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Peter Moore’s defense of EA is an example of why EA sucksEA’s CEO Peter Moore made a post today on the EA.com called “We Can Do Better” where he defends his company. Although defending your company is always noble, how he defends his company is another example of how some people at EA just don’t get it.... [read more]
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Crap is too good of a word for this game
Ok now it's crap
Incredibly horrible game
A little less incredibly horrible
Terrible on every level
Terrible on almost every level
Way below average
Full of Meh
Needs a lot of work
Could have been better
Pretty damn good
So damn great you'd steal from your mom for it
As close to perfect as possible being that there's no perfect game but this game is so much more than just "great"
OG - Editor-in-Chief / Original Gamer
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.
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.
MikeV - Staff Writer
Current Consoles: Xbox 360, PS3, PSP, DS Lite, NES, SNES, Genesis, Wii, PC, PS2
Previous Consoles: GBA, Game Boy, Atari 2600
Favorite Games: Metal Gear Solid 4, Fallout New Vegas, Command & Conquer: Generals
Bio: When he doesn't have his nose in the latest Marvel comic or is trying to survive the harsh environment of the Mojave Wastelands, Mike V is either scouring the internet for an anime fix or braving the unknown that is the Japanese PSN looking for import games.
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.
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.
Shadow - Artist
Current Consoles: Xbox360, Wii
Previous Consoles: Commodore 64, Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Gameboy, Nintendo 64, Playstation, Playstation 2
Favorite Games: Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Halo Series
Bio: Shadow has been playing games since he could remember, and drawing that long as well. His passion for video games began with the NES and has now become a long running love affair with console and PC games alike. He has turned that passion into a web comic, about video games, comic books, and all other things geeky in this world.
Ricky - Graphic Artist
Drew Bergmark - Staff Writer
Current Consoles: Xbox 360 & Playstation 3
Previous Consoles: NES, GameBoy Color, Playstation, Dreamcast, PS2, GameCube, GameBoy Advanced SP
Favorite Games: Halo Franchise (except Halo Wars), Star Wars: Battlefront 2, Civilization Revolution, Pac-Man
Bio: Starting in February 2009, Drew has been following the gaming industry as a news blogger and media contributor. Working with nine different sites in the past, he has became very experienced in the game blogging community.
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.
Luca Tosney - Staff Writer
Current Consoles: PC, Xbox 360, Nintendo DSI, Wii
Previous Consoles: SEGA Genesis, PlayStation 1, PlayStation 2, Gameboy, Gameboy Colour, Gameboy Advance, Nintendo DS, Gamecube
Favorite Games: Fallout: New Vagas, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, Mortal Kombat 2
Bio: I've been playing video games since the day I realised I had opposable thumbs and been writing about them for approaching a year now, with plans to continue for a lot longer. When I'm not adding to my impressive time exploring the Mojave and Capital Wastelands, bugging people with endless Codec calls expecting praise for changing the colour of my uniform or shouting foul language at Kano, I spend my time studying for my exams in an attempt to become a Doctor.
You can check out his work at http://captainslam.deviantart.com/ and Mega Man Megamalgamation Poster.