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  • Button Mashing The Gap

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    Lately, I've been more and more infatuated with the memories of games that I grew up with. Maybe it has to do with the bucket loads of HD collections being released, or maybe it's just that I'm getting old, but the nostalgia behind certain... More
  • Firmly Reestablished

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    For those of you who do not know me I am new to GIO; I am Uesugi-dono, formerly a prolific blogger at Gamespot. Once that site went forward with their disastrous (and some would say arrogant) redesign vast swaths of the community dispersed into the internet... More
  • Ori and the Blind Forest Review: Saving a Forest of Beauty

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    The second you start up Ori and the Blind Forest for the first time you immediately feel a connection to the characters in the opening cutscene. Watching the relationship between Ori and the gorilla-like Naru warms your heart until your heart is eventually... More
  • Getting Older, But Passion For Gaming Never Fades

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    It's nearing midnight and I'm sitting on my couch playing "Saints Row IV: Re-elected". My fiance is asleep in my lap and I'm gaming silently, using Turtle Beach headphones to muffle the sounds of constant profanity and explosions... More
  • My answer to the question of the month, issue 234

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    “If you could play as any video game villain, who would you choose, and why?” As I considered this question, a number of other questions began to form. Not immediately mind you, but after I started considering what was wrong with my first answer. My gut... More
  • My Assassin's Origin Story

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    Ever since he was five Damian Snow has had nightmares that he could never explain. There were nights when the nightmares were mild, others that made him wet his bed. At first his parents thought him crazed, but when he suddenly knew how to fight, climb... More
  • My Excitement (and Concern) for Batman: Arkham Knight

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    Hello all, Windmill here with a new blog. As I'm sure many of you are probably already aware Rocksteady's next batman game Arkham Knight is coming later this year and it is slated to be the last Batman game in the Arkham series, at least as far... More
  • Hotline Miami Review: A stylish and violent beat 'em up you want to keep playing

    EDIT: Well there is a review section for it now, so I reviewed it here . If you don't trust my review, Ben reviewed it. Also you should play this game, it's kind of fun. More
  • Wait, games are supposed to be hard?

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    I spent my weekend playing video games in between practices. It was a great way to keep myself from spending to much time at the in-laws house (they are great people I just am not a big group person and they insist it isn't a holiday unless the house... More
  • Sucker Punch Now

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    If you have a PS3then you shoud have played Infamous 1 and 2. They are shining examples of an open world game, and offer a fresh type of gameplay that i havent founf anywhere since. They are my personal fav sony ip, and I hope they continue on after the... More
  • Uh Oh... Now my Father is Involved in "The BRONY Quest"

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    Soon after, my announcement of "The BRONY Quest", my father was driving me to school. I pointed out my initiation of "The BRONY Quest", and he laughed. Then he dropped a bomb on me: He said he may sit around and watch the cartoon with... More
  • Dust 514: A strange mix of pessimism and anticipation

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    I wouldn't say it is being cautiously optimistic because those feelings haven't combined... its more like one second I think about it and think its going to be awesome, and the next I think its going to disappoint me. What am I talking about?... More