By Brad Gallaway on July 29, 2013 - 7:53pm.
On July 13th and 14th, the Seattle Retro Gaming Expo was held at the Northwest Rooms on the grounds of the Seattle Center. Although I've attended the Portland gathering before, this was my first time checking out the scene in my own backyard, and it was a great time.
By Darren Forman on July 29, 2013 - 7:24pm.
Call of Juarez: Humdinger
HIGH Getting a high combo streak and topping it off by swerving out of the path of an otherwise fatal gunshot.
LOW The dueling is standard fare, and not much fun.
WTF According to Silas, he's crossed paths with nearly every notable figure from that time period.
By Richard Naik on July 22, 2013 - 11:58pm.
It's a special summer movie threeway! We chat about the hottest films of recent months, Chi and Tim destroy their friendship, and we come to the inevitable conclusion that Superman is a terrible, terrible superhero. With Richard Naik Chi Kong Lui, and Tim Spaeth.
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By Guest Critic on July 22, 2013 - 1:54pm.
HIGH When "Power Core" plays during intense moments.
LOW Dying because the healing animation takes too long to finish.
WTF Pretty much the entire game, but in a good way.
By Sparky Clarkson on July 22, 2013 - 1:16pm.
Mars: War Logs is a confusing game on many levels. It's set on another planet far in the future, but most of the fighting involves whacking dudes with a glorified stick. The player never sees the game's only real "war," and instead deals mainly with an internecine conflict concerning the main character Roy's guild. Yet, in the end, even the internal power struggles turn out not to have been the driving force for the game's violence.
By Darren Forman on July 22, 2013 - 1:06pm.
The Devil's Uprising
HIGH An all new fighting style to smash some skulls with.
LOW Those animated cut-scenes are extraordinarily hideous.
WTF Vergil's unlockable skin looks very, very silly.
By Daniel Weissenberger on July 15, 2013 - 8:16pm.
Return of the PixelHunter
HIGH I wonder how many Naugas had to die to make that door?
LOW How many times am I going to have to reload this slot machine?
WTF Did Larry just drug a woman for sex?!? How did I forget that was in there?
By Sparky Clarkson on July 15, 2013 - 7:43pm.
The Devil You Know
HIGH Getting past the first score gate with a grand melee in the last three turns of the first age.
LOW Losing because almost the whole map turned into mountains just as my cities got going.
WTF A bunch of guys on foot can't cross mountains, but a giant siege engine on wheels can?
By Brad Gallaway on July 15, 2013 - 6:49pm.
I finished Hotline Miami (Vita) for the first time, and after rolling credits, I'm feeling quite mixed. I already wrote about it once, but this is more of a final wrap-up...
By Brad Gallaway on July 9, 2013 - 11:30pm.
So, Mark of a Hero. Although I haven't talked about it in a while, I've still been putting time into Monster Hunter 3: Ultimate. With my wife into it as deeply as I am and my oldest son here for the summer, there's been plenty of opportunity to play multiplayer locally and I've been happy to take advantage of it. We've been chipping away at it steadily, and our overall goal is to take down the Dire Miralis before my son goes back to his mom's house… We've got about three more weeks to go, and we're feeling hopeful.
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