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Adventures in the DIY-verse: Let's Paint!

2h ago ... This is the first installment in a little series discussing my exploits in console modification, maintenance, and everything else in between. My ultimate hope is to spread some knowledge and help you avoid all the mistakes I made as a beginner when it comes to DIY. As the title states, the first topic I want to bring up is the scary, yet ultimately simple task of painting a console. You've s...

Remasters, remakes and realities (Of game makers)

19h ago ... Which comes first, the games or the gamer? Every console launch sees a struggle play out between game-maker and gamer. Gamers want to see a quality library before they take the plunge on a new console. Game-makers want a sizeable audience at the ready for the game that they just spent $30 million dollars and the last 3 years on. HD gaming and multiplayer features served to greatly increase expe...

Exclusive games and how we should view them

2d ago ... The term exclusive has changed somewhat in the industry. It used to mean if you could only get that game on one particular platform it meant exclusive. While this is true the lines have been blurred over the years for various reasons. I recall Aaron Greenberg from Microsoft used to use the term exclusive even if the game was coming to the PC. In fact titles like Bioshock had 'only on Xbox and W...

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imtheman2013

Bloodborne

- PS4

I stepped down the cobblestone steps with immense trepidation, my heartbeat rising as the mob of enemies approached me. I was seasoned in the art of monster slaying, but this was unfamiliar turf, and where the hell was my shield? A shot rang out. A third of my miniscule health was gone in the blink of an eye, and the perpetrator was already reloading for a second shot while his allies continued...

9.5

coolbeans

Never Alone

- Xbox One

*Note: Review reflects my experience of an updated version of the game. First time playing was on February 14th of this year.* I’ve grown slightly irritated at the idea of a term like “unbiased” being a way of giving adulation towards my reviews. It causes me to wonder if I had only presented calculated information then my own subjective perspective on experience at times. It’s in cases l...

7.0

TheUpbringer

Ori and the Blind Forest

- Xbox One

As gaming evolves more and more over the years, there has been a noticeable push in games that have more of an artistic vision than an actual game. Sometimes it’s frowned upon if developers get too ahead of themselves, but the small few that look pretty work their ways into gamer’s hearts, even if they’re just a moving painting. These games present no real structure or sense of design, but rath...

9.5

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