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Starcraft 2: Heart Of The Swarm Review

Starcraft 2: Heart Of The Swarm Intro Kerrigan is back and she is out for blood in the new Starcraft 2 expansion, Heart of the Swarm, athough really, saying this is an expansion is a bit of an understatement. In the age of DLC for just about every high profile game, I appreciate that Blizzard takes its expansions so seriously and gives us so much for our money. By Mikeoldboy Starcraft 2: Heart of The Swarm ...

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Importance Of Casinos In GTA San Andreas

GTA IV San Andreas Grand Theft Auto Andreas is based on the supposed state of Andreas, which is structured around California and Nevada. The three main cities are Los Santos, which is modeled on Los Angeles; San Fierro which is modeled on San Francisco; and Las Venturas which is modeled on Las Vegas. GTA IV San Andreas & Casinos Unsurprisingly there are many locations in the game that involve casinos, a ...

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Games That Hate You: “Spec Ops: The Line”

Games That Hate You: "Spec Ops: The Line" Video games are typically designed with fun in mind. The fun can come from the feeling of accomplishment from completing various challenges or puzzles. Or it’s from getting immersed in a story that the player helps shape with his/her in-game character’s actions. Or it’s meeting fellow gamers and either playing cooperatively or beating them competitively. But occasio ...

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Far Cry 3 Made Me Do It

When Far Cry 3 gave me the choice of titty-twisting my enemies or fanning them with a broom, my inner man-child rejoiced. For some, this gameplay might seem childish. For me, I say we need more. Maturity is stifling. Breathe some fresh air. Titty-twist a noob. by alittlesharp Far Cry 3 Gameplay Woes Since Far Cry 3’s release date, Far Cry 3 has fidgeted in the hot seat; and as people both hail its gameplay ...

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Four Things Wii U Gamers Have Learned From The Nintendo Direct Conference

  Nintendo Direct Conference 2013 The recent Nintendo Direct conference whipped gamers into something of a frenzy with announcements about thrilling new Wii U games and updates, but with so much to take in it was difficult to nail down the important bits. Here are five take-away points we feel are among the most exciting. Nintendo Direct Conference: Super Mario Is In Good Hands With the launch of New S ...

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Top 10 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2013

The Top 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2013 Both 2012 and 2013 have been great years for Video Games and Gamers. This top 10 video games list covers the most anticipated games of early 2013. By Mikeoldboy 10. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Release Date: January 22, 2013 Platforms: PS3 To start the list off, I chose a game I have been following for quite a while. Ni N ...

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Girl Gamers: The Gender Divide

Girl Gamers: Stats Bringing up the gender divide in gaming is always prickly subject. It gets personal. Let us lay some definitions and some truth out about Girl Gamers. By Ghost Lily Gaming started as an all-boys-club and is often still viewed that way, but ample data points to the contrary – According to the results of the Entertainment Software Association's annual survey released at E3 this past year, 4 ...

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Online Killed the Multiplayer Star

Online Killed the Multiplayer Star There seems to be a trend in digital media these days.  We live in an age of rapid electronic communication, where you are more likely to converse with someone via text then you are face to face.  We tweet routine tasks like #pickingupdogcrapagain, as we instagram photos of our nightly meals.  We constantly check and update our Facebooks, and use Google whenever we need to ...

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I Wanna Be A Cowboy: Red Dead Redemption

Be A Cowboy In Red Dead Redemption On the world stage Americans have a reputation for being Cowboys. Unfortunately it has a bad connotation. It’s used to characterize Americans as reckless, irresponsible and out of control. But cowboys are the opposite. They are strong, fearless, and courageous. We all have a little bit of cowboy in us. We all want to believe we have these respectable character traits and R ...

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Xcom Enemy Unknown Soldier Class Guide

Xcom Enemy Unknown Soldier Classes While researching alien technology will help level the playing field, it is still up to the brave XCom soldiers fighting in the field who directly turn the tide during the war against aliens in the hit turn-based strategy game XCom: Enemy Unknown. This Xcom guide will assist you in understanding the soldier classes and determine how best to form your team.  by K Valentine ...

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The 20 Best Games of 2012

20 Best Games of 2012 It’s that time of the year again when we reminisce and countdown the best games that left an undeniable impression on gamers and critics. 2012 was a big year with some old favorites reemerging, sequels carrying forward the story and prequels explaining the original plot. Here’s a look at 20 best games of 2012 1. Best Games of 2012: Borderlands 2  Second installment of the 2009 hybrid a ...

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XCOM Enemy Unknown Top 5 Research

XCOM Top 5 Items To Research In strategy war games and war in general, the side with better technology usually wins. One of the best examples of this philosophy is seen in the new XCom game “XCom: Enemy Unknown” where Earth’s elite soldiers defend the world against invading aliens. Initially, your titular XCom team will stand on relatively equal ground against the scouting alien force. But like previous XCo ...

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Crack Ops 2 : Why I Can’t Put It Down

Black Ops 2 : Why I Can't Put It Down I’ve been playing Black Ops 2 since its’ release. And I can’t stop. We have so many amazing games purchased through several awesome sales my husband and I found during the holidays, but I just can’t seem to eject the Black Ops II disc from my PS3. Every time I try and play another game, all I can think about is the three more Bloodthirsty medals I need on my MTAR to get ...

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Why Movie Based Video Games Suck

Ready to play "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" by Warner Brothers Interactive, set to release around the movie premiere? Before you lay down your hard earned cash, maybe you need to ask yourself . . . Hey, did you see Iron Man 2?  Of course you did.  Did you play the super awful Iron Man 2 videogame?  Let us hope not, or let us at least hope that you got it on Gamefly and returned the game with no vomit ...

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FIFA 13 A Look At The Improvements Made To Career Mode

FIFA 13 Improvements As a long time fan of the Fifa series of video games dating way back to the Mega Drive days and Fifa 13 scores a goal. Fifa 2004 introduced something that we take for granted these days and that is the career/manager mode. I look forward to this each year. Fifa 13 by far is the best career mode in a Fifa game to date and I wanted to share with you a few of the things that I love this ye ...

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Call of Duty Black Ops 2 – The Juggernaut Rolls On!

Call of Duty Black Ops 2 – The Juggernaut Rolls On!  By Suhail The best selling juggernaut of an FPS is back in the form of Black Ops 2! Treyarch has pulled all the stops to make this installment of CoD the most memorable for the legion of diehard fans, as Black Ops 2 includes elements never seen before in the CoD series! The game plot is so meticulously crafted that it resembles an elaborate Hollywood prod ...

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GTA V : The Latest Rockstar

GTA V By Veritas Grand Theft Auto has been innovating gameplay since its inception. An engaging story, solid voice acting and an immersive open world have been constants in the GTA Universe. It is the Coca-Cola of the gaming world, it does not even need advertising. It is coming out and fans are buying it, no question about that. But while GTA proves that an established formula will keep players coming back ...

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Best Games To Come Out Of The United Kingdom

United Kingdom is renowned for many things! Fish n Chips, soccer and the Beatles but what most of us avid gamers don’t know is that it’s also home to some very talented game developers. Surprised? “I was under the assumption that most game developers are from Japan or USA” is the typical response that comes to mind. So the objective of this article would be to jot down the best games to come out of United K ...

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Need For Speed Most Wanted: Review

Need For Speed Most Wanted Review With Need For Speed Most Wanted, British games developers Criterion Games have once again delivered an amazing experience that successfully blends unadulterated fun with fast paced, high octane action. Need For Speed Most Wanted Gameplay Being an open world racing simulator, Need For Speed Most Wanted gives the players total freedom, as no part of Fair Haven (City in which ...

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Dishonored : Is This The Game Of The Year?

Dishonored by Jason Bourne Dishonored has taken many of us by surprise this year. It really has not had a whole lot of hype which really is a crying shame because more people need to play this game. Some of the guys who worked on Dishonored worked on the amazing Bioshock 2 and it does kind of show in both Dishonored game play and the setting. Dishonored has been pigeon holed as a stealth game and I is a dis ...

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Is UK Game Development The Best In The World?

by Jason Bourne UK Game Developers Being a gamer from the UK as I was growing up I had no internet or anything like that back in the 1980’s and early 1990’s. I just ignorantly assumed that the majority of games that I was playing on my consoles at the time were either made in Japan or America. Little did I know that this little island that I live on was home to some of the very best video game developers on ...

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Halo 4: A Must Play for Gamers

Halo 4 Lovers of the Halo series are sure to get a kick out of the latest offering. Halo 4 was released for the Xbox earlier this month and is already proving to be a huge hit among gamers. Join the Master Chief on a new campaign as he fights the forces of evil to fulfil his destiny. Natural, the fate of the universe depends on his success, and it is up to you to make sure that he saves the day. As with the ...

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Top 5 Free-To-Play MMOs That Might Actually Be Worth Your Time

Drakensang, Battlestar Galactica, Runes of Magic, DC Universe Online, and Dungeons and Dragons Online, top our list of the best Free MMORPG's. Here's why. By Enemy Crab Let's Begin! MMORPGs are fun or frustrating depending on your standpoint. Some people adore the grind of slaying a dozen “Juvenile Brown Bears”, collecting 25 “Sharpened Warg Teeth” or the slightly-less-routine “Escort Merchant Samson to the ...

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Dark Souls DLC Boss Fights Walkthrough

Dark Souls DLC: Boss Fights Walk-through By Veritas The Dark Souls DLC is finally out for consoles as well as the patch that nerfs and buffs a lot of favorites. This guide assumes you have some working knowledge of the game. We also assume you are prepared to die. Getting Started With Dark Souls DLC The Dark Souls DLC areas are not immediately available for new characters. You must have cleared up to Anor L ...

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Why We Love FPS ( First Person Shooters) Games

  Why We Love FPS ( First Person Shooters) Games Video games have the capability to immerse us into a fantastical world where we can cast aside norms imposed by society! There are different gaming genres out there that weave a fabricated world so vivid that it’s difficult not to completely lose touch with reality. A favorite gaming genre is FPS ( First Person Shooter ). First person shooters work by pu ...

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Dead Island Riptide

  Dead Island Riptide   Developer Techland's hit Dead Island is getting a follow up, Dead island Riptide. Despite technically being a role playing game, it gained fans as one of the best shooter games for Xbox, PS3 and PC this past year, although it did have some issues. Luckily, Techland patched up the problems and learned from their troubles, promising Riptide to be a much smoother experience, a ...

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Far Cry 3: Paradise of Insanity Is it true?

  Far Cry 3: Paradise of Insanity Is it true?   First person shooter Far Cry 3 is the long awaited sequel finally coming out? Developer Ubisoft Montreal assures fans that this time they mean it. The Far Cry games are established as some of the best first person shooter games for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC and the long wait is draining on the fanbase. The third installment, Far Cry 3, has been mired in p ...

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PETA Attacks Pokémon

  PETA Attacks Pokémon To my great joy the latest installment of the Pokémon franchise was released yesterday on October 7th. Pokémon Black and White 2 hit the shelves with amazing sales numbers and both games were very well received. As a dedicated Pokémon fan I was simply ecstatic to learn of this news. I have enjoyed the Pokémon franchise since I was very young and will continue to do so as long as ...

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Castle Crashers Weapons

Castle Crashers Weapons Castle Crashers, when it was first released on the Xbox 360 in 2008, became this huge cult hit, with its Castle Crashers Characters and some over the top Castle Crasher Weapons. Castle Crashers for PS3  was released a couple of years later along with Castle Crashers for PC, and, boy, did it made the game even bigger. The game Castle Crashers is a kind of throwback to the old school s ...

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Castle Crashers Characters

  Castle Crashers Characters By Jason Bourne & Veritas Castle Crashers is one of the best and most fun games to be released this generation largely due to the Castle Crasher Characters. It does not matter if it is Castle Crashers for Xbox, Castle Crashers for PC or Castle Crashers for PS3, the game is a blast. Taking your Castle Crashers Knight through the game with their over the top Castle Crashe ...

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My Addiction To Xbox 360 Achievements and PSN Trophies

Xbox 360 Achievement and PSN Trophies Hello, I am Jiwe and I have a confession to make: I am an addict (to Xbox 360 Achievements). I let the addiction take control over part of my life. It forced me to do things I did not want to do. But today, I stand tall and proudly say "I am better now, I am in control now." I am Jewi and I am addicted to Xbox 360 achievements and PSN Trophies, but  soon I will be compl ...

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Remember Me: Memory as a Weapon

Remember Me: Memory as a Weapon Memory is an integral part of the human psyche. From it, guidance may be derived for the path to follow based on previous experiences. Solace can be gleamed from evoking a happy event. Memory dictates to whom we are loyal and for whom we hold an enmity  It is the unassailable keep which makes up individuality. It is sacred, inviolate and deeply personal. At least until visiti ...

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PS2 vs. Xbox – A Decade Later

Comparing the Sony PlayStation 2 vs. Original Xbox a decade later but with a twist. The Original Xbox falls short in comparison but a modded Xbox is a whole new creature in itself. The Sony PlayStation 2 won the battle back in the day but what about today? Truth is that the past doesn’t matter and these consoles have evolved. Allow me to demonstrate. Now a days the PS2 has over 1,800 games. It’s the best ti ...

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My Battlefield 3 Run In with a Girl Gamer

As of late I've noticed a growing trend. It is a trend that makes me suspicious and skeptical at the same time. A trend that may ruin my beloved experience with Xbox 360 shooter games. I'm sitting in front of my TV, weapon selected, timer is counting down, and my waypoints are clearly marked on the map. My squad leader is calmly and effectively communicating our strategy. Focused now, readying for the sprin ...

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