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Game of the Year: The Walking Dead

Written by (@leftybrown) on December 14, 2012 in Features

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One could say that, in videogames, this was the year for the survivor. 2K’s Spec Ops: The Line showed a protagonist barely hanging onto his humanity in the midst of a chaotic war and natural disaster. EA’s Mass Effect 3 had Commander Shepard fighting against insurmountable odds from an ancient threat that could annihilate entire… Read More »


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Best Co-Op: Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on December 13, 2012 in Features

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Starting out as a PC indie game, Minecraft was originally released as an alpha version in 2009. Minecraft, which is set as a first person game but can be changed to third person view, is an open world full of 3D cubes you could create, place, or destroy. Although it has no real objectives to complete, the freedom to mine for minerals, build structures and… Read More »


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Best Budget/Indie Game: Rock Band Blitz

Written by (@therealbigwall) on December 11, 2012 in Features

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We gamers must face the fact that gaming can sometimes be an expensive hobby. Harmonix understood this when they made the risky move to take the familiar Rock Band gameplay and reshape it into a package that is not only a great value, but also one of the best games of this year. At a… Read More »


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Sleeper Hit of the Year : The Walking Dead

Written by (@shibachica) on December 10, 2012 in Features

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In an age where point-and click adventures have become all but obsolete TellTale Games has managed to consistently produce some witty and fun examples of the genre. TellTale has brought many lighthearted romps that have entertained players for years. Some of their most beloved series include Sam & Max, Tales of Monkey Island and Puzzle… Read More »


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2011 Staff Picks: Game of the Year

Written by (@johncatuira) on December 22, 2011 in Features

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Game of the Year: Portal 2 (Developer: Valve; Publisher: Valve Corp) If you’ve been following our Staff Picks, you’ve already had three hints as to which game won the award for The Married Gamers Game of the Year for 2011. It won Best Storyline. It took the title for Best Co-Op. It earned the dubious… Read More »


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2011 Staff Picks: Best Storyline

Written by (@johncatuira) on December 7, 2011 in Features

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Best Storyline: Portal 2 (Developer: Valve; Publisher: Valve Corp) I’ve always said that for narrative-focused games, a story is the framework that developers mold the rest of the game around. A good story is more than a premise and much more than a checklist of objectives. The fiction of the Portal 2 universe carries over from… Read More »


Game of the Year 2011: The Contenders So Far

Game of the Year 2011: The Contenders So Far

Written by (@johncatuira) on July 25, 2011 in Features

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Game of the Year lists are typically released after December 31 of the year being judged. However, there are two GOTY-related truths, admitted or not, that we have to acknowledge: The gaming universe spins quickly. Games release every week, so a week or so after a game hits retail shelves, a new game is right… Read More »


Borderlands Game of the Year Edition… Forever

Borderlands Game of the Year Edition… Forever

Written by (@) on October 13, 2010 in News

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If you haven’t gotten your hands on the Borderlands Game of the Year Edition I wrote about earlier, now’s the time to do it. Why, you may ask? In addition to the DLC it contains, each copy will contain an access code to Duke Nukem Forever First Access Club. In short, if you buy the… Read More »


Borderlands Game of the Year Edition to be Released

Borderlands Game of the Year Edition to be Released

Written by (@) on August 31, 2010 in News

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Waiting can have its perks. 2K Games and Gearbox Software have announced Borderlands Game of the Year edition to be released this fall. If you haven’t gotten a hold of this gritty shooter-meets-RPG already, don’t despair. Borderlands Game of the Year will not only bring the crazed world of Pandora to your PS3, Xbox 360,… Read More »