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  • Greatest Voice Actors in Gaming - Updated

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    Making the look for a great and iconic character in gaming is one thing, but it is the voice that can truly bring characters to life. While many appreciate a good looking game with stylish gameplay, I am always impressed when a voice actor can really deliver a performance that not only powers the story, but leaves me in anticipation of their next lines of dialogue. Here are a few of the voice actors that lend their voice to the gaming industry the most, and excel with each new character.

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    Making the look for a great and iconic character in gaming is one thing, but it is the voice that can truly bring characters to life. While many appreciate a good looking game with stylish gameplay, I am always impressed when a voice actor can really... More
  • Why I Still Own a Kinect

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    I purchased a Kinect last November with Dance Central and the packaged Kinect Adventures. I played both games at a relatively normal pace, showcased the technology to friends, and had a generally good time with the hardware.

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    I purchased a Kinect last November with Dance Central and the packaged Kinect Adventures. I played both games at a relatively normal pace, showcased the technology to friends, and had a generally good time with the hardware. It has been at least six months... More
  • The EVO 2011 Impact

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    In case you missed it this past weekend, the EVO 2011 Championship tourney was underway at the Rio Casino in Las Vegas. Thousands of gamers both young and old put their skills to the test as they battled it out over Super Street Fighter 4, Marvel vs Capcom 3, and more.

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    In case you missed it this past weekend, the EVO 2011 Championship tourney was underway at the Rio Casino in Las Vegas. Thousands of gamers both young and old put their skills to the test as they battled it out over Super Street Fighter 4, Marvel vs Capcom... More
  • August Releases: Fruit, Fantasy, and Football!

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    I usually post these to my personal blog to keep friends updated as to what is coming out each month. I am still working through the format, so I apologize in advance for the tweaks and alterations here and there. Anything you guys are looking forward to?

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    I usually post these to my personal blog to keep friends updated as to what is coming out each month. I am still working through the format, so I apologize in advance for the tweaks and alterations here and there. Anything you guys are looking forward... More
  • Do Fighting Games Need a Strong Story?

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    Fighting games have never had very strong narratives. I have never purchased a fighting game expecting character development, emotional cut scenes, or memorable dialogue. I play a fighting game for the obvious, frantic core of it all...the fighting.

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    Fighting games have never had very strong narratives. I have never purchased a fighting game expecting character development, emotional cut scenes, or memorable dialogue. I play a fighting game for the obvious, frantic core of it all...the fighting. And... More
  • Summer Post: Beach Levels in Gaming

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    Summer. The sun shining down, the cool breeze offering a moment of relief from the heat, and the sounds of the waves crashing gently against the shore, retreating to the ocean to repeat the cycle anew. Who could guess that such a relaxing, pristine setting in real life could also be one of the best locales a video game could offer. In no particular order, here are a few games that gave some memorable beach excursions.

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    Summer. The sun shining down, the cool breeze offering a moment of relief from the heat, and the sounds of the waves crashing gently against the shore, retreating to the ocean to repeat the cycle anew. Who could guess that such a relaxing, pristine setting... More
  • Morality in Gaming: Why I Always Pick the Good Path

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    Morality in gaming has become the norm. Developers give you the option to take the protagonist down the good or evil path. They give you the freedom to choose whether to become a savior to the people, or fearful tyrant.

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    Morality in gaming has become the norm. Developers give you the option to take the protagonist down the good or evil path. They give you the freedom to choose whether to become a savior to the people, or fearful tyrant. Despite the ability to choose,... More
  • Gears of War 3 Beta Impressions

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    Gears of War 3 Xbox 360 Developer : Epic Games Publisher : Microsoft Release Date : September 20th, 2011 The trilogy is coming to a close this September, but Epic Games has been kind enough to offer a beta to tide us over...and work out those pesky glitches... More
  • Why can't the Kinect, Connect with me?

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    Microsoft's Kinect seems to be all the talk lately. Some find it interesting, some find it passable. I found myself initially falling into the passable crowd, but began to question the reason. What is it about the Kinect that has some gamers turning... More
  • PoP Movie Review - Flicker of Hope for Gaming Movies

    Release Date: May 28, 2010

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    Score: 7/10 Prince Of Persia: The Sands of Time Studio: Jerry Bruckheimer Films Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures Release Date: May 28, 2010 Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal -Dastan/The Prince Gemma Arterton - Princess Tamina Ben Kingsley - Nizam Pros: Great action... More
  • The Final Boss Approaches...

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    The high point of any game, the culmination of all your hard work, the final test in your abilities....the final boss battle. The ultimate fate of every game will typically include this entity, one last battle to decide the fate of the world. We all have... More
  • Achievements and Trophies: The Double-Edged Sword

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    Love them or hate them achievements and trophies have become an element of games. The chime brings utmost joy or a roll of the eyes. One could even consider them as the next generation's "high score". While these little elements can add... More