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Yes, we're still alive
It's been a busy time for O.G. and Harlem. They've reunited to talk about what games they played in the past months, what happened at PAX South and what they're playing right now.... [read more]
Multiplayer DLC for Dragon Age Inquisition is free…and has dragons
BioWare announced new multiplayer DLC for Dragon Age Inquisition called Dragonslayer. ... [read more]
Ether One, Guacamelee, Hohokum, and more PS+ games for free in May
Sony’s PS Plus free games offered for the month of May have the letters PS4 plastered all over thanks to the cross-buy feature. ... [read more]

Latest Articles

Evolve, day 1 DLC, and the entitlement of gamers
Evolve hasn’t been out for 72 hours yet and gamers have already decided to make it public enemy number 1. This is thanks to the umbrella claim of “2K charging full price for an incomplete game, as well as for DLC that should have been included with the original purchase.... [read more]
PAX South Tour Guide Pt. 3 - Quick Tips
So far we’ve told you what to do in San Antonio as well as where to eat and drink while at PAX South. Now we have a few quick tips for those traveling to our great city. ... [read more]
The OG Replay for Jan. 19
We're less than a week from PAX South and everyone here is excited. Not only is one of the biggest gaming events coming to our home city of San Antonio, but we're going to have our own panel. ... [read more]

Latest Reviews

Sunset Overdrive Review: Grab an energy drink and grind some rails.
Insomniac Games heads to the Xbox One with their exclusive title, Sunset Overdrive.... [read more]
Dragon Age: Inquisition Review
Every time I tried to play either Dragon Age Origins or Dragon Age 2, I’d find myself playing for the first 10 or so hours before turning it off and playing a different game. I gave it one more chance with Dragon Age: Inquisition.... [read more]
Driveclub Review
Originally announced at the PS4 reveal event in Feb. 2013, Driveclub was due for release as a PS4 launch title. Development misfortunes led to an 11 month delay and the game was finally released in the first week of Oct. 2014. The game faced major challenges at launch as the... [read more]

Latest Videos

PAX South 2015: 8-Bit Eric does a Starr Mazer interview...kind of
On display at PAX South was a game called Starr Mazer, which mashes shmup gameplay with point-and-click adventure gameplay. 8-Bit Eric tried to do an interview with the developer, and well, you'll have to see what happens. ... [read more]
8-Bit Eric: Shiny the Firefly Review
8-Bit Eric takes a look at Shiny the Firefly on the Wii U. An indie game developed by Padaone games where you control a firefly on a rescue mission to protect its babies.... [read more]
8-Bit Eric: Ping 1.5+ Review
8-Bit Eric takes a look at the Wii U puzzle game Ping 1.5+ from Nami Tentou Mushi for the Wii U. ... [read more]

Ratings Guide
Score
About
0.0
Crap is too good of a word for this game
0.5
Ok now it's crap
1.0
Incredibly horrible game
1.5
A little less incredibly horrible
2.0
Terrible on every level
2.5
Terrible on almost every level
3.0
Pitifully bad
3.5
Just pitiful
4.0
Way below average
4.5
Below average
5.0
Average
5.5
Full of Meh
6.0
Needs a lot of work
6.5
Could have been better
7.0
Almost good
7.5
Solid game
8.0
Good
8.5
Pretty damn good
9.0
Great
9.5
So damn great you'd steal from your mom for it
10.0
As close to perfect as possible being that there's no perfect game but this game is so much more than just "great"


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