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Comic Con 2013 Preview: Lego Marvel Super Heroes

Comic Con 2013 Preview: Lego Marvel Super Heroes

With the great amount of acclaim that the original Star Wars games received, it was no surprise to see Lego keep their licensed video games going. Most of the games have been met with positive reviews and, at worst, mixed reviews. Lego Batman was well received but Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes really stepped the game up. Maybe there's just something about superhero charm. Now, it's Marvel's turn with Lego Marvel Super Heroes. Featuring an expansive cast of Marvel favorites, […]

Gut Reactions: Nintendo E3 Experience at Best Buy

Gut Reactions: Nintendo E3 Experience at Best Buy

As big and as awesome as E3 is, it's not available to the public. As big and as awesome as Nintendo is, they know that, so they tried to bring E3 to the fans by shipping demo stations featuring four high-profile first party games to Best Buy stores across the country.  Unfortunately, unless you're 12 and under, it's not all it's cracked up to be. First of all, I just want to say that most of this feature is negative talk […]

Pokémon Conquest Review

Pokémon Conquest Review

Nintendo's wildly popular Pokémon franchise is one that has spawned games in a multitude of different genres. Aside from the basic flagship RPGs, there have been pinball games, fighting games, dungeon crawlers, and even a Pokémon game based around photography. While some of the spinoff games have been good, none of them were truly great until the release of "Pokémon Conquest." What's It About? Developed by Tecmo Koei, Pokémon Conquest is a tactical strategy RPG based on the Japanese folklore […]

Kirby Mass Attack Review

Kirby Mass Attack Review

Over the course of video game history, we've seen Kirby's round, pink figure float into our hearts. We remember fondly when he inhaled his first enemy and magically, donning a similar hat, adopt the same capabilities. The most recent title for the Nintendo DS reveals a side of Kirby we never knew existed. What Is It? Kirby Mass Attack immediately reveals what to expect from our lovable hero. The story behind this chapter starts with Kirby napping in a field on the Popopo […]

Pokemon Black Version & White Version Review

Pokemon Black Version & White Version Review

"Red, Blue, Green, Gold, Silver… Watch, I bet they'll even come out with a Black and White version!" Odds are that's something you said in the cafeteria during your lunch in grade school.  Some fifteen years later, it actually happened. With the never-changing formula, one would think Pokemon would have gotten stale by now.  Sure, it's no longer the fad that it was over a decade ago, but to this day, the flagship Pokemon games remain as solid as ever […]

Radiant Historia Review

Radiant Historia Review

For many fans of the epic genre, Japanese role-playing games have all but gone stale.  With the exception of Demon's Souls, there hasn't been a single title that has unanimously pushed the genre forward.  Even Square's behemoth Final Fantasy XIII couldn't live up to its hype.  However, there is some hope, and master developer and publisher Atlus provides that glimmer of hope by moving forward through the past with its latest epic for the Nintendo DS–Radiant Historia. What's It About? […]

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