Browsing all articles from June, 2014.

Google Pokémon Challenge

Happy April Fools’ Day, and I would even pay a monthly subscription fee if the Google Pokémon Challenge were real.

Seriously – AR w/ Pokémon? HELLS FREAKING YEAH.
Okay, so the actual alternate reality stuff in the trailer seems to be fake; as it is, you can pull up Google Maps on your smartphone, click …

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2: The Movie: The Interview

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2: The Movie: The Interview 

[SCENE – AN UNDERSEA LABORITORUM. BRYCE sits before a desk facing a long window overlooking a coral reef. He is wearing a heavy tweed coat and penny loafers. The end credits of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 flicker on the anachronistic holodeck built into the desk before him. From the …

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RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 4 Finale

As the month comes to a close, so too does our time with Skyrim. After a long time playing, we all have basically arrived at the conclusion that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has little-to-no replayability. Mike and Ethan reflect on that, while Caitlin gets distracted by over-analyzing the Daedra.

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Unnecessarily Uncouth: A Review of The Witch and the Hundred Knight

Unnecessarily Uncouth: A Review of The Witch and the Hundred Knight 

Nippon Ichi Software have a good idea about what it means to be evil. Best known for the Disgaea games, which often put you in the shoes of the bad guy, NIS has built a reputation on the macabre and unsettling.
So it’s no surprise that The Witch and the Hundred …

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One Player Only: A Review Of 10 Second Ninja

One Player Only: A Review Of 10 Second Ninja 

I’m going to do it. I’m going to review 10 Second Ninja without mentioning that game.
And don’t be so daft as to ask, “What game!?” It’s clear–very clear–from the first screen what game will immediately spring to everyone’s mind. This is completely understandable, though. The setup is similar, and the …

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10 Other Things You Could Spend $30 on Instead of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

$30 certainly doesn’t go as far as it used to. At only half a day’s minimum wage pay, the amount isn’t enough to cover the cable bill or a week’s worth of groceries, let alone a full tank of gas or a week’s worth of public transportation. Fortunately, $30 will …

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RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 3

RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 3 

Another week, another RPG Club post! This marks the second-to-last week on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Ethan is unimpressed, and the other RPG-ers reflect on music, alchemy, and the Dawnguard DLC.

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Not As Fun As The Name Implies

Not As Fun As The Name Implies 

WORLD END ECONOMiCA episode.01 is a mess.
The interface is clean and intuitive, the art is gorgeous to the point of breathtaking, and the music is enjoyable and appropriate for the situation (when it’s there). All of these things really appealed to me. The story is interesting, too – the author has …

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RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 2

RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 2 

RPG Club continues through Tamriel, kicking ass and taking names. However, for Caitlin and Reid it’s the second playthrough, and they have different opinions on how that affects the game. Mike and Ethan both seem a little wary of what the game offers.

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Look What We Found: Aaru’s Awakening

Look What We Found: Aaru’s Awakening 

One of the most amazing things about games is that there are a thousand different things about them that can capture players’ imaginations, but it takes playing the games for these things to be fully realized. But the art direction of a game is one aspect that can capture anyone’s …

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