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The Death of PlayStation 2: End of an Era

Written by (@imonahorse) on January 9, 2013 in Opinion

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Sony announced on Friday that its biggest selling video game console, the PlayStation 2, was being discontinued worldwide. This piece of news comes as a shock only to those that weren’t aware that Sony’s product was still in production. Most of us in America thought the classic console had been dead and buried for a… Read More »


Confession of a (Former) Wimpy Gamer

Confession of a (Former) Wimpy Gamer

Written by (@paxrock) on November 29, 2010 in Opinion

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I have been playing video games for as long as I can remember. Super Mario Bros. and Chip and Dale: Rescue Rangers got heavy play on the NES during my formative years, the Nintendo 64 rivaled Nickelodeon as the defining media of the mid nineties for me, and my college years saw many a Halo… Read More »


Fright Night Gaming: Silent Hill 2

Fright Night Gaming: Silent Hill 2

Written by (@paxrock) on October 28, 2010 in Features

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When it comes to horror games there are a few different flavors to choose from.  On one end of the spectrum you have the games that specialize in thrilling, panic-stricken excitement ala Left 4 Dead or Dead Space.  On the other end of the scale, though, that seem less concerned about scaring the player as… Read More »


Generations Past: Okami

Generations Past: Okami

Written by (@paxrock) on August 11, 2010 in Features

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Game: Okami Year: 2006 Developer: Clover Studio Platforms: Playstation 2, Wii I don’t really mind realistic games.  They can be fun, compelling and thoughtful but in the end (if they are any good at being realistic) they all end up looking basically the same.  If you’ve seen one dirty brown wasteland or overgrown jungle you’ve… Read More »


Generations Past: Silent Hill 2

Generations Past: Silent Hill 2

Written by (@paxrock) on July 13, 2010 in Features

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Game: Silent Hill 2 Year:  2001 Developer: Konami Platforms: Playstation 2, Xbox, PC I have never cared for horror movies.  They’ve just never appealed to me.  It’s odd, though, that I sometimes find myself fascinated by survival horror video games.  Maybe it is the interactivity or the extra time afforded to story or the use… Read More »


Generations Past: Shadow of the Colossus

Generations Past: Shadow of the Colossus

Written by (@paxrock) on May 10, 2010 in Features

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Generations Pasts is a new biweekly features at  The Married Gamers.  Tylor Long, who owns none of the current generation consoles, looks at games and issues regarding older generations of consoles and PC games. Of all the media forms that I love video games tend to be my art form of choice.  Even with that… Read More »