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Robin Valentine

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Robin Valentine is a freelancer with a bottomless love of video games, horror movies and sandwiches. He's got a winning smile and a song in his heart - you'd like him I bet.
This War of Mine

The pessimistic post-apocalypse

Man always turns against man in the video game wasteland, it seems. Has the time come for a more optimistic end of the world?
Prince of Persia

Less Bang For Your Buck: The Art of Powerlessness In Video games

From Software's Dark Souls has been one of the biggest surprise hits of recent years. It's a game about feeling overwhelmed by a hostile world, so committed to not giving the player an inch that many of its boss monsters can only reasonably defeated by exploiting flaws in their AI.