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Geekend Update 09/11/15

Weekends are meant strictly for all things fun; at least that’s what we think. Here is where you can find out all of our crazy plans for the upcoming weekend! Continue reading Geekend Update 09/11/15

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Hyrule Warriors Review

IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE; TAKE THIS…

As a proper 80’s kid, I have had plenty of fun cranking up and down the 8-bit fields of Hyrule in the original The Legend of Zelda on the Nintendo Entertainment System.There’s something about Nintendo-made games that just ooze honed gameplay and polished mechanics. Flash forward to the 90’s: no longer a kid, I’m still having fun playing such Nintendo fare as Wind Waker on my GameCube, but I can also been seen playing a curious series called Dynasty Warriors on my PlayStation 2. I’m still having a hell of a time. Omega Force always made the Warriors games fun, if a bit repetitive. These games, like none other that I was exposed to, set you on a battlefield in an epic army-on-army fight during the fabled Romance of the Three Kingdoms era.

Now, flash forward one last time to the end of September. You find me playing Hyrule Warriors. Somehow, a culmination of all the previous works of both Nintendo driven Legend of Zelda games and the Dynasty Warriors games. Dropping the pseudo-historical perspective, this game is set squarely in the fictional Hyrule from The Legend of Zelda series. It seems like quite a gamble to merge a beloved series such as Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors. Did it work? Did Omega Force and Team Ninja manage to create a successor to the Legend of Zelda franchise? Does a coat of Zelda paint improve the Dynasty Warriors formula? Read on to find out.

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GameStop Is Selling Used GameCube’s Again

This morning, GameStop has announced that they are selling refurbished GameCubes. The sale won’t last long, and will last until stock has run out. GameStop is selling the Nintendo GameCube used for $19.99. Continue reading GameStop Is Selling Used GameCube’s Again