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Dragon Age: Inquisition gets an official gameplay walkthrough with commentary
Dragon Age: Inquisition had a splendid showing at E3 last month, and this is the 16-minute gameplay walkthrough, with commentary, of the upcoming open-world RPG that was shown at E3.... [read more]
Pre-SGC and Pre-San Japan Show
It's a busy two weeks. First up is SGC 2014 in Dallas where O.G. is gong to be compete in the Iron Man of Gaming. Then the following week is San Japan 7 where the Original Gamer crew is hosting two panels. Finally, O.G. and Harlem talk about the fast approaching PAX South. ... [read more]
Rogue Legacy heads to the PlayStation platform on July 29
Cellar Door Games' indie hit, Rogue Legacy, makes the leap to the PS3, PS4 and PS Vita at the end of July. ... [read more]

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When a Good Cause Gets Tainted
This June was an important month for Nintendo. Prior to them winning the hearts of gamers across the globe at E3, they were in some hot water over a game that came out just a few days before. That game, Tomodachi Life, became the center of a world of drama that was not only ... [read more]
Destiny Alpha is a delightful appetizer before the main course
Announced during the Sony E3 Press Conference, PS4 owners got their first shot to play Destiny. The Destiny Alpha only lasted a few days, but it left a big impression.... [read more]
E3 2014: Oh who are we kidding, it was all about Zelda Wii U at Nintendo's E3 Digital Event
Even though Nintendo was not producing a live press conference, they didn't spare any expense with the production value of their E3 Digital Event. ... [read more]

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Titanfall Review
It's safe to say that Titanfall is the first highly-anticipated next gen (or should I say current gen) game for 2014.Developed by Respawn Entertainment, Titanfall received some huge hype at E3, and it was well deserved. Although the game is not perfect, it's heading in the r... [read more]
Conception II Review
I can honestly say that Conception II would be an incredibly awkward game to try and describe to anyone who doesn’t watch anime or play RPGs. In fact, if someone could find a socially acceptable way to describe a game where you impregnate girl’s souls using your “star ... [read more]
Outlast: Whistleblower Review
Outlast became one of my favorite survival horror games and I gave it a 9 in my review. The game, however, left me wanting for more jump scares and thus I was naturally excited to quickly dive into its story related DLC, Whistleblower. ... [read more]

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8-Bit Eric: Donkey Kong Country - Tropical Freeze Review
8-Bit Eric reviews the return of our favorite ape, Donkey Kong, in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. ... [read more]
Why the Separation of Men and Women in eSports is Stupid (Update)
An article on PC Gamer revealed that the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) keeps men and women in separate tournament. Not only that, men and women can't even compete in the same games. Men can compete in DotA 2, Ultra Street Fighter IV, Hearthstone and Stacraft II wh... [read more]
8-Bit Eric: Dr. Luigi Review
The year of Luigi is already over, but don't tell 8-Bit Eric that. He reviewed the return of a puzzle favorite, Dr. Luigi. ... [read more]
Halo 2 PC is shutting down
Posted on January 17, 2013 by Drew Bergmark

Before you go and scroll down to the comments section, yes the Xbox version of Halo 2's multiplayer but as of February 15th 2013, the PC version will be disconnected from the Games for Windows service interlinked with Xbox Live. On April 15th in 2010, the Halo 2 servers for Xbox Live were officially shut off. During that summer, dedicated fans of the 2005 release clammered to their 4:3 TV in hoping that their connection wouldn't give out as the servers had been officially shut off except for those games still connected to an online match.

As less than 50 players have peaked being online at the same time for the PC version, 343i, who is now in control of all Halo information online, decided it was time to pull the plug. As I never got to play the PC version, I'm not saddenned but nastolgic to go back and play through the campaign on my 360 again.

Source: Waypoint

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