Review: Monopoly Streets (Xbox 360)

Board games made into video games are a weird breed.  Often we play video games alone, even when we play with other people (that is to say we are alone in the room).  Meanwhile, board games are typically social experiences, played with family and friends on a rainy day or as just a good old-fashioned time waster.  As a result, […]

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Underrated Game of the Month: Goldeneye Rogue Agent

Like car keys, stray dogs and socks after you put them in the dryer, some video games simply get lost in the shuffle.  Sometimes they were just released at the wrong time, eclipsed by a much bigger game, or a surprise chart topper.  Sometimes they just had bad marketing, or too many misconceived ideas about the game spread by word […]

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Review: Duke Nukem Forever

Duke Nukem Forever quickly became one of the most ironic names in video game history.  Over the last twelve years the game had been premiered, cancelled, premiered again and shelved more times than many of us can remember.  So it was a big surprise when Gearbox announced they had purchased the rights to Duke Nukem from 3D Realms and premiered […]

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The Internet’s response to the Wii U announcement (in pictures)

The Internet is not just for porn, no my friends, it is also a source of funny photos of cats.  Sometimes though some other stuff gets posted too, such as some humorous reactions to a new console by Nintendo.  We’ve decided to put together a collection of images expressing the various opinions and reactions to the Wii U (there are […]

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In-Depth: Is DLC Ruining Gaming?

Frequent readers of the site know that we typically save Wednesdays for reviews, but this week is special.  For a couple of weeks I had been toying around with the idea of writing an article about console exclusive DLC for multi-platform games; then the Battlefield 3 pre-order DLC news broke.  Sometimes the timing even coincides with a thought and this […]

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iTuesday Review: Max and the Magic Marker for iPhone and iPad

Max and the Magic Marker has quickly become one of my favorite iOS games. The premise of the game is that Max has drawn a monster that came to life and started causing all sorts of problems in Max’s drawing. You play as max whose only weapon is his magic marker.  You control max via the use of on-screen controls. […]

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Review: Dead Space 2

Having spawned a total of four games over three consoles, two full length animated films, a full length novel, graphic novels, and a rumored feature length film in production, the Dead Space franchise has done well for itself.  In terms of the games, Dead Space and Dead Space Extraction have received largely positive press.  Additionally, Dead Space 2 performed better […]

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