Hating Nostalgia

Man, why do people think every judgement of the past somehow finds its foundation in nostalgia? It’s difficult for people to understand why they don’t like a particular game type that doesn’t fit into their preconceived notions. I know that I can be just as guilty of this in my reviewing and…

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Monday Update: Star Wars – The Force Awakens

Star Wars the Force Awakens

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens is the most brilliant marketing campaign ever, especially if you’re a multi-billion dollar company (Disney) that needs to make a 4 billion dollar return (from buying Lucasarts) with a franchise you just bought. As a film, though, it’s derivative and boring to a…

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Podcast #75 – The End of Konami?

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With the recent Kojima/Konami controversy, is this the end for a once-beloved video game company? Roberto, David, Elijah, and Justin have a rambling conversation about it! Download Link iTunes Link Topics include Anarchy Reigns, Planetside 2, competitive multiplayer, Gears of Wars, Black Ops 3, Superbabies, Naughty Bear, Five Nights At…

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Podcast #70 – MAGIC (Not the Gathering) and Relationships

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Download Link ITunes Link We start one place and end in another. Isn’t that always the way? Zach, Bryan, Elijah, Ted, and Jonathan talk about magic, magical powers, their implications, and the importance of relationships. Topics include Borderlands, owls, magicians, Simon the Sorceror, Dragon Age: Inquisition, divination, fortune telling, extispicy, Final Fantasy,…

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