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Review: Disney Fairy Fashion Boutique

Written by on September 10, 2012 in


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Disney Fairy Fashion Boutique is a game targeted towards younger gamers who are beginning to build management skills. The game’s surprising depth will suck those gamers in for hours without them realizing it. The “Just one more order” mechanic will keep gamers coming back and keep them from leaving. This is an excellent freemium game.

XCOM: UFO Defense - What’s my Motivation?

Written by (@nightskyre) on September 10, 2012 in Opinion


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To understand this series, please take a moment to read its initiatory post here. When I started up XCOM: UFO Defense I was met with some comic book like cutscenes that used some great dissonant music to set the tone. Even into the main map you could tell from the music this would be an… Read More »

PAX 2012: Oculus Rift Hands-On

Written by (@nightskyre) on September 10, 2012 in Features

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Since E3 2012 there has been a considerable buzz amongst the upper echelon of video game developers about a new emerging technology. This technology was brought to the eyes of the consumer in early August with the announcement of a KickStarter Campaign for the Oculus Rift. The Oculus Rift is a new HMD (Head Mounted… Read More »

XCom: UFO Defense Reborn?

Written by (@nightskyre) on August 28, 2012 in Opinion

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18 years ago a company, under the watchful eye of the already established strategy game legend Sid Meier, released a video game that would become a bigger hit than even they anticipated. With little fanfare MicroProse, then a subsidiary of Spectrum HoloByte, released X-COM: UFO Defense (UFO Enemy Unknown outside North America). Over the next… Read More »