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  • Buying Games on Day of Release?

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    We all know the controversy: Now that consoles are increasingly tied to the Internet, thus allowing games to be patched, are we all just glorified beta testers? Are companies able to put out buggy games and rake in the dough from them because they can... More
  • Di5a5terp13ce's art blog: part 3

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    Greetings GIO and fellow gamers, it’s been a long time but a new entry in my drawing blog series has finally come to light. During my lengthy absence from the blogging section, I’ve been working on a lot of different sketches, ranging from... More
  • I Is New To Blogging

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    I'm gonna start blogging. Yes, blogging. I'll try to post one every day, but sorry folks if I can't. My format will be a little something like this: I'll rant and/or talk about something with video games, comic books, movies, and anything... More
  • The Swag Blog: Part 10 of XX (Post SDCC 2011 Edition)

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    While I wait on a few things yet to continue The Reader Recap for August 2011's issue, I bring you another edition of The Swag Blog, this time filled with a few San Diego Comic Con goodies. I wish I could say I actually make my way out to California... More
  • How Games Define You

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    You may recall my post a few days ago regarding the purchasing of Pokémon HeartGold for my DS. Well, I wanted to linger on that little event and tell you all a bit of a story. So here goes: Once upon a time, there was a young, strapping lad named... More
  • The Death of Creativity?

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    I have a problem with the video game market. When I walk into my local Gamestop, eyes geaming at the thought of a new adventure, a new style, a new story, or something all-together unheard of, I'm all to often disappointed. The market today is being... More
  • Exploring Other Times

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    Every since I can remember I've always had an interest in other time periods. From the prehistoric dinosaur age, to the wild west and everything in between, at some point or another they've all fascinated me. And one thing I've noticed lately... More
  • Who Do You Choose To Be When You Can Choose Who You Are?

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    Tonight, (major props to Jack the Quixotic Gamer for some of the inspiration), I want to explore a gaming topic that I think will become even more prevalent in individual gaming as technology in gaming becomes more and more complex and sophisticated.... More
  • 5 Things You Should Know Before Buying A Used GOTY Game

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    I buy used games. Generally that isn’t a bad thing but if will find a used copy of a new game ill buy it over a new copy. But with the industry in decline and all, I guess we really should buy new games. Then again, poor and gamer go just as well... More
  • Halo's Extreme Game Makeover

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    I am what some might call a seasoned gamer. No, I take that back, I'm what some might call an old gamer...I might wish they called me a seasoned gamer. It sounds, well...less old. Anyway, I've played a game or two in my day, so for me to state... More
  • To New Bloggers (Advice From The Often Controversial Me)

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    I don't remember how long I've been on this site but it doesn't feel all to long. Two weeks ago I wrote a controversial blog about Catherine. When I went to bed that night I was aware that I stuck my neck out and I was aware of the potential... More
  • Perspective: 5 Dark Sides To Gaming That Aren't All That Bad

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    As with all things, and as gamers specifically know, gaming isn't on the best of terms with society as a whole. From studies that claim violent games encourage and create violent tendencies, to the undesirable online crowd, gaming can be ugly.

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