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Super Metroid

I’ll be honest: I only reviewed Super Metroid as an excuse to play one of my favorite games for a day. With time being as scarce as it is, it was nice to put aside a few hours to devote my full attention to a game that has influenced me in so many ways. 597 more words

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Vince Gatlin's Axiom Verge Review!

I have just finished the indie shooter/platformer Axiom Verge, and I am highly impressed. I don’t do reviews very often, or at least not as often as I should, because really, who am I to tear apart somebody’s work? 1,192 more words

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The "Metroid" Game Series

She’s certainly got a cannon for an arm!

By that, I mean bounty hunter Samus Aran, heroine of the “Metroid” video game series.  I’m not sure who came up with that phrase (cannon for an arm).  1,003 more words

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Six Favorite Gaming Secrets…Or Maybe Five?

All month long, United We Game is celebrating secrets, hoaxes, and trickery in games with a new writing challenge. Click here for the details and join in the fun! 1,139 more words

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cary reblogged this on Recollections of Play and commented:

For United We Game's April writing challenge, I offered up this post which contains several real games secrets and one I made up. Maybe I could have worked harder at fooling everyone (all you smarty pants know your games, haha!), but it was fun making the sly attempt at trickery. Still, the secrets I listed remain some of my all-time favorites. Speaking of which, I could really go for some super-ultra-fast Street Fighter II Turbo right about now!

Six Favorite Gaming Secrets…Or Maybe Five?

All month long, United We Game is celebrating secrets, hoaxes, and trickery in games with a new writing challenge. Click here for the details and join in the fun! 1,139 more words

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The history of metroid

Do you know After nine games, thirteen million sales and endless waves of enemies sent to monster heaven, this much we know about Samus Aran: she’s used to being alone. 3,715 more words

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Axiom Verge Review

NOSTALGIC LOVE LETTER TO GAMING’S PAST

When the credits roll on Axiom Verge, a line comes up that says “developed solely by Thomas Happ.” Axiom Verge is indeed, Thomas Happ’s baby and love letter to gaming’s past. 1,455 more words

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