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  • Because Honey Badgers Don't Give A Damn

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     So why have the media and the usual vociferous celebrities on social media chosen to remain silent regarding the matter of women forcibly and unjustly removed from a major convention in Canada?

     

     Why are they not asking, what exactly is wrong with a woman with a mind of her own?

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  • It's not really Mad Max is it?

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    I keep thinking that despite it all this game shouldn't be called Mad Max. Despite the fact that they changed (dubbed) the voices in the old USA versions because they didn't think that Americans could understand us Aussies (lol). Mad Max has always... More
  • Community Writing Challenge: My Favorite Character Is…

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    For this week’s Community Writing Challenge, I started thinking about what characters I like a lot. Some characters like Pikachu are simply adorable. Others are incredibly charming; without spoiling anything, the final scene of Uncharted 2 is one... More
  • Buried Treasure: Soul Blazer

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    In the 1990s, before Square Enix merged into the company it is today, many know that SquareSoft and Enix were separate companies. While its big brother SquareSoft published many of the titles we know and adore from the SNES era, little brother Enix published... More
  • Flat Prices Please: Ends in 99 cents, an Abomination in Digital Transactions

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    Normally I prefer physical purchases of games, although I still have my digital transactions. When I do buy games digitally its always using a paid code from a card or some special sort of special currency within the console, paid for with actual money... More
  • How the Game Won Me

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    I love videogames. There's really no way to get around it. I just do. Some people are book worms. Some are cinephiles. I'm a gamer, and have been for a long, long time. I've blogged, read the news, and met people on this site for about five... More
  • From Software:Collect all the souls!

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    Demons Souls. Dark Souls. Bloodborne. Maybe Dark Souls 2, if yah squint. These games-not including the king’s field series that is considered a spiritual successor-make up the soul’s series. All games are classically known for their extreme... More
  • My 100 (Plus a Few Bonus) Favorite Albums of All Time

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    (They're excited.) Music. It’s something that has been a huge part of my life. From listening to CD’s in the car with my parents, to my first iPod, to my experience working at the radio station on my college campus this year, I absolutely... More
  • Mobile Device Games, the Death of Mobile Console Games

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    This has been a long time thought of mine, but has become ever stronger in the most recent of times. Back when I was a kid there was a plethora of games coming out for handheld systems whether they were exclusively designed for handheld or created on... More
  • The One Thing Nobody is Saying about Bloodborne that Really Counts

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    Bloodborne is credited for a lot of things, being difficult, the most recent masterful RPG of the year, coming from a critically acclaimed studio, etc. But one thing that isn't being said about Bloodborne, is how amazingly steady the servers are.... More
  • Wild Hunt Excitement Woes

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    I really just can't contain my excitement for this game any longer. Between all the previews GI has reported, Gamespot's Introduction to the Witcher Wild Hunt videos (the last one of the series can be viewed here: http://www.gamespot.com/videos... More
  • What Does a 19-Year-Old Alien Look Like?

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    The release of Alien: Isolation late last year fueled nostalgia for the sci-fi/horror franchise, and encouraged me to revisit a related game that is over 19 years old -- Alien Trilogy. The presentation suffers on a high-definition TV and the gameplay... More