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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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Review – The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II

Following up on their surprising (and impressive) isometric, dungeon-crawling, RPG, Neocore games has recently released The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II, a game that takes many cues from the original, while injecting a few new twists to try and make it feel like a new title. With new characters, new set pieces, and new […]

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Review – Tropico 5

Having dedicated hundreds of hours to the Tropico series, I feel comfortable labeling myself as an expert. I’ve assumed the role of dictator El Presidente on countless occasions, only to eventually lead my island nation to prosperity and military superiority, which is why with the release of Tropico 5, my inner-ruler is clawing to break […]

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Review – Bound by Flame

The fantasy games genre, particularly with Action-RPGs, is hands-down my favorite. That’s why, when I heard of Bound by Flame, I had such high hopes. This genre, more than any other, has the potential to take a lower-budget game and propel it to greatness. If the action is manageable, the customization and equipment is robust, […]

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Review – The Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls is a storied franchise and, after the monumental success of TES V: Skyrim, has gained enough notoriety that a massively multiplayer online game seemed like a wise decision. Players love online experiences, players love The Elder Scrolls, what could go wrong? Strangely, The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) is an awkward mixture of […]

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Review – IOGear’s Keymander

There’s an ever-present battle raging between PC gamers and console gamers over whose platform is better. Ridiculous, I know. But it exists and for those who spend even a moderate amount of time in gaming community, it’s something we can’t get away from. PC gaming enthusiasts will argue that visuals will never be as impressive, […]

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Review – Dell Inspiron 14 7000-series

PC enthusiasts know how to find value from their rigs. For others, the price tag does all the talking, which is why when you’re a college student, sometimes budget outweighs the hardware. Last month I had an opportunity to get my hands on a Dell Inspiron Inspiron 14 7000-series notebook to determine if that line […]

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5 Indie Games That Are Taking On The Industry

Not every game is created equal, and unfortunately many aren’t created at all; even with a AAA budget and AAA talent, cancellations happen. That’s why when indie video games release, they’re worth applauding. Continuing the trend of the last few years, 2013 presented an exceptional number of indie games on a variety of systems. Some […]

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News – Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Announced

It looks like those fine fellas (and ladies) at 2K Games and Gearbox Software know their golden goose when they see it. The massively-popular FPS-meets-RPG Borderlands is getting another installment. This time players will be on Pandora’s moon, fighting in low-gravity with four new characters, and will hear how Handsome Jack ascended to the position we […]

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Review – BenQ XL2420TE

Television and monitors are moving at such a fast rate that sometimes it’s hard to keep up on what technology legitimately works and what’s added to the box as “fluff”. Recently, I’ve had my hands on BenQ’s XL2420TE Gaming Monitor in order to determine just what makes this specifically designed for gaming. Additionally, with an […]

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