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He Said, She Said: A Husband’s “Filthy Habits”

Life can grow to become quite challenging during the daily routines, causing us to feel anxious, irritable, sleepless, absent-minded, or unable to cope. Though it’s a process and not diagnosis, stress occurs when there is an imbalance between the demands being made on us and our own capabilities to manage such pursuits. Stress can affect […]

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A Canadian At Comic-Con

When you tell someone you’re going to San Diego Comic-Con – the biggest, most international “geek” convention in the world – you tend to get one of two responses. Either the person looks at you, a little bewildered, and asks, “That’s a real thing? They didn’t just make that up for The Big Bang Theory?”, […]

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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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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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Knowledge is Power

Ever since I was young, I felt the need to try and gain an understanding of as many topics as I can. Now, I am not trying to imply that I would absorb all the info; I just liked to know enough to be able to hold a conversation. In days gone by, the only […]

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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Earns High Score with Clever Script and Gaming Nostalgia

Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph can easily be described as video games galore. The film’s opening – complete with an 8-bit title card – is a prime example. We’re taken inside the world of a popular arcade game called Fix-It Felix Jr., an 8-bit throwback to Nintendo’s 1981 classic, Donkey Kong. Here, we meet Wreck-It Ralph (John […]

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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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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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