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Breaking Up With The Vita

We’re giving the PlayStation Vita the breakup it deserves, the breakup Sony never gave it. #NeverForget

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Leaks, Records, And Shots Fired — News From Nowhere (April 24, 2015)

Two leaks on two huge games, Gears of War and Black Ops 3, Nintendo’s Sakurai is not happy about the current state of DLC, and Resident Evil just will not stop breaking records! Continue reading Leaks, Records, And Shots Fired — News From Nowhere (April 24, 2015)

Mortal Kombat X Review

I Kan’t Even…

Mortal Kombat X is something special. So special, in fact, that I decided to come out of retirement for one last review. If you told Ed Boon, creator and curator of all things Kombat related, that his franchise would be hitting new highs 23 years later he would have likely laughed in your face. We know this because he has said as much. When Mortal Kombat 9 (simply titled Mortal Kombat) released in 2011 the series was struggling. Mortal Kombat vs DC was a token titles borrowing the names of its betters, and Armageddon seemed a sadly fitting name for a series in its twilight. MK9 took things back to basics, revitalizing an entire genre in the process. Topping that potent combination of adrenaline, nostalgia, and excess must have seemed a Herculean task and yet somehow Ed Boon and his team at Netherrealm have outdone themselves. Continue reading Mortal Kombat X Review

Survival Horrigins Part 1: Pre-History

While the term survival horror came into use in 1996 with the release of Resident Evil, the origins of the genre actually go back much further, all the way to 1980 and legendary game designer Roberta Williams.

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FIFA 15 Review


I have always felt like soccer is one of the best international sports out there. I love the World Cup, both men’s and women’s; Olympic soccer is my favorite part of the summer games and I love the mystique that international superstars have. That being said, any non-World Cup year is difficult for me. FIFA 15  is still a solid soccer sim, and there have been a few improvements this last year that help make up for the lack of international action.

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