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  • Destiny Is An Odd Game At Launch

    Between the Alpha, Beta, and launch, I've played a lot of Destiny. While I was once a Destiny skeptic, I knew I would be buying it day one after I played the Alpha. As it currently stands, Destiny is a very strange game. The Destiny we have right... More
  • I Didn’t Forget…

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    I almost didn't blog today. First time in...a long time. Not because I didn't want to. I did. Not because I didn't have anything to blog about. I do. I almost didn't blog today because I didn't know if I should. Today was a day that... More
  • 365/365 Day 254: GIO Community's Super Smash Bros. Hub

    *UPDATED 9/14/14* One of the biggest releases of the year is almost upon us. While most people are talking about Destiny right now, I find that most of the people I actually know both in real life and through Game Informer Online are actively discussing... More
  • What Punch-out!!! Means to Me

    Punch-out!!! is a game series that some hold near and dear to them, but others don't even know exist. In recent months the confirmation Little Mac would be a newcomer in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. title has boosted this often overlooked series'... More
  • Retro Ruminations

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    It started with a conversation I'd overheard in a Gamestop. This was year's ago, mind you, when the Xbox 360 and PS3 were only halfway through their life cycle. I was browsing through used Gamecube titles when one of the employees asked me if... More
  • Tales of Xillia 2 review

    Tales of Xillia 2 review by Braulio Ortiz 9/11/2014 Tales of Xillia 2 is the sequel to 2013's Tales of Xillia for the PlayStation 3. Tales of Xillia 2 is more of the same as the original with a ton of extra side quests and new characters to play as... More
  • Tricks, Traps And Other Perilous Devices…

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    I used to love reading MAD Magazine and one of my favorite regular features was the Spy vs. Spy comic strips. I'm not sure why I always thought they were so funny...but I kinda did. A few years later I would play Spy vs. Spy on the Nintendo. My gosh... More
  • 365/365 Day 253: My Ten Favorite Characters To Use In Super Smash Bros.

    Super Smash Bros. is a series that is very near and dear to many people I know, including myself. The series serves as something to break the ice , and to unite people based on a common interest. As the years have gone on, I've started playing Super... More
  • Uesugi's State of Gaming: November 2013 - Present

    Beginning from November of 2013 it's been a weird year for gaming so far. From the thunderous launch of consoles we really didn't need to the choking, dry desert of not-a-whole-lot-to-play it's safe to say this year is atypical at best. Here's... More
  • Metro: Last Light Redux Review


    Negligible add-ons aside, Metro: Last Light Redux puts the rest of Metro Redux's content to shame.

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  • Guess That Game (Sep 2014)

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    If you're reading this, then allow me to welcome you to Guess that Game, a monthly feature loosely based off of the game of 20 Questions. The first thing you might want to do is make sure you are viewing this with the website lights turned on (the... More
  • 365/365 Day 252: Why Did Yo-kai Watch Take So Long To Get Localized?

    The Tokyo Game Show is almost upon us, so I thought it'd bre relevant to look at something that happened at it three years ago. In 2011, at TGS, the famous Japanese developer Level-5 unveiled Yo-kai Watch (or Youkai Watch...both work), a Pokémon... More