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Wheel chair bound Sims inbound?

The fine folks over at Maxis, makers of the wildly popular The Sims franchise, are at it again, by at it I am of course speaking of bringing innovation to the game that will further progress a players personal engagement. Rumor has it that Maxis is considering adding disabilities to your Sims, starting with wheel […]

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Step Back and Take a Listen – Music in Games #3

Happy Monday. Today we return to Metroid, this time with a look at Prime 2 and its duality of Sanctuary Fortress and Ing Hive, as well as their relation of the area boss, Quadraxis. Starting off, I think we need to take a look at what came prior to really understand whats going on here. […]

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Throwback Legends #2 – TimeSplitters

It’s Thursday again, and that means another look at a game from the past. The first person shooter genre is an enormous blanket with subgenres as varied as gaming itself. Now, as much as I want to talk about the unique weapons, memorable characters, sprawling levels and immersive story of a game like Perfect Dark […]

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Step back and take a listen- Music in games #2

Jet is back with another Music Monday segment, hope you enjoy! It’s Monday again, hope everyone has had a fantastic week! My last post was about Super Metroid and I said I would do individual music discussions on the music of Metroid, well its time. I’m going to spend the next several weeks talking about […]

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Throwback Legends #1- Super Metroid

Another article by our new author Jet, this time it’s a throwback article to a simpler time. Back to the 90s we go! Hope you enjoy! In the 40 years that in-home gaming has grown, we have seen hundreds of games that rise up among their peers. Some of these are short term, lasting only […]

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Step back and take a listen- Music in games #1

This is an article by Jet, one of our new authors. He is going to be doing a couple of new series for us here on the site, starting with this one. The title may be changed later on, it’s a working title right now. Don’t forget to review and comment, let us know what […]

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Paradox Dev Diary Overview – Crusader Kings II

Good day! Today we begin our new rubric – an overview of developer diaries of Paradox Interactive grand strategies. This time we’ll begin with one about an upcoming DLC of Crusader Kings II – Holy Fury. A little bit of history Crusader Kings II is a grand strategy game taking place in period of Middle […]

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“Wow” Moments in Gaming

We’ve all been there: using a new ability for the first time, fully realizing a game-play mechanic, coming across a beautiful landscape, or getting a killing spree. There’s been at least some moment for most gamers that just made them say “wow” (or a more mature variant). I know I’ll never forget when I first […]

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5 Modes That SHOULD RETURN in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!

Since game director, Masahiro Sakurai wants consumers to have the “ultimate” Super Smash Bros. experience with this game; I felt it was necessary to talk about the modes this game should have. In the latest Nintendo Direct alongside the footage shown during Treehouse Live, they didn’t share any hints, nods, or words concerning the modes this […]

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Challenge Accepted

Titan Souls is a game that I had never even heard about until I got notified that it was free for me through Twitch Prime. I thought to myself “I like this art style, this could be fun”, plus who passes up a free game? So I downloaded it, and it sat in my library […]