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Review: Conduit 2

Written by on May 10, 2011 in

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The original Conduit was released in 2009 as “The Great Hope” for Wii first person shooters.  The pre-release hype for the game was at a fever pitch as the game was suppose to prove, once and for all, that the Wii had the best FPS controls on the market and that the Wii could put… Read More »


Review: Kirby’s Epic Yarn

Written by on December 8, 2010 in

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Kirby, Nintendo’s lovable ball of….blob, has always been one of Nintendo’s iconic characters that just hasn’t made it to Mario and Link status in gaming.  Appearing first on the original Gameboy, Kirby has starred in countless titles that for the most part, and has been well received.  Kirby’s latest adventure, Kirby’s Epic Yarn, takes the… Read More »


Fright Night Gaming: Resident Evil

Fright Night Gaming: Resident Evil

Written by (@) on October 25, 2010 in Features

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Scariest game I’ve ever played?  No question, it’s the Resident Evil remake for the Gamecube by a landslide.  I never played a Resident Evil game until the remake so everything about the game was fresh to me.  I’m not really a graphics guy but I remember seeing comparison shots of the original to the remake… Read More »


Review: NCAA Football 11

Written by on August 9, 2010 in

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I need to make a confession.  I’m a bigger fan of the football played on Saturdays in the fall then the Sunday variety.  Being a student athletic trainer in undergrad, I was able to experience, first hand, playing Alabama in Alabama in a torrential downpour and seeing 100,000+ fans cheering for Penn State against my… Read More »


Review: Green Day Rock Band

Written by on July 6, 2010 in

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Imagine going to a Battle of the Bands.  Now, imagine being the band that comes out on stage to perform right behind The Beatles.  Sounds like a tough gig, doesn’t it?  Well, those are the shoes being worn by punk band Green Day in Harmonix’s newest rhythm game, Green Day: Rock Band.  Green Day may… Read More »


Hands On Impression: Marvel Vs. Capcom 3

Hands On Impression: Marvel Vs. Capcom 3

Written by (@) on June 22, 2010 in Features

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Marvel vs. Capcom 3 takes the graphics of Street Fighter 4 and the gameplay of Marvel vs. Capcom 2 and puts it into a high definition gumbo.  The gameplay is just as fast and furious as ever so fans should not be disappointed.  In the demo, there were 12 characters available.  I chose Morrigan and… Read More »


Hands On Impressions: Wii Party

Hands On Impressions: Wii Party

Written by (@) on June 16, 2010 in Features

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Wii Party, for the Nintendo Wii (obviously), is the spiritual successor to Mario Party.  Instead of using Mario and friends as characters, Wii Party incorporates Mii characters to be your in-game avatar (a choice I’m totally behind).  It features over 70 minigames that can be played in 13 different modes.  Before you run away screaming,… Read More »


Hands On Impressions: Ghost Trick

Hands On Impressions: Ghost Trick

Written by (@) on June 15, 2010 in Features

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Ghost Trick, by Capcom, I played as the soul of Sissel, a guy who has just had an untimely demise.  As the demo opens, I see a lady to the left and a guy of questionable character to the right.  My unliving corpse is right in between them.  As the lady comes closer to her demise, the ghost is… Read More »


Review: Trauma Team

Written by on June 1, 2010 in

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Let’s be honest, I think it’s safe to say that most people would crack under the pressure of having someone’s life in our hands.  Lot’s of people get squimish at the mere sight of blood.  Not everyone is cut out to be a doctor.  Trauma Team, for the Nintendo Wii, allows those people to fulfill… Read More »


Review: Kung Fu Funk

Written by on May 26, 2010 in

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“Everybody was Kung Fu Fighting.  Those kicks were fast as lightning.”  Do those lyrics sound familiar?  If so, than you’re already acquainted with the best part of Kung Fu Funk, a downloadable game for the Nintendo Wii. The 1974 hit single is used as the central theme of this title as it presents players with… Read More »