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Gotta Catch ‘Em All: 5 Reasons Why You Should Still Play Pokémon Go

One year ago today, Pokémon Go was released as an app for mobile phones and became an instant hit. Though there were complaints about the functionality and navigation of the app, all summer long people walked around their respective cities trying to catch as many Pokémon as possible. There were a lot of benefits to playing, including […]

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The Unexpected Life Benefits of Pokémon GO

As someone who was never really interested in Pokémon as a child, Pokémon Go has become a surprisingly big part of my life since it launched back in July. Though I initially joined so I wouldn’t be the only one of my friends not playing, I ended up loving the game and have become one […]

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The Walking Dead – 400 Days

A review of the latest in Telltale’s Walking Dead saga.

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Revisiting Battle Arena Toshinden

Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat were the household names in fighting games back in the 90s, but if you owned the original Sony PlayStation, chances are you got a glimpse of a new kind of beat-em-up—one in the third dimension. Battle Arena Toshinden was one of the titles included in select demo discs packaged with […]

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‘Avengers Alliance’: The ‘Fantastic Four’ who should make the cut next season

For over a year now, I’ve been playing the turn-based social network game Marvel: Avengers Alliance on my Facebook account. Developed last year by Playdom, players assume the role of a rookie S.H.I.E.L.D. agent recruited by S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury. Your mission: Assemble and fight alongside a who’s who of legendary Marvel superheroes – including […]

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The State of Arcades: A Writer’s Memories and Perspectives from Gamers

Growing up with hardcore video game players in my family and a Super Nintendo and original PlayStation in our household (PS2 and 3—which are still active in my lair—arrived during my high school and college years), I mostly stuck to feeding my fighting, puzzle, and adventure game addictions within the confines of homes. Was I […]

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The Perfect Gift for Everyone on Your Holiday List

We all know shopping for the perfect gifts for your family and friends can be stressful. That’s why we put together this little guide to help you decide on what to give this holiday season! Whether your brother is a hardcore football fan or a geek at heart or your best gal pal is a […]

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Borderlands Legends (The Game I Wish Was Good)

Borderlands Legends, the latest in the Borderlands saga is available on iOS from October 31st. Check out our review right here.

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Borderlands 2 – Mechromancer DLC Review

With Borderlands 2 barely a month old, the first DLC is with us already in the form of the fifth playable character – the Mechromancer.

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Borderlands 2 Review

Borderlands 2 returns players to the insane world of Pandora, and this time, it’s personal…

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Finishing the Game – Final Fantasy II

This might just be my Final Fantasy! At long last I have crawled my way out of the living agony that is Final Fantasy II! It took just under thirty hours and a lot of tears and yelling in anger, but I have returned with a story to tell. So get yourself a snack, pull up […]

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‘Street Fighter’ Still Packs a Punch 25 Years Later

This year marks the 25th anniversary of one of the most popular fighting game franchises of all-time – not to mention, one of my personal favorites: Street Fighter. If I had to rank the franchise among my favorite video games, Street Fighter would definitely make my top five. I honestly can’t believe it’s been 25 […]

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Finishing the Game – Final Fantasy I

The Final Fantasy series is one of the best known video game franchises today, the original being a product of the mind of Hironobu Sakaguchi and the “Square A-Team” back in 1987. Since that time, there have been fourteen main titles in the series and a number of spin-offs and sequels from Final Fantasy Tactics […]

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The Walking Dead Episode 2 – Starved For Help Review

When I play games with significant moral choice elements, I do my best to make the choice that my version of the character wants to make (even when it’s a choice that I really don’t want them to make…); so my review comes with that angle in mind. NOTE: This review contains no significant episode two […]

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Finishing the Game: A Study in Laziness

I spent the better part of a week trying to figure out how I wanted to approach this new series, in between other projects that I have been working on and a recent seminar on implementing technology in the classroom. I knew what I wanted to talk about and how it was going to be […]

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