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Full Review of Resident Evil 6

There are a lot of good reviews of Resident Evil 6, but there seem to be many more bad ones; some so bad I was almost positive that I was going to hate this game. I picked it up from Redbox anyway and played it over the course of an extended weekend. I played the […]

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I Downloaded a Bunch of Games For My New iPad Mini

Posted on 21 June 2014

Games on iPad Mini

I just got a new iPad Mini and I decided to go on a game download spree. I didn’t want to just hit up the App Store and download the most popular games, because those games popularity is misleading since so many non-gamers download everything they can get their hands on. Instead I decided to take a look at what real gamers recommended so I thought, “what better place to start than the iOS Gaming Subreddit?”

I spent the last hour and a half looking at just the discussions on the front page and I found lots of great games to start with. I only downloaded the free games for now but I added any other paid apps that looked really good to my wish list. Here’s what I found.

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Just Playing Some Mario Kart 64

Posted on 31 May 2014

I’ve been reading articles, watching game reviews, and listening to game podcasts talking about how great Mario Kart 8 is. It looks great and I’ve been really wanting to play it but I don’t own a Wii U and I don’t plan to buy one in the near future. I decided to pull out the ol’ Nintendo 64 version to get my fix instead.

I’m pretty terrible, but I’m sure with a little practice I can get back to the skill levels I once had. I was pretty damn good at this game too. We played this game so much that we made the joysticks on the controllers all loose and crappy.

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Finally a Dragon Ball Z Game Worth Playing!

Posted on 09 April 2014

I’ve purchased two Dragon Ball Z games in the past and I’ve played a couple others, all of which pretty much sucked. It looks like the indie developer group, Team Z2, thought the same and decided to make their own version – Hyper Dragon Ball Z. The game is built on the Mugen freeware fighting game engine and was developed with the gameplay styles of Street Fighter and Darkstalkers in mind.

WOW!

This looks like the Dragon Ball Z game that I’ve always wanted. Check out the demo trailer below. I couldn’t stop watching.

So awesome!

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DIY Super Mario Bros. Cat Tower

Posted on 31 December 2013

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I don’t have a cat, but if I did I would totally make a Super Mario Bros. cat tower. I almost want to get a cat just so that I can build one of these!

Redditor “collinferal” built his own cat climber and posted a picture (seen above) of his final creation on Reddit. Check out that thread for more tips on building it.

The cost for this project ran about $140 in materials.

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Chipotle Releases an iOS Game That Takes Shots at Processed Food Manufacturers

Posted on 15 September 2013

Chipotle has just come out with a promotional campaign that targets two of my biggest passions – natural food and video games. The video above tells a beautiful story of a scarecrow (Chipotle) who works for “Crow Foods” (industrial farms), a food company that produces highly processed foods containing chickens pumped full of hormones and cows raised in cramped, unnatural conditions. The scarecrow sees the wrong in this and takes it upon himself to bring natural foods back to the people by starting his own farm and selling it in the city, competing directly with the company he formally worked with.

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Why You Should Play Games With Your Kids Even If Society Thinks It’s a Waste of Time

Posted on 07 September 2013

Kid plays Donkey Kong

My wife is 22 weeks pregnant right now with our little baby girl. I mentioned to my wife when we first found out she was pregnant that I can’t wait for our daughter to get old enough for me to play video games with her. My wife said that she doesn’t want our kid to play video games because games are bad for kids and a waste of time.

What!!??

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I’m Sick This Weekend So I Guess I”ll Just Play Mega Man 9

Posted on 07 September 2013

mega-man-9

I’ve been playing Fallout 3 for the last few months, with a short break in-between to play The Last of Us (AMAZING GAME!), but with all the recent news surrounding Keiji Inafune’s Kickstarter campaign to create a Mega Man clone called Mighty No. 9, I’ve been jonesin’ to play some Mega Man.

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Rock Band DLC: Cruefest Pack + Free Single

Posted on 27 June 2008

Crue Fest

The next update for Rock Band brings some good ‘ol Cruefest content. Each track available will cost only 0.99 this time around and there’ll also be a free single, “Promised Land” by fictional band Vesuvias from the upcoming comedy, The Rocker. Here are the tracks that won’t be free;
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LEGO Indiana Jones Demo on XBLM

Posted on 27 June 2008

LEGO Indiana Jones
Do you like LEGO’s? How about Indiana Jones? I love both and so should you. And if you’re anything like me you’ll want to head on over to the Xbox Live Marketplace and download the demo for LEGO Indiana Jones immediately. GO GET IT!

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Video Game Deals Today on Amazon

Posted on 27 June 2008

Super Smash Bros. Brawl Cover

Amazon’s “Deal of the Day” today is Super Smash Bros. Brawl for the Nintendo Wii for only $25.99. The rest of the deals today also seem to be Nintendo Wii related. So if you own the console, watch the Goldbox Deals page throughout the day and see if they got something you’ve been wanting, but were too cheap to buy.

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