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Back to the Future Gameplay Footage Back to the Future Gameplay Footage

Check out this video, where we find out that Marty has to go back in time to try and recruit a young Doc Brown.  The interactions between the two teens from different times is quite fun to watch.

0 commentsDecember 16 2010
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VGAs Recap VGAs Recap

The VGAs, as expected, were painful to watch… however the choices in nearly each category will spur a lot of discussions… mostly because so many were wrong.

1 commentsDecember 13 2010
Filed under: News Features
  
StarCraft II: Part II - End Video StarCraft II: Part II - End Video

A leaked video has been released for the ending cinematic to the second part of StarCraft II; Heart of the Swarm. It’s a work in progress from the production company The Third Floor. HUGE spoiler warning.

0 commentsDecember 09 2010
Filed under: News Featured Video Screenshots PC RTS
  
Pokemon Black and White Playing Cards Pokemon Black and White Playing Cards

Nintendo is selling awesome Pokemon Black & White playing card decks… and I must get one of each.  Oh yes… t’will be mine.

0 commentsDecember 08 2010
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Gran Turismo 5 Review Gran Turismo 5 Review

Gran Turismo 5 is a game we have been anticipating for a very long time. Without allowing that to taint our thoughts on what the game should be, here’s a review of what it is.

2 commentsDecember 06 2010
Filed under: News Reviews PS3 Simulation
  
PSP Phone Video Leaked PSP Phone Video Leaked

This Friday, thanks to a leaked video, we got our first good look at the PSP Phone from Sony… or PSPhone… or whatever they’re calling it. Check it out.

0 commentsDecember 04 2010
Filed under: News PSP
  
Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood Review Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood Review

The game is in fact Assassin’s Creed 2.5, playing very much like an expansion to 2. However it does so with so much depth and content that we’re ok with that.

1 commentsDecember 03 2010
Filed under: News Reviews PS3 Xbox 360 Action
  
Back to the Future Debut Trailer Back to the Future Debut Trailer

Check out the debut trailer for Back to the Future.  I’ve been keeping an eye on this game for a while, and from what I’m seeing here, it looks like it may have the same feel as the original movie.

0 commentsDecember 03 2010
Filed under: News Featured Video PC
  
Fallout: New Vegas Review Fallout: New Vegas Review

Check out what Joe has to say about Fallout: New Vegas.  Though the game is a lot of fun to play, it’s not the most original, and contains annoying bugs.

0 commentsDecember 02 2010
Filed under: News Reviews PC PS3 Xbox 360 RPG
  
TERA: Loading Screens From Korean Beta TERA: Loading Screens From Korean Beta

TERAfans have released a monstrous collection of loading screens from the Korean beta of TERA.  I have always been a sucker for concept art, and so this was a wonderful find for me.

0 commentsNovember 29 2010
Filed under: News Screenshots PC MMO
  
Murder Your Maker Teaser Murder Your Maker Teaser

A site popped up, owned by Activision, showing only the image of a bald man’s back and the slogan; “Murder your maker”.  Speculations immediately jumped to a Prototype sequel.

0 commentsNovember 29 2010
Filed under: News
  
Assassin’s Creed in 2011 Assassin’s Creed in 2011

Despite the fact that Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood has just released, hot on the heels of Assassin’s Creed 2, Ubisoft’s CEO is already talking about the next game in the series, which he states will be released next year.

0 commentsNovember 26 2010
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LittleBigPlanet 2’s Controlinator Video LittleBigPlanet 2’s Controlinator Video

Check out this video which demonstrates the awesome level of control we will have in LittleBigPlanet 2, thanks to the Controlinator!

0 commentsNovember 26 2010
Filed under: News Featured Video PS3 Platformer
  
Epic Mickey Trailer: Includes Gameplay Epic Mickey Trailer: Includes Gameplay

We got another Epic Mickey trailer, just in time for the release date next week.  This trailer includes some actual gameplay footage which helps give a better idea of what kinda trouble the little mouse has gotten into.

2 commentsNovember 26 2010
Filed under: News Featured Video Wii Action Platformer
  
Black Ops: Groin Grenade Black Ops: Groin Grenade

Is there a more demoralizing way to die in an FPS than to be hit in the nads by a grenade?!? I think not.

0 commentsNovember 26 2010
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DC Universe Online: Gotham Fly-by DC Universe Online: Gotham Fly-by

SOE has released an awesome fly-by for Gotham, one of the major cities in DC Universe Online.  Get a look at Arkham Asylum, Crime Alley, the Freight Yards or Amusement Mile.

4 commentsNovember 25 2010
Filed under: News Featured Video PC PS3 MMO
  
Wahlberg to star as Nathan Drake Wahlberg to star as Nathan Drake

Mark Wahlberg confirms in an MTV interview that he’s going to star as Nathan Drake in the on screen version of Uncharted.  Check out the video for more details.

3 commentsNovember 25 2010
Filed under: News Featured Video
  

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Episode 020: TERA Interview

Brian Knox (Senior Producer) and David Noonan (Lead Writer) from En Masse join Vince and I for a fantastic interview about TERA.  We discussed races, classes, achievements and much more.

December 17 2010
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Episode 19: VGAs Recap

This week, Vince and I discuss Spike’s VGA… event.  We cover the reveals from the night, as well as the awards and what our choices would have been.

December 14 2010
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Episode 018: NPH Sings the Phone Book

This week, Joe decides to sleep in for a while, so Vince and I start the show with some VGAs news (specifically Neil Patrick Harris hosting it), and move on to other gaming news. Eventually Joe makes it to the show.

December 08 2010
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Lore

Episode 065: The One About Blizzard

This week, Vince and I discuss Cataclysm at length.  We gush over what we’ve discovered thus far and look forward to so many cool nights of gaming

December 14 2010
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Episode 064: HL and the News, Baby

This week, the boys and I discuss some Enslaved, Guild Wars 2, Everquest II, awesome Back to the Future excitement and more.

December 08 2010
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Episode 063: Post-Shattering

Before even beginning the podcast, Joe managed to mortally jab me with an unwarranted attack on my person… leading to a fairly funny intro.  What can I say, I got better.

November 30 2010
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Comics

Episode 020: Teenybopper No More

This week, Vince and I tackle the new Thor movie trailer (live), the most incredible Taskmaster miniseries and the start of T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents.  Taskmaster makes up for the other two topics.

December 16 2010
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Episode 019: Shadowlands Finale

The moment Vince and I have been waiting for arrived last week, and we have to talk about it.  I am, of course, referring to the Shadowlands finale.  Does it live up to what we’d expected?

December 09 2010
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Episode 018: New Avengers Special

This week, we give y’all another special episode featuring one series; The New Avengers.  Both Vince and I have been really enjoying this series.  Check out what we had to say.

December 03 2010
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Guide to Marvel Cosmic, Part 1: The Characters

Guide to Marvel Cosmic, Part 1: The Characters

For the last few years, I’ve been recommending these comics to everyone. So, I present to you my Guide to Marvel Cosmic, beginning with the Characters.

December 06 2010
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Avengers Assemble

Avengers Assemble

New, Secret, Prime, Academy or simply Avengers, Marvel’s premiere superteam has entered a whole new era. Join Vince for a look at each group, who’s in them and how they work. And more importantly, how many places can Wolverine be in at one?

September 01 2010
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The Perfect Mini-Series

The Perfect Mini-Series

Choosing a “perfect” mini-series is tough work… but Vince has got you covered. 

August 11 2010
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StarCraft II: Part II - End Video

StarCraft II: Part II - End Video

A leaked video has been released for the ending cinematic to the second part of StarCraft II; Heart of the Swarm. It’s a work in progress from the production company The Third Floor. HUGE spoiler warning.

December 09 2010
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TERA: Loading Screens From Korean Beta

TERA: Loading Screens From Korean Beta

TERAfans have released a monstrous collection of loading screens from the Korean beta of TERA.  I have always been a sucker for concept art, and so this was a wonderful find for me.

November 29 2010
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Rage HD: Review

Rage HD: Review

This week, id Software, courtesy of John Carmack, released Rage on iOS devices.  This isn’t the full-blown version which we’ll be seeing on PC and consoles next year, but rather a mobile taste.

November 20 2010
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VGAs Recap VGAs Recap

The VGAs, as expected, were painful to watch… however the choices in nearly each category will spur a lot of discussions… mostly because so many were wrong.

December 13 2010
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Diablo III: Character Customization Diablo III: Character Customization

Joe discusses the Diablo III character customizations which were announced at BlizzCon.  He also gives a hands-on review of the new PvP arena system.

November 03 2010
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Diablo III: Demon Hunter Hands-On Diablo III: Demon Hunter Hands-On

It’s all well and good to read about the Demon Hunter… watch some videos… perhaps drool a little on your screen.  But what’s it like to actually play one.  Joe gives us his thoughts.

October 28 2010
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10 Tips To Maximize Your Game Time

Folks often wonder how we get to play as many games as we do. It isn’t rocket science (though I wouldn’t say no to a time-travel machine). It’s simple scheduling. Check out Joe’s tips.

October 08 2010
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Top 3 (Upcoming) Revolutionary MMOs

MMOs are about to take a leap forward.  Here’s Enrique’s Top 3 picks.

July 21 2010
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Time and Funds Permitting

Around this time of year, it’s not unusual to find gamers writing up their wish lists.  Here’s mine.

October 02 2009
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Game Guides

Starcraft II: Know Your Units - Terran Air Support

Starcraft II: Know Your Units - Terran Air Support

Check out Joe’s guide to the Terran Medvac Dropship, a key component of the MMM strategy for delivering the units and keeping them alive.

August 28 2010
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Starcraft II: Know Your Units - Terran Infantry

Starcraft II: Know Your Units - Terran Infantry

In this guide, Joe gives you the rundown on the Terran Infantry, including the Marauder and Reaper.

August 28 2010
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Starcraft II: Know Your Units - Terran Marine

Starcraft II: Know Your Units - Terran Marine

It is very important to know your units (as well as your opponent’s) in Starcraft II.  Check out Joe’s Terran Marine guide.

August 28 2010
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Back to the Future Gameplay Footage
Back to the Future Gameplay Footage

Check out this video, where we find out that Marty has to go back in time to try and recruit a young Doc Brown.  The interactions between the two teens from different times is quite fun to watch.

December 16 2010
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Internet Nonsense

Legend of Zelda Medley - A Capella Voices and Violin
Legend of Zelda Medley - A Capella Voices and Violin

This is just too awesome not so share.  Check out this rendition of the Legend of Zelda played a capella, with a haunting violin medley.  Well done, lad.  Well done.

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November 12 2010
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The Shattering: Review

The Shattering: Review

Many expected an action-packed novel to preface Cataclysm, but instead what Golden has delivered is a powerful, character-driven story. Check out Joe’s review.

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