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Total Recall

August 6, 2009

Total Recall is loosely based on the movie of the same name. If you haven’t seen it yet, do yourself a favor and rent it now. It’s B-Movie Sci-Fi schlock at it’s finest.

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Total Eclipse

July 30, 2009

Save Earth from the threat of an alien species… yada, yada, yada – same old plot, but what does Crystal Dynamics do to make Total Eclipse interesting?

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Batman Returns

July 23, 2009

Batman Returns the video game roughly follows the plot of the Tim Burton movie of the same name. Batman battles waves of villains, culminating with a fight to save Gotham from The Penguin’s reign of terror. Oh yeah, Catwoman is around too to spice things up.

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Gex

July 16, 2009

Gex, originally for the 3do, is a side scrolling masterpiece full of television-culture satire and humor. Set in five different genres of television and movies, Gex must wander through each level and each world seeking out TV remotes to allow him to advance to the next stage.

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Gunstar Heroes

July 9, 2009

The planet of Gunstar 9 is in peril. An evil bastard has stolen 4 gems and is going to use them to destroy the planet unless we stop him. I think. It’s really not important. We don’t play side- scrolling shooters for the plot.

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Quackshot: Starring Donald Duck

June 25, 2009

Donald is browsing Uncle Scrooge’s library when he stumbles on a treasure map. In an effort to impress his lady, he throws on some Indiana Jones garb and hops a plane with Huey, Dewey, and Louie to find it. Little does he know, Big Bad Pete is on his trail.

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A Boy and His Blob

June 11, 2009

David Crane, creator of the legendary Pitfall!, brings us the unique game about a boy and his faithful pet. A shape-shifting, jellybean eating, alien blob. Who didn’t have one of those as a kid? It seems there’s trouble on Blobert’s home planet and it’s up to our titular duo to stop it.

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Kung Fu

June 4, 2009

Kung Fu is one of those games that every gamer must own. It is a crucial part of the library, much as scotch is for a connoisseur of fine liquors. Although the story may be simple and the game is quick, the effect is everlasting.

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Road Rash

May 28, 2009

Road Rash is one of those games that will forever be beloved by everyone as a true gem of its day. The perfect blend of racing and violence, Road Rash pushed the proverbial envelope for what a racing game can offer. Set in the grunge days of the early-mid 90′s, this game reflects counterculture, subculture, and the periods’ unwillingness to conform.

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Monster in My Pocket

May 21, 2009

When the Monster in My Pocket toys came out in the early 90s, I should have been the target audience, but somehow I missed out. Too busy playing with my Thundercats I guess.

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Rayman 2: The Great Escape

May 14, 2009

Rayman 2: The Great Escape is one of the best platform games ever made. It’s fun from start to finish. The best way I can sum up this game is, they just don’t make ‘em like this anymore.

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Ecco The Dolphin Review

May 7, 2009

Ecco is the perfect blend of Flipper and McGuyver – he’s smart, determined, selfless, and no one messes with his family without retribution. Unfortunately our friendly aquatic mammal suffers from poor controls, a lack of direction, annoying side missions, and boundless squeals of death.

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