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    by Published on August 14th, 2015 09:00 PM  Number of Views: 2668 
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    Hello and welcome to another very important article! As the title implies, here we have compiled a list of roughly fifty of the best quotes in video game history, in no particular order. Quotes are a big part of our society; they are memorable excerpts from a game's script. The quotes here are the most special to us; ...
    by Published on July 26th, 2015 09:00 PM  Number of Views: 6627 
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    The ending is one of the most important parts of a story. It is the last thing the reader, viewer, or in this case player experiences. The ending wraps up the story and should leave a lasting impression, preferably a good one. In this article we will look at the most memorable endings in video game history, and we mean memorable in a good way, not memorable because it was so bad or disjointed.

    Unfortunately, endings are currently overemphasized by gamers, who tend to immediately discard the rest of the story upon reaching the ending. This has to do with the extremely short attention span most gamers have. So keep in mind that while we will be discussing endings primarily, the ending does not speak for the entire story arc of a game, movie, or book.

    Also, this list isn't sorted in any kind of order. Not best to worst, not worst to best, it's quite random. We felt this subject was too subjective to be ranked.

    As you may have guessed, this article contains spoilers on every single page beyond this one. The title of every game entry is on the page scroller, so if you see the name of a game you haven't played, don't go to that page!



    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic


    Everyone should have seen this entry coming. The ending of Knights of the Old Republic (often referred to as KOTOR) is one of the most talked about endings in video game history, primarily due to the twist (although this happens before the very last scene). ...
    by Published on April 23rd, 2015 04:00 PM  Number of Views: 6466 
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    The purpose of Steam Workshop has now become clear. What was once a community service has now turned into a scamming service. Valve, the creators of Steam as well as award-winning PC games such as Half Life, Left 4 Dead, Counter Strike, and DotA 2, has just announced a new "service" which allows them to put a price tag on community-made modifications (more specifically, the modders/uploaders have this choice). The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is the first game stricken with ...
    by Published on January 3rd, 2015 10:00 PM  Number of Views: 15069 
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    Torment: Tides of Numenera is InXile's upcoming RPG. They released Wasteland 2 last year, which turned out to be one of the best RPGs not only in 2014 but in recent years. It was a throwback to classic RPGs like its predecessor as well as Fallout, Fallout 2, and Fallout: Tactics, and stands out as being one of very few hardcore modern RPGs. Wasteland 2 presents a thoughtful, very significant skill system, a complex attribute system, party dialogue system similar to Neverwinter Nights 2: Storm of Zehir, and plenty of freedom to role-play in the story, leading to many different outcomes and even premature endings. InXile did a fantastic job with Wasteland 2.

    But like every other game, Wasteland 2 has its faults. It has serious pacing issues; we found it to be addicting for the first 35-40 hours or so, but then it dreadfully drags on later in the game, with main quests being reduced to menial tasks. Wasteland 2 also lacks a strong story; although the dialogue is often ...
    by Published on December 28th, 2014 10:00 PM  Number of Views: 17724 
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    The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is an open world first-person adventure, detective, and mystery game released during 2014. Independently developed by The Astronauts, the game was released as a timed PC exclusive but will make its way to Playstation 4 in 2015. Since its release it has gathered a cult following and made a strong impression on many, but it is hard to impress us at GND-Tech. Let's see if The Vanishing of Ethan Carter delivers.

    We apologize for the belatedness of the review; real life has once again interfered and we buy these games ourselves, as consumers just like the rest of you. But we assure you, the wait will pay off.



    Ethan Carter I didn't know. But he knew who I was. When the police won't help you, and the priests don't believe you, you call on Paul Prospero. You call on me. If you're a kid like Ethan, you write. Plenty do. Ethan's letter started out just like any other fan mail, but soon there were mentions of things
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    by Published on December 24th, 2014 10:00 PM  Number of Views: 11006 
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    GND-Tech's most anticipated game of 2014 has finally arrived. Dragon Age: Inquisition, a multiplatform Role-Playing Game (RPG) released in November 2014, is the third installment in BioWare's Dragon Age franchise. Like the other installments, Inquisition is a character-driven dark fantasy wRPG. The first game in the franchise, Dragon Age: Origins, was released in 2009 to critical acclaim, especially from GND-Tech which considers it to be one of the best games ever made. From an objective standpoint it was perhaps the most ambitious single player game ever made, by offering an expansive detailed game world, non-linear progression, strong story focus, some of the best character development you will ever find, far more dialogue than almost any other game (Inquisition being the exception), six 90-150 minute playable introductions (origins) based on your character's race and class, diverse tactical gameplay with no less than six different playstyles, a competent role-playing system, and masterful attention to detail. Best of all the plot and character development of Dragon Age: Origins branch out more than almost every other game, and this is based on player interaction. It takes no less than six playthroughs to see all of what it has to offer, and each playthrough can be vastly different from one another.

    Along came Dragon Age 2 in 2011, only one year after the release of Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening. It is unfortunate that Dragon Age 2 was a rushed game, ...
    by Published on December 19th, 2014 12:00 PM  Number of Views: 22075 
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    Welcome to the official 2014 Game of the Year ceremony of GND-Tech! 2014 was a refreshingly great year for gaming, definitely the best since 2010. There were a number of absolutely amazing games released this year!

    The gaming industry seriously lacks good, critical reviewers with good judgement. Most other media outlets will give out awards to games based purely on popularity, but GND-Tech is one of few exceptions. This industry is backwards with many of the highest rated games being inferior, and often terrible games designed for people with no intellect and no attention span. But here at GND-Tech, we recognize and value effort, good ideas, thought-provoking and challenging games. We scold rehashed, generic, low quality games which dominate the industry. Only the very best games are winners here. See our article here to see how critical and true we are. Compare that to the reasoning that most sites gave for awarding Alien: Isolation game of the year: they talked almost exclusively about how it's actually an authentic alien game and how it was made by RTS developers, and called it game of the year based on those two things. How on earth this decides what is game of the year is beyond us, but you won't see such nonsense here.

    Scroll on to the next page to see the awards and the winners!



    Mod of the Year - Overhaul

    Before getting into the actual games, we'd like to start off this ceremony with our Mod of the Year choice. For this award, we're looking specifically at normal, but large scale mods designed to drastically improve a game. FakeFactory Cinematic Mod wins this award, as we celebrate the final release of a mod that we've all loved for years. It is an overhaul mod for ...
    by Published on October 30th, 2014 05:28 PM  Number of Views: 30720 
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    Hello GND readers, we've decided to continue our series of Mod Guides, this time with Total War: Rome II!

    As you may or may not know, Rome II actually has a thriving modding community with a freely available SDK and Workshop Integration, making modding a very, very easy task.


    If you trust my every word and have complete faith in the my mod choices without even looking at them you can go right over to my Steam Workshop collection and subscribe to them all, but make sure you read my description: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfile.../?id=377915478



    This guide contains personal recommendations and essential mods for playing Rome II. Many of these can be added in mid-playthrough but a handful of them will only take effect upon starting a new game. So this guide is best used when starting for the first time or starting a new playthough.

    *Note* These mods work best when you have all DLC but will function just fine without them unless stated otherwise.

    ChampLoos Gold Unit Compilation

    This mod adds hundreds new units to the rosters of varying armies in the game. New beast models and armor textures will give your armies much greater variety and variation. ...

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