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Zombies are the Bacon of Video Games (They Make Everything Better)

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 12, 2014 in Opinion

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Zombies, the undead, and the infected are all coming for your digital brains, and in record numbers. The undead are more alive than ever before in video games. And why shouldn’t they be? Zombies are the bacon of video games. They make everything better. Case in point, as Call of Duty began to get stale… 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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Character Select: Friendship is Magic

Written by (@etdragon) on August 11, 2014 in Opinion

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I’m going to tell you guys a secret, my son is a huge My Little Pony fan and I don’t care one iota. Actually if I’m really honest I think it’s pretty rad that he’s into this show. I’m not really sure when his obsession with My Little Pony started. I think it was when I… Read More »


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Why EA Access is a Game Changer for Xbox and the Industry

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 8, 2014 in Opinion

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Electronic Arts recently announced an experimental partnership with Microsoft’s Xbox division for their Xbox One console. The experiment is called EA Access and it’s in beta right now. On hearing this announcement I had hair standing on end. This historic first for a top tier games publisher has the potential of being a major game changer, provided… Read More »


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Character Select: Computing Metamorphosis

Written by (@etdragon) on August 4, 2014 in Opinion

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For approximately the last decade of my life all of my home computing has been done on a Mac. I bought my first Mac laptop when I was in my third year of college, sometime around 2003/2004 and I never really looked back. I’ve gone through probably four Mac laptops in that time and our… Read More »


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Why the Wii U is the Best Console for Familes (For Now)

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 1, 2014 in Opinion

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Right now the next-generation of video game consoles are now the current gen of gaming consoles. It’s a time that some gamers switch allegiances and others are faced with the tough task of deciding which machine would get the most use out of. Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo are hoping to find a place in your… Read More »


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Character Select: The Truth About Cats

Written by (@etdragon) on July 28, 2014 in Opinion

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I have many characters that I play on a daily basis; engineer, mother, wife, podcaster, writer, meat head, cook, and video game player among others. There is one hidden character that I also get to play, cat wrangler. It seems like it would be no big deal right? Cats just kind of sit around all… Read More »


Review: OlliOlli

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The golden age of skateboarding games is behind us. With the Tony Hawk Pro Skater franchise left to mobile devices and Skate’s developers now defunct, skateboarding game fans don’t really have any options when it comes to finding that fix of alternative sports. Developer Roll7’s new arcade skateboarding game, OlliOlli, manages to keep the outlandish… Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 338: 75 Years of Batman

Written by (@leftybrown) on July 23, 2014 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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Holy Birthday Cake Batman! Batman turns 75 years young and to celebrate it, John from the podcast SupertheHardest joins Chris and Kelly to chat about the Bat. What makes Batman so compelling? What are some of our favorite Batman moments from comics, film, TV and video games? All this plus and more in episode 338… Read More »


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Nerds At Play 070: Playing In The Sandbox

Written by (@shibachica) on July 22, 2014 in Nerds@Play, Podcasts

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Loren is back as a guest as we discuss the crazy things we have done, and lived through, in our past. We also chat about why we love or hate about sandbox gaming.   We have an email! dazzlersucks@gmail.com   Join our Steam group! You can find and message us on Twitter at @Nerds_At_Play, at… Read More »


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Lefty’s Birthday Giveaway: Titanfall (Xbox One)

Written by (@leftybrown) on July 22, 2014 in Features

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Monday was Chris (Lefty) Brown’s birthday, but instead of receiving gifts, The Married Gamers will be giving one of you a very special gift. Pilots, prepare for Titanfall! That’s right, one lucky person will win an Xbox One copy of Titanfall. The giveaway is open until midnight July 24, so act fast! a Rafflecopter giveaway


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Character Select: Perfectly Imperfect

Written by (@etdragon) on July 21, 2014 in Opinion

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I have discussed my job very briefly over the course of this column and by very briefly I mean maybe one time. Hilariously enough that was written about two months before I quit my old job and started the position I have now. My current job is a completely different animal from my last position…. Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 337: Game Together Stay Together

Written by (@leftybrown) on July 17, 2014 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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This week Chris and Kelly discuss how gaming has made their relationship stronger. Also they dive into their personal gaming challengers to be followed up in a future podcast. All this plus The Married Gamers hand out with Denny from the 40cast, The Week in Geek, and a few too many Toms. All this and… Read More »


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Pre-Order Exclusives for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Revealed

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on July 15, 2014 in News

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Retailer specific pre-order exclusives are always a good way to make me think twice about where to get my games from. Even when it comes to a game such asLEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. Although most people dislike pre-order incentives, sometimes they can be pretty awesome. Digital incentives seem to be the popular choice but… Read More »


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Character Select: Negative Nathan

Written by (@etdragon) on July 14, 2014 in Opinion

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I would like to go on the record as saying, I love my son but he is making me insane. Nathan turned four this past April and it seems like almost immediately he became a bit of a monster. Nate has always been a little bit challenging but it’s never been anything like four. Four… Read More »


Review: Spoiler Alert

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Spoiler Alert is a poor phone platformer and a terrible steam release.


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Nerds At Play 069: The Naked Episode

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

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We have made it to episode number 69. To commemorate this achievement we discuss nakedness in video games. That’s right we chat about the good, the bad and the absolutely terrifying naked moments in gaming. Enjoy. We have an email!


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The Married Gamers Episode 336: Friendship is Magic

Written by (@leftybrown) on July 10, 2014 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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Chris and Kelly are back again to talk about online gaming friendships. Also, in This Week in Geek Kelly grills Chris about a particular show he has gone off the deep end for. Find out what it is and what the Married Gamers have been up to in episode 336 of The Married Gamers podcast…. Read More »


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Character Select: From Baby to Touch Screen Expert in a Hot Minute

Written by (@etdragon) on July 7, 2014 in Opinion

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I’m not quite sure when this happened but there are no more babies in my house. It feels like overnight my sweet little baby girl has suddenly become a big kid who has opinions, favorite animals, and can operate an electronic device. To be more specific Kaitlyn has figured out how to use the Kindle… Read More »


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A Dallas Comic Con Adventure

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on July 5, 2014 in Opinion

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May is long gone (hello, July), and with it, Dallas Comic Con. Besides my daughter’s birthday, the biggest thing I look forward to every May is Dallas Comic Con. The comics, the artists, the special guests, the amazing booths full of stuff I simply must have, and the cosplay. Oh the cosplay! So many people… Read More »