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REVIEW – The Metal Gear Solid Legacy Collection PS3

Some of the Best Games in the Last 25 Years in One Package – The Metal Gear Solid Legacy Collection is one of the best, if not THE best, compilation package in videogame history.  For most gamers, this bundle will be a double dip of sorts but newcomers couldn’t really ask for anything better.  Oh …

Videocast – Zeno Clash II (PS3)

This week me and Gillman play through the opening of Zeno Clash II.  Man, this game is friggin’ weird. FatherMother punch to your phace! Watch live video from varms on TwitchTV Check out my full written review of this game HERE.

NEWS – Nintendo Creates 3DS Relay Points

For most American 3DS owners, obtaining new StreePass data can be a challenge. Nintendo’s solution to this is the brand new Relay Point system. After updating to the latest firmware, 3DS owners can connect with other 3DS users via Nintendo Zone locations. How it works is simple: walk by a 3DS Relay Point with your …

BLOG – Club Nintendo August 2013 Summary

Ending Summer with 150 Coiners- It is the beginning of a new month which means there are 4 new games available through the Club Nintendo program. All the titles this month normally sell for $5 and are offered for 150 Coins. There is also a new Pikmin prize for those with enough coins. Game #1 …

REVIEW – Zeno Clash II (PS3/PSN)

Solve Problems With Punches – In the early 90’s the brawler genre dominated arcades and home consoles but as gameplay evolved this “punch-everything-and-walk-to-the-right” type of game gave way to First Person Shooters and RPGs. Zeno Clash, and now its sequel Zeno Clash II, are throwbacks to this old brawler genre but integrated with modern gameplay …

Videocast – Dragon’s Crown (PS3)

This week me and Gillman stream Dragon’s Crown, an Atlus published beat’em up brawler on PS3 a full week before its retail release.  In summary, it is good. Very good. And oh so pretty. Watch as we basically fall more and more in love with the game as we play! Dragon’s Crown is set for …

NEWS – Xbox Live Aug 2013 Free Games Announced

Starting August 1st, Crackdown will be free for XBL Gold members until August 15th.  This game is normally sold for 800 MS Points ($10).  And no, the Halo 3 beta is not included. On August 16th both Dead Rising 2, normally $15, and Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, normally 400 MS Pts ($5), will be …

REVIEW – Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword (3DS eShop)

Waiting To Attack – Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword is a variant on Punch-Out’s! parry-and-counter combat mechanics but allows free movement on the battlefield instead of being stationary in a boxing ring. However, these precision attacks grow repetitive as each fight against the common enemy is ultimately a battle of patience and repetition. The …

Videocast – McPixel (PC)

This week, me and Gillman have a couple more technical difficulties trying to record our stream.  But once we get everything up and running, we have a good time playing McPixel… even though we don’t understand it. Watch live video from varms on TwitchTV