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  • Cutscene vs Live Narrative

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    As video games have evolved, so too has the story aspects of them. Games went from having little to no story, to full blown narratives, to being visual novels. Nowadays when developers are creating the story elements of a video game, they have to choose... More
  • How Nidhogg Is Like Real Fencing...Sort Of

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    Believe it or not, indie fencing game Nidhogg actually has a lot in common with real fencing and other martial arts. Minus the Nidhogg, of course.

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  • "A Gamers View" 7/25/14 - Minor setbacks, Maniacs in Gaza, and Mario kart™

    Well hello there everyone! This weeks AGV consists of a lot of events that have happened since last time including job related mistakes, crazy Arabs and Israelis fighting each other, and racing that has been with us in since the early days of gaming!... More
  • There Is Nothing Wrong With Playing FPS Games Using A Controller

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    There appears to be a general consensus among the gaming community that some games are played better with a keyboard and mouse, while others are better played with a controller or gamepad. For the most part I agree with the conclusions that have been... More
  • Why the Silent Hill Franchise is Still Very Important to Me

    **THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS** The year was 1999. I had just graduated from High School the previous summer, and I was planning on going to Mt. Sac Community College to begin the courses that would lead me to become a Paramedic. Before school would... More
  • 365/365 Day 212: Top Eight Games I Want Made Into Anime

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    This topic has been in my head for awhile, and has been suggested at multiples times when I've been hard pressed to find a topic to write about, but it's only now that I'm finally using it. Anime is something I've been watching a lot more... More
  • Control Yourself – It’s Just A Controller…

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    If you own a video game console from any generation (and statistics say you do) then no doubt you have at least a controller or two available. Heck, even if you're a PC gamer there is a good chance you have some kind of controller or game pad for... More
  • My top 25 games of last gen.

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    Written by Braulio Ortiz 7/31/2014 As an owner of all consoles of the previous generation I decided to make a list that gathers all my favorite games to share with you. This list is my personal favorite 25 games of last generation gaming which include... More
  • Sharknado 2: The Second One Review

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    I didn't get to watch Sharknado when it aired on Syfy last year. I actually saw it twice last month for the first time. I knew going in that it was going to be dumb, but I was surprise by how entertained I ended up being. I saw the trailer for Sharknado... More
  • The Walking Dead Season Two: "Amid the Ruins" Review

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    The penultimate installments of The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us exist as the weakest of the series. “Amid the Ruins” continues that tragic trend.

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  • Is it possible to be too open?

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    Some people share way too much on various social media sites. I mean, c'mon, you don't need to tell us about your latest STD!!! But that's not what I mean about "too open" above. This being a video game blog, quite obviously I'm... More
  • Could EA Access Be The Start Of A New Trend?

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    This week EA announced a new subscription service coming exclusively to Xbox One called EA Access. For $4.99 a month, or $29.99 a year, you will access to a number of games in the so-called "Vault" at no extra charge, as well as a 10% discount... More
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