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Cho Aniki Zero (PSP) Review – Sexy time!

Cho Aniki Zero
on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 | By Thomas Rivas

Over the years many movie genres have crossed over into the gaming industry and created some of the most memorable titles in the business. Horror flicks were given their due with the Resident Evil franchise, while sci-fi has been represented in everything from Metroid to Halo.  Even war films get a nod every time someone puts a Call of Duty disc into their system. But who,...

Popcap Games asks you to Show Your Bejeweled Love

on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Anyone who knows me well has at one time or another endured chatter that detailed how Bejeweled Blitz is one of the most perfect and addicting games ever made. It’s “desert island game” good. That’s why I support Popcap Games in it’s “Show Your Bejeweled Love” contest, which started on April 27th and will continue to May 26th. It’s...

Super Mario Crossover makes my inner 12 year old squeal

on Wed, Apr 28, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

“Everything old is new again” is how the mantra goes, but rarely has it been made manifest to the degree that explodingRabbit has taken it. explodingRabbit, my new personal hero, has taken Super Mario Bros., and added dashes of Castlevania, Contra, Mega Man, and Metroid to create what may very well be the greatest flash game to ever grace the world wide web. ...

Record of Agarest War brings video game sexy time to Xbox 360 today, PlayStation Store Thursday

on Tue, Apr 27, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

What happens when you combine video game sexy time with a thinking man’s strategy-rpg? The result is Aksys Games’ Record of Agarest War, which hit store shelves today (for Xbox 360; the PlayStation Store version will be released on Thursday). Many games claim an epic scope, but Record of Agarest War truly delivers with over 100 hours of gameplay–100 hours!...

Want to know what its like to attend a 2D-X Bits and Bytes Gaming Meetup?

2D-X Bits and Bytes
on Tue, Apr 27, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

It looks something like this. When News Editor Chris Gampat decided to use the 2D-X staff, Aggrogate, Nerd Blerp, The Other View, and jack-of-all-trades Devindra Hardawar as test subjects for The Phoblographer camera review, our usual shenanigans (geek talk, knife wielding, shouting) were captured for all to see. Remember, if you’re in the NYC area and run a gaming blog,...

NBA Jam: Developer interview, gameplay footage, and impressions

on Sun, Apr 25, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

I’ll be frank: When the first screen of the upcoming NBA Jam were released to the public in February, I was more than a little skeptical. It’s been years since we’ve had a good NBA Jam and besides, in my mind there was no way that new NBA Jam could compete with old NBA Jam. Would the new NBA Jam enable me to dunk on friend using an ex-president? ...

Review: Zenonia (Android)

on Sat, Apr 24, 2010 | By Chris Gampat

Zenonia may have already been released for the iPhone, but it now arrives on the Android platform with several added features. This RPG is reminiscent of Pokemon, Zelda, and other Japanese RPG games that totally rock due to the immersive story line and varied gameplay tactics. ...

TimeWasters: Flaming Zombooka

on Thu, Apr 22, 2010 | By Chris Gampat

TimeWasters  highlights many of the excellent Web-based/lightweight downloadable titles that you can dive into within the space of a lunch break. This week, Chris Gampat explores Flaming Zombooka. If you’re a fan of blowing up zombies, then you’ll probably love Flaming Zombooka. As a game that pays homage to both zombie games and a little bit of Duke Nukem,...

X-List: 5 characters Capcom should consider for MvC3

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on Wed, Apr 21, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 had its way with the internet yesterday, making itself the topic of just about every conceivable nerd-related Web destination–2D-X included. We asked you to share with the rest of the class the characters that you’d like to see included in the new Capcom fighter. Lots of good names were tossed about, but I’m going to give you my own personal...

Nintendo launches Wii Classic Controller Pro stateside

on Tue, Apr 20, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Our Japanese counterparts have been using the Wii Classic Controller Pro for some time, but Nintendo has finally given American gamers a chance to get their mitts on the accessory. Today, Nintendo of America launched the $19.99 controller (available in either black or white), which features two rows of shoulder buttons and ergonomically designed grips for comfy gaming. The...