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Review: The Last of Us

Written by on June 26, 2013 in


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Naughty Dog is taking their own style of interactive movie gaming they used in their Uncharted franchise to the zombie game in their latest release, The Last of Us. Developers insist this zombie infested tale focuses on “Love, Loyalty, and Sacrifice.” After playing through the single player campaign I must whole-heartedly agree. There are zombies… Read More »


Gaming rEvolutions: My Personal Computer to Console Recycling

Written by (@shibachica) on June 11, 2013 in Opinion

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I was set to do an article on a completely different topic this week when something utterly frustrating happened. I have recently rediscovered my love of PC gaming with Steam and Humble Bundles in the role of enablers with their ridiculously cheap sale prices. This week began innocently enough. I bought a few games and… Read More »


Last of Us: A Tale of Humanity

Written by (@shibachica) on May 15, 2013 in Opinion

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I got my first real preview of Naughty Dog’s Last of Us at PAX Prime 2012. The developer introduced the game by stating that this PlayStation exclusive is not simply a zombie game. It is first and foremost a game about three things, “Love, Loyalty and Sacrifice.” I found this statement to be both bold… Read More »


Gaming rEvolutions: Modern Era Zombie Games

Written by (@shibachica) on May 6, 2013 in Opinion

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My previous Gaming rEvolutions article detailed the emergence of the zombie in video games. These beasties began as one of a cast of thousands of minions bent on consuming all in their path. They then took center stage as the main villain in later survival horror gaming. All of the previous game types are still… Read More »

Gaming rEvolutions: Zombie Games, The Early Years

Written by (@shibachica) on April 22, 2013 in Opinion

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Players have known these monsters by many names: walkers, living dead, and infected. However, the name attributed to them most often is zombie. These creatures have gone through several evolutionary stages in gaming but several truths have remained the same in their history. Video games have created them with viruses from aliens, fungus, rabies infection,… Read More »

SimCity Closed Beta Hands On

Written by (@shibachica) on February 27, 2013 in Opinion

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I have been a planner for most of my life. Sure, I may fall short at planning my actual life but in the virtual world I have the power of a god. At the very least I have the power of a leader among men… ok I am a pretty decent virtual Mayor. That’s right…. Read More »

Review: Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials

Written by on January 11, 2013 in


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Bethesda has promised three add-on packs to their stealthy plague-ridden, revenge-driven game Dishonored. The first of these packs, Dunwall City Trials, became available in late December for $4.99 (400 Microsoft Points). In addition to ten new city maps and four new types of challenges, the new add-on also offers new achievements and trophies as well… Read More »


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 »


New Challenges Ahead in Dishonored’s Dunwall City Trials Trailer

Written by (@shibachica) on December 6, 2012 in News

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In less than a week Arkane Studios will release the first add-on pack to Dishonored. This DLC allows players to show off the skills honed in the original game. Ten challenge maps provide the backdrop to test players’ combat, stealth, mobility and creativity. Arkane gives players a tease of the new content set to the… Read More »

Review: Transformers: Prime - The Game

Written by on November 23, 2012 in


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In their infinite wisdom, Activision has decided to celebrate their amazing Transformers: Fall of Cybertron game by releasing Transformers: Prime -The Game. The newest game is not based on the classic Transformers animated series. It, instead, finds inspiration from the updated series on the Hub television channel (now available on Netflix). The series, featuring young… Read More »