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Eidos Montreal explains why Deus Ex: Human Revolution is a prequel
Eidos Montrel went to their Tumblr page to answer the big question of why Deus Ex: Human Revolution was a preque and not a sequel. ... [read more]
We're back with San Japan talk, Video Game Jeopardy, Deus Ex, and Another Asshole
Eduardo and O.G. are back on the podcast to go over San Japan and how Video Game Jeopardy turned out. Then about the Gamestop debacle regarding Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Also, another segment of "And then there's this asshole..." featuring a writer from RockPaperShotgun.com... [read more]
Capcom shows off its TGS lineup, UMVC3 not on the roster
Capcom is the latest company to show what games will be playable at their booth at TGS this year.... [read more]

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Bastion Review
Xbox Live’s Summer of the Arcade is in full effect with its release of Bastion. Many already want to give it GOTY, putting it in the same category of other small games creating huge waves in gaming like Braid. ... [read more]
From Dust Review
If you needed a god game fix, From Dust may have everything you need to satisfy your hunger for power.... [read more]
Toy Soldiers: Cold War Review
Remember using a magnifying glass to melt the faces of your brother's toy soldiers as a kid? Remember the severe beatings you received once he found out it was you? Well now you don't have to worry about the beatings, as you can melt, blow up and destroy as many as you want,... [read more]

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RPG Fanatic: Dragon Age: Origins
Dragon Age Origins, developed by BioWare in 2009, is the first game in the latest franchise from the high profile American game developer of computer roleplaying games. Though best known for the Baldur's Gate and Knights of the Old Republic videogames they developed, Dragon ... [read more]
8-Bit Eric Show: Devil World Review
Welcome our newest contrinbutor, 8-Bit Eric, who will be reviewing a variety of retro games. In this video, he looks at Devil World. The only game made by Shigeru Miyamoto that never came to the U.S. Maybe the whole "Devil" in the name was the problem?... [read more]
And Then There's This Asshole - GamersGettingPlayed aka Laronvonbaron
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. ... [read more]
Top 5 Reasons Halo is Popular
Posted on June 28, 2011 by OG




10 years ago, Halo was unleashed onto gaming public and has sold millions along with earning multiple critic awards. We list was what we think are the Top 5 Reasons Halo is Popular.



- O.G.

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