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Child of Light is beautiful and a delight

Child of Light is beautiful and a delight

May 6, 2014

This year has been great for role-playing games, or RPGs for short. On the Nintendo 3DS we were treated to the excellent "Bravely Default,” and then...

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Enjoy your powers in inFAMOUS: Second Son

Enjoy your powers in ‘inFAMOUS: Second Son’

April 24, 2014

It’s been three long years since we last stepped into the super-powered romp that is the "inFAMOUS" series. Seven years after the New Marais incident,...

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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is short but sweet

‘Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes’ is short but sweet

April 18, 2014

After years of teaser trailers and the whole Moby Dick Studios thing, the first bit of “Metal Gear Solid V” has finally been released in the form...

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Strider returns to consoles in the best way possible

Strider returns to consoles in the best way possible

March 23, 2014

It has been about 14 years since the last time Strider Hiryu appeared in a proper "Strider" game. But 2014 is the year of new beginnings, and the long-awaited...

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Multiplayer fun in Rayman Legends (Next Gen Update)

Multiplayer fun in ‘Rayman Legends’ (Next Gen Update)

March 18, 2014

Last year “Rayman Legends” was released for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PlayStation Vita and PC. This year, we have a reason to turn on our...

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Battlefield 4 is a great installment in the series

‘Battlefield 4’ is a great installment in the series

December 9, 2013

It seems as if it were yesterday that we were booting up our consoles and PCs and loading them with “Battlefield 3.” But alas, that was two long years...

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PlayStation 4 is fun but lacks games

PlayStation 4 is fun but lacks games

November 28, 2013

On Nov. 15, we officially set foot into the next generation of video game consoles. The PlayStation 4 is finally out in the wild and is now subject to...

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One Day in Grand Theft Auto 5

One Day in ‘Grand Theft Auto 5’

September 28, 2013

First off, this is not a review of Rockstar North's “Grand Theft Auto V.” In order to properly critique a game, an adequate amount of time should be...

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Console Diablo III is the best Diablo III

Console Diablo III is the best Diablo III

September 17, 2013

“Diablo III” has finally been released to the delight of console gamers, while PC gamers worldwide let out a collective sigh of discontent. So before...

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Multiplayer fun in Rayman Legends

September 8, 2013

Rayman and his friends are back in this sequel to "Rayman Origins." Originally slated to be a Wii U exclusive, "Rayman Legends" was delayed for a few months...

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The black sheep of gaming consoles

August 28, 2013

Don't get me wrong, I'll be the first to say I love just about every system and first-party title Nintendo has ever made. That being said, the Wii...

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Aztecs versus E3: Day Three Hands-On Preview

June 15, 2013

This year's E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) is probably the most explosive E3 in recent memory. With the announcement of the Xbox ONE and the Play...

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Aztecs versus E3: Day Three with Jordan Pollock

June 14, 2013

"Murdered: Soul Suspect"             Creative Director Yosuke Shiokawa of Airtight Games wondered “what if John McClane died during Die...

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Aztecs versus E3: Day One with Jordan Pollock

June 12, 2013

This year's E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) is probably the most explosive E3 in recent memory. With the announcement of the Xbox ONE and the Play...

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New ‘Metal Gear’ is ridiculous and awesome

February 28, 2013

It’s finally here: The long-awaited next chapter in the “Metal Gear” series has reached shelves with unanimous praise. “Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance”...

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Over-the-top ‘DmC’ is surprisingly awesome

January 30, 2013

Let me start by saying I’ve played every “Devil May Cry” game, and loved each of them (aside from the crime against nature and science that is “Devil...

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Despite similarities to Nintendo’s ‘Smash Bros.,’ ‘PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale’ is quite a bit of fun

September 11, 2012

When “PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale” was originally announced, anyone who saw it naturally assumed it was PlayStation's version of “Super...

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PAX Prime takes Seattle by storm with new games

September 11, 2012

Defiance “Defiance” is a third-person massive multiplayer online shooter game being developed in San Diego by Trion. Earth is being invaded...

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‘Darksiders II’ cheats death

August 20, 2012

Two years ago, Vigil Games released “Darksiders,” a game fusing elements from “The Legend of Zelda,” “God of War,” and “Devil May Cry.”...

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Games lack story, miss the mark

July 27, 2012

There are typically three major parts to any video game: story, game-play and music. A video game that lacks any one of those components nowadays probably...

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Aztec Gaming: Street Fighter x Tekken

March 21, 2012

Capcom is keeping fighting games alive with its newest title “Street Fighter x Tekken.” Taking place in an alternate reality where members of...

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Capcom melds two iconic fighting worlds

March 20, 2012

Capcom is keeping fighting games alive with its newest title, “Street Fighter X Tekken.” Taking place in an alternate reality where members...

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Aztec Gaming: “Soul Calibur” fighting to new heights

February 8, 2012

It's finally here, the long awaited “proper” sequel to “Soul Calibur IV”. Taking place seventeen years after the events of “Soul Calibur IV”,...

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Aztec Gaming: Video Game Tournament Round-Up

February 7, 2012

Hello gamers! I hope your semesters are going well so far. If you're feeling overwhelmed, hopefully a few gaming tournaments and events will help...

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Aztec Gaming: Street Fighter x Tekken mascot battle

January 28, 2012

This week in cringe-worthy news, Capcom has officially announced the two new “Street Fighter X Tekken” characters that are PS3 and PS Vita exclusive,...

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Aztec Gaming: ‘InFAMOUS 2’ DLC grounds game’s charge

January 25, 2012

“InFAMOUS 2” is the superior sequel to the 2009 electricity-based superhero adventure game of the same name (without the “2” of course). Players...

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Aztec Gaming: “Kid Icarus: Rising” going gold

January 21, 2012

“Kid Icarus: Rising” is finally finished! According to the Twitter account of game designer Masahiro Sakurai, of “Super Smash Bros.” fame,...

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Aztec Gaming: The Year Ahead - Wii

Aztec Gaming: The Year Ahead – Wii

January 18, 2012

Well here we are, it's 2012, also known as the year of the Wii U (or the year of the apocalypse if you want to be negative about it). 2011 wasn't a...

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