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Resident Evil light!

It’s time to take on the Resident Evil “light gun” games! At least, the ones that got a U.S. release. RESIDENT EVIL SURVIVOR First there is Resident Evil Survivor, the game people love to hate from way back in the … Continue reading

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Cursed Mountain: Emphasis on the Curse…LOTS of them

Cursed Mountain on the Wii had the potential to be the best survival horror game of this generation to capture the feel of the classics from a decade ago. Only one thing held it back. It’s on the Wii. With … Continue reading

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For Adults Only: X-Arcade…the ultimate place to spend all your quarters…

I’ve spent the last decade trying to re-experience classic 80s arcade games the way I remember them. Plenty of ‘compilation’ discs have been released for everything from the first Playstation to the Wii, but with these consoles, you’re stuck using … Continue reading

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How is it possible for a video game to be Obscure twice?

Half a decade ago, a survival horror game called Obscure was released for the PS2 and Xbox. A simple takeoff on the original Resident Evil formula and 4-years ahead of the re-vamped Resident Evil series in that it was two … Continue reading

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You’ve entered the Arcade Zone, where no Activision classic is what it seems

The last generation of game systems was treated to “Activision Anthology,” a collection that had dozens of original Activision and Imagic classics from the Atari 2600 days. If you hooked up an arcade stick to your system, you had a … Continue reading

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Silent Hill really is going to fall off the map…

Take One: Shattered Memories shatters my hope for the series It was a big weekend for me and my partner in video gaming. Our goal was to immerse ourselves in Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, a “re-imagining” of the original classic … Continue reading

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Escape from Bug Island seriously bugged me

This is one cheesy horror survival game with dated graphics and some really annoying use of the Wii controls…yet, I had to finish it. Simply put, a bunch of young people end up on an island and immediately split up … Continue reading

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Why do they have to ‘remix’ the classics?

Having grown up during the dawn of the 12” single, I’m a sucker for a remix…of a song, that is. But I finally picked up a copy of the Wii video game Namco Museum Remix and find most of its … Continue reading

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House of the Dead Overkill is anything but…

Thanks to the resurgence of cult grindhouse films as a result of the Tarantino/Rodriguez double feature collaboration, the House of the Dead series takes the 4th console installment away from the cheesy b-movie feel and goes totally grindhouse, from the … Continue reading

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Forget the joystick, I’m busy playing with my Wii Wii

Hey, the straight boys might have Lara Croft to drool over, but we gay guys get some hot artificial excitement every now and then. I’m playing Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop on Wii, and the main character, Frank West, … Continue reading

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