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Halo 5 launches on October 27
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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]

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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]

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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]
An Editor’s Farewell
Posted on November 10, 2012 by

After fifty-nine reviews, a few dozen podcasts, a handful of videos, three E3s, and (ugh) one steering wheel, the time has come for me to hang up my editor’s hat here at original-gamer.com.  It has been a fun ride, but as my own projects take up more of my time, I am left with less to devote to this site.

It has been my pleasure to help OG and the crew bring you news, reviews and our fairly opinionated views on videog aming over the last two and a half years. Like many of the other smaller video game websites out on the tubes, we put our hearts into what we do.  We don’t do it for swag or for fame or for money.  Seriously, there is no money.  We do it for our love of video games and the desire to see them treated as the new artform that they are. We don’t always get it right, but we always try our best.

I wish OG and the crew the best of luck with the site.  As for me, I have blog entries to post, stories to write, e-books to publish, and of course, video games to play.

Thanks for reading.

Eduardo “randomizer9” Soliz

Former Editor,

Original-Gamer.com

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