Monthly Archives: July 2013

Everquest Next

It’s been about nine months since The Most Disappointing Keynote Speech ever, where John Smedley confirmed that, yes, EQNext WAS a Thing, but also that he couldn’t say anything about it because they had decided – at the last minute, … Continue reading

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Cheap Gadgets are Best Gadgets

I have a huge soft spot for unlikely gadgets that fill a very specific need, so I’m a big fan of stuff from Quirky. OK, well, I’m a big fan in the sense of really liking most of the stuff … Continue reading

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Even for Japan, this is a weird one.

For some reason, I keep picking up Cave shooters.  I think it’s because I really liked Espgaluda II and I keep trying to find ones that I’ll like as much. The problem, I think, is that they really ARE for … Continue reading

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Friendship is Movie.

So, thanks to con-going fans with relaxed moral compasses, I was able to watch “Equestria Girls” this morning before work, a good week before the official home video release. Technically, I suppose I COULD have gone to see it during … Continue reading

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An unexpected benefit to Playstation Plus.

I’ve had a certain fondness, ever since the days of the original Playstation, for the “futuristic racing” genre.  Specifically, the F-Zero and Wipeout series, though I admit to a brief flirtation with Extreme-G.  The fondness is not returned.  I was … Continue reading

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Fishy Math

So, I created an account with Big Fish Games in order to buy a game that my wife recommended to me. As an aside, it appears that all traces of shame have finally been scrubbed from me if I’m a … Continue reading

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No, really, the shotgun IS terrible.

I finished up Tomb Raider the other night, story mode complete with the overall game completion at 78%.  This means that I skipped a lot of climbing around for collectibles, I suppose, but it’s polite enough to allow me to … Continue reading

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I work in a pretty geeky environment and this week’s Steam sale has been a frequent conversation topic. I got to overhear a couple of coworkers exchange Steam IDs and check out each others profile today, which included the thoroughly … Continue reading

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Tomb Raider May Have The Worst Shotgun In Video Game History

…however, after 10 hours of playing so far, that remains my only complaint. More when I finish. I’m having too much fun to rush to the ending.

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After playing through Call Of Duty: The One For the Vita and Assassin’s Creed: The One For the Vita, I thought that it might not be a bad idea to actually try a game designed specifically for the system. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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