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Author Archives | Victor Vellon

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

Why pick an almost twenty year old game as opposed to something like Xenoblade Chronicles? Because Final Fantasy VII is a game that made quite the impact on the gaming industry, love it or hate it. This memorable RPG by Squaresoft (now known as Square-Enix) made back in 1997 was the first in the series […]

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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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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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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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31 Days of Horror: A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (NES)

It’s that time of year again, eh? Scary things, ghosts, goblins, bats, and so on. We’re gonna travel back in time for this next entry to the days of the Nintendo Entertainment System. Developed by Rare and published by LJN, A Nightmare on Elm Street brought a simple but fun experience to gamers back in 1990. […]

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August Video Game of the Month – GEARS OF WAR: ULTIMATE EDITION

An obvious trend over this current console cycle is the rise of remastered games. Yet another gets picked for this month’s recommendation. A Xbox 360 classic, Gears of War was originally made by Epic Games, with Black Tusk Studios responsible for the Ultimate Edition. The title hits the Xbox One with style. Chainsawing action with […]

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New Release: Plague Knight Infects SHOVEL KNIGHT With New Gameplay

One of the best modern games to be done in the style of 8-bit platforming, Shovel Knight, shall be getting new content for free real soon. On September 17, the Plague Knight DLC (formally known as “Plague of Shadows“) will be available for fans of the game to enjoy a brand new playthrough with. Plague […]

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July Video Game of the Month – ODALLUS: THE DARK CALL

Developer/Publisher of Odallus: The Dark Call, JoyMasher, has managed to put out a great title recently. Odallus is a relatively new title done in 8-bit style and recaptures the great days of  the Castlevania titles back on the Nintendo Entertainment System. Although on the short side for the amount of gameplay you get out of […]

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MEGA MAN LEGACY COLLECTION Releasing Late August

Capcom’s latest attempt to take our money, because nostalgia, is the Mega Man Legacy Collection, releasing on August 25, 2015. Digital Eclipse is responsible for the remastering treatment to be seen in this collection to bring us the original six Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Mega Man titles in full 1080p, plus some additional modes, and separate save slots […]

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June Video Game of the Month – DEVIL MAY CRY 4: SPECIAL EDITION

Capcom manages to do it yet again, managing to pull at our heartstrings and offer another swell dose of nostalgia with a remastered version of 2008’s Devil May Cry 4. Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition, following in the footsteps of the Special Edition of Devil May Cry 3 for the PlayStation 2, offers updates […]

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