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Pre-E3 talk, Steampunk, Diablo III and a new asshole company
After a few weeks off, the boys make their triumphant return to the podcast. ... [read more]
Capcom announces the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collectors Set
Street Fighter is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. 25 years of Hadoukens, Shoryuken, and KOs. 25 years of a franchise bringing together a community. And what better way to celebrate such an important series in gaming history than an Anniversary Collector's Set. An... [read more]
Metro: Last Light gets live action trailer
The sequel to Metro 2033 is coming in January with more scares than the original. A new live action trailer was released today giving a little insight of how life was before the apocalypse in Russia, and how the survivors of the event made their way into the Metro. ... [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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Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Review
Minecraft gained popularity a few years ago and now it’s on Xbox Live Arcade. How does it compare to other Xbox Live Arcade titles?... [read more]
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]

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8-Bit Eric: Atari 2600 Subscriber Special
8-Bit Eric has reached 2600 subscribers, and it's time for something special. Eric brings out the Atari 2600 to share some of its retro goodness.... [read more]
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]
Indie strategy-RPG joy in new Rainbow Moon trailer
Posted on May 07, 2012 by MikeV

In a season where there are usually not that many releases, these past few months there have been some big name titles. Sometimes it’s easy to miss the smaller titles that catch your eye, and Rainbow Moon is one of those games. Published by Hong Kong based eastasiasoft and developed by SideQuest Studios, Rainbow Moon is an SRPG that takes cues from similar Japanese SRPGs and emphasizes exploration, character development and encountering enemies through turn based battles. Check out the new trailer that was released:

Rainbow Moon just recently had gone gold and should be out sometime Q2 2012. From the trailer and the screen shots that have been released Rainbow Moon looks to be an indie gem that shouldn’t be missed on the PSN.

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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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