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Flashback Arcade – Episode 2 | Final Fantasy VII

On the second episode of the Flashback Arcade, Middle of Nowhere Gaming Associate Editor Esteban Cuevas (@colorwind), Associate Writer Charlie Savidge (@cnsavidge), and Executive Editor Shawn Richards (@littlebighamm) delve into the RPG classic Final Fantasy VII. We discuss the story, characters, and gameplay as well as the themes the game touches on. There are mild spoilers about the game in the podcast but two major spoilers will have warnings and are noted below as well. Then, Charlie makes his case for why all of the first generation of Pokémon games should be inducted in the Flashback Essentials. Continue reading Flashback Arcade – Episode 2 | Final Fantasy VII

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Flashback Arcade – Episode 1 | The Sonic The Hedgehog Franchise

On the inaugural episode of the Flashback Arcade, Middle of Nowhere Gaming Associate Editor Esteban Cuevas (@colorwind), Associate Writer Charlie Savidge (@cnsavidge), and Executive Editor Shawn Richards (@littlebighamm) discuss everyone’s favorite blue and speedy mammal, Sonic the Hedgehog. We discuss our first game with the blue blur as well as what we like about Sonic and the state of the franchise now. Then, in the first addition to the Flashback Essentials, the crew decides whether or not Castlevania: Symphony of the Night should be inducted. Will one half of the Metroidvania genre make the cut? Continue reading Flashback Arcade – Episode 1 | The Sonic The Hedgehog Franchise

Should a Game’s Length Determine Its Price?

On this episode of Quick Time Event, the team discussed the top that has light the internet ablaze the past few days – whether or not a game’s length should determine its worth.  The game specifically in question is The Order: 1886.  So, what do you think?  Is a game’s length the only factor to consider when purchasing a game? Continue reading Should a Game’s Length Determine Its Price?

MONG Podcast – Will Fallout 4 be at E3?

On this week’s MONG Podcast, the team discussed some of this week’s biggest gaming news like Bethesda’s E3 press conference and what games they might show, Shadow Realms cancellation, Persona 5, Dragon’s Dogma Online, Final Fantasy XV’s demo, and gold/silver Amiibo! Continue reading MONG Podcast – Will Fallout 4 be at E3?

MONG Podcast – What? No Majora’s Mask 3D Bundle?

On this week’s MONG Podcast, the team discussed some of this week’s biggest gaming news like the release date for the New Nintendo 3DS XL, Majora’s Mask 3D and it’s limited edition, Forza Motorsport 6, Uncharted 4, Grand Theft Auto 5’s PC delay, Flappy Bird getting its own arcade cabinet, and more! Continue reading MONG Podcast – What? No Majora’s Mask 3D Bundle?

The BioShock Game the Vita Could Have Had

With Irrational Games gone, we get a glimpse of the ghost of the BioShock game that could have been on the Vita. Ken Levine, the man behind the great hit franchise, announced what the BioShock Vita game could have been if 2K and Sony ever gotten the partnership together.

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Editor Spotlight: Shawn Richards’s Top 5 Games

Hello, readers. Nice to see you. Looking great today, but enough about you. You came here to read about my favorite 5 games in the entire gaming industry. Just know that I was asked to choose 5 games from a ton of games that I have played in my 21 years of living, so this was hard to do. Also, I have not played a lot of games that some people are going to put on their lists (like The Last of Us and Mortal Kombat games, for example). This is my list, and I hope this gives you, the reader, some insight into my thought process and why I enjoy games. Continue reading Editor Spotlight: Shawn Richards’s Top 5 Games