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REVIEW – South Park: The Stick of Truth

OH MY GOD, THEY MADE A GOOD GAME! With a shaky development history, publisher drama, and numerous delays, it is a wonder how South Park: The Stick of Truth actually found its way onto store shelves. But boy am I glad it did. Not only does this title recreate the look and feel of the …

REVIEW – Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

An Extended Demo With Tons of Replayability- Starting with the poorly ported NES original, I have been a rabid Metal Gear fan since the inception of the series, playing through every single US released title since. Like the rest of the world, I am anxiously awaiting the Phantom Pain (currently with an unannounced release date) …

REVIEW – Tappingo 3DS eShop

Blending Sudoku, Picross, and Mine Sweeper – Mixing puzzle elements from Picross and Sudoku, Tappingo is a different type of puzzle game that offers a casual but yet refined experience for a low cost. Using the stylus, the goal is to create 8-bit sprites by stringing together tiles in the correct order. Each puzzle has …

Videocast – Tales of Symphonia Chronicles PS3

Gillman and Zack are at it again. This time they are playing a chunk of the new Tales game, Tales of Symphonia Chronicles! Won’t you join our two heroes as they sit around and talk about the important things in life, or more realistically which one of the Tales games is the best and why …

REVIEW – Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 (Xbox 360)

A Miserable Pile of Secrets – The original Lords of Shadow was a flawed but refreshing new take on this fan favorite franchise. Something was a little lost in the more linear level progression but the new action focused combat and memorable ending made the original game a worthy play through from beginning to end …

REVIEW – Kingston DataTraveler microDUO USB OTG Flash Drive

An Expanding Companion – Kingston, and their infinite nerdtastic wisdom, has produced yet another ingenious gadget that is simple to use and can make your techy life a little more streamlined. The microDUO is the latest unit to enter the DataTraveler series and offers an OTG (On-The-Go) storage solution for compatible mobile devices. For reference, …

REVIEW – Cube Tactics 3DS eShop

Offensive Tower Defense – Blending RTS, tower defense, and strategy elements, Cube Tactics is an unexpected charming five dollar eShop download that is worth your time. This Teyon published title can probably be best described as an “offensive tower defense” as the player has to plan for both offensive and defensive maneuvers by placing different …

BLOG – Club Nintendo March 2014 Summary

A Journey into the Unknown – Nintendo is offering some unique content this month for their Club Nintendo program. If you have a stock pile of Coins and willing to take a chance on some lesser known titles, March 2014 could provide the biggest sleeper hit month in the history of the program. Game #1 …

REVIEW – Tomba! 2 – PSOne Import on PSN

An Interesting Choice – Even though there have only been two Tomba titles ever created, this pink haired Neanderthal sparked enough of a cult following that copies of the PSOne originals sell for big bucks on eBay. Now thanks to the dedicated work of the wonderful people at Monkey Paw, both Tomba titles are easy …

NEWS – Nintendo Shutting Down Wii and DS WiFi in May 2014

Nintendo announced they will be pulling the plug on most online functionality for both the Wii and original DS hardware on Tuesday May 20, 2014. This includes online play, matchmaking, and leaderboards. Nintendo made it clear that offline play will of course still be available. It was also around this time last year that Nintendo …