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    Michael’s Mothballs – Deadpool (2013)

    Valentine’s Day is historically filled with hearts, chocolate, and romantic comedy’s filled with celebrities. This year, Ryan Reynolds stars in the most romantic movie in years! Well it’s only romantic if you enjoy the death of bad guys, big explosions, and spit-inducing humor. To honor Deadpool’s “return” to the big screen, today’s mothball is: Deadpool […] More

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    Michael’s Mothballs – Alien Hominid HD

    The beginning months of the year are not the best time to be a gamer. Very few games are released in the spring, and gamers can be left to replay the holiday titles. Why not take a blast from the past and play an older game? Sure the graphics may not be what you are […] More

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    Michael’s Mothballs – Dark Cloud

    Welcome to PlayStation 2 Heritage Night! Now that may not be a thing (I hope it is somewhere), but today’s mothball features a PS2 game available on PS4. Its sequel is also available on the PlayStation store! Today’s mothball is: Dark Cloud (PS2) Dark Cloud is a third person, action role-playing game released on May […] More

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    How Nintendo Seduced Me: Pokemon 20th Anniversary

    I must commend Nintendo for their accomplishments. No matter the type of financial year they may be having, they always find a way to take my money. 2014 brought me a New Wii U, Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire. In 2015 I purchased a Nintendo 3DS XL just weeks before […] More

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    Rise of Fallout, Fall of Tomb Raider

    The Holiday Season is always a big time for video games, with several of the AAA titles being released, including the yearly installments, as well as numerous amounts of third party and indie games. The biggest headliners for 2015 included Star Wars Battlefront, Metal Gear Solid V, and Fallout 4, the last of which believed […] More

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    Playing in the Sandbox: The never-ending sand dunes of MGSV

    Here is a list of games that I have put 100 hours into: Pokémon Emerald (2004) Star Wars Battlefront II (2005) Pokémon X (2013) Metal Gear Solid V (2015) You will notice how one of those games sticks out among the others. No, it’s not that it took 100 hours to beat Pokémon: I completed […] More

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    In Control: A Look At Game Controllers

    The entire point of video games is that the player has control – otherwise they would just be movies. In order to give the player control over the game, the video game controller was invented. In 1972 with the release of Pong on the Magnavox Odyssey (it’s okay, I didn’t know what that was either) came the world’s […] More

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    Saving Neil Armstrong a Few Dollars: Affordable Space Adventures Review

    Space Exploration is usually so expensive. But not anymore! Often times when playing my Wii U I find myself not even using the gamepad. The only really useful function that I have found so far is the ability to play certain games on the gamepad while the TV isn’t on. But if you have ever felt […] More

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    Toys Coming to Life – The Amiable Amiibo

    Sorry Pixar fans, I am not talking about Toy Story. I am talking about Amiibo. Amiibo is the name for Nintendo’s collectible toys that each carry a personality. The model figurines allow you to connect them to Nintendo games on the Wii U and New Nintendo 3DS XL. The toys are made of plastic and […] More

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    Michael’s Mothballs: Mario Kart Super Circuit

    This game will probably require you to dig into your junk drawers to find it. That is all the more reason to play it again!  This week’s game is: Mario Kart Super Circuit Game Boy Advance  Mario Kart Super Circuit (Mario Kart Advance in Japan) was released on July 21, 2001 in Japan and on […] More

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    VR and Valve: “Half-life” or Actual Life?

    “…the entire universe comes to unfold arbitrarily on your domestic screen (all the useless information that comes to you from the entire world, like a microscopic pornography of the universe, useless, excessive…); all this explodes the scene formerly preserved by the minimal separation of public and private…” -The Ecstasy of Communication, Jean Baudrillard Earlier in […] More

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    Michael’s Mothballs – Starwars Battlefront II

    Let the nostalgia continue. This week’s game to blow off and throw back in the console is: Star Wars Battlefront II (PS2, PSP, Xbox, PC) Battlefront II was released on November 1, 2005 in North America. LucasArts published the game and Pandemic Studios produced the game engine. George Lucas and his team had creative control […] More

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