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Shad’O Review – Otherworldly Tower Defense

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I've always been a big believer in the idea that games should do more then just exercise your hands, and that's why I've always been a big fan of tower defense games. These have often been a simple yet challenging formula that keep me diverted for hours and that's why I was excited to have . . . → Read More: Shad’O Review – Otherworldly Tower Defense

The Perils Of Being Ordinary

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I was playing Yager Entertainment's Spec Ops: The Line when I came up for the idea for this article, and what prompted me to sit down and type this all out was the fact that the game wasn't, strictly speaking, fun. Was it a pretty game? Absolutely. Were the characters people I felt . . . → Read More: The Perils Of Being Ordinary

Play And Learn In Your Spare Time

There's a group of people out there…a shrinking group, but still very vocal, that maintains that games are a empty art form, if they are considered an art form at all. On the surface, it's hard to disagree, especially when you see games like Dead Space. I'm as big a fan of that game as . . . → Read More: Play And Learn In Your Spare Time

Taking a Vacation in the Apocalypse

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There's something attractive about the end of the world. Don't believe me? Go take a look at the shelves of your favorite video game retailer, and count how many games there have their characters living in a world that is either teetering on the edge of some imminent catastrophe, or either . . . → Read More: Taking a Vacation in the Apocalypse

The Playlist: June 2010

Check out what’s being released and what the TGR staff members are playing this month.

Summer is at last upon us with it’s bountiful bounty of sunshine, storms, flowering plants, and the pollen they send coursing through the greenery. If any of these factors bother you overtly then there is an easy solution; . . . → Read More: The Playlist: June 2010

The Good, The Bad, and The Shipping: May 17 – 24

Nintendo DS 

1. I Love Beauty: Hollywood Makeover

2. Jagged Alliance

3. Math Blaster in the Prime Adventure

4. Puchi Puchi Virus

5. Secret Files: Tunguska

6. Steal Princess

7. Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Stardust Accelerator World Championship Tournament 2009 

 

Nintendo Wii 

1. Punch-Out!!

2. Boom Blox Bash Party

3. EA Sports Active

4. Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock

5. Secret Files: Tunguska

6. Vertigo

7. Yu-Gi-Oh! . . . → Read More: The Good, The Bad, and The Shipping: May 17 – 24

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