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Review – Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 8.4″

Samsung has added a new addition to the tablet family and this bundle of joy is sleek, powerful, and able to power your favorite apps with ease. The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 arrived last month to rave reviews and it was only after having a chance to see it in action that I understand what […]

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Giveaway – D-link Gamerlounge DGL-5500 Gaming Router

Because my giveaways are getting a lot more play lately, I need to make sure everybody knows what they’re getting and who’s eligible. First, US and Canada only! Sorry Europeans, I’ll get some game codes soon. Shipping over there is pretty ridiculous and I foot that cost. Thankfully, I didn’t have to pay for the hardware! D-link […]

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Review – Valiant Hearts

Due to the success of the previous Ubi-art games, Rayman Legends and Child of Eden, there were high hopes for Valiant Hearts, the side-scrolling puzzle game from Ubisoft. After their fantastic E3 trailer, players expected a heart-wrenching experience through the hell of World War I. After playing through the game and, at times forcing myself, […]

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Review – HP x360 Hybrid Tablet/Laptop

Oftentimes when I look at PC or PC hardware, it’s always the biggest and the best. The expensive, high-performance hardware is what most enthusiasts are interested in, but what about budget hardware? The hardware that students — with no particular enthusiasm for hardcore gaming or editing — would be most apt to be shopping for […]

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Giveaway – Audio Technica ATH-AG1 PC Gaming Headset

This giveaway runs until August 1st. These have been opened and tested, but I wiped them clean of … fluids … and repackaged them for you! Open to US & Canada only!    

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Review – EA Sports UFC

After obtaining the UFC license from failing game studio THQ, the group at EA Sports thought they had the fighting market in a chokehold. With the popular, yet recently absent Fight Night series under their belt, adding UFC all but locks down the fighting genre for EA Sports. Unfortunately, owning the rights to the franchise […]

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Tommy Tallarico: How a T-Shirt Ignited a Historic Career in Video Games

Meet Tommy Tallarico, co-creator of Video Games Live!, a multimedia concert event that features scores from popular video games, and famed video game music composer. Born and raised in New England, Tommy Tallarico has imprinted himself on over 250 games throughout the last 25 years. From QA testing to design to production and, of course, […]

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Twitch.tv: Becoming the King of Gaming Videos, and a Future with YouTube?

YouTube is second to none when it comes to video content, but they’re not specialized. Twitch is. And because they’re focused on just one category, gaming videos, they’re quickly becoming the hottest ticket in town. Monthly statistics for 2013 show 12 billion minutes watched, 45 million unique viewers and 6 million videos broadcast. But what […]

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Why Aren’t There More Women in E-Sports?

Whatever you think the reasons for females being absent from professional gaming are, you’re likely correct. In the last few months, there’s been a huge surge in females viewing E-Sports, with Polygon reporting an increase from about 15 to 30 percent of the viewership. And with approximately 48 percent of all gamers being female (as reported by […]

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Review – Wolfenstein The New Order

You’ll learn something interesting when you start playing Wolfenstein: The New Order. The entire premise is based on a world that exists as if the Nazis had won World War II. The United States has been invaded and has surrendered to the Germans, but isn’t without a group of freedom fighters, of which you, B.J. […]

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