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Is Gaming Headed for Another Crash?

Today’s editorial comes thanks to a listener (@Ares_0926) who posed the following observation: “…THQ and Atari, cyclical market consolidation or victims of the economy?  [What about] Acclaim and Midway?  [Is there a connection] to the crash of ’85 and the post-NES consolidation[?]”  Again the sentence structure is extracted from tweets so I had to fill

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Nintendon’t Get It

I know some of you follow me on Twitter (@spydersvenom) and already saw the negative things I had to say about Nintendo Direct’s “big reveals” today.  Before you judge or label me a fanboy of…whatever you think I’m biased toward, I urge you to read my thoughts first and then judge me. Note: The following views

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Violence and Videogames: Here we go again….

The following article is the response I wrote to a Facebook posting that blamed the Newtown tragedy on video games. Basically, it was an attempt to shift the spotlight from gun control, to video games. I agree with the fact that there are people who should not play certain types of games. However, we cannot

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Vermont’s Senator Leahy Responds to my PIPA/SOPA Message

Published on January 23, 2012 by in editorial

This is obviously a canned message.  It still makes me upset that Senator Leahy could be so closed minded.  Even if I was to post this on the site, they could shut us down for me posting this message as someone else’s content.  Yes he does state that it would only target the “worst of

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CES 2012: A World of Tomorrow

With Las Vegas turning into a technical mecca next week during the Consumer Electronics Show, myself and Gadgetman will be on our pilgrimage.  This being both our first time at the show, we have no idea what to expect in terms of video games, but tech wise; that is another story.  Think about it, all

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The B-Team: Riddick Discussion

Discussion for the Chronicles of Riddick Discussion. Specifically the Escape From Butcher Bay.             Participating in the discussion was: Fred (Spydersvenom) Rob (Treeslounge) JW Andrews (NY2Nowhere)

 
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GameStop vs. Square Enix

In Fred’s first vlog he discusses the recent issues with Deus Ex: Human Revolution on PC and how GameStop has responded to unmarked OnLive codes of the game to be included in the box.  He discusses the facts and his take on the repercussions of these actions.  Check it out and feel free to comment

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What’s in a Name: Intentional Confusion to Sell a Game

Published on August 18, 2011 by in editorial

Recently we have seen publisher reaching into their backlogs to create “remakes” of older titles.  This trend in gaming is not exclusive interactive entertainment.  We see this all the time in the film industry as well.  But, when a company does try and remake a game, what is the goal?  To get the consumer to

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Mountain out of a Molehill: Mercenaries 3D

Published on June 29, 2011 by in editorial

Today marks the release of another Resident Evil game, this time in its first appearance on 3DS with Mercenaries 3D.  Comprised of a collection of mini games from various iterations of Resident Evil and the cell phone game, this title looks to have addictive replay value.  From what I’ve heard it’s purely about topping high scores as

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Does being under the influence of alcohol improve Duke Nukem Forever?

As Fred explains in the first video, a user on the 1UP forums said that the only way to enjoy DNF is to be drunk. Fred decided he would test the hypothesis. Hit the break for parts 2-5 and Fred’s final conclusion.

 
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