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The Married Gamers Episode 340: The Future of Gaming

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 18, 2014 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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This week The Married Gamers do some prognosticating as they discuss the future of gaming with special guests from the Open Forum Radio Network: Larry (Prove Your Point and Open Forum Radio podcasts), William(GeeksFTW podcast) and Jason (My Peanut Gallery). In addition, we discuss Open Forum Radio, what it is and what our listeners can… Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 339: Access Granted

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 11, 2014 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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This week the Married Gamers discuss EA Access and how it just might be a game changer for both the Xbox One and the gaming industry. Chris and Kelly also talk about the Destiny beta and catch up in The Week in Geek. All this and more in episode 339 of The Married Gamers podcast…. Read More »


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Dance Central Spotlight Coming This September

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on June 10, 2014 in E3, News

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Yesterday Harmonix announced the newest dancing game in their Dance Central franchise, Dance Central Spotlight. It will be available for download exclusively on the Xbox One this coming September and will have all of the dancing that has been expected from the Dance Central games along with a very intense fitness mode. There will be a… Read More »


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Exclusive Batman: Arkham Knight Scarecrow Missions for PlayStation 4

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on June 10, 2014 in E3, News

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Batman: Arkham Knight made an appearance at Sony’s E3 2014 press conference yesterday. A new gameplay trailer was revealed showing the sheer power of the Batmobile, with its massive guns, against the streets of Gotham and those who would threaten it. Batman: Arkham Knight will have exclusive Scarecrow Nightmare Missions only on the PlayStation 4…. Read More »


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The Sims 4 Release Date Revealed

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on June 10, 2014 in E3, News

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The Sims has been a highly successful game franchise, and seems to evolve and get better over the years. The Sims 4 is coming and it’s even more emotional and customizable than ever! The Sims 4 allows players to fully customize the feelings and interests of their Sim, which will affect how they interact with… Read More »


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Ubisoft Announces Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Seige and More with Aisha Tyler at E3 2014

Written by (@_BettiePage) on June 9, 2014 in E3, News

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Hosted for the third year in a row by Aisha Tyler, Ubisoft once again wows us with a spectacular E3 press conference.  The Rabbids opened the show giving us tips on how we should prepare ourselves at home for the briefing by making a snack, going to the bathroom (but please people not in a potted plant)… Read More »


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Trailer Reveals Rise of the Tomb Raider Coming in 2015

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on June 9, 2014 in E3

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Microsoft revealed a trailer for the sequel to the 2013 reboot of Lara Croft in Tomb Raider was revealed at today’s Microsoft’s E3 Conference. Rise of the Tomb Raider will be coming out during the 2015 holiday season. The trailer shows Lara in therapy trying to work through some traumatic events and also some footage of… Read More »


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E3 2014 Xbox Media Briefing Master Chief Collection Announced

Written by (@_BettiePage) on June 9, 2014 in E3, News

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Opening statements were made by Phil Spencer. He went on to thank Sony, Nintendo and the game developers and publishers for making this a great year for gaming. He also thanked the fans for shaping the future of Xbox and dedicated the briefing to show only games. Let’s dig in! Announced today, Halo: The Master Chief Collection! Master Chief’s entire… Read More »


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Random Thoughts About Nintendo at E3 2014

Written by (@_BettiePage) on June 5, 2014 in Opinion

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I was having a conversation with a friend of mine this morning over on Google+ about Nintendo and E3 2014. He asked me and some others about what we thought Nintendo might do this year. I’d like to share part of that conversation with you. Q. What do you think Nintendo will showcase this year at E3?… Read More »


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The Case For the Vita: My Little Indie Machine

Written by (@robotmilk) on June 3, 2014 in Opinion

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Last year, I had a JRPG itch. Bad. You know, that craving where every few years or so you have this uncontrollable urge to play a turn based Japanese role playing game? With its ever dramatic, esoteric story lines, nonsensical battle mechanics, and ones that require you grind your characters like crazy? (I might be… Read More »


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What The Married Gamers Staff Wants to See at E3 2014

Written by (@_BettiePage) on June 2, 2014 in Features

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We love this time of year. Spring is in the air, the flowers are in bloom and E3 2014 is just around the corner! Held annually at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the Entertainment Electronics Expo will run from June 10th through 12th. Most of the major press conferences (see schedule below) are taking place on June… Read More »


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PlayStation Plus Changes Coming You Will Like & Hate

Written by (@_BettiePage) on May 29, 2014 in News

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Starting in June and in July your PlayStation Plus membership is going to change slightly. Subscribers will receive two games on each platform from the Instant Game Collection. At present, PlayStation Plus Members receive one PS4 game, three PS3 games and two PlayStation Vita games per month. In July, the games will be released the first Tuesday… Read More »


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LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Blasts Off This Fall

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on May 27, 2014 in News

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LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham was announced today with a little teaser trailer. Not a lot going on in the trailer but it is enough to get me, with my love for all things LEGO and Batman, very excited. Plus, the trailer is cute, funny, and a little brooding too. Batman and the Justice League… Read More »


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Gaming for a Cause with Extra-Life: Interview with Kelly Brown of The Married Gamers

Written by (@_BettiePage) on May 23, 2014 in News

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On October 25th, 2014, The Married Gamers will take part in a huge international celebration of the social impact of gamers with Extra-Life. I sat down with The Married Gamers team Captain, Kelly Brown, to ask her a few questions about TMG’s  involvement with Extra-Life. Here is my interview: Stephanie: What made you decide to… Read More »


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Gameplay Footage Revealed in New Batman Arkham Knight Trailer

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on May 23, 2014 in News

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A new trailer was released for Batman: Arkham Knight showing off some more of the amazing next gen graphics, gameplay, and that sweet sweet Batmobile. Seriously, that thing looks amazing! Plus, it has a matching Batsuit. Batman is all about style, accessories, and like the trailer title says “Evening the odds”. During parts of the… Read More »


Review: Super T.I.M.E. Force

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Ripped straight out of an early 90’s Saturday morning cartoon, Super T.I.M.E Force  beckons with many attributes that remind me of my childhood: low-res pixels glowing on my parents’ 13 inch CRT, games with minimal story, kick-ass synth-infused soundtracks, and games that are painfully difficult. Super T.I.M.E Force’s story begins in 1987, when a physicist… Read More »


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Flipping The Switch Again

Written by (@imonahorse) on May 22, 2014 in Opinion

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On June 10th, 2013, then President & CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America Jack Tretton stepped onto the stage at E3. He dove into his spiel just as the Imagine Dragons song Radioactive started fading out. The press in attendance, and the people watching on live streams all across the world, waited and watched for… Read More »


Review: The Wolf Among Us: Episode 3: A Crooked Mile

Written by on May 20, 2014 in

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Things in Fabletown are beginning to get a little hairy. Minor spoilers ahead. Bigby has seen enough and he’s worried that Snow White is in big trouble. Joining an intimate group at the funeral for Lily (who was briefly believed to be Snow White in the last episode), Bigby discovers Snow White is safe. For… Read More »


Review: Thief

Written by on May 20, 2014 in

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I played Thief: the Dark Project not long after it came out in 1998. In college at the time (I know), I remember staying up late with all the lights off and letting the game scare the crap out of me for fun. Then I really would get scared, and have to turn the lights on… Read More »


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Google In Talks to Buy Twitch Video Game Streaming Service

Written by (@_BettiePage) on May 19, 2014 in News

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Yesterday, Variety reported that: “Google’s YouTube has reached a deal to buy Twitch, a popular videogame-streaming company, for more than $1 billion, according to sources familiar with the pact. The deal, in an all-cash offer, is expected to be announced imminently, sources said. If completed the acquisition would be the most significant in the history… Read More »


Review: LEGO The Hobbit

Written by on May 16, 2014 in

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Sometimes when a video game company finds their cash cow, they tend to milk it dry and it becomes a stale franchise. TT Games seems to be an exception, having found a brilliant formula of making hit movies into hit LEGO games. What better way to experience the adventure of Bilbo Baggins than in the… Read More »


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Microsoft’s Xbox Live Golden Brick Pay Wall Falls

Written by (@_BettiePage) on May 13, 2014 in News

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Much has been said over the years about Microsoft’s hiding its access to entertainment apps, such as Netflix or Hulu Plus, behind a Xbox Live Gold pay wall, while Sony and Nintendo offered those same apps to their customers for free. Coming in June 2014, customers will not have to pay to access most entertainment… Read More »