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Sektra Swamp (Drakken 2: Dragon View)

Posted by on Mar 26, 2012 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

March 2012 is Swamp Month on Oases of Beauty. This entry looks at Sektra Swamp from Drakkhen 2: Dragon View, an Action-Adventure for the SNES.

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Angry Birds Space: An inspired, flawlessly-executed, and much-needed revamp.

Posted by on Mar 22, 2012 in Reviews | 1 comment

“An inspired, flawlessly-executed, and much-needed revamp.” Good: New mechanics are perfectly implemented and very engaging; level design is the best the franchise has ever had; entire game is very well tied-together. Bad: Too easy and too short — for now, at least.

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Skyrim: A Roundtable Discussion

Posted by on Mar 22, 2012 in Roundtables | 2 comments

It’s Stormcloaks vs. Imperials! David ‘BGH’ Kempe and Ali Nazifpour talk about their experiences within the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the choices they’ve made, and their opinions on the Civil War.

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Smithsonian Exhibit: The Art of Video Games

Posted by on Mar 19, 2012 in Anecdotes | 2 comments

Video Games have made it to the national art scene with a new exhibit at the Smithsonian, but does it further the cause of video games as an artistic medium?

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Misery Mire (Legend of Zelda: A Link To the Past)

Posted by on Mar 19, 2012 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

March 2012 is Swamp Month on Oases of Beauty. This entry looks at Misery Mire from Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, an Action-Adventure for the SNES.

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