Xybr 's blog
I've been gaming for a long time now. My first gaming memory was playing Lunar Lander on my Dad's Commodore VIC-20 (which was handed down to me when he got a Commodore 64). I've never known life without a computer or a game. My first gaming console was the NES and the first game was the included Super Mario Bros / Duck Hunt cart. My brother and I played the crap out of that game. The second game was Mega Man 2 (which I've yet to actually beat, but I did beat Mega Man 1, 3, 5, 6, and X without a Game Genie). I love newer games like Bulletstorm, Mass Effect, Gears of War, and Red Dead Redemption. But I also like old-school side-scrollers / fighting game like Shadow Complex, Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, Super Street Fighter 4, Mega Man 9/10, etc. I'll try any new game, but I don't really play Call of Duty. I also play StarCraft II online, but I will stay away from WoW forever.

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