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Videocast – Knights of Pen and Paper + 1 (PC)

Watch live video from varms on TwitchTV This week, me and Gillman stream the amazing Knights of Pen & Paper + 1 Edition!  This is a re-take on old school pen and paper RPG with a Dungeon Master and everything in glorified pixelated graphics.

REVIEW – Link’n’Launch DSiWare

It Has Nothing To Do With Zelda – Intelligent Systems, mostly known for their superb Advance Wars, Fire Emblem and Paper Mario series, released this unique puzzler on the DSiWare service back in 2010. This forgotten puzzle game is currently available as a free download from Nintendo’s Club Nintendo program here in June 2013. Link’n’Launch …

REVIEW – Das Keyboard with Quiet Key Design (Hardware)

Silent But Deadly – Over the last few years, I had the privilege of experiencing Das Keyboard’s Professional and Model S Professional Silent units. Both are outstanding typist keyboards that remain impressive from the first key stroke. Listening to customer feedback, the developers now offer their same Professional keyboard design but outfitted with their new …

Videocast – Metro: Last Light (PC)

Gillman and I play through the first 30 minutes of Metro: Last Light, the direct sequel to 2010’s Metro 2033.  This game grabbed us by the balls from the opening cutscene so we don’t exactly say much because we were captivated by the gameplay.   Check it out:   Watch live video from varms on TwitchTV

NEWS – Shantae Confirmed for 3DS eShop Virtual Console

Wayforward and Nintendo just announced that the cult favorite, Shantae, is headed to the 3DS Virtual Console sometime this June in North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. This Gameboy Color title also appeared on my Top 10 GBC Games That Should Be On 3DS Virtual Console article. No other details, like price and whether …

BLOG – Saying Goodbye to Everybody Votes

Nobody Votes – Nintendo recently announced they are going to be shutting down Wii features at the end of June so they can concentrate on the WiiU.  Before they flick the off-switch, I figure I would take a moment to reflect on a unique Wii exclusive feature – the Everybody Votes Channel. Each Wii system …

REVIEW – Liberation Maiden (3DS eShop)

Pretty But Repetitive – Released back in October 2012, Liberation Maiden was the first game to be released in the GUILD01 series of games, preceding Aero Porter and Crimson Shroud.  Suda51 of No More Heroes and Lollipop Chainsaw fame has brought AAA production values to this downloadable title but gameplay falls short with repetition. It …

REVIEW – Andru Android Robot USB Cell Phone Travel Charger (Hardware)

Droid Powered – GEN has turned the little green Android mascot into a USB charger.  Outside of its charming presentation it is still just a portable charging device that will speak to Android owners if they are willing to pay the extra cuteness tax. Comes with all you need This novelty item comes with everything …