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Developer Spotlight: Todd Howard

Developer Spotlight: Todd Howard

Name: Todd Howard Date of Birth: 1971, Lower Macungie Township, PA Education: Enmaus High School (1993), College of William and Mary (Major in Finance and Engineering) Nominations: BAFTA Games award for Best Game, BAFTA Games Award for Story and Character, BAFTA Games Award for Technical Achievement, BAFTA Games Award for Artisitc Achievement, BAFTA Games Award for Action & Adventure, BAFTA Ga...

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Toukiden The Age of Demons Preview

Toukiden The Age of Demons Preview

The PlayStation Vita is arguably becoming the best console for the Monster Hunter genre. Sure the console may not feature the flagship series Monster Hunter, but with that came the birth of variety. The Ragnarock Odyssey, Soul Sacrifice, God Eater, and now the Toukiden series have all become major successes for the console. Toukiden: The Age of Demons is the latest game in the genre to be released...

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Bravely Default Preview

Bravely Default Preview

The 3DS has successfully become one of the best consoles for role playing games. Games like Fire Emblem: Awakening, Shin Megami Tensei 4,  Etrain Odyssey IV, and more have all enriched the 3DS’s library. Bravely Default was released around the world last December, but myself and others in the North America won’t receive the game until February 7th, 2014. So does Bravely Default deserve...

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How to Play Casual Competitive Pokemon

How to Play Casual Competitive Pokemon

Introduction With Pokemon X and Y being on store shelves , and pokemonshowdown.com becoming more popular as the days go by: More people are becoming interested in playing the game casually competitive. There are many guides out there that try to teach new comers the science behind the game, but this one is going to be simplier. This guide is going to focus on how to simply build a team, rather the...

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Does the Term ” Indie ” Hurt the Video Game Industry?

Before we start, I want to make sure the topic of this article is clear. This article is not asking if Indie games are bad for the Industry: Rather, It is asking if the term “Indie” is bad for the video game Industry. This article will analyze the term and it’s effect it may have on the industry. Now that the topic has been explained, lets begin with the rest of the observation I...

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Dragon Ball Z Battle of Z Preview (Console Version)

Dragon Ball Z Battle of Z Preview (Console Version)

Dragon Ball Z Battle of Z Preview: Find out why Artdink’s take on the Dragon Ball Z gameplay might be the most ambitious yet. You can read our preview of the PS Vita version here. Disclaimer: I was not able to get a connection when I was searching for agame to participate in: Therefore, this preview will not focus on the online aspects of this game. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z, at first glanc...

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Top 5 Most Memorable Moments in Gaming During 2013

Top 5 Most Memorable Moments in Gaming During 2013

What was the Most Memorable Moment in Gaming for You This Year? 2013 was a good year for the games industry. The year was full of excitement due to the next generation consoles being announced/released, and the sheer amount of great games that came out this year was incredible. Some things affected the industry negatively, but a lot of really positive events happen this year as well. Here is our l...

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Our Top Ten Games of 2013

Our Top Ten Games of 2013

The Best of the Rest (This Top Ten Games of 2013 list is based on the opinions of our writers) 2013 has finally come to an end. 2014 is now starting, and with it comes the hope that the industry will grow in positive directions as the 8th generation fully begins. This was one the biggest years for the industry, and for more reason other then the fact that the next generation hardware has fully com...

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Developer Spotlight: Shinji Mikami

Developer Spotlight: Shinji Mikami

“I don’t think about my influences in the industry. I just make games that I’m interested in.”   Born on August 11, 1965 Born in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan Worked for: Capcom, Platinum Games, Tango Gameworks (present) There are a lot big name developers in the industry: Many of which have inspired its current direction. You will see their names plastered around most w...

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X360 and PS3 vs PS4 and Xbox One: Should Consumers Jump To Next Gen This Year?

X360 and PS3 vs PS4 and Xbox One: Should Consumers Jump To Next Gen This Year?

Why Should Consumers Jump Into The Next Generation of Consoles? Whether it’s X360 vs Xbox One or PS3 vs PS4: When should consumers make the jump into the 8th generation of gaming? The Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U have all officially been released. The 8th generation is now in full swing, and consumers can expect that the industry will change as a whole. However, this change is a bit di...

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