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Blue Estate (PS4) Review – Sex, guns, and Tarantino

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on Wed, Jul 2, 2014 | By Stephanie Burdo

A new addition to PlayStation 4 late this month is Blue Estate, the quirky side-scrolling shooting game based off the Eisner Award-nominated comic books from Viktor Kalvachev and developed by He-Saw games. Set in a crime-filled, Quentin Tarantino-like environment, players use the motion DualShock 4 controllers to shoot up syndicate criminals and notorious gang bosses.  The...

X-List: Top 5 podcasts you should listen to

on Tue, Jul 1, 2014 | By Stephanie Burdo

Listening to music can be entertaining, but sometimes it’s nice to hear a conversation between a few comedic geniuses while they discuss some of your favorite things. Over the years I have acquired my favorite podcasts where I can listen to all of my favorite topics. Some podcasts are more humorous than others, while some have proven to be far more fact based and succeed...

An overview and review of Dragon Age: Origins

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on Mon, Jun 30, 2014 | By Stephanie Burdo

The expansive world of Thedas and powerful cast of characters has given Dragon Age: Origins a high rank on my list of superior role playing games. In this piece I will provide advice to players joining the series before Dragon Age Inquisition along with an overview to the plot, lore, gameplay and cast of characters. A similar piece will be written for Dragon Age 2 to serve...

Gaming Backlogs – Consumerism at its worse

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on Sun, Jun 29, 2014 | By Eric Guzman

  Consumerism. It’s about having the most, about having the latest. It’s about spending every morsel of wealth that you accumulate to just have “stuff”. Stuff that just sits around, collects dust, or ends up discarded after a few months. For gamers and tech enthusiasts the consumerist craze is in full effect each time a new gadget is released. Every time...

The 3rd Birthday (PSP) Review – UGH.

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on Tue, Jun 24, 2014 | By Tim Torres

First Samus Aran, now Aya Brea. In Parasite Eve and Parasite Eve 2, the former NYPD detective kicked monsters up the Bronx and down the Battery with her mitochondrial super powers and customizable weaponry. Now, in The 3rd Birthday she’s kept locked in a prison cell and only let out to get her clothes ripped off. How the mighty have fallen. The same could be said for...

Kingston HyperX Cloud Pro Gaming Headset review – Ace of bass

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on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 | By Tim Torres

Kingston Technology, maker of solid-state drives, SD cards, and card readers, has entered the gaming headset market — and the results are good. Designed in Sweden in collaboration with QPAD, the Kingston HyperX Cloud Pro Gaming Headset offers comfort, durability, and great sound via 53mm drivers for less than one hundred dollars — a great price for gamers looking...

Voice actor Roger Craig Smith talks Batman, Regular Show, and Sonic Boom!

on Thu, Jun 19, 2014 | By Isaac Rouse

  [From Assassins Creed, to Resident Evil, to Naruto: Shippuden -- Roger Craig Smith's voice over talent has had influence in your life as a geek. In this interview, we talk Batman: Arkham Origins, working on Regular Show, being a voice actor, and the upcoming video game/television series Sonic Boom!]  I guess my first question would be: What’s it like to be...

E3 2014: Weapons and References in Bayonetta 2

on Tue, Jun 17, 2014 | By Gabriel Zamora

The original Bayonetta was surprisingly rich in respect to its lore and Easter egg references. Names within the game often referenced pop-culture, classic video games, literature, or mythology, or had some significance within Platinum Games. Bayonetta 2 follows suit, as we played the demo at E3 2014, we noted the curious naming of locations and weapons in-game. 1. Love is...

E3 2014: Prepare yourselves for The Evil Within

on Mon, Jun 16, 2014 | By Stephanie Burdo

For starters, The Evil Within had by far one of the most memorable demonstration’s at this year’s E3. Bethesda began their presentation by placing all visitors into an intimate pitch black theatre where we would watch the game’s introduction along with a few words from the development team. The air conditioning was blasting and the audio was amplified...

NYCC 2014 Special Edition: Marvel’s next big thing

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on Sun, Jun 15, 2014 | By Eric Guzman

Marvel held a panel at Special Edition today to discuss the future of their upcoming series and even though it was a bit lack luster and underwhelming, it did clear the air on a few things. The Panel was spearheaded by Marvel Legends, Greg Pak and Peter David. But Peter David stood out as Marvel has brought him back to continue his work from twenty years ago with X-Force...