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How to spot Counterfeit Video Games

5 Bad Ass Games That Define the Shmup (Shoot 'em up) Genre

The Best Shot'em Up Games

Shmup. Some gamers get a natural high just from saying the word while others can’t forget about the genre fast enough. Despite this, one thing’s for certain: shmup’s legacy will endure as long as there are video games to be played.

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Mario Kart: Is it Still Fresh After All These Years?

Mario Kart Video Games

At their best, Nintendo games bridge generations. “Super Mario Bros.”, “The Legend of Zelda”, “Metroid”, “Donkey Kong”—these games, and the colorful cast of characters that populate them, have made appearances on most Nintendo consoles, such was their enduring popularity.

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Enduring Fear: Survival Horror Games that Defined the Genre

Survival Horror Video Games

First-person shooters, platformers, side-scrollers, shoot-em-ups—these are just a few of the many video game genres out there. Add all those sub-genres into the mix and you have near limitless options for gaming. 

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The Best Role Playing Games the Super Nintendo Had to Offer

Best SNES RPG Titles

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A forgotten Genre – Retro Gaming Brawlers – Beat’em Ups

Beat'em Ups - Retro Brawlers

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Games and Genres That Defined the Sega Saturn

Best Sega Saturn Games

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Five of the Best Unknown Video Game Consoles

Retro Video Game Consoles

With Nintendo’s popularity at an all-time low, Xbox and PlayStation have become the Coke and Pepsi of home game consoles. But there was a time when there were many systems on the market from which to choose. 

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Why the Nintendo Virtual Boy Failed to Capture the 3D Market

Oculus Rift, VR Headset

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How Far will you Go for an Achievement or Trophy?

Game Play and Design

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Game-Breaking Glitches: A 2014-2015 Hit List

Game Glitches in 2015

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Videogames are the best thing to happen to storytelling!

Game Design in Video Games

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Five Reasons Why We are in the Golden Age of Retro Gaming

Retro Gaming

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World War I Meets Valiant Hearts in a Thriller of a Game

Valiant Hearts Video Game

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Who Wants to Read in a Video Game?

Playstation 4 Bloodborne

Video games are primarily a visual medium—it’s right there in the word itself. But of course they’re more than that, too. There’s the interactivity, of course, and the sound design can really improve or drag down a game…and then there’s reading. 

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Gameplay Is King: Why Game Dev Story Rules - AC3 Sucks!

Assassin's Creed III

I recently finished two games that I had been looking forward to for some time: a quirky little mobile game (originally on PC in 1997) about game developers called Game Dev Story and the culmination of the Desmond trilogy, Assassin’s Creed III.

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Why A Big FF Fan Quit Final Fantasy Tactics War of the Lions

Fantasy Tactics War of the Lions

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Bloodborne Is Fun BECAUSE It’s Hard—And Here’s Why!

PS4 Exclusive Bloodborne

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Golden Suns Storytelling Catastrophe, Is it a Waste of Time?

Retro GBA RPG Golden Sun

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3 Tips For Spotting Fake/Counterfeit Pokemon DS Games

Fake Pokemon Nintendo DS Games

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When Great Games Go Wrong: Bad Moments in Good Games

Metal Gear Solid - GamePlay Mechanics

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