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Nelson Schneider - wrote on 01/29/23 at 04:32 PM CT

Welcome back to another look into the near future! February is already upon us, as 2023 gets off to a rocky and tumultuous start. As tech and media companies hemorrhage staff via mass layoffs, how will that affect the quality and quantity of game releases? It won’t! We’ll still be drowning in crap.

We’ve got a light shovelware load coming in February, with one particularly big release in...

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Nelson Schneider - wrote on 01/22/23 at 04:36 PM CT

The results of the last year’s New Year’s Backlog Ablutions are in! It’s official: For the first time since we started doing the Backlog Ablutions Challenge in 2019, ALL of us managed to succeed!

Of course, I was done by May, while Nick barely squeaked by, submitting his review for “Metroid Dread” on December 3...

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Nelson Schneider - wrote on 01/15/23 at 04:24 PM CT

Welcome back, once again, to another look into the near future! 2023 is here, and both We the Gamers and the Games Industry itself have the opportunity – and excuse – to start afresh. Will gaming turn over a new leaf in the new year? Or will we get stuck with the same corrosive trends, slowly eating away at us like cosmic entropy? I’m not a gambling man, but I’d bet on the latter…

Is...

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Nelson Schneider - wrote on 01/08/23 at 04:13 PM CT

After two Plague Years, 2022 was an attempt at returning to normalcy. Of course, it seems that the pandemic and its aftershocks have continued to reverberate through our societies, bringing ever-more divisiveness and hostility, as the Culture Wars reach a fevered pitch in the West and Russia instigated a completely unjustified real war in the East.

While it was incredibly easy to come ...

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Nelson Schneider - wrote on 12/31/22 at 05:58 PM CT

Our planet has completed another tumultuous trek around the Sun, and human civilization hasn’t managed to wipe itself out yet – though not for lack of trying. Let’s take a look back and see just how things went for the Videogaming Hobby in the Third Plague Year of the not-so-roaring ‘20s.

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5. From Software Abomination Steals Top Prize at The Game Award...

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Nelson Schneider - wrote on 12/24/22 at 04:17 PM CT

A while back, during one of the MJ Crew’s regular online gaming get-togethers, erstwhile MeltedJoystick photog and videographer, Matt, seemingly at random interjected the talking point that “Christianity invented charity.” While it came out of nowhere, it wasn’t at random, as I had previously been disparaging Christianity’s contributions to Western Civilization, and had described it “...

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Nelson Schneider - wrote on 12/18/22 at 04:02 PM CT

The famous quote by Martin Niemoller remains perpetually evergreen in its relevance. As the censoriousness of the Woke Left grows ever stronger and demanding, the list of stances, be they overtly political, politicized, or apolitical, that falls under the blanket of “Hate Speech...

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Nelson Schneider - wrote on 12/11/22 at 05:41 PM CT

As 2022 winds down, one media corporation just upped the ante and showed its hand for the future. Netflix, the pioneering DotCom startup that both deprecated Blockbuster via its mail-based movie rental service and also lead the way into the bold new hellscape of subscription streaming video that currently surrounds us, recently added a ‘gaming’ section to their online services. In an intervie...

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Nelson Schneider - wrote on 12/03/22 at 02:43 PM CT

Welcome back to another installment of the MeltedJoystick Review Round-Up. Here’s what our staff has reviewed since last time:

Nelson’s Reviews:
Holy crap! What’s going on here?! I played a bunch of games this Fall and enjoyed all of them? Yeah, “Daemon X Machina” was the only real disappointment...

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Nelson Schneider - wrote on 11/27/22 at 03:40 PM CT

Welcome back, once again, to another look into the near future! The End is Nigh! That’s right, 2022, is rapidly approaching its Swan Song. December’s release schedule is usually a mess of rushed projects that have been delayed multiple times, but whose publishers are desperate to get them out the door before the end of the year in order to – dubiously – get some black ink on the ledger. D...

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