Video Games

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    3 Arcade Games to Master Before Star Wars Battle Pod
    Posted in: Featured, Video Games

    The marriage of Star Wars and video games goes back as nearly far as the films and has been a much more constant companion. Like the films, the games have had their share of ups and downs, but at least there was volume. If the one you were looking forward to playing bombed, you didn’t have to wait a […]

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    Best Boss Music Pt. 2
    Posted in: Featured, Music, Video Games

    Here’s a list for the nostalgic gamer or the curious. Each of the ten themes listed here has had an emotional impact on the way I view boss fights. Yes, I grew up during the console wars and mainly played JRPGS and side-scrollers from the SNES and PS2. Nevertheless, I think it’s amazing that, for […]

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    PC Budget Games (for the Holidays!): Papers, Please
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    Papers, Please is a game where you are tasked with checking and confirming the validity of national immigration documents. And it’s really good. Lucas Pope’s 2013 indie title places you at an immigration checkpoint in the fictional country of Arstotzka during the 1980s. The core aspects of the gameplay are simple enough, you check the […]

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    PC Budget Games (for the Holidays!): Gone Home
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    It’s that time of the year, the time that some people look forward to, and others dread. I’m talking about returning home for the holidays. You know, catching up with your family and spending time with the people you grew up with. Imagine if after a long flight home, you arrive at your family’s house […]

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    2014 Holiday Gift Guide
    Posted in: Books, Music, Tech, TV, Video Games

    We are all ready to celebrate the holidays, deck the halls, rock around the Christmas tree, what have you. If you have some last minute shopping to do, this guide will help you find a gift for everyone on your list. And the best perk is that you don’t even need leave home to go to the […]

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    Mass Effect and the Re-Release Trend
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    Science fiction has the ability to pull an audience into an awe-inspiring world of wonder and possibility while also making you feel like nothing more than a speck on a dot floating around a light rocketing through an immense, empty space. There are few ways that I get more intrigued than when something makes me […]

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    The Internet Arcade Brings More Than 900 Games For Free
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    In my younger days, I’d spend many nights online looking at various gaming websites, looking for the ideal way to waste an evening. Once my Juno dial-up was ready, I’d browse the likes of SI Kids, Homestar Runner, or whatever else my Yahoo! search results yielded. It was the days before I had a console, so […]

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    Smashing Through Life
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    Earlier this month the fourth Super Smash Brothers game was released to the Nintendo 3DS and is set to be released on the Wii U next month. If you’ve never played a Smash game before, do yourself a friggen favor and go do so right now. They’re a bunch of fun. They’ve also been a […]