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Why the VGA’s Aren’t the Mecca of Gaming (or a brief expository on BET Syndrome)

The VGA’s make me uncomfortable. I turn my PlayStation 3 on and put work in at least once a day, and write about the merits of the artistry and sciences behind the industry for personal enjoyment – I qualify as a gamer unqu...

 
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halo4

Sexism and Harassment in Halo 4, How Should It Be Handled?

As a female gamer who has played Halo since the original release, I know exactly what it means to be harassed online. Did that ever mean I quit playing? No. The worst of it wasn’t even being harassed and insulted. Usually...

 
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Keep the Thanks in Thanksgiving With Gamer Traditions

There’s been a lot of buzz and humbug about this Thanksgiving early store openings, on a day that is normally reserved for spending time with family. It is the one holiday that no matter your religion, can be easily celeb...

 
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5 Wii U Games To Consider At Launch

As the Wii U launches, some may be wondering what games to get with it.  The Wii U has a decent selection on day one, that will only get better as the months go by, as games like Pikmin 3 and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate make the...

 
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5 Reasons LEGO Games Appeal To Gamers of All Kinds

LEGO games are definitely not new to gaming.  Whether you own the latest consoles or even the older ones such as a PlayStation 2, Xbox, or Gamecube you can partake in the hilarity and simplistic fun that the LEGO games offer. ...

 
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Pirate_Flag_of_Jack_Rackham

Piracy – Is It Really a Big Problem?

Piracy has been so blown out of proportion that it almost sounds like some kind of terrible curse word. Like something that someone of an older generation would say, and all the younger, more progressive, people in the room wou...

 
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Gamification of Games

Gamification is one of those buzzwords that has been getting thrown around for a while now, and it doesn’t look like it’s going away anytime soon. Gamification is the addition of game mechanics to something that is not trad...

 
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vita

PS Vita – A Slowly Sinking Ship?

Ah, the Vita. Sony really knocked this one out of the park as far as the hardware is concerned. The touch screen is incredibly responsive, the buttons have a nice click to them, and the sticks are surprisingly capable. Not to m...

 
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Photo source: OUYA Kickstarter Page
Photo source: OUYA Kickstarter Page
Photo source: OUYA Kickstarter Page

Why OUYA Isn’t the Cat’s Pajamas

If you’ve been hiding under a really big rock over the past week, firstly welcome back, and secondly, please take a gander at OUYA, the $99 open source console. Running down the basics of the console would be a bit redundant ...

 
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GameStop Tossing Used DS Cases (And Why This Should Make You Upset)

I have a number of different outlets for purchasing games both new and used. For older games, I can rely on pawn shops and online retailers like Amazon or eBay for the real obscure. Later titles I can do the same, though GameSt...