The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters Review

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If you want to see where competitive gaming started, The King of Kong will illustrate its humble beginnings eloquently. For the longest time, people turned to video games to compete against each other. The King of Kong shows some of the players who dedicated their lives to see their names attached to some of their favorite arcade games, primarily Donkey …

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Game of Thrones Review

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Telltale’s Game of Thrones isn’t for everyone, but if you’re an avid fan of the fantasy books or the TV series, this episodic graphic adventure will not disappoint. Not only does Game of Thrones represent a massive success for HBO, but the fantasy-themed political intrigue quickly became a cultural milestone that everyone’s aware of. At first glance, developer Telltale Games …

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Second Skin Review

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Rather than focusing on World of Warcraft or Everquest, Second Skin focuses on the people who play those games and that’s what makes it so appealing and captivating to watch. At some point, developers figured out a way to craft entire virtual worlds where thousands of players could play at the same time. These games come in the form of …

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Top 5: Best Xbox One Exclusives You Can Buy in 2015

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Let’s be honest, what usually makes us choose a console over the other are the exclusives. With that in mind, I decided to write a feature article with the best Xbox One and PlayStation 4 exclusives that are available in 2015 (sorry Nintendo Wii U.) Hopefully, I’ll be making that decision soon, so I hope that all the research I’ve …

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Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Review

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A great soundtrack, visually striking graphics, an entertaining combat system and bite-sized missions make Crisis Core easy to recommend to anyone with a PlayStation Portable. Not only is Final Fantasy VII usually considered one best JRPGs of all time, but also one of the best games ever made. The game represented a huge success for both its developer and the …

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Minecraft: The Story of Mojang Review

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The Story of Mojang succeeds because it tells a human story that anyone with a creative outlet will be able to relate to. As the self-descriptive title of this documentary suggests, the film deals with the developer behind one of the most popular games of the decade: Minecraft. Regardless of your familiarity (or lack thereof) with Minecraft, the independent game …

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5 Reasons Why Xbox Live Should Be Free

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I must admit I’m one of those people who only plays online on the Xbox 360 whenever Microsoft decides to open the service to everyone for a weekend. This happens two or three times a year and while it’s certainly a lot of fun, I realized that hiding this service to some players behind a pay wall doesn’t make any …

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Canabalt Review

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Unless you don’t have a smartphone or a computer where you could play the free and clearly superior version of Canabalt, the PlayStation Minis version should be your last option. Endless runners are the kind of games that you can expect on certain platforms such as iOS, Android, web browsers and PlayStation Minis. The genre offers a simple concept that’s …

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Frag Review

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Frag is a documentary that explores the rise of competitive gaming through the eyes of first-person shooter players and the people around them. Before League of Legends filled giant stadiums and before millions of players watched the Evolution Championship Series online, the most popular competitive games were first-person shooters. Frag is a documentary that explores the rise of competitive gaming …

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Top 10: Horror Games

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Halloween has come and gone, but let’s still celebrate by playing some of the best horror video games ever made. Although the horror genre has always been really popular, over the past few years there was a revival with several new titles coming out on a regular basis. As a consequence, making sure that every sub-genre is represented on this …

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Dishonored Review

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If you’re looking for a modern take on Deus Ex, this stealth-based action-adventure won’t disappoint. Over the years, there have been numerous stealth games that revitalized the genre, including Metal Gear Solid 4, Hitman Absolution, Mark of the Ninja and of course, Deus Ex, among many others, but none like Dishonored. Bethesda Softworks’s stealth game mixes several elements and the …

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Video Games: The Movie Review

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Video Games: The Movie is so ambitious and disjointed that anyone who’s been following video games for years will find it trivial and confusing. For years, there have been documentaries that focused on different parts of the video game industry, but none of them have focused on the medium at large. Video Games: The Movie tries to tell the history …

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Top 5: FPS Single-Player Campaigns

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Although what draws millions and millions of players to the first-person shooter genre is the possibility of competing against other people, some of those games have amazing single-player campaigns that you can enjoy on your own. Being able to play a campaign at your own pace and without any sort of pressure makes the process much more enjoyable in my …

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Tales from the Borderlands Review

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Tales from the Borderlands is a terrific title that will satisfy both fans of Telltale-style games and Borderlands. When developer Telltale Games announced that they were working on a graphic adventure based on Borderlands, I was skeptical at first. At the time, I couldn’t understand how Borderlands (which is all about shooting enemies to level up and acquire better loot) …

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Pixels Movie Review


Pixels is so bad that it makes you hate the things you love the most. Nowadays, pretty much any movie receives some sort of coverage before it comes out, but I feel like Pixels received even more attention than your average upcoming flick. That happened because Adam Sandler was involved (a comedian whose movies have been on a downward spiral …

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Top 10: Telltale Games

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It’s easy to forget that independent developer Telltale Games has been around for several years. Although the company is now famous for games based on TV, film and comic book properties, they also worked on classic point-and-click adventures and even a couple of poker games. Telltale has an extensive catalog of games and if you don’t want to go back …

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Sonic Mega Collection Plus Review

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While far from perfect, Sonic Mega Collection Plus hits more than it misses. For years, Japanese-based publisher Sega has tried to bring its blue-colored mascot to newer generations, but for several reasons it hasn’t been able to do it successfully. But at one point, Sega took the opposite approach and instead of doing something new, they tried to prove what …

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Zombie Massacre 2: Reich of the Dead Movie Review

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The first Zombie Massacre was a bland, boring and uninspired horror movie and despite some changes to the formula, its sequel shares most of these qualities. Nazi zombies. Someone was in charge of writing the sequel to Zombie Massacre (known in Europe as Apocalypse Z) and at one point, that person came up with the idea of including Nazi Zombies. …

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Top 10: Harmonix Games


Harmonix Games has a long history in the industry, particularly in the rhythm game genre. It’s fair to say that the company has drawn influence from Japanese rhythm games, such as Parappa the Rapper, BeatMania, Dance Dance Revolution and Guitar Freaks, but they have taken some ideas from those games and improved upon them significantly. A lot has happened since …

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