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  • Kindergarten On Steroids

    A puzzle game, well designed, challenges you without frustrating you too much. In any game, that balance is important. In a puzzle game, it’s essential. You don’t want to make a player feel dumb, but you also must avoid a feel that anyone... More
  • The News - 06.22.11 - The Parent's Guide to Video Games

    Hello again, Parents and Gamers! Today we will be covering three points that you may find particularly interesting. As always, we will be starting off with news on hacking ; however, unlike the previous days, we will not be covering an attack but rather... More
  • Its a sad fact, but gaming is my best friend!

    OK, this is my first blog so feel free to leave constructive feedback and tips etc. I have come to the conclusion that video games are my only true friend. I know this sounds like I am a nerd and to an extent I am. I have probably hundeds of associates... More
  • Violence In Video Games: Does Gaming Increase Apathy Instead?

    "Whatever, I don't need to actively participate in our society, not when I have a level 52 mage!" Remember the 90's and the whole "ZOMG EVIL VIDEO GAMES CAUSING TEH END OF THE WORLD AND SUPER VIOLENT KIDS" freakout that seemed... More
  • What the what?

    Hello friends. Two blogs ago (though 6 months ago), I discussed a problem: Parents buying crap games for their kids. Now, I have another problem: stores selling their souls to the Devil. Here is what I'm talking about: Ah yes. Duke Nukem Forever.... More
  • Loved and Hated

    I really wish that game designers would choose a genre other than platformer when they want to get a message across. Games like Braid and Closure seem as intent on frustrating the player as they are on getting their story across. That’s a shame... More
  • Hawk reviews: SoulCalibur (DRM)

    SoulCalibur is one of those games that comes along and instantly makes an impression on you. But can it still be as fun as it was, even though it was a launch title?... More
  • The News - 06.21.11 - The Parent's Guide to Video Games

    Hello again, Parents and Gamers! After a rather unexciting couple of days, we only have one point of interest that we will be covering today and that is the support from former Vice President Al Gore in lieu of video games . Let's get started. --... More
  • Watching From the Sidelines

    Since I have so recently put my foot in my mouth (as far as my readers are concerned), I think it's about time for me to blog about my experiences with being a gaming spectator. Many people are introduced to games by way of an older sibling or family... More
  • The Quest 2: Part 6

    The puzzle consisted of three triangle shaped blocks and three similarly shaped marks on the floor. “So.” Raz started , “Anyone have any idea what to do?” “And here we go again.” Shaun said. “What do you mean... More
  • The Swag Blog: Part 8 of XX

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    It's been awhile since I have done a legit installment of "The Swag Blog" (the last one was dedicated entirely to NECA's Duke Nukem Figure). With me just getting back from Philadelphia Comic Con over the weekend, I figured now is as... More
  • Overcast Ep. 16: Nothing and Everything This week have have what the title says. Nothing. And Everything. We have a laid back episode this week where we just talk. We didn't want to talk about all the dreadful news last... More