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FPS XCOM game makes a jump in time to next fiscal year
Another day, another game gets bumped to next year.  2K Games' XCOM game, the FPS one that is, has been officially bumped to the next fiscal year.  Unlike the bumps to next year like ... [read more]
What is the cost of creativity? Activision contracts with Bungie revealed to public
On April 16, 2010 a contract between Activision Blizzard Inc. and Bungie Inc. went into effect, and though the contract may have been amended since then, the lawsuit between Jason West and Vincent Zampella and Activision has opened up the 27 page contract to the public. The ... [read more]
Another harrowing Max Payne 3 production tale from Lazlow
Last week, Rockstar producer and host of GTA Chatterbox Radio, Lazlow Jones, went again on the Opie and Anthony Show on Sirius XM Radio to show off Rockstar's latest release, Max Payne 3. As Lazlow discusses the nuances of the game, he tells the hosts more about his adventu... [read more]

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Gaming with Mom on Mother's Day
Most sons take their mother's out to eat for Mother's Day. For my mom and I, we spent the day playing Modern Warfare 3.... [read more]
"Not just another zombie game" Sandswept Studios talks about The Dead Linger
With the huge success of the Double Fine Kickstarter project that raised over $3 million, game developers flocked to Kickstarter in hopes that their game would become the next crowd funding success story. One such developer is Sandswept Studios with their game, The Dead Lin... [read more]
3 reasons why there's no need for story in fighting games
If you're playing a fighting game for the story, you're doing it wrong.... [read more]

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Max Payne 3 Review
Almost 12 years since the original PC game was released, Max Payne is back in action with the self-titled Max Payne 3. The release of this game wasn’t an easy one, after being announced back in 2009 the game has continuously been pushed back in its release. ... [read more]
Lone Survivor Review
Lone Survivor by Jasper Byrne mixes some 32-bit graphics with the gameplay mechanics of one of my favorite PS2 games: Disaster Report. This game had everything going for it but somehow it just doesn’t work for me.... [read more]
Datura Review
Designed to be played with either Playstation Move or a SixAxis controller, Datura begins with players waking up in a strange forest following a confusing beginning in the back of an ambulance. Featuring puzzle-solving and exploration gameplay in a similar vein to the Myst s... [read more]

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Let's Play With O.G. - Hitman: Sniper Challenge and Contest
Square Enix announced last week that gamers that pre-order Hitman Absolution will get a free DLC called Hitman: Sniper Challenge. Check out O.G. play the challenge, a... [read more]
The RPG Fanatic: dnd (PLATO) Creators Gary Whisenhunt & Ray Wood Interview
In the mid 1970s Gary Whisenhunt and Ray Wood created one of the earliest computer roleplaying videogames, dnd, which also happened to be one of the first "fan games". Although little known today, their work pre-dates much better known series like Ultima, Wizardry and Dragon... [read more]
The RPG Fanatic: Seiken Densetsu 3 Retrospect and Review + Operation Manafall
You might know this game as Secret of Mana 2, but this video is titled by the only name it was officially released as. This was a Japan exclusive game in the Mana series that many people aren't aware existed, but let's change that starting right now!... [read more]
And Then There's This Asshole - GamersGettingPlayed aka Laronvonbaron
Posted on August 27, 2011 by OG

In a new segment on the Original Gamer Podcast, O.G. talks about those pure assholes that are out there spewing nonsense regarding gaming. Chris and Eduardo listen as Gamersgettingplayed aka Laronvonbaron is the 1st inductee to this group of assholes. You can listen to the whole podcast here.

If Gamersgettingplayed wants to talk with someone actually knowledgeable about gaming, he can come onto the show, but that's unlikely since he's trying to be a Glen Beck wannabe and a full-fledged conspiracy nut.

 
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How has your Diablo III experience been so far?

Absolutely horrible with all the lag, Error 37s, and server downtime. Screw you Blizzard for making me wait so long for this.
Started off bad, but I've been having a lot of fun with it.
THIS IS THE GREATEST GAME EVER!!!
They made a new Diablo?
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