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  • Why Must Games "Made For Kids" Be So Inane?

    Yes. It does get worse from here. If you're around my age, you probably grew up with "the greats" in video games. Mario, Link, Donkey Kong, Banjo-Kazooie-all of these characters are core parts of growing up. From the first time I heard the... More
  • The Top Nine Most Memorable Boss Battles of All Time

    I have not been able to play any games this week. But that is okay, because for this blog I will be drawing upon my substantial backlog of memorable video game moments to pick out the top nine most memorable boss battles of all time. These are not the... More
  • Music You Need To Listen To: Dispatch

    When you hear a band is "indie", most people assume the band is similar to Modest Mouse, Arcade Fire, or Death Cab for Cutie. But there is a whole world of drastically indie music to be discovered. Some indie bands just jam. They play their... More
  • The Top Ten Best Games of E3 2011

    Plus five handheld titles that compare nicely to their larger brethren. This list is based on previews and impressions, since I did not nor could not attend E3 this year (there's always next year!). Some games (Resistance 3 would have been 11th) were... More
  • Clash of the Titans: The Real Winner of EA vs. Activision

    Recently, the battle between EA and Activision has been heating up. Both companies are releasing FPS games this year, and both claim to be better than the other. Already gamers are pledging fanboy alliegences to one game or another, claiming that their... More
  • What was your favorite part of E3?

    E3 2011 was full of many interesting releases, news, and consoles. Information was kept a secret until later this year or next, and was something that helped debate whether or not someone would buy the console or game. Like the Wii U, it was just about... More
  • The News - 06.12.11 - The Parents' Guide to Video Games

    Hello again, Parents and Gamers! Getting right into it, today's article of The News will be rather short but not-very-sweet. We have information flowing in about two more hacker-attacks on prominent video game companies, Epic Games and CodeMasters... More
  • Name That Game Contest: THE CONTENDERS! *DUN DUN DUN*

    Hello and welcome to the second blog in a 3 part series- my little contest called "Name that Game!" The rules are simple. People have sent in entries for various game ideas, including a title for the game, genre, and basic exposition for what... More
  • A important update for killzone liberation fans . A grouchy old dude report.

    Hello all my PSP brothers and sisters, and how are we this fine weekend? When Sony unleashed the welcome back program, the majority of hoopla was doted onto the PS3 and all of it's choices. However we, the few, the proud, the PSP owners were also... More
  • Nostalgia Sells


    The presence of nostalgic titles in today's industry is becoming more apparent, with dozens of games being released that relate to classic titles in more ways than one.  How long before this gift to gamers turns into an epidemic?

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  • Hawk reviews: Nier (PS3)

    Nier is a strange game with a strange backstory, but manages to provide some fun experiences all the same.... More
  • Why I think the PS Vita > 3DS

    Let me start out by saying I love Nintendo. My first system was a Gameboy Color, then a Gameboy Advance, and then a DS. However I think I may buy a PS Vita instead of a 3DS, here is why. Low Quality Games I kept up with news about the 3DS and the titles... More