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  • Teenage Gamer Stereotypes

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    I went Gamestop earlier this week. I still haven't picked up Final Fantasy III(VI) on the Virtual Console, so I was going to get a points card. When I got to the store, there was just one other customer. After she left, it was just me and the employee... More
  • Eric Hirshberg's Keynote Speech: Why It Matters Even If You Doubt His Motives

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    Yesterday, Game Informer ran an article discussing a portion of Eric Hirshberg's keynote speech frrm Gamescom. The portion of the speech that was focused upon was his condemnation of statements made by EA's CEO John Riccitiello. What was lost... More
  • Confession of a average gamer. A grouchy old dude report.

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    I read Andrew Reiner's collection of greatest video games of this console generation. My Top 25 Games Of This Console Generation Staff by Andrew Reiner on August 18, 2011 at 03:40 PM 10,566 Views This was a great read, very entertaining, well thought... More
  • The Dragyn's Lair: Can Handheld Gaming Platforms Still Thrive?

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    There's a lot of talk around the industry about the newest handheld entries, the 3DS and PlayStation Vita. After all, Nintendo has dominated the portable market for as long as most of us can remember. But the real question these days is: Does either... More
  • Commenting behaviour on GIO posts

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    I just did a post on my personal blog about commenting on blog posts , especially site that moderate comments to avoid controversy (or whatever other reason they offer). That got me to thinking about GIO and how it operates, and how we as a community... More
  • Side-scrolling Beat Em Ups - a forgotten genre

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    Just a few days ago me and my brother busted out our old SNES and were looking for something to make the boring night go by. We hooked it up and began looking through our pile of thirteen SNES games, and it only took a moment for me to realize the games... More
  • Top Ten Industry Changing Games

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    Top Ten Industry Changing Games In the beginning, there was Pong. Well, there were others, but Pong gets my vote as the oldest relevant video game. Since then, however, games have gotten slightly more complex. We're telling deeply nuanced stories... More
  • Will the "Real" Gamers Please Stand Up? (Whaddya mean by that? We're ALL *REAL*!)

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    Tonight's blog is brought to you by the letter "R"-for "Real" Gamer....or Maybe just "Really Stupid Pose".... When I get down on myself, I often start to think that I'm not a "real" gamer. I mean, sure,... More
  • The First Annual Brotrip. Where you too can have a good time. Oh, and win cool gifts

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    As I'm sure no one has seen the two big threads I made, I figured I should write a blog to get more people in on this sweet, sweet action the brocast is going to be hosting. I've talked about the brocast before, but for those that don't know... More
  • We Made A Podcast! The Indie And Mojo Show Episode 1

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    For weeks Mojomonkey12 and I have been trying to record the first episode of our podcast. We didn't realize just how much work it takes to produce one. Yet after two failed attempts, the third time was a charm for us. We wanted to do a show where... More
  • The Leaderboard: Being better than anyone else

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    (The leaderboard might not be current, forget about it) So I was playing on Playstation Home, and I found this very addicting game. It's called Sodium 2: Project Velocity. It's a racing game, but so addicting and easy. I tried it out, and started... More
  • Portable Gaming, what to pick?

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    The Problem Now.. I have run into a bit of a conundrum the last couple of months. I have spent most of it working or gone where I had little to no access to my PS3 or reliable internet for PC gaming. I see this as a continuing trend for me (As I will... More