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This is 40 Combo Pack Gaveaway!

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 9 Comments

Update: This contest is now closed. or my midlife crises, I want to buy twenty arcade game cabinets, for which I’ll have no space whatsoever. Now that? That’s thinking unrealistically! Universal has given us four Combo Packs of This is 40, on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Copy and Ultraviolet. So what are we doing with them? […]

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Power-Ups Revealed for Rock Band Blitz

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 No Comments

Harmonix is keeping the hype machine in motion for Rock Band Blitz today with an announcement unveiling some of the game’s power-ups, as well as some of the tracks that will be included in the game’s music library upon download. Since the gameplay is really the key factor in this game, we’ll just focus on […]

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The Asskickers

Friday, September 23, 2011 No Comments

The Asskickers is a lovingly hand-drawn side-scrolling beat ‘em up title that brings to mind classics like the Ninja Turtles arcade game, Double Dragon and, to some extent, Golden Axe, only better looking versions thereof. Unfortunately, that’s basically where its positives end. The environment refresh rates are slow, the character animation is highly lacking and […]

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Zen Pinball

Monday, October 25, 2010 2 Comments

Remember the old days of playing pinball machines in arcades, constantly spending your precious quarters on achieving a higher score than your friend? Well, those days are over. Zen Pinball, downloadable on the Playstation Network for just $9.99 (or 40 quarters) combines an excellent multiplayer experience with the most addictive of games. The tables have […]

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Tony Hawk: Ride board actually useful in future game

Monday, August 16, 2010 No Comments

This past week, Activision announced that the next installment in the Tony Hawk video game franchise is currently in development, and it will actually make use of the motion-sensing board controller the company introduced in Tony Hawk: Ride. Tony Hawk: Shred is meant to be a completely new experience, complete with both skateboarding and snowboarding. […]

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Burnout Revenge

Friday, April 9, 2010 2 Comments

Burnout Revenge was Criterion’s final, not to mention most crucial, step before taking the Burnout franchise into open-world play. Having introduced its Takedown system in Burnout 3, the next logical feature to introduce was a system where players could fight for their takedowns, steal boost and, most importantly, get revenge for being taken down, with […]

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Excite Truck

Monday, April 5, 2010 No Comments

What do you get when you take massive 4X4s, splash in some mountain, desert and forest terrain, and then throw in turbo boost, terrain morphing pickups and invincibility power-ups? Well, you get a new take on Nintendo’s classic Excite franchise. Excite Truck features graphics that make the word “unimpressive” feel like it deserves a parade, […]

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Mario Strikers Charged

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 2 Comments

Mario Strikers Charged is the Wii iteration of Nintendo’s arcade style soccer franchise and it packs quite the punch. The gameplay is fast-paced, but easy to pick up, the graphics are simple, but suited to this style of game on Wii, and the power ups and take-downs are just plain brutal. The game offers a […]

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