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Sony sells 7 million PS4s and teases new features
The PS4 reached a new landmark earlier this month when it the seven million console sold on April 6, just shy of six months since its debut. Sony also announced that more than 20 million games for the PS4 have been sold as of April 13. ... [read more]
Staying true to the original Alien movie in Alien: Isolation
If you have been closely tracking the developments of Alien: Isolation, then be sure to check out latest developer diary. ... [read more]
Infamous Second Son patch introduces Photo Mode and more
As promised, Sucker Punch Productions, the studio behind the Infamous franchise, will be releasing an important patch for their debut PS4 exclusive game Infamous Second Son.... [read more]

Latest Articles

The 3rd Annual OG Awards - Platform Awards and GOTY
After much deliberating, we finally have the final OG Awards. Who is taking the big award this year?... [read more]
The 3rd Annual OG Awards - Genre Awards
Day 2 of the OG Awards will reward the best of the best in various genres. Let's give out some awards! ... [read more]
The 3rd Annual OG Awards - Miscellaneous Awards
It's time for the most important awards in gaming: The OG Awards! Who will be the big winner? Read on to find out. ... [read more]

Latest Reviews

Dark Souls II Review
At this point, anybody who plays video games that don't involve a touch screen interface is well aware of what Dark Souls II is. A sequel to a spiritual sequel to an amazingly difficult, but fun game, Dark Souls II has some large shoes to fill.... [read more]
Infamous Second Son Review
The good ending of Infamous 2 left many wondering what was left for the series. Sucker Punch made it very clear that a new superhero was required to continue the series. Thus Delsin Rowe was born.... [read more]
Escape Plan Review
Escape Plan is a 3D side-scroller puzzle game which was originally released as a launch title for the PS Vita in February 2012. Developer Fun Bits Interactive decided to take the game to the big screen and port it to the PlayStation 4. ... [read more]

Latest Videos

8-Bit Eric: Unepic Review
8-Bit Eric takes a look at EnjoyUp Games' lighthearted take on classic platforming and RPGs, Unepic. ... [read more]
Mizuumi-Con 2014 panel videos
The Original Gamer crew was Mizuumi-Con 2014 this past Saturday to put on two panels: "Video Game Jeopardy" and "Everything You Wanted to Know About Video Games, But Were Afraid to Ask." And we have the videos to prove it. ... [read more]
8-Bit Eric: Robocop (NES) Review
Instead of watching the Robocop remake, watch 8-Bit Eric review Robocop on the NES. It's cheaper to watch and truer to original.... [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"


Original-gamer.com Staff

Oscar Gonzalez - Editor-in-Chief


Current Consoles: Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Nintendo DS, PSP, PSX, Dreamcast, Wii, PC
Previous Consoles: Saturn, Sega CDX, Gamecube, GBA, Gameboy, N64, Xbox, Genesis , Gamegear, SNES, NES, Atari 2600, Intellivision
Favorite Games: Shining Force 3, Metal Gear Solid 4, Suikoden 2
Bio: Tired of seeing publications filled with non-hardcore gamers, O.G., created Original-Gamer.com as a haven for the hardcore gamer. Calling himself 'The Original Gamer', O.G. has been gaming for more than 30 years, and his proficiency at the games he plays is only second to his love of gaming.

James - Site Designer / Programmer


Current Consoles: PC, Xbox360, Playstation 3
Previous Consoles: Playstation 2, Nintendo Gamecube, Sega Dreamcast, Nintendo 64, Super Nintendo, Nintendo, Atari
Favorite Games: Star Wars games
Bio: While not an actual content writer for the site, James became an avid gamer at a very early age. Programming had always been a side hobby for him, but now he codes, maintains, and designs original-gamer.com.

Nickolai Niver - Staff Writer


Current Consoles: PC, Vita, 3DS, Wii, Xbox 360, PS3
Previous Consoles: Sega Dreamcast, Sega Saturn, Sega CD, Sega 32-bit, Sega Genesis, Sega Gamegear
Favorite Games: Sonic Adventure, Megaman X, Dragon Force
Bio: Being raised by an old Game Boy from the time he was young, Nickolai was literally born gaming. With every console at his finger tips, he's experienced console greats like Panzer Dragoon, and failures like Superman 64. A die-hard Sega fan, Nickolai refuses to believe that they'll never make another console, often blasting the Sonic Adventure 2 Soundtrack to drown out the terrible truth when it's being presented to him.

Harlem - Staff Writer / Black Guitar Hero


Current Consoles: Playstation 3
Previous Consoles: Commodore 64, Nintendo, Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo, Gameboy, Nintendo 64, Sega Dreamcast, Playstation, Playstation 2
Favorite Games: Battletoads Arcade, Killer Instinct 2, Need for Speed 3: Hot Pursuit
Bio: Known to the gaming world as "Harlem," Hiram Spells has been gaming since the age of 4. Starting out with the Commodore 64 and the NES, Harlem gradually worked his way up. Finding his niche in rhythm and fighting games, Harlem has competed in many tournaments and plans on competing in many more.

Eric - 8-Bit Eric


Current Consoles: Wii, NES, SNES
Previous Consoles: Gamecube, Nintendo 64, Genesis, Master System
Favorite Games: Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Paper Mario: 1000 Year Door and Super Mario Galaxy
Bio: I am a big fan of retro gaming, preserving the past time of an age when gaming was a beginning to make waves in our pop culture. I have been gaming since was about four years old. My hobby of collecting started about two years ago. The 8-Bit Eric show features my passion of retro gaming.

Prashanth M. Narayan - Staff Writer

Mike Suarez - Suarosaur Gamer

Chris - Staff Writer


Current Consoles: Xbox360, PC
Previous Consoles: Commadore 64, GBA, SNES
Favorite Games: Syphon Filter, Pocket Fighter, Darkstalkers, F.E.A.R. ,BloodRayne 2, Fallout 3, Ridge Racer
Bio: Self appointment hero of the people. Chris is all about invoking powerful emotions through his artwork and his gaming. Often kept on the site as a joke, he adds much needed spice from time to time on the podcasts.

Aristogamer - Aristo Gamer

Ricky - Graphic Artist

Efren - Lone Star Gamer



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