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REVIEW – Yumi’s Odd Odyssey 3DS eShop

Can This Elastic Fishing Rod Platformer Hook You? Originally released on the Super Famicom in 1994 as the Umihara Kawase series, Yumi’s Odd Odyssey stays true to its name as there really is nothing normal about this 3DS eShop downloadable title. Starring a 20 year old anime girl, the goal is to reach Point A …

NEWS – R.B.I. Baseball ’14 Opening Day on XBLA is April 9 2014

Developed by MLB Advanced Media, a reboot of the fan favorite series was first announced back in January 2014 for iOS, Android, current, and last-gen systems. Originally released on NES back in 1988, RBI was the first baseball game to support an official MLB license.  Many sequels were made, the last of which was RBI …

REVIEW – R.B.I. Baseball (NES)

Best Baseball Game Ever! (This review was originally posted back in early 2005. But now that R.B.I. Baseball ’14 is about to launch, I thought I would repost this review.) Here’s the thing: I have never really liked sports video games. My philosophy is that if I’m going to participate in a sport, I will …

REVIEW – Rocketfish Wii U InvisiShell

Stand and Protect – The biggest gimmick behind the Wii U is the tablet-like Gamepad. This special controller is responsible for the majority of the cost of a Wii U so it only makes sense to want to project it. In fact, Nintendo does not even offer replacement/extra Gamepads at retail so keeping this unique …

REVIEW – Skater Cat 3DS eShop

Herding Cats – Skater Cat is not your typical runner. Running into walls, falling on spikes, and even getting hit by enemies does not cause an instant one-hit kill Game Over; the only way to really die is to fall down a hole which causes a full restart. Play control is very easy: the Circle …

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 – 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, …