of fun little Easter Eggs littered about The Witcher 3's vast map. But I stumbled on one that had me chuckling quite a bit---though I was equal parts amused and unsettled. While wandering through the keep of a minor noble in [...]
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An emotionally powerful, action-packed, super tense and ultimately satisfying finale for a surprisingly good show.
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In which I discuss Sansa's story as a relentless victim, and how that will hopefully change going forward as she becomes the leader I hope she's destined to become.
VideoSpoilers and speculation for HBO's 'Game of Thrones' follow. Last night we saw one of the most disturbing episodes of Game of Thrones we've seen yet on the HBO fantasy drama. And it happened to Sansa Stark, who's already had her fair share of tragedy and abuse. This comes after numerous betrayals, mutinies, murders, [...]
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A shocking episode for anyone not familiar with the books. But I must say, even as a reader this hit me pretty hard. So much for 'Game of Thrones' going soft and boring in its old age.
Bad news descends on many of the remaining likable characters in 'Game of Thrones.'
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Sometimes, love isn't all you need.
For Oliver Queen to be the hero Starling City needs, and for 'Arrow' to be the show audiences deserve, Olicity must go.
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Saw this last night and I really enjoyed it, but I still think Road Warrior is the best Mad Max film. And here's why...
'Mad Max: Fury Road' is a compelling return to the Mad Max universe, but it doesn't quite live up to 'Road Warrior.'
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I'm a freelance writer and blogger.  I write about technology, nerd culture, craft beer, music and economics at Forbes and about politics and political philosophy at The League of Ordinary Gentlemen.
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