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Dead or Alive 6 and its Fight for Legitimacy

A few years back, I bought Dead or Alive 5 almost on a lark. It was part of an EB Games one-day-only sale for an incredibly low price and my curiousity got the best of me. 536 more words

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E3 and our Wedding Anniversary

E3 is the Super Bowl of video game news. Since that first event in 1995, I’ve been glued to my computer, hitting refresh like crazy and absorbing all of the news that came in. 294 more words

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Green Man Gaming has made cost-per-hour as a value metric a thing

Back in 2010, I tackled the hypothetical-at-the-time metric of cost-per-hour relative to valuing a video game. Even in my cursory glance at the challenge, I poked a few glaring holes in the idea to the point where it didn’t make sense to me as a worthwhile metric. 684 more words

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A Personal Retro Revival?

I’ve always had a soft spot for the classics. Having grown up through most of the history of video games, there’s a nostalgia there that gets me in the feels every time. 379 more words

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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Caught Me By Surprise

When Microsoft announced the inclusion of backwards compatibility into the Xbox One, I shrugged. It seemed to me like a half-hearted retort to Sony rapidly outpacing them in market share, combined with a band-aid solution to Microsoft not having enough exclusive games to make the Xbox One a more appealing product. 152 more words

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