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  • Pokemon: Indigo League Retro Review S1 E1-5

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    [As Originally Written on SNo2 .] If you know anything about me and my writing in general then you probably know that not only do I write about a variety of subjects, I also enjoy writing semi-nostalgically about how old television shows hold up by my... More
  • My Favorite Games: A Decade Long Retrospective Pt. 3

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    [As Read on SNo2 .] It’s been roughly a week or so since my last report on the matter, but it’s more than time to move on to the next segment of my ongoing retrospective glance at some of my favorite games year to year. Although I’m... More
  • Revisiting the Film that Reignited the Zombie Apocalypse

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    [As Read on SNo2 .] 28 Days Later is something of a modern cult classic but even so, it’s hard to believe that it only came out fourteen-fifteen years ago. But then again, it’s also hard to believe that it DID come out fourteen-fifteen years... More
  • Games I Didn't Review in 2016: Quantum Break

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    [As Originally Read on SNo2. ] Quantum Break is a pretty interesting third-person shooter that was released essentially to showcase the graphical powers of the then-newer Xbox One and to potentially create a new supreme IP for Microsoft as well. Although... More
  • Face Pizza and Flaming Midgets

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    [As Originally Written on SNo2 .] It’s taken some time to get to this point as I’ve been busy and one of the lower items on my to-do list has been replaying Borderlands 2 (and Mass Effect 2), but I’m finally ready to drop the first of... More
  • My Favorite Games: A Decade Long Retrospective Pt. 2

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    [As Read on SNo2 .] As you may or may not have already read earlier last week, I’ve begun to write a few posts regarding my favorite games of each year roughly from the last decade give or take a few years. You can read part one if you have not... More
  • GI Show #342 Thought Blog

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    [As Originally Written on SNo2 .] Somewhere within the first seven minutes of listening to and watching the latest iteration of Game Informer’s long-running podcast/video series, I realized that I wanted to do one of my rarer pieces in which I list... More
  • Games I Didn't Review in 2016: The Division

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    [As Originally Written on SNo2 .] I’ll admit it outright- I was more than hyped for the release of Tom Clancy’s The Division in more ways than I can possible explain. The basic premise of an unforgiving romp through a devastated New York City... More
  • My Favorite Games: A Decade Long Retrospective Pt. 1

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    [As Originally Read on SNo2 .] Let me just preface this and say that by no means am I limiting myself to one game per year or per platform or anything of the sort. I got the idea for this particular blog post just by glancing back at some of the titles... More
  • Gaming March Madness: Beyond the Kings Moot

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    [As Originally Written on SNo2 .] It’s been a long time coming it seems, and yet here it is- the finale of the Gaming March Madness miniseries of blog posts I’ve been handling for the better half of a month. I’ve taken a few days to... More
  • A Strange Feeling of Timeliness

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    [As Written on SNo2 .] The time has come for the story of armageddon to continue. I don’t know why I’ve suddenly realized it, but I’ve been really putting stock into a Darksiders sequel for some time now. I thoroughly loved the first... More
  • The 3 Biggest Disappointments of 2017

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    [As Written on SNo2 .] Now, I know we’ve only just finished the first quarter of the 2017 video gaming season, and yet I really want to commemorate a few of the most disappointing things regarding that timeframe. Ironically (or perhaps not so ironically... More
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