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Eric Van Allen’s Top 10 Games of 2019: The Head and the Heart

[quads id=10] The USG Team’s Top 10 GOTY Lists Hello, U.S. gamers. This is my first time hosting a Game of the Year list on USgamer, and y’all, it’s a wild one. This was my first year here as News Editor. Translation: I didn’t get the time to play a lot of games outside of work. And of the ones I did play for USG, they uh… didn’t quite make the cut. All things told, I spent the majority of this year with one rock-solid game of the year and…

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Veteran Blizzard Developers Dustin Browder, Eric Dodds and Jason Chayes Depart

This is Niche Culture. In this column, we regularly cover anime, geek culture, and things related to video games. Please leave feedback and let us know if there’s something you want us to cover! Blizzard Entertainment has confirmed the departure of three veteran developers; Dustin Browder (Heroes of the Storm director, StarCraft II lead designer), Eric Dodds (Hearthstone director), and Jason Chayes (Hearthstone production director). Speaking to Kotaku, Blizzard confirmed those members had left “months ago”. “Yes, Eric, Dustin, and Jason made the decision to move on from Blizzard a…

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