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Why We Play

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What is it about video games that make us so addicted to them?

Video Games: A form of media that used to be exclusive to people labeled as “geeks” or “nerds”. People who were playing pong on their Atari’s in their bedrooms were considered un-cool. Since then, gaming has exploded into the mass media and just about everybody plays games in one form or another. So, why the shift in popularity?

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Review: Fallout 3

 Retro Future

Fallout 3 was the first fallout game I played, and I was immediately sucked in. The game is huge with lots to do and the freedom to do it the way you want to.

Lets Get Started

The game takes place in the remains of the nation’s capital after a nuclear holocaust. I describe the style as if the U.S. never advanced past the 50s socially but technologically advanced much past what we have in real life. It’s “Retro-future”. The computer terminals look like they run MS-DOS but everything is nuclear powered, and there are robots called “Mr. Handy” floating around with very intelligent AI. I like it a lot.

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