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The Misfortunate Event of a Video Game Journalist


There I was staring obliviously into a pitch-black, empty computer monitor only guessing at how it could have happened. I kept telling myself, “I cleaned this damn thing 3 days ago.” They say there is a thin line between love and hate and boy did I feel both towards myself.

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Flashback – Star Fox 64


Our flashback features will look at games from today’s perspective and are a bit different from regular reviews. After reading about the upcoming Star Fox 64 3D, I felt a driving need to play the old classic again on my trusty N64. So of course I did, putting in many hours of time to get […]

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The Broke Gamer: BioShock 1 & 2 (PS3/360)


In this edition of The Broke Gamer, we decided to change things up a bit and add a new twist with two writer’s giving their say. Daniel will talk specifically about BioShock 2, while Abel will touch on both the first game its sequel.

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Crusader’s Corner – Episode #3: Duke Nukem Forever and Ocarina of Time 3D


Duke Nukem Forever and Ocarina of Time 3D; Two very anticipated releases, two remakes of very successful and revolutionary games, two very different reactions upon release. On this episode of Crusader’s Corner, I’m joined by Editor-in-Chief Greg Wampler as we both discuss our impressions of both games. In segment one, we tackle Duke Nukem Forever […]

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The Greatest Years of E3: Moments that Shaped the Video Game Industry


All true video gamers have, at least, heard of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3. Ever since its inception in 1995, the convention has been the launching pad for many of the most impactful creations and conceptions in video game history.

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The Broke Gamer: Fallout Trilogy (PC)


What’s better then a good game? A good game that is also cheap. What’s better than that? Three good games for the same price.

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Games You May Have Missed – S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl


Stalker stands for, Scavengers, Trespassers, Adventurers, Loners, Killers, Explorers and Robbers. These are all attributes that will fit your character at one point or another in your experience in desolate Chernobyl.

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Are Video Games Too Expensive?

Are Video Games Too Expensive?


I had an interesting discussion a few days ago about whether or not video games were too expensive, so much so that I lost a night’s worth of sleep trying to come up with a definitive answer. Why are games so expensive? Games from major publishers all are released for $50-$60, be they retail or […]

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Flashback – The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time for N64


Our flashback features will look at games from today’s perspective and are a bit different from regular reviews. With the soon to be released Ocarina of Time remake for the 3DS looming ever closer, I decided to revisit the original from the faithful Nintendo 64. Why? Because it’s one of my favorite games of all time. 

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Crusader’s Corner – Episode #2: E3 Aftermath


With E3 (and good deal of stress) behind us, we are left with a sense of excitement, disappointment, confusion, and mostly, a feeling of wanting and impatience for the year (and beyond) to come.

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EA’s Origin vs. Valve’s Steam: How Do They Stack?


EA looks like it wants to muscle in on some of the action in PC digital and online gaming with the launch of Origin, its own digital game distributor, which is a smart move considering the PC gaming market continues to grow, while PC retail sales are absolutely dismal. It’s been made absolutely clear in […]

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Staff Round Table: Our Thoughts on E3 2011


E3 2011 has come and passed. There were a lot games as well as some new hardware to look at. Read on to see what we thought of this year’s E3 and the announcements that were made.

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