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Starter Kit: Everything you need to know about Resident Evil

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on Wed, Jul 23, 2014 | By Tim Torres

Resident Evil has been around for almost 20 years. In that time a lot of games and lot of ports of those games have popped up. If you’re getting into the series things could be a little confusing. Which games are the best? Which version is the one to go with? What are they all about? That’s what this guide is for. So, what’s Resident Evil about? Resident...

Macross games always fail to remember love

on Sat, Jul 12, 2014 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Shoji Kawamori’s wonderful and influential 1982 TV series, is one of the most beloved anime properties of all time. It’s easy to understand why. Macross features a massive alien invasion, F-14/F-15 fighters that transform into robots, incredibly cheesy pop music courtesy of the prototype anime idol singer, and big, big stakes....

Destiny (PS4) Impressions – An MMOFPS we might really want

on Fri, Jul 11, 2014 | By Elan Samuel

I don’t know how many of you played the Destiny alpha build which took place the weekend after E3, but if you’re one of the folks who didn’t you missed out. For one thing, the chance to play an alpha build of a game that costs an estimated $500 million to develop (and market) is unique in and of itself. Also, it’s a game from a studio who developed Halo and...

Games of Summer: Xtreme Sports (Game Boy Color)

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on Thu, Jul 10, 2014 | By Isaac Rouse

[Games of Summer is a recurring seasonal retrospective highlighting those magical titles that evoke wondrous thoughts of warm weather, carefree days, and discovery. Over the course of the next few weeks, we'll reflect on said titles and analyze why they meant so much to us then -- and just as much now.] As a child of the ’90s, The X-Games, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater,...

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.

The 3rd Birthday
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...