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Bless Unleashed – Tips for dealing with the mid-level advancement wall

If there was an award for “Not the Worst MMO”, Bless Unleashed would certainly qualify. A nice mix of first generation MMO RPG shared world experience and current gen graphics, it has fun combat and a good challenge later in … Continue reading

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Bless Unleashed – Unrequited Love of a Damaged MMO

It would be a MMO RPG that spurred me to write again, and Bandai Namco’s “Bless Unleashed” was just the mix of three generations of gaming to make it happen. Equal parts first gen EverQuest, early World of Warcraft and … Continue reading

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Reinventing the Iconic – Mass Effect Andromeda

Undaunted by the gravity of their own legacy, BioWare forges a new path forward. The premise of Mass Effect: Andromeda mirrors the new life of the franchise in more ways than one. Putting behind them one of the most epic … Continue reading

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For Honor – Such Beautiful Flaws

Like a spring-loaded boxing glove in a shiny wrapped box, For Honor is the gift that keeps on giving well past your second black eye. Equal parts stunning faux-history medieval brawler and cruel test of patience and temper, Ubisoft’s unconventional … Continue reading

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OXENFREE – Delightfully Scary, Clever and Unforgettable

Five teenagers set out to explore a spooky island’s mystery, what could possibly go wrong? Night School Studio’s charming high school horror adventure “OXENFREE” turns out to be more than just a little scary and a whole lot of fun. … Continue reading

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Thought Provoking, Moving “Life is Strange”

As the credits began to roll, I sat stunned. Far more detailed and complex than the choice-driven story games it might be compared to, DONTNOD’s first episode of “Life is Strange” doesn’t hold back. Even as I poured over the myriad … Continue reading

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Destiny Beta Debrief: Vintage car muscle, new car smell

Rally your fireteam, guardians. The creative geniuses behind the first several Halo titles poured their experience and passion for the genre into Destiny, a new IP that would both encompass everything they loved about the original Halo universe and bold new ideas that … Continue reading

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Xbox One Launch Weekend Review

Five launch titles, two gamers and one epic launch weekend later; a fan review. My wife and I received our Xbox One consoles on release day along with five launch titles, including Ryse: Son of Rome, Forza Motorsport 5, Battlefield … Continue reading

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The Wolf Among Us – Dark, Gritty Excellence

No less potent that the great detective novels it draws from, tightly written “The Wolf Among Us” is a short and powerful mystery with teeth. Set against a deliciously dark New York, Wolf tells the story of Bigby, a lawman … Continue reading

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Disney Infinity: Serious fun, you’re doing it right.

If Geoffery Rush’s Captain Barbossa teamed up with Mater from Pixar’s Cars on a cow tipping rampage doesn’t tickle your funny bone, check your pulse – you might be dead. Disney Infinity is a mash-up of both franchise and genre-bending … Continue reading

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