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  • The Handheld Problem

    My family has never been considered really lucky by any stretch of the imagination, but there was one exception. Back in 2005 or so, my little brother won a free PSP in some raffle he entered on a whim. It was really random, but we weren't complaining... More
  • My Star Wars Nostalgia

    Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 So Timothy Zahn’s great Thrawn Trilogy is going to be re-released for its 20 th anniversary and is kicked off this September by Heir to the Empire. Now, I’ve known this was coming down the chute for a few... More
  • The News - 08.26.11 - The Parent's Guide to Video Games

    Hello again, Parents and Gamers! Today was a relatively quiet day as far as the game industry goes. Sadly, we have not received a follow-up yet concerning the End User agreement issues with EA Origins; so we ask you to wait patiently. What did happen... More
  • Uncle STRAFE's Big, Huge Hawaiian Adventure! (Sorry, no Brandon story)

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    Hey everybody, I'm back from Hawaii! In case you didn't know, I went to a wedding in Hawaii for a week. I had fun, and you can, too! (But only if you can go to Hawaii) Last Thursday morning I had to wake up at *** 4 AM to get ready to go on the... More
  • Top 8 best looking characters ever made

    Ive seen it all. Droids, aliens, humans, monsters, and talking evil turtles. These eight look quite litterally, pixel perfect. HK-47 Behold; HK-47, the famous meatbag assassin! He looks like an odd spin off of the phantom menace droids, complete with... More
  • As Brothers, We Hold the Line: Another Short Story

    This one is better. Trust me. I promise. I think it's a whole lot more fluid, there's more dialogue, and there's more background. This is all just an experiment to see if I can really write, please, PLEASE, leave your input in the form of... More
  • Counterstrike: Global Offensive - The Good, Bad & Ugly...

    Is the world coming to an end?!? I return home from a week long underway and my eyes burn from the thick clouds of smoke filling the sky as the Great Dismal swamp continues to burn out of control; I experience the rare and unnerving tremors of a 5.8 earthquake... More
  • Perspective: Is Gaming Worthless?


    Over this summer, most of the time I did nothing but game. Are there ways to turn playing video games into a hobby that benefits something? Can gaming be productive, or is gaming as a hobby and industry socially, physically, and mentally worthless? Here I separate aspects of gaming into two categories: Gaming is worthless, and Gaming is Productive.

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  • Deus Ex Human Revolution: The Best Game of the Year

    Deus Ex Human Revolution is a game that has a follows the wacky tales of Adam Jenson, head of security at Sarif Industries, a corporation that is systematically trying to make the human race more like Chuck Norris, one mechanical limb at a time. In keeping... More
  • Want to Be a Top Ten? Bring the Connection.

    An interesting thing happened to me today. I was thinking back on my favorite games from the past, and I was trying to figure out a way to categorize what would make a new game my favorite, and the one thing that came coming up was story. I'm not... More
  • Just tried to Bodycount demo

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    Recently got back from classes and turned on the PS3, checked the PS Store, saw the Bodycount demo thinking "hmm, this might not be a total waste of time", and downloaded it. Oh! but how wrong I was! Bodycount is a new FPS by Code Masters, that... More
  • Range S4: Part 7

    Alphonse woke up in Jack’s dimension, somewhat sore from sleeping in increased gravity, and realized he had barely eaten anything yesterday. He looked over and saw Jack still sleeping. Alphonse made a gun and fired a shot. Jack bolted up, “What’s... More