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Review: Awesomenauts

Review: Awesomenauts

Tweet Awesomenauts from Ronimo Games somehow flew under my radar until recently.  When I stumbled upon some trailers for the game I saw visions of a 2-D sidescrolling shooter with space frogs and rocketpack monkeys and immediately had to play it.  After my first match in the far out universe I came to realize how wrong […]

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Review: The Walking Dead: Episode 1

Review: The Walking Dead: Episode 1

Tweet Many may be familiar with The Walking Dead series airing on AMC, but you may not know that the TV show is actually based off the comic book of the same name from Robert Kirkman.  Telltale Games has based their newest adventure game series straight from the former and has released Episode 1 of […]

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Review: Skullgirls

Review: Skullgirls

Tweet Ever since the release of Street Fight IV, the fighting game genre has had a renewed surge of interest.  To the delight of fighting fanatics this has meant a plethora of games to choose from. Everything from the 3D-style such as Tekken and SoulCalibur to 2D hand-drawn games like BlazBlue. The newest contender to the […]

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Microsoft announces “Arcade NEXT”

Microsoft announces “Arcade NEXT”

Tweet Microsoft is gearing up for its next slew of games for Xbox Live Arcade this spring and with it will also come something new.  

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New Add-on for The Gunstringer is a Game Changer

New Add-on for The Gunstringer is a Game Changer

Tweet Twisted Pixel has had a history that has been easy to follow.  With so many great titles coming out of their doors, it’s hard not to hear their name being dropped among the gaming crowd.  The latest release The Gunstringer was not only their first Kinect title, it was also their first boxed retail release. […]

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Review of BloodRayne: Betrayal

Review of BloodRayne: Betrayal

Tweet Few games see the type of comeback that developer WayForward has achieved with BloodRayne: Betrayal.  Starting with a history of two sub-par lastgen video games as well as three film adaptations (two being direct to DVD) directed by the infamous Uwe Boll, Rayne is not exactly a character that jumped to gamer’s minds when […]

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Review: Toy Soldiers: Cold War – XBLA

Review: Toy Soldiers: Cold War – XBLA

Tweet If I was asked, “what is the one genre of games that I have a secret addiction for?” it would have to be tower-defense games.  I have been known to spend hours on end playing free flash games at my PC, trying to get past the next wave of enemies.  When Signal Studios put […]

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Developers of ‘Splosion Man Really Care About Their Fans

Developers of ‘Splosion Man Really Care About Their Fans

Tweet Lately it seems developers and publishers (probably more so the publishers) are splitting up pre-planned content to later charge for it in DLC.  Or games being canceled when there is a strong demand for them to be released (I’m lookin’ at you Mega Man Legends 3).  So it still amazes me when you hear […]

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Bloodrayne: Betrayal Will Prove 2D Still Rules

Bloodrayne: Betrayal Will Prove 2D Still Rules

Tweet The day side-scrolling 2D games stop being developed will be the day an entire industry turns its back on its roots.  Luckily for gamers of all generations, this will most likely never happen.  And luckily for the future of a certain dying IP, the 2D game design may actually save it.

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Ms. Splosion Man Busts Out July 13th

Ms. Splosion Man Busts Out July 13th

Tweet Much like Ms. Pac-Man was the successor to Pac-Man, Ms. Splosion Man will be giving fans of the 2009 “Best Original Game for XBLA”  Splosion Man a reason to smile again.