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It’s been 3 ½ years and more than 1,000,000 views since the day Another Castle launched. 3 ½ exhausting, rewarding, costly, successful, wonderful years. Unfortunately, over the course of 2015, ...

THE WITNESS Review: Perplexing, Beautiful, and Not for Everyone

The Witness, from Jonathan Blow and his small team at Thekla Inc., is a game that somewhat inarguably holds the potential to be boasted as the epitome of adventure and ...

DEADPOOL Review: X Gon’ Give It To Ya

Superhero movies  are for families to get together, sit back, eat some popcorn, and just have a jolly good time. Deadpool, however, is not a lighthearted romp, family fun kind ...

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Winter 2016 Anime Worth Watching

A plethora of new anime titles have debuted and, like every season, there’s ...

After Shock: THE WITNESS Taking Sales Hit from Piracy

Jonathan Blow’s The Witness has been the subject of much discussion over ...

Sticker Shock: THE WITNESS’ Price Reflects the State of Indie Development

On January 20, 2016, Jonathan Blow, the man responsible for indie hit Braid, ...

5 Survival Horror Games Keeping the Genre Alive and Well in 2016

After a stagnant decade that left us with only a handful or ...

Sony’s ‘Let’s Play’ Trademark Denied

Mid last week, it surfaced that Sony Computer Entertainment had filed for ...

Did Sony Just Trademark ‘Let’s Play’?

Tuning into video games streams through Twitch and other streaming services has ...

In Memoriam: The Video Games We Lost in 2015

Demand, studios / developers closing, funding, or even an overly ambitious and ...

December Video Game of the Month: FINAL FANTASY VII (PSOne Classic)

Why pick an almost twenty year old game as opposed to something ...

5 Best Anime of 2015

2015 is about to come to a close and it’s time to reminisce about ...

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Retro Reminiscence: PLAYSTATION 2

It’s official, we can now have backwards compatibility on PlayStation 4 — sort of. Yes, we may have to pay again to revisit our beloved games of the sixth-generation and it’s not just as simple as putting in our old PS2 discs, but it’s a step in the backwards(right) direction. The announcement instantly induced all the fond […]

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November Video Game of the Month: RISE OF THE TOMB RAIDER

This month’s choice came with ease as Crystal Dynamics delivers yet another fantastic entry in the Tomb Raider series. The Tomb Raider got rebooted back in 2013 and was very well received. This wasn’t just because of the game itself but how well Lara Croft as a character is now genuinely respected as a character […]

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PLAYSTATION EXPERIENCE Wrap-Up: The Good, the Bad, and the VR

Sony held their second annual PlayStation Experience on December 5-6, 2015, and featured a two-hour keynote that was sure to offer something for everyone. The conference showcases everything Sony has planned in their upcoming year of releases in a press event style setting but with doors open to the public. Unfortunately, not everyone can afford a […]

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5 Must-See Asian Movies on Netflix Instant Queue — Winter 2015

Another season, another Netflix list. Although we’ve had to say “goodbye” to several outstanding Asian films in the last several months, Netflix continues to replace those we’ve lost with some real gems. This Winter, Netflix’s Asian selection continues to impress with the addition of award-winning blockbusters such as Ode to My Father and Korea’s all-time […]

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October Video Game of the Month: HALO 5: Guardians (MULTIPLAYER)

This is a hard one to comment on. This seemed like the easy pick and then I experienced the campaign, which is less than desirable. However, if you want something that goes toe to toe with Call of Duty: Black Ops III and then some, Halo 5: Guardians is for you. If you want a […]

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INTERVIEW: Who is Alison Prime?: Gamer Posts Family Plight, Fake Internet Persona Ousted

Steve Polk, better known as Alison Prime in gaming circles, actively assumed his online “gamer girl” persona in September 2014. What started as a way for Polk to escape life swiftly came crashing down on November 5, 2015, as internet sleuths discovered he isn’t a twenty-something cancer and abuse surviving woman, but a thirty-something man. No […]

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September Video Game of the Month: CASTLE CRASHERS REMASTERED

It would have been way too easy to go with Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain for the September pick. Instead, we decided to go with something that will cost you as little as fifteen dollars or even nothing at all. Castle Crashers Remastered is a gem from last generation gaming and even more […]

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PARIS GAMES WEEK: The Scoop from Sony’s Show

Sony held their conference at Paris Games Week Tuesday and while there was some old news, there were a few new things worth noting. Viewing wasn’t particularly difficult with nearly every gaming site hosting a stream of the show but, of course, some didn’t have a chance to watch. Just in case you fall into that […]

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31 Days of Horror: THE THING (1982)

An alien organism crash lands on the continent of Antarctica and is discovered by a Norwegian research facility. The Norwegians soon discover that the organism is a parasite that assimilates other organisms and imitates them to survive. With the Norwegians ultimately failing to stop the alien organism, it has now managed to infiltrate an American research […]

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31 Days of Horror: ORGAN TRAIL

Zombie survival mixed with a deeply ingrained nostalgia? Yes, please. Organ Trail, from developer The Men Who Wear Many Hats, is a take on the classic edutainment game Oregon Trail. This telling replaces the 19th century pioneering of North America with a post-apocalyptic zombie wasteland. With the east coast in shambles there is no option […]

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