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Steam Summer Sale & Bonus Adventure

Written by (@) on June 20, 2014 in News

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It’s that time of year once more. The time all PC gamers should be saving their wallets for throughout the year (but never do). The Summer Sale on Steam began officially today and will continue through 1pm Eastern on June 30th. Below is a list of the first games on offer as Daily Deals: (games… Read More »


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Humble Music Bundle Brings Some Great Tunes for Charity

Written by (@) on July 27, 2012 in News

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The good people at Humble Bundle are now offering a new set of not games, but music.  The list includes They Might Be Giants, MC Frontalot, the famous Valve artist, Johnathan Coulton, Christopher Tin, and the Valkyria Chronicles soundtrack by Hitoshi Sakimoto.  Just head over to http://www.humblebundle.com/. If you pay above the average, which varies per platform, you get a bonus… Read More »


Review: Quantum Conundrum

Written by on July 11, 2012 in ,

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As a 12 year old boy, most are not thrown into a puzzle filled mansion where they have to figure out how to get through a room and use the puzzling words of their uncle, who is piped through the intercom system, to help them. Yet this is exactly what occurs in the new Square Enix puzzler Quantum… 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: Game Most Likely to Cause Marital Strife

Written by (@itloo) on December 14, 2011 in Features

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Game Most Likely to Cause Marital Strife: Portal 2 (Developer: Valve; Publisher: Valve Corp) Being married to a gamer can be difficult, especially with only 1 console in the house. Over 2011, we Married Gamers have played dozens of games that have brought a strain either competitively or mentally against our marriages. When all is said and… Read More »


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2011 Staff Picks: Best Co-op

Written by (@itloo) on December 8, 2011 in Features

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Best Co-op: Portal 2 (Developer: Valve; Publisher: Valve Corp) Co-op revolves around cooperation and playing as a team. Taking into account all the games that came out this year touting unique co-op experiences, Portal 2 outshines them all. Portal 2‘s co-op combines intricate puzzles, quirky avatar actions, and an all-around enjoyable experience. Yes, playing co-op with someone can… 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 »


Another Shooter Incoming! Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Announced

Another Shooter Incoming! Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Announced

Written by (@johncatuira) on August 15, 2011 in News

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Looks like Valve actually heard the insistent bleating of the Counter-Strike faithful everywhere. Fans have plenty of reason to rejoice since Valve announced the development of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for the Playstation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, and Steam. As any dyed-in-the-wool CS aficionado will tell you, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is based on a Half Life… Read More »


Portal 2 Available Now for Pre-order

Portal 2 Available Now for Pre-order

Written by (@shibachica) on February 15, 2011 in News

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Retailers and Steam are gearing up for the release of one of the most anticipated games of 2011.  The original Portal took the world by storm as an innovative and original physics puzzler with some action-adventure and comic relief thrown in to keep things interesting.  The game introduced us to the diabolical AI antagonist, GLaDOS. … Read More »


Portal 2 To Allow User-Created Content

Portal 2 To Allow User-Created Content

Written by (@itloo) on January 24, 2011 in News

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Portal 2 is coming out this April, but some exciting news has landed this week announcing the implementation of user-created content. Valve’s Chet Faliszek has announced that user-created levels will be available for play on Xbox 360, PS3, PC, and Mac. The only downside to this news though, is that the PC version will be… Read More »