Good News for Xbox Live Gold Members this January 2015!

Here’s some fantastic news for Xbox Live Gold Members! In January 2015, Xbox Live Gold members will get the chance to receive up to three new games free on Xbox 360 and Xbox One! This free offer is part of Xbox’s “Games with Gold” program.

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How Females Appear in Video Games and Why that is Important

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Anita Sarkeesian is well known for her criticism and observations of how female characters are portrayed in video games. And she has also called many game developers up to task for the same. Now, although there is a long range of backlash that she has received for her views (which has only gotten decidedly worse ever since the #GamerGate controversy), anyone who has played video games – especially those games where she has taken her examples of video clips and image cuts from – can see that she’s right about the “how”.Continue reading…

Top 4 Online Video Games for Your Family this Christmas

It is only a few days of waiting to hear the Church bells ringing and coming of Santa Claus with various exciting gifts! Christmas is also the time to buy gifts for your loved ones. An online video game or console game may be just the right thing for your kid if you and your child love to play games. In this article, we will go through the top 4 most anticipated games of 2014.Continue reading…

All You Need to Know about ‘Tales from the Borderlands’

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‘Tales from the Borderlands’ is an episodic video game that is based on the Borderlands series. It is a graphic point and click game that falls into the “adventure” and “comedy” genres of video games. In these games, designed in episode formats (like in ‘The Walking Dead’ video games), the player’s choices and actions play a key role in the following effects of the game. The player’s choices will even affect the story elements of the game in the future instances of the game’s world. The gunplay, of course, is also a major part of the game.Continue reading…

Super Smash Bros. – Innovative Gameplay Rocks!

Super Smash Bros. is also known in Japan as “Dairanto Smash Brothers”, which roughly translates into “Great Melee Smash Brothers”.

In essence, Super Smash Bros. is a multiplayer fighting game. Published by Nintendo, it is also a crossover game, featuring a multitude of characters from other different video games. The main thing that differentiates this fighting game from others of the same genre, is the fact that a player does not have to reduce the “life bars” of the other character to win. Instead, they merely have to knock their rivals off the “stage” or arena in the game.Continue reading…

The Ins and Outs of ‘Chivalry: Medieval Warfare’

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‘Chivalry: Medieval Warfare’ is an action adventure, multiplayer game that is set in an environment and game world resembling medieval times. As the world is modelled after the European Middle Ages, the combat techniques within the game reflect the same style. As such, maces, swords, boiling oil, catapults, crossbows and longbows, among other medieval weapons, are what are primarily used within the game.

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The Wolf Among Us – Twisted Fables Packed into a Video Game

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Like ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Tales from the Borderlands’ video games, ‘The Wolf Among Us’ is an episodic video game. It is a graphical game in terms of its visuals, and it falls into the “adventure” genre of video games. The game is a point and click game and is based on the “Fables” comic book series by Bill Willingham. ‘The Wolf Among Us’ follows the canon of this comic book series, and is set up as a prequel or prelude to the actual comics.

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Tears to Tiara – A Fantasy Fest!

Tears to Tiara is a japanese role-playing video game. It is an adventure game with tactics as its core. It was developed by Leaf. ‘Tears to Tiara’ was the original game of the series, and it was followed by a sequel called ‘Tears to Tiara II: Haou no Matsuei’, which is also known as ‘Tears to Tiara II: Descendants of the Hagemon’.

The ‘Tears to Tiara’ video game is one of the few games out there that was the inspiration of an anime adaptation of the same name (instead of the other way around). A manga series adaptation is available for Tears to Tiara as well.Continue reading…

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk

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‘Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk’ is a Japanese video game developed by Gust. (Hey, that even rhymes!) This is a role-playing video game that was developed as part of the Atelier video game series and set up in the same type of game world. However, ‘Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk’ has a story line that is different and independent of the previous instalments of the video game series.
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