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  • Blog Post: Video Game Spin-Offs That Are Better Than Their Source Game

    A lot of popular video game series receive sequels, but only in rare instances do popular video game series earn a spin-off title. Like a random mutation, these series often contain elements of the original property, but are often different enough that they can't be included as part of the main series... More
  • Blog Post: Replay – Mega Man X2

    This week we're taking a look at X's sophomore effort in Mega Man X2. This 1994 SNES sequel to the fantastic Mega Man X series reboot stars the titular hero on his continuing journey to track down the renegade Marverick robots, steal their varying powers, and turn them against them in order to... More
  • Blog Post: Five Non-Scary Games That Are Terrifying

    Halloween and the month of October is over, so it’s time to wind down from intentionally scary stuff. We exchange the horror movies for family comedies about Thanksgiving and Christmas, and put away the zombies and shotguns in favor of family-friendly multiplayer affairs that can be enjoyed by... More
  • Blog Post: Five Unexpected Deaths In Video Games

    With the premiere of the fourth season of Game of Thrones tonight, a show embraced by gamers and non-gamers alike, it offers the perfect excuse to talk about deaths we didn’t see coming. Game of Thrones the television show has only been around since 2010, but the books have been publishing since... More
  • Blog Post: Moments – Figuring Out Mega Man Bosses Have Weaknesses

    I was a young gamer when my brother and I first played Mega Man X. We tackled it without any help from the Internet or even word of mouth from friends who were playing the game at the same time. We worked on it for weeks, tag-teaming bosses and frantically writing down 12-digit passwords whenever they... More
  • Blog Post: Games Ripe For Animated Feature Film Adaptation

    With the announcement this morning of a Ratchet and Clank feature-length animated movie destined for theatres , it got us thinking about what other video games characters and franchise could work well with an animated movie treatment. Some of the items on this list have already received non-video game... More
  • Blog Post: Skipping A Generation – What We Missed This Console Cycle

    Sometimes genetic traits skip a generation. The same goes for video games. These are the games that decided to sit this generation out, but we'd like to see make a return for the PlayStation 4 and the next Xbox. Ape Escape – Sony’s dual-analog stick mascot made an appearance in a way... More
  • Blog Post: Building The Perfect Mega Man X

    The Mega Man X series introduced a new robotic hero with a wider ability set while carrying over the core side-scrolling action from the NES titles. The franchise varies widely in quality, though, and we haven't seen a new entry since 2004's Mega Man X8. We outline what elements of previous games... More
  • Blog Post: My Top 10 Forgotten Favorites

    When I applied for a job here, in the additional skills section of my resume I very subtly placed the special ability, “able to beat Mega Man X in under two hours.” They didn’t put me on the spot, but if they had, I probably would have gotten nervous and died a lot fighting Sigma. I... More
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