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Free-to-play game isnt particularly fun-to-play

Free-to-play game isn’t particularly fun-to-play

By Roy Herrera | October 21, 2012

With today’s economy, it is difficult to buy all of the most popular games on the market. As a result, game companies are not making as much money as they would like. Instead of making the consumer purchase the game at a full retail price, the game...

New Kingdom Hearts addition to please both old and new fans

New Kingdom Hearts addition to please both old and new fans

By Joshua Michaelson | September 15, 2010

RATING: 4.5/5.0 Many people are familiar with the Kingdom Hearts series by now. The concept of combining Disney characters with Final Fantasy characters into one game was a strange one that seemed to work for some reason. Featuring cheesy dialogue that...

Summer gaming proves to be a mixed bag

By Joshua Michaelson | August 23, 2010

It was a pretty wild summer for video game players. A staggering amount of sequels and new intellectual properties popped up over the course of three months, but not all of them lived up to their high expectations. Fortunately, these were few and between...

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