Category Archive: Video Games

“Overwatch” Beta Review

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Overwatch, an exciting but vapid lesson in political incorrectness and cultural appropriation, recently had a multiplatform beta that was met with much glee. The game, which has absolutely zero story to speak of,… Continue reading

The Fun Madness of “Bloodborne”

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At its very core, “Bloodborne” is a game about madness.   We’ve all heard that cliche, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” It’s… Continue reading

What Bungie’s “Destiny” Does So Well

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Destiny if the kind of game that grabs an aggressive hold of you and stubbornly refuses to let go. I know this from first hand experience, because the game has dominated a bulk… Continue reading

A Conflict of Interest: #GamerGate and the Need for Ethics in Video Game Journalism

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This common narrative of GamerGate as presented by the media is one of harassment and misogyny, not of journalistic ethics. It should strike us as ironic, however, that an ongoing misrepresentation of the movement in the media only proves the point that video game journalists are in dire need of an education in ethics.

Fulfill Your “Destiny” and Get on Board with Bungie’s Massive New Hit

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It’s July 22, 2007, sometime during that awkward time of the way, way, wayy too early morning when everything in the world should be asleep, except for those literal early birds who rise… Continue reading

Gary’s Pokemon Training Tips: How to Be the Very Best Like No One Ever Was (Even More)

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Hey boys and girls. Gary Oak the super Boss man is here and back in business. I’ve been busy lately being awesome, most recently via a mountain conquest with my fellow awesome pals… Continue reading

“Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor” Trailer Reveal

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Pretty cool, eh? Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is a multi-platform, open-world action-adventure video game set in the beloved realm of Middle-earth, better known as the land of Hobbits and other creatures in The… Continue reading

“The Last of Us: Left Behind” Review

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The Last of Us ruined video games for me. My tolerance for sophomoric writing in games evaporated the moment Ellie said “Okay” at the end. There have been several story-intensive games that I flat-out… Continue reading

Game of the Year: “The Last of Us”

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The Last of Us had quite a few expectations to live up to after being nominated for game of the year. With titles preceding The Last of Us including Uncharted 2, Mass Effect 2, Fallout 3, and other… Continue reading

Mobile Gaming: Geronimo! “Doctor Who: Legacy” is Fantastic and Brilliant

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Timed nearly perfectly to coincide with the widely viewed “Day of the Doctor” 50th anniversary special, the wickedly entertaining video game Doctor Who: Legacy was made available today for iOS and Android devices, developed by… Continue reading

Gary Oak’s Pokemon Training Tips: How to Be the Very Best Like No One Ever Was

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Gary Oak here. So you want to be the very best like no one ever was? Well, shut the hell up and listen because rather than that “you teaching me and me teaching you” BS, you are just going to have to keep quiet and listen if you want to hear what makes every Pokemon Champion effing awesome and how they got there. Because it’s all ultimately very simple. Here are the rules to follow.

Mobile Gaming: “Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time”

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The original Plants vs. Zombies was one of the classic must-have games for your mobile device. It’s a stationary tower defense game in which you must defend your home from waves of zombies… Continue reading

Corey and Liam Debate the Ending to “Bioshock Infinite”

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Corey has already written a reactionary piece, ending explanation, and secrets revealed piece all about to hit game Bioshock Infinite, in which the drunken, wayward hero has to rescue a girl from a… Continue reading

Mobile Gaming: “Army of Darkness: Defense”

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Oftentimes, a sophisticated level-up system is the only thing stopping an otherwise monotonous video game experience. If a game is to thrive, enemies need to grow stronger and adapt while new resources become… Continue reading

Mobile Apps: “Zombies, Run!” is Deadly Fun

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Every now and then some new technology, story, or video game – or some combo of the three – sends me surging into a nerdalicious state of mania. The most recent case was… Continue reading

“The Last of Us”: Love in the Time of Cordyceps

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I’m not terribly sure where to begin here as The Last of Us left me speechless last night. As the game cut to black, I leaned back from the edge of the couch and let… Continue reading

“Bioshock Infinite” Secrets Revealed

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Because I can’t seem to get over the magnificent spectacle that is Bioshock Infinite, I’ve decided to delve deeper into the game’s lore and give my explanation on a few things. React and comment on… Continue reading

Reactions to “Pokemon Generations”

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A long time ago in a town not so far away, I was a young child obsessed with Pokemon. In addition to being supposedly stricken with laziness and ungratefulness, I am fortunately also… Continue reading

What to Expect in Kingdom Hearts III and What We Want to See

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I’m sure that there are many fans out there who just stuck to the main 2 installments of Kingdom Hearts, both of which appeared on the Playstation 2, disregarding the some odd five… Continue reading

What’s New and What We Want from the New Super Smash Bros.

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At E3 a few weeks back, Nintendo unveiled the big debut for what is certain to be one of their upcoming hits: the fourth Super Smash Bros. game. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQD1yJinzeQ&feature=youtu.be]

Explaining the Ending to “Bioshock Infinite”

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So you’ve beaten Bioshock Infinite, and your mind has been bent so far with mystery that it’ll be difficult, but let’s try and bend it back with some facts. I’ve seen a few full… Continue reading

Reactions to “Bioshock Infinite”

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— the reaction piece is largely spoiler-free — “Wow” was really all I could manage when I finished Bioshock Infinite, the second sequel (of sorts) to Irrational Games‘ 2007 smash hit Bioshock. It’s… Continue reading