Tales from the Borderlands Playstation 4 Review

Tales from the Borderlands

Intro:

When Telltale Games first started creating episodic games, there was a lot of skepticism in the gaming community. Over the years, they’ve proven that creating interesting and thought provoking gaming adventures out of whatever source material they touch comes naturally to them.

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Azure Striker Gunvolt 3Ds Review - The Old School Game Vault

Azure Striker Gunvolt 3ds

Release Date: 2014 | Players: Single-player | Genre: Platformer | Console: 3dsRelease Date: 2014 | Players: Single-player, Multiplayer | Genre: Action/Adventure | Console: PS3, PS Vita, Wii U, 3DSRelease Date: 2014 | Players: Single-player, Multiplayer | Genre: Action/Adventure | Console: PS3, PS Vita, Wii U, 3DS
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The Intro:

Mega Man has inspired more games that its humanoid protagonist could probably remember. Its iconic gameplay style and platforming mechanics have been adopted by a majority of the 2D games that came after it.

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Retro Console Wars: N64 vs. PS1

N64-Super-Smash-Bros

In another article I discussed the relative merits of the two main fifth-gen consoles—the Nintendo 64 and the PlayStation (One)—during their first holiday seasons after launch. 

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Retro Video Game: Launch Wars: N64 vs. PS1

Retro Gaming Consoles

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The Super Nintendo Had Them, The Nintendo 64 Missed Them

Nintendo 64, Super Nintendo Consoles

The Nintendo 64 is a video game console that is seen as a lot of things. With the benefit of hindsight, it is easy to look back and see the console as the moment where Nintendo started to lose its grip on the video game industry that it once dominated.

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Why I bought a Playstation 4 - The Old School Game Vault

Playstation 4

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Super Smash Bros Wii U Review - The Old School Game Vault

Super Smash Bros Wii U

Intro:

If you played Smash Bros. on the Wii U, your first thoughts after you look at this edition might be – “Well, this looks like a replica of the 3DS game.” After all, it has the exact same roster and the same plot.

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PS4 MineCraft Edition Review - The Old School Game Vault

MineCraft

The Intro:

Minecraft is a testament to the capability of a sandbox environment. If you haven’t heard of Minecraft yet, you might look at the blocky graphics and dismiss it without a thought, but by doing so, you would be ridding yourself of a chance to explore the unimaginable depth that lies buried beneath the surface.

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Final Fantasy IV Advance: GBA Retro Review

Final Fantasy IV Advance Review

Note: The Story section of this review contains story spoilers.

Intro:

Originally published for the SNES in the States in 1991 as Final Fantasy II, Final Fantasy IV Advance (for the Gameboy Advance) is the oldest Final Fantasy game I’ve played.

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3 Forgotten Nintendo NES Games You Gotta Try

Retro Nintendo NES

In a previous post, I discuss some classic games that you know and probably played, but that you should give a second look in 2015. Here I’ll discuss a trio of all-but-forgotten retro games. 

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What’s the Connection between Metroid and The Last of Us?

The Last of Us and Metroid NES

Spoiler warning: This post contains spoilers for The Last of Us (little ones), the Left Behind DLC for The Last of Us (big ones), and, well, 1987’s Metroid.

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How To Go About Consolidating Your Kids' Video Games

Consolodate Video Games

Lots of children have too many video games that are neglected and forgotten, but their hoarding impulses make it difficult to consolidate and clean up their playing spaces.

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How to Fix a Stuck or Jammed N64 Reset Button

Fix N64 Reset Button

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Don't Trash 'Em: Get Cash for Used Electronics

Trade In Electronics

One of the exciting things about electronic technology is how frequently a new model is released: better, faster, more memory, more features, more power, larger screens or just plain cooler.

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3 Retro Gaming Classics You Gotta Play Today

Retro Gaming wth Super Nintendo

You’ve heard of the games on this list. You’ve probably played at least a couple of them. But have you played them recently? In this millennium? 

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FIFA 15 PlayStation 4 Review - The Old School Game Vault

FIFA Soccer 15

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Shh! The Message Behind Gaming as a Male or Female Character

Mass Effect Trilogy

A lot of role-playing games (RPGs) new and old let you pick the sex of your character (male or female) before you start. Which is awesome. I’ve played Mass Effect with both Maleshep and Femshep characters and got two games’ worth of quality voice acting for the price of one. 

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Borderlands STORY Is Good Enough and That’s All It Has to Be

GamePlay with Borderlands

Spoiler note: This post contains plot spoilers about Borderlands and Borderlands 2 and, by default, spoilers about the characters in the upcoming Pre-Sequel who also appear in Borderlands 2. Spoiling Borderlands 1 for you might actually be doing you a favor, though. That ending’s terrible.

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5 Reasons: Persona Games Are so Damn Good!

Persona Games Playstation 2

Social Sim: Check. Dungeon-Crawler: Check. Persona Does It All Both Absurdly and Well

            One of the most pleasant surprises of the end of the PS2’s life cycle were Atlus’s Persona 3 (2007) and Persona 4 (2008), both released in North America long after the next generation of consoles had come out.

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Just One More Fight: Why I Can’t Quit Borderlands

Borderlands Gameplay

With the release of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel less than a month away, I’ve been thinking about my utter inability to stop playing Borderlands games and attend to more important things in my life like family, work, and feeding myself. I like shooters. 

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