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  • Appreciating the Obvious in Game Design

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    It only seems logical to go right. There’s no other indication on what to do, really. Super Mario Bros. begins with the titular character on the left side of screen, facing right. A mushroom with feet hobbles toward him, leaving no option but to... More
  • Tekken Fighters I Want To See In Street Fighter X Tekken

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    The news of the recently announced Street Fighter X Tekken and Tekken X Street Fighter has got me thinking about various things namely the roster. In this blog, I will discuss which chracters from Tekken I want in Capcom's Street Fighter X Tekken... More
  • Saint Sarkeesian and The Root of All Evil

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    She has been called a con artist, a bungling idiot, and the best thing to happen to modern feminism and the gaming industry. But rather than presuming Anita Sarkeesian to be either a sinner or a saint, let us try a simple thought experiment:

     

    Let us assume she is human.

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  • Freedom Fighters 2, where art thou?

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    Freedom Fighters without a doubt is one of my favorite games of the last generation. A third person shooter with squad mechanics may not sound like an incredibly unique idea, and it really isn't. What set Freedom Fighters apart from other 3rd person... More
  • Making Sense of Dead Space: The Markers

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    Dead Space is a very fun horror/action game, but there is one thing that everyone has issues with: the Markers. These twisted rocks are the bane of the Dead Space universe and produce the main enemies of the series, Necromorphs. I know a lot about the... More
  • UPDATED: Best FPS Of All Time? (STALKER: Shadow Of Chernobyl Review)

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    For the last several days I have been playing S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Shadow Of Chernobyl. It is my second playthrough and I am getting the impression of this game the best First Person Shooter I have ever played. And I'll explain you right away, why I think... More
  • Call of duty: Black Ops Wallpapers

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    The helicopter destroying the building and flying close to the power lines looks like it will be close quarter fighting, not just on the ground but also in the air. But it all comes down to who is the mystery man with the two guns and two assault rifle... More
  • In Depth Review Of The Razer Onza: Tournament Edition

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    Thirteen months after my initial preview of this controller, it's finally ready for the public. Over a years worth of anticipation and high hopes all came rushing to the surface when the box arrived at my doorstep last week... all ceremony and fanaticism... More
  • 25 Touching, Wise, but mostly Hilarious Calvin and Hobbes Quotes

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    A couple years ago I got The Complete Calvin and Hobbes for my birthday (Best. Gift. Ever.) and after reading through it about 2 or 3 times, I realized just how hilarious (and sometimes actually wise) some of the characters' quotes were. So I picked... More
  • Limbo ending discussion *SPOILERS*

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    Here is what I interpreted from the remarkably abrupt ending of Limbo (with some background first): Our unnamed traveler of this volatile world has been searching for his sister. Throughout his journey through Limbo, his encounters have all put him in... More
  • On the Affects of Video Games on Social Behavior

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    Unless you've been living under a rock playing video games, you've heard about the recent school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Because of that incident every body's running around trying to figure out what to do about it in order to prevent... More
  • Halo Reach: Weapons: DMR

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    Several weapons have been announced for Halo Reach, with several others having their presence tacitly acknowledged. Over the next several weeks, we'll take a look at some of them. First up is the DMR. Here are some screenshots, specs, and other general... More