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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: 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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The Holidays Are Getting Magical With These Xbox Live Arcade Games

The Holidays Are Getting Magical With These Xbox Live Arcade Games

Tweet Beginning December 22nd, Microsoft will be releasing the first title in it’s “Games for the Holidays” line-up.  Similar to the “Summer of Arcade” and “Games Feast” this is the winter’s advertised campaign.  But they are trying something new with the trio of games coming out.

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Balls of Fire: Pinball FX 2 Review

Balls of Fire: Pinball FX 2 Review

Tweet When I was in college there was a small arcade in the basement of our cafeteria and in it there were several outdated lightgun games and a couple pinball machines.  

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Super Meat Boy Review: Best Served Raw

Super Meat Boy Review: Best Served Raw

Tweet Everyone who grew up playing games during the 8-bit era can remember when video games provided increased difficulty without the use of smarter AI.  Games like Mega Man or Ghosts n’ Goblins provided areas where perfectly timed jumps and attacks were the challenge.  Super Meat Boy brings all those feelings of frustration and blistered […]

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Review – Castlevania: Harmony of Despair

Review – Castlevania: Harmony of Despair

Tweet One of Xbox Live’s “Summer of Arcade” titles came out last week, Castlevania: Harmony of Despair.  Being a fan of the many dungeon exploration titles from the Gameboy Advance and Nintendo DS,  I picked this title up with little question.