Jason Shenkenfelder

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Date registered: 11/09/2010

Latest posts

  1. Is Painkiller Hell and Damnation too Evil? — 10/05/2012
  2. Command and Conquer: The Ultimate Collection — 10/05/2012
  3. Bethesda Gets An Austin Studio — 10/05/2012
  4. Strategy First Inc Fights Breast Cancer — 10/03/2012
  5. Krater Co-op Date Announced — 10/03/2012

Most commented posts

  1. Five Attempts At Video Game Cosplay That Shouldn’t Exist — 2 comments
  2. Half Beard’s Harem — 1 comment
  3. IndieGameStand: Pay What You Want — 1 comment
  4. Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage Review — 1 comment

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Sep 14 2012

Games For The Troops

In the past I had heard of events and fundraisers to send Video Game to troops overseas and thought it was a cool idea, but never something I had thought much about. None of my family are invovled in modern military in anyway, but I am always interested in a good cause and even more …

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Sep 13 2012

IndieGameStand: Pay What You Want

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Did you ever own a lemonade stand where customers didn’t always want to pay full price? Maybe you wanted to sell your product for as low as $1, but customers still wouldn’t bite. There were those reluctant customers who only wanted to try it if they could get a great deal. For those people “Pay …

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Mar 24 2011

The 3DS’ Augmented Reality Is The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread

[Ed’s Note: Just to remind everyone this is a feature piece meaning that the opinions expressed are those of only the author. The management of the site maintains a policy of indifference about anything new until it starts dispensing free $100 bills and emotional validation] If you have done any research on the 3DS then …

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Mar 15 2011

Nexon Offers Its Support in Japan’s Recovery

Korean based game company Nexon is doing their part to help the relief efforts in Japan. On Monday, the company announced that they will doing their part to help Japan recover from the devastating earthquake. Nexon America CEO Daniel Kim announced that an initial $ 1million will be donated to the American Red Cross. Various …

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Mar 14 2011

Massive Earthquake Hits Gaming Mecca

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My piece this week is going to take a slight shift in addressing a more serious issue. If you have been paying attention to major news outlets then you have probably heard about the devastating earthquake which hit Japan this past weekend. Japan is use to earthquakes, however, an 8.9 magnitude earthquake is devastating to …

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Mar 06 2011

Ikariam: Get Your Greek On!

Released in February of 2008, Ikariam is an intriguing game developed by Gameforge. I recently started playing the game expecting some cheap imitation of Sid Meier’s Civilization, but I ended up discovering so much more. Ikariam is a browser-based massively multiplayer online game. The game has you take on the role of a classical Greek empire …

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Feb 28 2011

Idlerpg, The Game Where You Win By Doing Nothing

What makes a video game? We have hardcore game, casual games, and everything in between. There are action adventures, text-based adventures, and puzzle games where adventure is entirely absent. This touches on the issue of whether a game is about graphics or gameplay. Games are about the blending of these two elements, but what happens …

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Feb 20 2011

Vindictus Gets Its Biggest Update Yet

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Over the winter break, I wrote an articles about how I had fallen in love with the hack and slash MMORPG Vindictus. I enjoyed how the game was both free to play and how it made amazing use of the source engine. Sure, the game was free, but it had equal polish to a lot …

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Feb 15 2011

Top 5 bizarre and misleading Japanese Video Games titles

Japan is pretty much the world’s gaming Mecca. North American gaming has come a long way, but ultimately it was the nation of Japan which pioneered early gaming culture. As a result, Japan has this reputation for being a gaming authority. Japan also has a reputation for being flamboyant and crazy. So what happens when …

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Feb 07 2011

Could Gaming Provide Real Life EXP?

Gaming makes your life better!

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