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Why Simogo is my favorite developer of 2013

2013 has already been talked about in great length, so much so that it died a horrible death, sometime around December when everyone started making lists. But before we let Charon’s ghoulish figure ferry it down the blood-red river Styx, there’s one last thing I’d like to add to 2013′s decorated coat: Simogo...
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3DS game sales set record in 2013

Nintendo may still be having trouble with their home console, but their handheld is selling like it’s going out of style. In a press release from Nintendo, they’ve outlined the success of their handheld and its games in 2013: More than 16 million combined packaged and digital Nintendo 3DS games were sold in...
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OmniGamer’s 2013 Game of the Year

After much debating and name-calling and chair throwing and fits of crying, we’ve decided upon our 2013 Game of the Year: The Last of Us. No game was as revered or voted upon more as everyone’s favorite game of 2013 at OmniGamer than Naughty’s Dog post-apocalyptic, stress-fest. With captivating performances from Troy Baker...
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Patrick’s top five games of 2013

Never have I’ve seen as diverse a year in gaming as 2013. From blockbuster titles like Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag to Simogo’s wonderfully creepy Year Walk, the year has seen excellence from both sides of the field. It’s been so strong in fact, that I hardly paid attention to the launch of...
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Matthew’s top 5 video games of 2013

2013 had many great releases in gaming. As with other years, this list was rather difficult to make because some titles are inevitably left out that truly deserve recognition. There were many great games I didn’t get around to playing this year, such as Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Splinter Cell: Blacklist. To be fair...
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Michael Caro’s top five games of 2013

Earlier this year, I did a “top five of 2013…so far.” Now that the year is over, I’m back to do it again, but this time, it’s definitive. Note: these are games that I played, so if there’s any good game that deserves to be on this list that aren’t in it, fret...
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Happy 26th birthday Final Fantasy

26 years ago, Square-Enix (known back then as just Square) released a game, not just any game, but what was going to be their final game. Little did they know that it would be far from their last, as Final Fantasy launched on December 18, 1987 for the Famicom/NES system, and went on...
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Golf is out for Wii Sports Club

Nintendo announced that Golf is being added today to Wii Sports Club for $9.99. It brings 18 holes, nine from Wii Sports and nine from NES Golf. Golf joins Tennis and Bowling in the Wii Sports Club selection and has a 24 hour free trial....
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Dr. Luigi coming to Wii U eshop

Nintendo announced Dr. Luigi, a Wii U title, during the Direct this morning, set to launch on the eShop. The game will play exactly like Dr. Mario but will include new L-shaped capsules. Various modes will be available, including online play, a “Classic” mode similar to Dr. Mario, and a new “Virus Buster” mode,...
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Rayman Origins heads to Mac this week

Feral Interactive today announced that Rayman Origins will be released for Mac on December 12, 2013. Designed and directed by Rayman’s original creator Michel Ancel and published by Ubisoft for PC and consoles, Rayman Origins brings back the spirited 2D platforming of Rayman’s celebrated first adventure. Players will jump, swim, sprint and hover...
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