Quick Night — A Gamecell Recap

“Can we do a night with quick games?” Greg asked. It got me thinking: what does the Bible say about the word quick? In old english, Quick was another term for being alive, like heart throbbing halfway out of your chest alive. In the old King James version of the Bible, there’s…

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Blazblue and the Importance of Brevity

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Arc System Works makes great fighting games. To anyone familiar with the genre, that’s no surprise; the company kept making two dimensional fighting games long after they went out of vogue, and even after they lost the license (temporarily) to their flagship series, Guilty Gear. Because of this, they created…

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Brand Loyalty: Good or Bad?

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But now, thus says the Lord, your Creator, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel, “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are Mine! Isaiah 43:1 You never, ever see such dedication to brand loyalty as you do in video games. For better or worse, people associate…

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Darkstalkers and Resurrection

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I like me some Darkstalkers, enough to type this sentence wrongly (and even that adverb at the end was incorrect, so you know I’m serious). I’m not sure what appealed to my younger sensibilities. After all, I’d call myself a person prone to jump scares, monsters, demons, etc., of any…

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Review: Guilty Gear XX #Reload (***** stars)

  When your game has an almost impossible to understand subtitle, you can’t help but feel a little endeared with it. What in the heck is a “Midnight Carnival”, anyway? As opposed to a Daytime Carnival? And what’s a guilty gear versus an innocent one? Sometimes, you just have to…

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