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Obscure games also attract high score players

Although the spotlight often shines on the classics of the ’80s when it comes to high scoring, when you dig past the surface, you’ll find plenty of talented gamers hungry for top scores in even the most obscure game titles. One of Galloping Ghost Arcade’s recent score wars saw multiple gamers vying for the title […]

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NES Review: Captain Planet and the Planteers

Looking back to being a 10-year-boy, I realize I put up with a ton of poor quality in the name of playing videogames. I clearly remember coasting through games, only to go back to them 10 years later and grimacing. Growing up, I can’t think of any game I wouldn’t play for at least 15 […]

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3DS Review: Aero Porter

Aero Porter sticks players in on their first day on the job of sorting luggage at a low-key airport. A supervisor will pop text-based messages up throughout the game, but no real other characters are introduced to the game. The title is one that is light on “story” elements, but, rather, it is a game […]

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Street Fighter X Megaman first impressions/Mini Review

Alexander “MixMasterLar” Browning was a freelance writer on the old Rithum.com and Gemubaka sites, and has also done opinion pieces on games and the industry here and there. Today, he brings you his thoughts on Capcom’s latest offering, Street Fighter X Megaman.  A few days ago mega-game developer Capcom released a free PC title called Street Fighter […]

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Gaming Session Blog #2

After staying up a little too late, I was able to grind through the story bits of Sleeping Dogs. Some thoughts: * Fairly mediocre game all around. The story starts out cliched and predictable, gets good in the middle and then falls back into predictable at the end. I was surprised there were no open-ended […]

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New game console backed by 63,000

While there have been rumblings of “download-only” video game consoles on the horizon, this alleged future of video games now has nearly $8.6 million to work with following the second most-successful Kickstarter campaign ever. While Gaikai and OnLive have toyed with the concept with a PC mindset, the Ouya console (pronounced “Ooh-yuh”) looks to tap […]

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3DS Review: Johnny Kung Fu

There was once a time where board games would have been considered “portable gaming.” Once the concept started resembling what we know it as today, we were presented with the light-based Electronic Football, which evolved into Tiger’s LCD line of games that made everyone gathering in the lobby before a day of elementary school jealous. […]

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Gaming Session Blog #1

Tonight’s session involved Persona 4 Arena. The highlights include: *Unlocked achievements – The President, The Kingpin, The Boxer, All-Out Attack to the Max, Perfect, Trained in Seclusion, Calm Down and I Learned a Few Moves for a total of 90 achievement points. *Took Akihiko to the “lab” to see what I could figure out. I […]

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Review a Bad Game Day!: G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra (Xbox 360)

As adapted from Diehard GameFAN Summer blockbusters may be fizzling away for the year with the season coming to a close, but that’s not stopping some familiar names from dropping onto the silver screen for a twentieth century reimagining. This latest effort modernizes one of the many treasured cartoon series I enjoyed prior to hauling […]

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NES Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Tournament Fighters

Regardless of their quality, Konami had three extremely popular Ninja Turtles games for the NES under its belt and when the Street Fighter craze swept the world, the company had no better license to slap onto a fighter than the heroes in a half shell. While this meant the Super Nintendo and the Sega Genesis […]

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