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Submitted by PixelitisBlog 438d ago | opinion piece

Pixelitis Picks: Best in-game gambling minigames

"Something about impressionable children and gambling being a horrible addiction has changed the amount of gambling we see in our games.

Much like the candy cigarettes of our childhood, they have slowly faded from memory; some mature-rated games may still throw in some roulette or poker, but anything rated for a younger audience probably won’t feature any slot machines these days.

It’s kind of a shame, really. We here at Pixelitis grew up with gambling in our games and haven’t turned into casino junkies (except for Karen. She has a mean Pachinko addiction). Some of us have a lot of nostalgia for gambling minigames of yore, and we’re dedicating this week’s Picks to those childhood afternoons spent waging our hard-earned Gil to afford that slick new piece of equipment."

- Pixelitis Staff (Assassin's Creed III, Culture, Final Fantasy IX, Final Fantasy VIII, PC, Pokemon Blue, Pokemon Red, PS3, PSP, Retro, Wii U, Xbox 360)

majiebeast  +   438d ago
Why u no Blitzball! I loved triple triad in FF8 then Tetra master came for FF9 and that game was so complicated to master.
PixelitisBlog  +   438d ago
Blitzball isn't exactly a gambling minigame.
belac09  +   438d ago
i love triple triad, blitzball was hard to master for me, i guess i just never tried really hard on that one though.

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