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The Top 10 Video Game Characters Who Would Make Terrific Stand-Up Comedians

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 in Lists | 0 comments

Which video game characters would be the most successful stand-up comedians on stage? Read this list and find out.

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Run

Posted by on Jun 26, 2012 in Gaming on the House | 1 comment

Run features three modes of play, the connecting portions being a text-heavy platformer, in which the game’s setting, backstory, and plot are relayed beneath the player’s feet…

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Game of Thrones: A Wishlist

Posted by on Jun 26, 2012 in Anecdotes | 3 comments

Nazifpour enlists the the ways he thinks a future Game of Thrones can be awesome.

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Mechanical Tower (Mega Man 6)

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

June 2012 is Sky Month on Oases of Beauty. This entry looks at the Mechanical Tower from Mega Man 6, a Platformer for the NES.

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Pokémon Conquest

Posted by on Jun 24, 2012 in Reviews | 6 comments

“Incredible potential. Abysmal execution.” Good: Pokémon is a natural fit for a turn-based strategy game. Bad: Terrible, terrible execution; a non-intuitive game structure and flow; a redundant and needless warrior/Pokémon dynamic; several unnecessary gameplay features; a completely uninteresting plot; short, shallow, and outdated as compared to any turn-based strategy game in the last 10 years.

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