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  • Video Countdown - Top 10 of 2012

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    ***Free Game Drawing - Details Below*** It was January 18th when I posted my very first video review . Since then I have progressively tried to capture, evaluate, and review many of the big name titles for the year for the sole purpose of doing a video... More
  • Gaming is the Best Medicine



    Fall is upon us, and while that means the release of highly awaited titles it also means half the population will be sick. Already at my place of work, runny noses and a chorus of coughing are lighting up the hallways. Though I do my best to avoid it... More
  • Video Review - Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

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    ***Free Microsoft Point/PSN/Steam Cash Drawing - Details Below*** Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Xbox 360 - PS3 - PC Developer : High Moon Studios Publisher : Activision Release Date : August 21st, 2012 This was one of the surprise hits for me this year... More
  • Video Review - Dust: An Elysian Tail


    Dust: An Elysian Tail

    Dust: An Elysian Tail Xbox 360 Arcade Developer : Humble Hearts Publisher : Microsoft Studios Release Date : August 15th, 2012 One of the standout titles for the Summer of Arcade, Dust: An Elysian Tail sure was a pretty game. Working on sprucing up the... More
  • Good Vibrations


    It is an all too familiar feeling in gaming these days. It remains the only am

    It is an all too familiar feeling in gaming these days. It remains the only amount of tangible feedback a player can get from the action unfolding on screen; the response to a weapon kickback, chaotic explosion, or hit from an enemy; your controller gives... More
  • Video Review - Max Payne 3


    Max Payne 3

    Max Payne 3 Xbox 360 - PS3 - PC Developer - Rockstar Games Publisher - Rockstar Games Release Date: May 15th, 2012 Take that, backlog! I have been meaning to get this game for a while now, and with the recent Steam sales this summer it was hard to pass... More
  • Press Start to Play?


    There are varying levels of anticipation on the ride home with a new game in t

    There are varying levels of anticipation on the ride home with a new game in tow. Be it the ending to a big trilogy or great new IP, I am guilty of opening the packaging at a red light so I can throw the disc in my console and play it immediately. Controllers... More
  • Video Review - Spec Ops: The Line


    Spec Ops: The Line

    Spec Ops: The Line Xbox 360 - PS3 - PC Developer : Yager Development (Sp) Darkside (Mp) Publisher : 2K Games Release Date : June 26th, 2012 Posting this one on my first day of a week's vacation. Nothing like piercing sunshine to drive me to back inside... More
  • Video Review - Quantum Conundrum


    Quantum Conundrum

    Quantum Conundrum PC - Xbox 360 - PSN Developer : Airtight Games Publisher : Square Enix Release Date : June 21st, 2012 (July 11th for consoles) I wish this game was available while I was taking physics classes...I am sure I could have worked it into... More
  • My Handheld Hiatus


    While I do not agree with the notion and the quote is an obvious attack from Sony on Nintendo's handheld, it further emphasizes that the "social norm" is that handhelds are for kids. That argument was put to rest when I witnessed the multitude of adults freely playing at the Zelda symphony and read numerous accounts of people in my age range that still openly play at the theatre or airport. But while tapping my screen furiously with a stylus or tilting a device every which way, I could not help but feel a little self-conscious.

    A car ride, long wait time at the doctor's office, or lazy afternoon when the television was preoccupied used to mean time with the latest handheld console. I was a kid with a Gameboy readily at hand. Pokemon battles ensued on the bus ride home from... More
  • Video Review - Ghost Recon: Future Soldier



    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier PC - Xbox 360 - PS3 Developer : Ubisoft Publisher : Ubisoft Release Date : May 22, 2012 Spoiler alert: There are no ghosts in this games...I know, disappointing right? Still a solid entry in the franchise.... More
  • Video Review - Diablo III


    Diablo III PC Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Publisher : Blizzard Entertainment Release Date : May 15th, 2012 I was finally able to get around to a review for Diablo III...just had know...stop playing it long enough to get something thrown... More