Tag Archive: games

Apr 12 2013

“Truly Vintage Gaming: Four Indie Devs Who Can Do No Wrong”

I was into the Independent Gaming circle well before it was cool. After all, what was I going to play? I’d seen Modern Warfare back in the nineties with the rest of the good parts of the genre, and hey Dead Rising? Zombies Ate My Neighbors called. It wants its style back. It evokes the …

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Mar 21 2013

The Age of Easymode: Games and their Difficulty

The one everyone knows. And of course, the easy mode is Luigi. Can't even play as the guy until you beat the game once.

I’m an adult who hails from the late eighties with the NES as my standard system, so I could casually call myself some kind of fanatic for a challenge. For all the young kids who actually have an interest in gaming of the old days, I congratulate your curiosity and give you a warning; the games of …

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Nov 28 2012

Crisis on Infinite Titles: Compilation Games and their Future

Kinda like this, but with a lot less iconic character death. I don't want to imagine Yoshi being carted off like that..Wait..Damn my brain.

Seems everyone has to have their special beat-em-up involving all their big mascots. Playstation feels that having Ratchet and Jak duking it out with Kratos will pull fans back in when they’re missing a favored bandicoot, and the independent community already tried this once already, but everyone couldn’t get along. Nintendo beat everyone to the …

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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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Aug 16 2012

Project Runway – Dolphin Edition: Clothing Designers + Games

And here comes Mrs.Lara Croft, sporting that lovely summer affair-is that a leg holster? On both legs? Some bold style there...moving on...

Strap down the blouse, style your hair into the most freakishly spiked thing imaginable with a designer suit worth more than the amount of words of this article, and you’ve got yourself a craze. Yes, fashion has completely controlled the culture of high-schoolers, bored mothers and even the intestines of some very pampered poodles over …

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Jun 24 2012

Need For Speed Races to the Big Screen

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Saxon are not the only ones with the need for speed. EA recently confirmed that they have sold the feature film rights of the popular video game franchise Need For Speed to Dreamworks Studio. George Gatins and John Gatins developed the story, and George will be penning the screenplay. What the story will be about …

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May 09 2012

The Social Hunter: The Gamer

This time, friends, we're delving deep into this dangerous den of disaster for our quarry. Blimey and what-not!

Ah, welcome back my friends. I implore you for a spell to consider the couch and end-table dotted with all kinds of snacks and a few stray cans. It lies back unaware of the world save the one placed in front of his eyes, a realm of happiness and excitement. Far removed from the environment …

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Sep 14 2011

The Culture of Early Gaming (Part 2: Magazines)

To begin, we have to look at how games were presented at the middle eighties and nineties. Nintendo Power came out due to Japanese gaming publications becoming so influential and economically-viable that Nintendo of America attempted the same thing. It brought reviews and insight from employees of Nintendo about their games to the common consumer …

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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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Nov 29 2010

Game Shoppin 101 (Part 3: Time to Get Buyin. What’s Lookin Good?)

Well, we’ve spent our time listing off and taking stock of our buying techinques when it comes to getting games for family and friends, as well as the child’s involvement within that process. With the advent of new holiday season, we actually have a little conundrum. Games released this year have been pretty good all …

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