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My Golden Joystick Picks! What are yours? (Win an iPad)

Posted by Ludono in Ludono's Blog and Stuff, 10 September 2014 - - - - - - · 521 views
Awards, GOTY

Check out the Golden Joysticks HERE

*Voting in this enters you to win an iPad*

I just wanted to go through my picks for this years Golden Joystick because it's fun! I've been pretty bad about playing games this year so my picks are far from definitive.

Best Original Game

My Pick: Child of Light
Runners Up: Broken Age, Shovel Knight

So many great ga...

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The Majority Of Magic 2015 Players Exhibit Poor Sportsmanship

Posted by Kezins in 3 Second Violation With Kezins , 21 August 2014 - - - - - - · 549 views
Magic, Magic2015, iOS, iPad

The Majority Of Magic 2015 Players Exhibit Poor Sportsmanship While I do enjoy playing Magic The Gathering on my iPad and PS3, it seems good sportsmanship exhibited by other players rarely exists. I'd estimate that in 80-90% of the multiplayer games I'm in where it's obvious I will win the match, the other player will exit the game which causes a slow down waiting for the computer to take over for them.

I'm not s...

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Random Roy - EVO 2014 Summary

Posted by Royzoga in Roy's Ruelle, 14 July 2014 - - - - - - · 782 views
EVO 2014, Fighting Games and 8 more...

Random Roy - EVO 2014 Summary I didn't think it would be possible to follow last years hype, last years upsets, and last years incredible matches. Well, I was wrong. I bring you again, the summary of Evolution Championship Series. Now if you're unfamiliar with what EVO is, basically the Olympics of fighting games. There's a medley of fighting games to be played ranging from Street Fig...

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(The Return of) The Angry Leprechaun Rant: The Console War

Posted by iwx Leprechaun in The Angry Leprechaun, 24 April 2014 - - - - - - · 1,066 views
ps4, xboxone, rant, rage and 1 more...

(The Return of) The Angry Leprechaun Rant: The Console War Alright kiddies, strap yourself in. The Angry Leprechaun has been dormant for too long, here is another attack at your eye balls, I suppose if you read this this out loud it's an attack on your ear holes as well, but that's not the point.

The console war, a vicious cycle. New consoles come out, people argue over which is better and cite various statistic...

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"Upcoming" Game Titles Revised for Accuracy

Posted by Venom in Venomous Incorporated, 10 March 2014 - * * * * * · 1,010 views
video games, Final Fantasy XV and 4 more...

This started out as a couple of dumb one-off jokes I made earlier today, but then I realized...why not go further with it? Why not make it a number of dumb jokes?

Why not indeed.


So, in today's post, I'll be talking about some upcoming video games that are taking way too long to come out. But not just that - I'll also be revising their names to more ac...

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Inside The Box - The Last of Us Survival Edition

Posted by Ludono in Inside The Box, in Videogames, Reviews 16 June 2013 - * * * * * · 1,049 views
ITB, Last of Us and 2 more...

Hi and welcome to yet another new blog series I've decided to start up.  Inside The Box will focus on packaging and extras that come with various "editions" of games, though I won't limit myself to just games. Anything nerdy is fair game on this blog!  


The inaugural post features one of the most highly anticipated games of this year, The Last of Us , s...

Hong Kong Rugby Seven's 2015

Posted by Ludono in Ludono's Blog and Stuff, 30 March 2015 - - - - - - · 11 views
Rugby, Sports, Travel, Hong Kong

So I went to my first ever Rugby event this past weekend, and it was a blast! Here are some pictures and videos of what went down.



(NIPPON JAJAJA NIPPON JAJAJA)

Honestly I don't get Rugby much but like any other sport it was fun rooting for your favourite countries, i...

Upcoming Anime: Spring 2015

Posted by Ciel in Ciel's Blog, 27 March 2015 - - - - - - · 65 views
anime, spring, television, media and 1 more...

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Hibike! Euphonium
Air Date: March 28th
http://myanimelist.net/anime/27989

Synopsis:
Hibike! Euphonium begins when Kumiko Oumae, a girl who was in the brass band club in junior high school, visits her high school's brass band club as a first year. Kumiko's classmates Hazuki and Sapphire decide to join the club, but...

Judgment on The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Posted by John Kidman in Television and Movies, 25 March 2015 - - - - - - · 49 views

Judgment on The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Meet Kimmy Schmidt.

Kimmy, portrayed by Ellie Kemper of The Office and Bridesmaids fame, is out of touch with the modern world. She is labeled as one of the 'Indiana Mole Women,' a group of women lured or kidnapped by a doomsday preacher and kept in a bunker for upwards of 15 years. Sounds dire, right? It's not.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is a comedy,...

Mini Steam Game Reviews 2: 50% Off Reviews!

Posted by Venom in Venomous Incorporated, 24 March 2015 - - - - - - · 71 views

So, a while back, I (and some others) wrote up some mini reviews for various Steam games, and the entries were such a rousing success [citation needed] that I decided to write a second one! So if you're in the market for some miniature Steam reviews without actually reading user reviews on Steam (and no one would blame you) come on in and have a quick loo...

Judgment on Crimes and Punishments: Sherlock Holmes

Posted by John Kidman in Games, Games, Games, 11 March 2015 - - - - - - · 164 views

Judgment on Crimes and Punishments: Sherlock Holmes The announcement that Crimes and Punishments: Sherlock Holmes would be part of this month's Playstation Plus Instant Collection was wonderful, despite my skepticism. I'm a pretty big fan of Sherlock Holmes, but had very little hope for Crimes and Punishments because I held doubts about the translation of such an iconic literary figure to interactive me...

Anyone Interested In Some PS4 Multiplayer Gaming?

Posted by Kezins in 3 Second Violation With Kezins , 20 February 2015 - - - - - - · 120 views
Gaming, multiplayer, psn, ps4

As the blog title suggests, I'm looking for people interested in a little PS4 multiplayer action. I don't have a super extensive library yet but am interested in getting into multiplayer with the following games:

Diablo III

Assassin's Creed IV

Madden 15

Pure Chess

Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition

The Last of Us Remastered

Feel free to add...

Quick Review: Dreamgear Dualshock 4 Charge Cord

Posted by Steve Bitto in Mischief.Mayhem.Blog, 05 February 2015 - * * * * * · 169 views
Dualshock 4, PS4, Charge & Play and 3 more...

Quick Review: Dreamgear Dualshock 4 Charge Cord The PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013 and Sony has yet to provide a lengthened charging cord option for PS4 owners. With the Dualshock 4's seemingly shorter battery life (due mainly to the light bar on top of the controller) gamers are looking for charging solutions.

Many of the third party options offered via Amazon have poorly fitting plugs, brea...

Meet The Podunkers 2 - FrostedSloth

Posted by Ludono in Meet The Podunkers!, 20 December 2014 - - - - - - · 341 views
FrostedSloth, Dan Curtis and 3 more...

Meet the Podunkers 2 is the return of the much beloved blog series I started many moons ago with the intention to feature members of the community, a sort of gamer spotlight if you will. Hopefully we can make these a regular feature again!

Today’s interviewee is the long lost blogaholic, Dan " F rostedSloth" Curtis !

http://i.picp...

The Books of Spades - Ep1. The Invitation

Posted by Ciel in A Realm Re-Reborn, 28 October 2014 - - - - - - · 318 views

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The Backstory:


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Dokey was delighted upon receiving Aisha's mysterious letter. Dokey's travels have not quite yielded the results she so wished; she is still regarded as a madwoman, a tyrant, and fool by the people of Eorzea. Her acceptance to meet with the...

An Ominous October Fright

Posted by DrPixel in Spooky Scary Storytime with Pixel, 26 October 2014 - - - - - - · 446 views
spooky, spooktacular, scary and 6 more...

Last year, around this time, something extremely strange happened to me that I don't think I'll ever be able to forget. It has scarred me for life, and I think I'd like to share my odd experience with you.

I'm a huge fan of the game Counter-Strike. It's not a very popular game, so I doubt you've ever heard of it. Anyway, one day I was playing the newest...

Tales of Knightmare - The Chain Letter

Posted by TKtheknight in Knightly Times , 25 October 2014 - - - - - - · 348 views
GP, Blog, TKtheknight, Halloween and 6 more...

It was that night that still haunts to this day. I remember it clearly. I remember her face, her voice, her touch, her eyes, and her presence. She was only a little girl, but yet still haunting and at the same time she was crying. It felt like a curse after she went away. Ever since then I'd get nightmares here and there. It was lonely. The dreams I had w...

Resident Evil 2 and My Brush with Death

Posted by iwx Leprechaun in The Angry Leprechaun, 21 October 2014 - - - - - - · 375 views
Resident Evil, Contest

Resident Evil 2 and My Brush with Death Twas a dark cold evening March 6th, 1998. I had just turned 11 years old, cake had been eaten and gifts were being opened. My dad had surprised me with a rescued Rottweiler Doberman mix earlier in the week, which had to weigh at least 130 pounds. This birthday could not get any better. That is until I saw that my parents had ignored the large RATED M sti...

GAMERS, WHAT CAN WE DO TO BECOME A BETTER COMMUNITY?

Posted by Blazeknyt in Blazing Storm, 15 October 2014 - * * * * * · 258 views
gamers, community, exclusive and 1 more...

When I initially wrote this, it was the end of August, and there were various articles mentioning the rather terrible treatment gamers and people were giving each other. And this stuff is still happening...

Gamers, let’s not be malicious jerks, especially to members of your own community . (That is a link to a Cracked article, which may contain some NSFW...

Destiny: Is it Worth Your Money?

Posted by John Kidman in JohnkyKong's Blog, 29 September 2014 - - - - - - · 434 views

Destiny:  Is it Worth Your Money? Bungie's hotly anticipated Destiny reached retail shelves at the beginning of September, the fulfillment of a $500,000,000 adventure to home consoles. Guardians logged more than a hundred million hours in the first week after release, but the numbers only tell a fraction of the story. Destiny serves as Bungie's first chapter in the studio's life after H...

Trading In: Does Wal-Mart Stand A Chance Against GameStop?

Posted by Sailor Liztress in Randomness Ahoy!, 17 June 2014 - * * * * * · 556 views

Trading In: Does Wal-Mart Stand A Chance Against GameStop? There are many reasons why someone might decide to trade in their used video games or consoles. Perhaps you decide to take the plunge to the newest console released and figure that since your PlayStation 3 is just gathering dust, it would help ease the pain of handing over a lot of money to get a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One and a few games. Maybe you grew t...

Complexity, Barriers to Entry, and Sports: A Possible Explanation of Casual Games

Posted by ijs1337 in My Thoughts on Stuff in Games, 15 June 2014 - - - - - - · 551 views

I was looking through the comments section of an article on Kotaku a few days ago. I forget what exactly the article was about, beyond the fact that it was related to E3. There was a quick series of comments in regards to "casual" gamers and whether or not shooters had ever been games for "casual" gamers to use to introduce themselves to games with, and w...

Review: HonorBound

Posted by sookielioncourt in Sookielioncourt's Blog, 09 June 2014 - - - - - - · 762 views
games, gaming, android, app and 2 more...

https://sookielionco...honorbound1.jpg

Developer: JuiceBox Games
Publisher: JuiceBox Games
Platform: iOS and Android
Release Date: February 2014
Rated: 4+

HonorBound boasts elements that a role-playing game (RPG) must exhibit: a turn-based gameplay, character modification, progressive levels, and orchestral visuals, a...

BioShock Infinite Review

Posted by solid-alchemist in Limitless Revelations, 12 April 2014 - * * * * * · 635 views
2K Games, Irrational Games and 8 more...

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BioShock Infinite (PS3)
Developed by Irrational Games
Published by 2K Games
Released March 26, 2013
Review Written April 12, 2014
Originally Posted on The Time Heist Blog

For years I had been closely eyeing this title since its 2010 reveal from Irrational Games. As a fan of the original BioShock and its sequel, I a...

A Tale of Retail: My First Year at Hastings

Posted by Jordan Haygood in Kaptain's Quarters, 31 March 2014 - * * * * * · 760 views
Job, Retail, Anniversary and 4 more...

A Tale of Retail: My First Year at Hastings It's been one year. On March 19, 2014, I had officially been working at the same place for a whole year. That place, which many of you entertainment buffs out there might actually know, whether from our physical stores or our website, is Hastings Entertainment. A lot has happened in my one year at Hastings. So much so that I felt like sharing my journey w...

The Future of Cryptocurrency

Posted by Harrison Lee in Harrison's Soapbox, 25 February 2014 - - - - - - · 996 views
Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, MTGox and 2 more...

The death of MTGox is the greatest thing to happen to cryptocurrencies in a long, long time. You might ask why considering the numerous calls for regulation and unbridled chaos its dissolution has left. The unfortunate reality is that roughly $400 million USD in Bitcoin was lost and isn't coming back. No one except the people responsible at Gox can fix th...



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