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Top 6 Reasons Gamers Have It Easy Now

Gamers have it very easy nowadays. With the advent of technology and lots of competition in the market, there are slews of games for anyone to play regardless of what level they’ve achieved in their gaming skill. Back in the golden age of gaming, the NES and Sega era, we had it rough....
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eSports: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Electronic sports, or eSports, has existed since long before the internet. Professional gaming has grown from humble roots into a spectator sport bigger than ever before, and it shows no sign of stopping. Wikipedia / The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters The professional gaming scene began with local tournaments before the...
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Best 5 Games under 5 hours

People generally hate it when a game is short, especially if it’s under 5 hours. It seems ridiculous for a game to be such a momentary event. Even if it is an exceptional game, players tend to complain that they were cheated. I understand. We don’t like it when the ride ends, but...
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Notes from a Fanboy: The top 5 reasons the Vita is the best

For many moons Nintendo has dominated the hand held market; the Gameboy was a runaway success and Nintendo used that to gain huge traction in the market. Sony has yet to dethrone Nintendo, but they have been trying for two generations. The subpar PSP with its little development support and shoddy joysticks didn’t really do...
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Notes from a Fanboy: The top 5 reasons the 3DS is king

Since the Nintendo 3DS was released in early 2011, it has brought joy to over 42 million 3DS owners. Despite getting off to a slow start it grew a strong user base, with many excellent game releases, and a plethora of other desirable features. Even now, three years after its release, I keep...
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InFAMOUS: Second Son Review

Less than a week since release of InFAMOUS: Second Son, I got the platinum trophy. That alone should say how much I enjoyed my experience in Sucker Punch’s rendition of Seattle. As a long time fan of the InFAMOUS series, I was looking forward to the inaugural entry of the series onto the Playstation...
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Top 5 Best Game Reboots

Reboots are scary for everyone. When I hear a series I like will be rebooted, I go into a rage and become extremely concerned to what these strangers are going do to my baby. If it’s a series that the general public agrees has been slowly decaying from the inside, sort of like...
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Top 5 Worst Nintendo Sidekicks

Nintendo has a long history of sidekicks in games. Plumber, pokémon trainer and princess alike have all had their share of side characters helping them along their journeys. But sometimes, these characters can hinder players more than they help them. Some Nintendo sidekicks, no matter how well-intentioned or whimsical, ruined our gaming experience...
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Has Sony Doomed the Oculus Rift?

Since the Kickstarter campaign in September 2012, the Oculus Rift has taken the gaming world by storm, even if very few have had the opportunity to use the device. With the promise of bringing players into a fully immersive, three-dimensional world with full-motion head tracking for near one to one translation into the game space,...
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Not so jolly cooperation: 5 Worst Co-op Games

Sonic the Hedgehog 2: Playing favorites Sega / Search Despite cover art that promised a sense of teamwork, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 was pinned to its titular character. Anyone who took control of Tails in story mode experienced this truth rather quickly when they ran off and realized the camera stuck to Sonic....
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