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Chords and Kawaii: The State of the Music Genre – Introduction

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006 by christian

There was a point in my life, not that long ago, when I played Dance Dance Revolution. Of course, that could mean a lot of things. For all you know my DDR career could have been nothing more than me jumping onto a pad one night at a senior girl’s place after having a couple …

Review – Capcom Fighting Evolution

Thursday, June 8th, 2006 by christian

What is a hardcore gamer?

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006 by christian

Oblivion, breasts, the ESRB and you

Thursday, May 4th, 2006 by christian

Review – Ninja Gaiden

Thursday, April 27th, 2006 by christian

I wanted to like Ninja Gaiden. I really did. Despite my disinterest in Namco’s Team Ninja and their “style over substance” approach to game design, I always hoped that this new Ninja Gaiden would live …

A falling Star(craft)

Thursday, March 30th, 2006 by christian

So it seems that Starcraft: Ghost, has been put on "indefinite hold"(meaning "canceled") after four years in development. An interesting turn of events to be sure, but what is even more intriguing is the community’s reaction, or should I say un-reaction to the news. I expected message boards to light up with threads and …

Best Game Ever – Dragon Quest

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006 by christian

Developed by Enix
Published by Nintendo for the NES
Released 1989
What more can be said about the original Dragon Quest? As the story goes, it was Enix’s attempt to bring American style Role Playing Games like Wizardry and Ultima to Japanese consoles (a game called The Black Onyx introduced the genre to …