Archive:  March, 2011

Unpunched: Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer

Unpunched: Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer

Written by (@) on March 31, 2011 in Features

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Unpunched is a new boardgame feature on The Married Gamers.  Be sure to post a comment and let us know what you’d like to hear about next! As I sat on my couch one night (most likely playing Rift; review forthcoming), inspiration hit me to write about boardgames. This inspiration loosely coincided with the utter… Read More »


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Announcing Game Over! Month 2011

Written by (@leftybrown) on March 30, 2011 in Features

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The Married Gamers are announcing the third annual Game Over! Month. Starting April 1st and running throughout the month, we are inviting our community to open up those games that may have gotten passed over in the recent months for the multiplayer hot-ness. Game Over! Month is all about finally starting and finishing those games… Read More »


Agarest War Zero North American Release Inbound with Limited Edition

Agarest War Zero North American Release Inbound with Limited Edition

Written by (@) on March 30, 2011 in News

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Aksys Games has announced that the sequal to last year’s Record of Agarest war will be released in North America this summer for the Xbox 360 as well as PS3.  The sequel, Record of Agarest War Zero will serve as a prequel to the original game. The publisher has provided the following details about the… Read More »


Divinity II:  Dragon Knight Saga Pre-Order Bonuses

Divinity II: Dragon Knight Saga Pre-Order Bonuses

Written by (@) on March 30, 2011 in News

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  Set to release in just a few weeks, on April 12, Divinity II: Dragon Knight Saga will come with with a little extra to those who pre-ordered the game as they will be given a couple of pre-order incentives. If you pre-order Divinity II: Dragon Knight Saga at any participating retailer, you will receive… Read More »


Confessions of an Achievement Addict:  Episode 6 – The Achievement Addict vs. Glitches

Confessions of an Achievement Addict: Episode 6 – The Achievement Addict vs. Glitches

Written by (@) on March 30, 2011 in Features

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  Since the birth of video games, there has been something that all gamers have had to contend with besides the gamer playing next to them: GLITCHES.  For the most part, a glitch in a video game is a bad thing as it will ruin the game experience completely and sometimes will even make the… Read More »


GVIP-06  Media & Politics

GVIP-06 Media & Politics

Written by (@leftybrown) on March 28, 2011 in Global Village Idiots

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This episode Adam, Anthony, and Chris talk about media and politics. How does each affect the other, and does media have its own agenda over and above informing the public?


Five Life Lessons Learned While Gaming

Five Life Lessons Learned While Gaming

Written by (@shibachica) on March 28, 2011 in Opinion

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Ok folks.  I know there are many eager to pin the downfall of our society on the evils of video games.  And I know it is tough to hear how our minds may be slowly deteriorating into raging maniacal fiends that are indifferent to the suffering of others.  Are we more likely to pick up… Read More »


Nerd Rage: Top 10 Things I Hate About Online Gaming

Nerd Rage: Top 10 Things I Hate About Online Gaming

Written by (@itloo) on March 24, 2011 in Opinion

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I’ve been playing games online since I was in high school. We didn’t have the best internet connection at my house, but as soon as we upgraded I hopped onto my Xbox to play some Halo 2. I remember being excited to go up against people from all over the world, especially people who weren’t… Read More »


A Brave New World

A Brave New World

Written by (@) on March 23, 2011 in Opinion

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On a recent episode of the Gamers with Jobs Conference Call, a listener wrote in response to a previous discussion on gamification.  [Check timestamp 56:34 if you want to hear the email]  It’s a hot topic at the moment. Developers have come to a realization they can apply the meta-game concepts incorporated in Xbox Live… Read More »


Top 5 Best and Worst Character Designs in Video Games

Top 5 Best and Worst Character Designs in Video Games

Written by (@paxrock) on March 22, 2011 in Opinion

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  There are a lot of things to considering when bringing a video game character to life.  What will they sound like?  How will they talk?  What is their personality? Their motivation?  Their mannerisms?  All of these things can effect how we think about a character in a game but our first idea of who… Read More »