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    Age of Empires 2: A Retrospective

    In the early 2000s, weekends home from school often meant two wars were to be fought. The first war consisted of a battle between my younger brother and I over the family computer. The second war was fought within the confines of Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings. Age of Empires 2 released…

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    Left Behind: Forgotten Gems In Gaming

    With so many video games out in the wild past, present, and future, it’s easy to forget many of them along the way. While there will always be standouts we remember years, even decades from when we first played them, there are those that seem to be swallowed by the sands of time. Today we…

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    10 Fantastic Games from the PC Gaming Golden Age

    As Shamus young argues quite convincingly, 1997 through to the year 2000 was an absolutely phenomenal time in PC gaming. PC games were truly beginning to earn mainstream acceptance beyond the few blockbusters of earlier years (such as DOOM and Myst) and were gaining some traction against the more popular and approachable console market. PC…

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    Warhammer Fest 2019

    It’s time to lift your head up and out of the trenches, Warhammer Fest 2019 has come and gone, and we live to serve another day. What follows is a highlight of the more important events that went down at this year’s celebration of all things Warhammer, and what a time it was! Starting off…

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    Webgame Wednesday: Wacky Cereal Games

    Bizarre corporate promotional games are nothing new in the world of gaming. Burger King released three games for Xbox 360 in 2006, and Pepsi’s superhero game Pepsiman was released for the original PlayStation in 1999. And in the early 2000s, even cereal brands dipped their toes into the world of gaming with a series of…

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    Thinking About Leaving the Big Three Card Games?

    Here are the “Big Three:” Magic: the Gathering Pokemon Trading Card Game YuGiOh These games have been around through the developing years of my generation. Once scrappy little games that sparked imagination, they are now the dominant games in the genre, and with that comes all the corporate trappings that tend to lose consumer confidence….