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The Desolate Hope

Posted by on Aug 25, 2012 in Gaming on the House | 1 comment

“Discovering New Worlds” month turns to fiction with The Desolate Hope, where in the absence of humanity, we see just how far our will to explore can take us.

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Flower Fields (Paper Mario)

Posted by on Apr 30, 2012 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

April 2012 is Cloudy Month on Oases of Beauty, a look at the beauty of a cloudy day. This entry looks at the Flower Fields from Paper Mario, an RPG for the N64.

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Water Area (Drakkhen)

Posted by on Mar 12, 2012 in Oases of Beauty | 2 comments

March 2012 is Swamp Month on Oases of Beauty. This entry looks at the Water Area from Drakkhen, a partially first-person RPG for the SNES.

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

Posted by on Feb 18, 2012 in Reviews | 0 comments

What do a New York Times best-selling author, a world renowned character artist, a hugely successful game designer, and a legendary baseball player have in common?

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Xenoblade Chronicles coming to NA

Posted by on Dec 2, 2011 in Anecdotes | 1 comment

North America gets some exciting news, and some renewed hope for a struggling fanbase. Should we ask for Mother 3 next?

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