Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 31

The Legend of Zelda: The Lost Oracle (Another Fan Made Trailer)

The Dark Sage looks pretty epic, but the animation quality definitely dates the visual experience. The Lost Oracle, here in trailer form, definitely is a bit easier on the eyes but is also a whole lot shorter. It’s a shame this is a fake trailer for a Wii U game and not something that is …

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Jan 31

Holy Crap! Man vs. Machine (1000 Player FPS)

M.A.G. eat your heart out as the Swedish non-profit organization managed to work some magic to get a 1,000 player FPS in a once in a lifetime event. First off, the wonders a multiplayer FPS level designer could do for a kind of large scale battle like this. Second, shame on you big time game …

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Jan 31

Copy and Paste: The iOS Edition

Gaming apps, whether you like it or not, have introduced gaming to a new audience. The simple fact that games on mobile devices spurred new ways to reach that untapped audience with low prices and accessibility have changed the industry’s perception of gaming’s future. Not since the introduction of the Wii, and maybe social games, …

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Jan 31

IRL: A Documentary on Overcoming a WoW Addiction

Last week, I had a talk with a friend who said she was feeling kind of depressed and cynical towards the world lately. I jokingly told her to start playing video games and explained to her that sometimes escaping reality is the only way to deal with reality. I told her that games use this …

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Jan 30

SoulCalibur V Graffiti Transforms London’s East End

I love art, I love time lapse videos, and I love Soul Calibur. As for Graffiti, it’s kinda a grey zone. I’ve seen some pretty amazing graffiti, and then some just bad and invasive graffiti. This is one of those amazing examples, especially since this was ok’d before hand. (Read the summary to see what …

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Jan 30

The Legend of Zelda: Dark Sage (A Fanmade CGI Movie)

Okay, so brace yourself. It may not be the best animation out there, but its still pretty cool. My only complaint is that not all swords are lightsabers. You’ll see what I mean.   Dark Sage Dark Sage Encore Trailer for upcoming part 3

Jan 30

Exploring New Horizons: How ARGs Can Influence Video Games

  The .hack (read Dot Hack) games have always been something of a guilty pleasure of mine. It’s not that I think they are bad games, but its just nothing it does is particularly done well. Still, I love the anime-cliche story and honestly, the attempt to bring a serious story that revolves around gaming …

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Jan 30

Playing With Fire: If Mario’s Fire Flower Were Real

More videos that depict video games in real life. I honestly, don’t think the ability to shoot fireballs that go up and down until they hit something to be a bad thing…I actually consider them a plus, just got to know where you’re aiming.  

Jan 30

Weekly Update #10: VideoGameOlogists Wants You!

First off, I know that we had a pretty lackluster week of articles last week. School is finally going into full gear and some of our writers have seemingly fallen off the face of the Earth. This is why we need you, that’s right, the talented young gamers looking to put their controller down for …

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Jan 29

Soul Calibur V Impressions by Maxamillion

So some lucky buggers already got their hands on Soul Calibur V (Coming out this Tuesday, 1/31/12, in the US. WHO’S PUMPED!?) and then some of those lucky people have been posting videos. This one is pretty fun, this dude has a great personality for videos, and is getting me even more excited for SCV. …

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Jan 29

SoulCalibur V Launch Trailer

Get More: GameTrailers.com, Soul Calibur V – Exclusive Launch Trailer, PC Games, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 So who else is getting this game? I know I am.   It’s actually a dying shame that Zasalamel, Talim, Seoung-Mina, Youn-Seung, or Setsuka aren’t going to be in, but the new characters and revamped old characters definitely make …

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Jan 29

Plagiarism as a Moral Choice

Gamasutra is quickly becoming one of my new favorite sites to get video game opinions because, unlike all these other sites I lurk around, these articles are actually interesting and relevant…unlike…things like this.   Anyways, this is a good article about the plagiarism in the gaming industry and how it can be a tool for …

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Jan 28

Minecraft: The N00b Adventures

Like Minecraft? Like watching n00bs struggling to survive hordes of deadly mobs every night while trying to take down a grieffer with OP powers? Then I’m sure you’ll get a kick out of this series. CSI: Minecraft Minecraft: TNA part 1 Minecraft: TNA part 2 Minecraft: TNA part 3 Minecraft: TNA part 4 Minecraft: TNA …

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Jan 28

Skyrim 2012: Part 2

  Part 2 to an apparently ongoing series that sets the world of Skyrim in the year 2012.

Jan 28

Audioticles #3: Work and Play: Final Fantasy XIV vs. Star Wars The Old Republic

The third audioticle is here!  Watch and be amazed as I shoot fish in a barrel comparing game design elements from these two! Work and Play: Final Fantasy XIV vs. Star Wars The Old Republic Wanna write about games? Share your opinions? Head on over to the forums! Wanna join the team? Then shoot us …

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