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12 Sep 2016

Bring Your Worlds to Life with “Inkarnate!”

Until this past weekend I had no idea what Inkarnate was, but out of sheer luck while searching for a specific map of Hyrule I happened to stumble upon it. I wish I had actually found this application some time ago because it would have been really helpful. A while back I

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10 Sep 2016

“Mega Man Sunrise” Offers Game Boy Nostalgia!

When it comes to fan-game design, DJ Coco is a person of many talents. In the past, I’ve enjoyed Coco’s Super Mario Country and Paper Mario 3D Land, and so when I discovered that they took a crack at making their own Mega Man title I was very excited. What also made this

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10 Sep 2016

“Behind the Curtain” — Sept. 2016 CB&MR Article!

It’s time for my monthly article over at Comic Book & Movie Reviews, and this month I talk about something I think deserves a lot of discussion: the processes involved with producing high-quality articles and media that most people never think about. Here’s a hint: a 30-minute YouTube video takes far

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09 Sep 2016

“Ember” is a Massive PC RPG Launching Today!

Ember is a very deep game inspired by classic Computer RPGs that launches on Steam today courtesy of N-Fusion Interactive and 505 Games. It’s had a long and adventuresome development history that spans over ten years, but the end result should be a rich and detailed world that has over 30

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04 Sep 2016

Taking a Puzzling Journey with “Block Legend DX”

A good friend of mine randomly gave me a copy of Block Legend DX for the PC a little while back and given the other stuff I’ve had going on lately it took me a while to get around to firing it up. However, the art style looked pixelated and cute and

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01 Sep 2016

“Featherpunk Prime” Has Cyber Flamingos & Guns!

It feels like I’ve played my share of platform-shooters here lately, but Super Hatch Games really has something quirky, futuristic, and fun in the guise of Featherpunk Prime. Featherpunk just released on Steam today and it really offers a strangely-unique gameplay experience. In Featherpunk Prime, you take the role of a cyborg

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31 Aug 2016

“Zelda: A Link to the Past” Brings Fond Memories

It should be no surprise that the Zelda franchise was one of my absolute favorites growing up. When I first got my hands on The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past one fine Christmas morning, I could hardly wait to run downstairs (the game consoles were plugged in to a

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28 Aug 2016

“Barony” Shows Off My Failures in Dungeoning

Although the vibrant world of roguelikes isn’t something I used to focus on in the past, it’s a genre that has slowly grown on me over time. It’s certainly not one that I excel in, but it’s one that I don’t mind failing in if I have a good time

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27 Aug 2016

“Seraph” Gives Us Acrobatics, Demons, & Guns!

Dreadbit brings us a skills-based, acrobatic platform shooter in the guise of Seraph, a title that seems to marry the gameplay styles of Mega Man X and Metroid. In Seraph, the player takes the role of an angel who was imprisoned by humans decades before the game takes place. After years

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26 Aug 2016

Review: HyperX Cloud Core Headset

Back in March 2016 I picked up a Razer Kraken USB headset to replace my dying Logitech G930 (a nice wireless set that had 7.1 surround support) and was quite happy with it. Recently, though, the Kraken started having issues with the surround sound feature dropping in and out and

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