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  • In the Absence of Color

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    More emphasis today in triple-A titles is put towards pushing polygon counts than, arguably, even gameplay. The proof? Games that look great but still don't deliver the gameplay punches required to make them win in the profit-oriented game industry... More
  • Gaming on a Budget: 5 Tips to Save Money

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    If you live in the US, you've probably heard that financially, we're in pretty deep sh*t. The government is trillions of dollars in the hole, the middle class is shrinking, and prices are rising...for everything. Sounds pretty grim, huh? And obviously... More
  • Why is Harvest Moon so Popular

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    I was as much of a gamer as I could be when I was little. Most of my time was spent on Super Mario, but I played just about anything I that was available to me on Super Nintendo or Sega Genesis. Then when I was 8ish the N64 was released and it was the... More
  • Phineas & Ferb: Across The 2nd Dimension Review - The Parent's Guide to Video Games

    Phineas & Ferb: Across The 2nd Dimension Review Kid Safe: Very High (9.5 / 10) Game Quality: Very High 8.5 / 10) Genre: Action/Adventure - This game is identified by its action-based tone of gameplay that focuses on one or more characters being faced... More
  • Localization Lamentations: Are We Losing Out?

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    Lack of Localizations Makes Oni Cry I know that I'm in the minority when it comes to my love of the beautiful 2D art in my gaming experience. The truth of the matter is that it's not just art, it's a specific kind of game that I'm not... More
  • Portal 2 Reminds Me - When Less Is More...

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    When Portal 2 came out, I was a little late to the dance before I finally broke down and bought it. I was in the middle of playing a couple of other games that I desperately wanted to finish first. I don't know about you, but I have this habit (or... More
  • Addicted To Mortal Kombat

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    There are certain things in a man’s life he never forgets. His first kiss. His first drink. The first time you pulled Scorpions mask off to bathe your opponent in flames. At least that was one of my defining moments. In any case, those are proud... More
  • Top ten Impractical Video Game Weapons

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    Top Ten Impractical Weapons There was a time when video game weapons were pretty standard. Swords, spears, guns, and your boots, these were staples. Over time, we may have gotten a little ridiculous with it, to say the least. While everyone likes an incredible... More
  • Trolling on the GI website. (CoD and Battlefield to be specific)

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    This is a work in progress, so any tips would be greatly appreciated! It seems to me that every time I read a news story involving Call of Duty or Battlefield, there is always someone who just has to completely ruin the article by trolling about how much... More
  • Writer's Block

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    They say the best thing to do when you've got it is to write about nothing. I don't know about that personally as I've never really been in this kind of a rut, but at this point anything is worth a shot . You see I've been in a lul for... More
  • Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 3 Wishlist

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    I have been a Marvel fan since I was a wee lad. The X-Men have remained my moral compass throughout my life. My Netflix queue in the last several months has consisted of X-Men: The Animated Series, Wolverine and the X-Men, The Spectacular Spider-man,... More
  • 5 Things That Should Be In Borderlands 2

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    I don't like Borderlands. There, I said it. I really think Borderlands is one of the most boring games I have played in a long time. I thought it had some great ideas, but lackluster execution. So while I was playing Alan Wake, I thought about what... More