Posts by Martin Toney

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    The Genius of Into the Breach

    I’m quite a fan of strategy games. Just about every facet and sub-genre of the surprisingly broad strategy spectrum appeals to me. From big budget games in the Dawn of War or Total War series, to old classics like Total Annihilation and Advance Wars. Even the fantastically niche Armageddon Empires is a game I’ve spent…

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    Silent Hill—20th Anniversary Retrospective

    A recent celebration in the video game world came and went without a great deal of recognition. Yes, media outlets reported on it, and there was a small amount of social media buzz surrounding the event, but ultimately it was a blip on the radar. A passing curiosity for most. As you’ve no doubt gathered…

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    5 Games That Deserve Prequels

    #5—Mass Effect If we ignore the recent downturn that the Mass Effect franchise has endured, we can look to a time when the series brought us likeable characters, exploration, and an engaging story as we guided Commander Shepard and company to victory against the Reaper threat. But prior to this, there are events that led…

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    Resident Evil Remakes—Will They Ever End?

    For better or for worse, it seems as though the concept of remaking and remastering video games is here to stay, with developers and publishers showing no signs of slowing down. Resident Evil 1 was first made available on PlayStation, PC, Sega Saturn, and Nintendo DS. It was then remade and remastered so that it…

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    Resident Evil 2 Board Game Expansions

    Previously, we looked at the Resident Evil 2 – The Board Game core game which contains everything you need to get started in your Resident Evil 2 adventure through the zombie infested city. Now, we’re going to go through most of the significant gameplay additions that are either currently available or will be made available…

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    Top 5 Resident Evil Enemies

    Not all threats are end-game bosses. #5 —Cerberus / Zombie Dog There is no shortage of creatures in the Resident Evil Franchise that stir up feelings of fear within people, so it’s no surprise that the Cerberus would be on this list. The chances are good that you know, or know someone else, who has…

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    Top 5 Anime-Style Video Games

    #5 – Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 Not to be confused with the vastly inferior game, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 is quite possibly the most fun and all-encompassing Dragon Ball game released. First released with the subtitle, “Sparking! Meteor” and later renamed “Budokai Tenkaichi 3”, this game…

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    Top 5 Warhammer 40,000 Games

    #5 – Warhammer 40,000 Space Marine There are very few times I have seen the sheer majesty of the God Emperor’s Astartes properly captured and rendered on screen. Truth be told, most of the times I’ve seen a Space Marine be accurately represented, it was in a fan-made video like Astartes or the now cancelled…