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Nerds At Play Episode 062: Angry Puppies

Written by (@shibachica) on April 10, 2014 in Nerds@Play, Podcasts

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This week’s podcast is another ride in the WABAC machine to Christmas 2013. Zach, Melisa and Michi discuss the battles some face to be accepted in the gaming community. They also divulge a secret weapon to withstand the trolls, tyrants and ragers, a.k.a. ‘The Angry Puppy Axiom’. We have an email! dazzlersucks@gmail.com Join our Steam group!… Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 330: Interview with Mass Effect’s Manveer Heir

Written by (@leftybrown) on March 30, 2014 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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On this episode of The Married Gamers, Chris and Kelly interview Bioware’s Manveer Heir, Gameplay Designer on Mass Effect, about his panel at GDC recently titled, “Misogyny, Racism and Homophobia: Where Do Video Games Stand?” His speech was both informative and a call to action. We talk about the speech, the reaction, and what gamers… Read More »


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PAX East: Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime

Written by (@leftybrown) on April 14, 2014 in Features, PAX East 2014

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PAX East has become arguably the best place for your average gamer to find out about Indie games. The Indie Megabooth is now a gigantic part of the show floor and there are some real gems showing their potential this year. This is a story of how I fell in love for a small and… Read More »


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PAX East 2014: Day One First Look

Written by (@nightskyre) on April 11, 2014 in News, PAX East 2014

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Those of us fortunate enough to represent the media contingent at PAX are given a special privilege – We’re allowed to enter the Expo Hall one hour early, only on the first day. This is a priceless time we can use to engage with developers in a slightly more controlled setting, where they aren’t yet… Read More »


Review: Titanfall

Written by on April 10, 2014 in

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EA and Respawn Entertainment’s  Xbox One title is a first person shooter featuring fluid, acrobatic character battles, heavy mech carnage, and dynamic elements that breathe new life into a tired video game genre; all this, without a single-player campaign. Gamers play as Pilots in a galactic civil war between the IMF (Interstellar Manufacturing Corporation) and… Read More »


Review: Cloudbuilt

Written by on April 8, 2014 in

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There are few games that have a strong emphasis on free-running. For the most part, we get some in every iteration of Assassin’s Creed, but it’s hardly the main emphasis. In fact, the only game that most people will think of when it comes to free running is Mirror’s Edge. Cloudbuilt is attempting to bring… Read More »


Review: RAMBO: THE VIDEOGAME

Written by on April 8, 2014 in

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Oh, Rambo. When I think of Rambo, it brings to mind a shirtless, grease covered man with a headband and a mullet, mowing down enemies with aplomb, and a deep, monotone voice backing up wooden but intense action. Who can forget the cinematographic perfection of the legendary John Rambo arming himself for battle? Okay, let’s… Read More »


Review: Weapon Shop de Omasse

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Weapon Shop de Omasse isn’t a great game, but it’s an entertaining entry in the eShop from Level 5.


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What I’m Looking Forward to at PAX East

Written by (@nightskyre) on April 1, 2014 in Opinion, PAX East 2014

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PAX East is just around the corner. Whether you’re into the AAA titles or the little people – whether you go for the panels or the games, there’s something for everyone. Here are five things I’m looking forward to as I look ahead to PAX East 2014. The Indie MEGABooth The video game market is… Read More »


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Lefty’s Ramblings: The Future of Shooters

Written by (@leftybrown) on March 10, 2014 in Opinion

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Tomorrow is the release of EA/Respawn Entertainment’s TitanFall, a new shooter video game that features gigantic Mechs, unique character movement via use of personal jet-packs, and maps that introduces vertical battles in addition to horizontal. I’ve been thinking a lot about what TitanFall means for the Xbox One and PC, but I want to write… Read More »


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Costume Quest 2 Coming This Year

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on March 10, 2014 in News

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This Halloween will be the best Halloween ever! And how could it not be when amazing news like this comes out? Double Fine and Midnight City are working together to bring us the ever awaited Costume Quest 2! Okay, so maybe not everyone expected this, but come on, you know you all wanted it. New costumes,… Read More »


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Teaser Trailer Reveals Batman Arkham Knight Releasing in 2014

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on March 4, 2014 in News

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After lots of rumors and leaks, Warner Bros. has confirmed that Rocksteady has been working on the final installment for the Batman Arkham trilogy. I welcome thee with open arms, Batman Arkham Knight. The teaser trailer “Father to Son” shows us some old faces and a fun new toy. Vroom vroom! We will finally get to drive… Read More »


Review: The Wolf Among Us: Smoke and Mirrors

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Bigby Wolf has some anger issues. The residents in Fabletown are making his life more complicated from one day to the next. In the space of a day, his problems have been on the verge of bringing out a darker side of him. There are domestic disputes, individuals not complying with the rule to maintain… Read More »


Review: The LEGO Movie Videogame

Written by on February 27, 2014 in

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Brick building and brick smashing is back in all its glory with The Lego Movie Videogame. Like the LEGO games before, you’re in the world of plastic bricks re-enacting the story from a movie. Only this time, it’s actually a movie about LEGO characters. You will find a robust collection of just over 90 characters to… Read More »


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Typing the Day Away

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on February 26, 2014 in News

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There are so many things that we use in our everyday lives that we just need to brush up on. One of these things that I feel could always use improvement is typing. Sure I have known how to type since I was in Jr. High. Okay, I will date myself here and admit that… Read More »


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A Nintendo Deal

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on February 25, 2014 in News

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Sometimes there is an offer that a company will put forth that seems almost too good to be true. For the month of March, however, the one the Nintendo is offering is 100% legit. They are offering Pokémon X or Pokémon Y to any person who happens to register a new portable console and a qualifying… Read More »


Review: Octodad: Dadliest Catch

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Who’s that man with the three-piece suit? It’s Octodad, back again with another adventure. After the success of the first Octodad game, the team at Young Horses went right to work on the next chapter of this epic saga with the release of Octodad: Dadliest Catch. The original game was a freeware download released in… Read More »


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Guy’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Geek or Gamer Girls

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on February 14, 2014 in Features

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So it’s that romantic and expensive time of year again where everything is covered in flowers and glittery hearts of pink and red. Where tons of heart shaped boxes of chocolate line the shelves of every store making “death by chocolate” seem like a real possibility. Where terrible chalky heart candies with corny sayings are practically shoved down our throats. Where… Read More »


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Lefty’s Daily Ramblings: The One I Love

Written by (@leftybrown) on February 13, 2014 in Features

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Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. It’s a day of romance, roses, and spending quality time with someone you love. This is something we heartily endorse and support here at The Married Gamers. In that spirit, I want to use this platform to say a few things about my wife, Kelly, otherwise known as Mrs Leftybrown. In… Read More »


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Lefty’s Daily Ramblings: My Worries About Titanfall

Written by (@leftybrown) on February 12, 2014 in Features

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We’re in this short lull for new big games to play on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. That will change in just a few weeks with the launches of several games like Thief, infamous: Second Son, Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare, and Titanfall. Titanfall is EA’s Respawn Entertainment’s first title. The game has gotten… Read More »


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Lefty’s Daily Rambling: We Can’t Change Things Until They Change

Written by (@leftybrown) on February 7, 2014 in Features

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I carry in my head quotes and slogans that I often pull out to make a point. I’m going to do so now as I write about creating more respectful online gaming. This particular quote is from the movie Bullworth, “Be a spirit, not a ghost.” What does it mean? A ghost inhabits and is… Read More »


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Lefty’s Daily Rambling: PS4 versus Xbox One

Written by (@leftybrown) on February 6, 2014 in Features

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If you happen to be on social media and gravitate towards other gamers online, you’ve no doubt have seen or even contributed to the rabid fanboyism of “Who’s Console Is Better?”. Both sides have their sharpened points and 140 characters to share them in. I won’t recount the merits of the Sony-tribe or Microsoft-devoted here…. Read More »