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Opinion: I Suck at Dark Souls

It’s been 18 grueling hours. I’ve stopped playing for six or more months….twice. And now, finally, I realize that this game is actually fun.

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Game Informer Outlines Changes in HD Remake of Final Fantasy XII

Final Fantasy XII can be a divisive game in the series. For the first time, you didn’t directly control all of your characters, instead setting up commands and priorities for them to follow. The game is being re-released this summer, available July 17 (pre-order for PS4 on Amazon).

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Review: Life is Strange

Rogue Hippo’s Review Score: 9

I’m an old-school gamer with limited time for video games.  When I do find some time, I prefer NES games, SNES games and 10-20 year old strategy/rpg games.  So when I can’t stop playing a new(ish), story-driven game about a Continue reading “Review: Life is Strange”

The Most Underrated Show on Netflix

I almost titled this ‘The Best Show on Netflix’; and while I could make that argument, my goal is not to argue with you.  My goal is to bring some much-deserved attention to an incredibly smart and well-done Netflix series.  The show I’m talking about is…

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Tom Awesome’s Review Score: 9.25

Guardians of the Galaxy would be a tough act to follow. The surprise hit that brought together somewhat obscure heroes from the Marvel Universe to end a cosmic threat while injecting humor and a retro soundtrack showed that Marvel can effectively shake up the superhero format and still produce a hit.

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Review: The Dark Tower Trailer

I’m a huge Dark Tower fan.  The story and it’s characters/world rates up there among my all-time favorites with the likes of Stars Wars, Aliens and Middle-Earth.  My friends and family know this, so my brother didn’t hesitate to inform me when he noticed the new Dark Tower trailer this morning:

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Outside is Overrated Podcast Episode 5 – Gaming Weekend FTW

Tom Awesome and Jake spent a weekend playing a variety of board games, exploring a plethora of mechanics across genres. Check out their strategies and impressions on a variety of games!

The guys also discuss the top five games Tom Awesome is jonesing to play.

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Secret World Converting to Free Action/RPG

While I’ve never played it, FunCom’s Secret World always struck me as a very interesting MMORPG. It tasks players with battling the supernatural in a story-driven setting. The game launched with a monthly subscription that has since been dismissed, and will be re-releasing this summer as a free-to-play action RPG titled Secret World Legends.

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Give Friends Blue Balls with Yeti Mountain

If you’ve never had the thrill of grabbing the idol and pointlessly rolling a d6 for hours and occasionally chanting “fireball yourself”, you’ve never played Fireball Island. I would say you haven’t missed much, but my friends would disagree. The game is very rare, but thankfully it is ripped off almost entirely and re-skinned in Kickstarter project Yeti Mountain.

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