Video Games Spotlight: Next Gen Survival Horror

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You wipe away the sweat that’s trickling down your face, hear your heart pounding in sync with the thumping of your boots as you run from something, and yet, you’re safe in your living room, with the lights on, playing a game — a survival horror game. The next generation of gaming is here and with the arrival of the Microsoft’s XBox One and Sony’s Playstation 4, a crop of terrifying things await. With satisfying … Continue reading

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Top 10 Horror Video Games

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The Top 10 Horror Video Games was a tough list to come up with, because there are so many great horror video games to choose from. I completely composed this list of next generation console games (Xbox 360 and Playstation 3), so you should be able to go out and purchase these titles at your local game retailer just in time for Christmas. Also, I had to determine what I would classify as a horror … Continue reading

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Game Review: Bayonetta

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Bayonetta is easily the most difficult game to rate that I’ve came across. The action title from Platinum Games features hands-down the best fighting system I’ve ever seen in an action game, and, yes, that includes the Devil May Cry, God of War and Ninja Gaiden franchises. There are a ton of combos to pull off, plenty of ways to outfit Bayonetta for combat and a ton of epic boss battles throughout the game. However, … Continue reading

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Game Review: Mortal Kombat

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Mortal Kombat is back with its ninth major title in the series and the second on a next generation console. The series burst onto the scene in 1992, and it quickly became known for its portrayals of extreme violence and gore. In fact, Mortal Kombat is the primary reason for the ESRB video game rating system we have today. Over the years, the series has had its share of up and down moments in popularity, … Continue reading

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Game Review: Red Faction: Armageddon

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Red Faction: Armageddon has been called the fourth and final title in the Red Faction series. The series are a group of third-person shooter video games that places a strong emphasis on aliens, space travel, advanced technology, and most importantly, destructive environments. Red Faction: Armageddon takes places entirely on the planet Mars, where humans have learned to live comfortably despite the rough terrain and hazardous weather. In the game, you play as the protagonist Darius … Continue reading

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Game Review: Saints Row: The Third

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Saints Row: The Third is the most over the top, perverted and action-packed game I’ve ever played. The game constantly throws pop culture references at you, and each mission seems to be more ridiculous than the last, even when you think it couldn’t possibly get any crazier. If you’re unfamiliar with the Saints Row series, you should know that it’s a sandbox, action shooter series much like the Grand Theft Auto series. The main difference … Continue reading

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Game Review: Castlevania: Harmony of Despair

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Castlevania: Harmony of Despair is an all new type of Castlevania game, although it does share some noticeable similarities with previous Castevania titles. You control one of six vampire hunter who has traveled to Castlevania to find and defeat the dark lord. All 6 characters in the game have been protagonists in other Castlevania games such as Alucard from Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. You will traverse through 6 different stages before your final confrontation … Continue reading

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Game Review: Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone

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Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone is the sequel to the 2009 arcade game Zombie Apocalypse. Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone improves upon some of the problems the original suffered from, and it makes some new innovations of its own. In Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone, the island of Halfaux in Canada has been overrun by a zombie outbreak, and you control a group of four survivors that are trying to find their way off the … Continue reading

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Game Review: Batman: Arkham City

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Batman: Arkham City is the sequel to the hit game Batman: Arkham Asylum from 2009. Batman: Arkham City takes place only a few months following the events that transpired at Arkham Asylum. Former Arkham Asylum warden Quincy Sharp is now mayor of Gotham City. Sharp has ordered that the inmates of Arkham Asylum be moved into a sealed off area of Gotham. Batman: Arkham City begins with Bruce Wayne being abducted by Dr. Hugo Strange. … Continue reading

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Game Review: Rage

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Rage is set in a post-apocalyptic world. After a massive asteroid nearly destroys the planet and wipes out all of humanity, the world is repopulated and rebuilt by the remaining members of the human race. Humanity was spared extinction thanks to the quick action of the world’s governments to initiate a plan to place humans in hibernation inside of underground vaults. Not all of the vaults have been recovered however, and your characters vault was … Continue reading

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Game Review: Red Dead Redemption’s Undead Nightmare

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Undead Nightmare takes us back to around the same time of the original Red Dead Redemption. You find yourself back in control of John Marston at a time that seems to be a little bit before the original campaign ends. John, Abagail and Jack are getting ready for bed on a dark and stormy night when Uncle shows up late at their home. Uncle looks to be in pretty bad shape, and he attacks the … Continue reading

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Game Review: X-Men: Destiny

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X-Men: Destiny Release Date: September 27, 2011 Platforms: Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS Publisher: Activision Developer: Silicon Knights Genre: Action RPG X-Men: Destiny follows the story of one of three mutants new to the hero business. Aimi Yoshida is a mutant refugee from Japan. Adrian Luca is the son of a anti-mutant advocate, and he must therefore keep his powers a secret. Grant Alexander is the last mutant, and he is a college … Continue reading

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Game Review: Magic 2012 Expansion

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Magic 2012 Expansion was released on September 14, 2011 for Xbox 360 and PC via Steam. The Magic 2012 Expansion adds new features and further expands the already popular game Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 that was released back in June of 2011. Among all of the new features the Magic 2012 Expansion adds, the biggest addition has to be the improved Archenemy mode. Now, human players can be the Archenemy … Continue reading

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Game Review: Dead Island

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Dead Island was released on September 6, 2011 for Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC. Dead Island was developed by Techland and published by Deep Silver. Dead Island has been in development for over 6 years, which is a long time for a video game, and some of its age shows up in the final product as well. Dead Island is about a group of survivors currently residing at the Royal Palms Resort on the … Continue reading

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Game Review: Magic: The Gathering — Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012

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Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 was released simultaneously for Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC via Steam on June 15, 2011. Magic 2012 is the direct sequel to the hit title Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers that was originally released back in 2009. If you’re not familiar with Magic: The Gathering, it’s a collectible card game that was created back in 1993 by a man named Richard Garfield. … Continue reading

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