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Review: Turok: Dinosaur Hunter

The year was 1997 and ten-year-old me was obsessed with two things, dinosaurs and video games. Imagine my excitement when the latest issue of GamePro magazine arrived in my mailbox informing me of an upcoming game where I got to roam amongs...   read

 
 
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Wow, LJN really hated kids

Widely reviled as one of the worst game companies of all time, LJN earned its infamy way back during the NES era, pumping out terrible licensed game after terrible licensed game. The company was bought by Acclaim where it continued to chur...   read

 
 
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Remember Shadow Man? It's now on GOG.com

This trailer for Shadow Man brings me back. That voice over! The third-person action-adventure game based on the comic series of the same name has been added to GOG.com. It's $5.99, and if you purchase before September 24, you'll also get ...   read

 
 
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Acclaim is dead, for real this time

Another stalwart of the old gaming guard has bitten the dust. Acclaim -- who brought us Turok, Burnout and Space Jam to name a few -- is finally dead and gone. The company had already crashed and burned back in 2004 when it filed for bankr...   read

 
 
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Cupid to appear in DANCE! ONLINE game

Acclaim has proudly announced that none other than the man himself, Cupid, will be making an online appearance to interact with fans on the soon to be hit game DANCE! ONLINE. From the official press release:Los Angeles (May 4, 2007) –...   read

 
 
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Apparently being black is now a microtransaction

Over on the Acclaim message boards, the news has popped up that in their new game, Dance! Online, you have to pay in order to have a character with black skin. Yes, you have to PAY MONEY in order to be a different race. Why? Well, let&...   read

 
 
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Acclaim drops Dance! Online; apparently aural suicide is free

Acclaim just tossed us a press release announcing the beginning of the beta for Dance! Online, a game created by Dave "Remember Earthworm Jim?" Perry and, we assume, Satan. The title is a free-to-play online rhythm game, the likes...   read

 
 
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Acclaim: traditional game testing is dead

Nevermind robots and guys in third world countries stealing your game testing jobs -- the competition might soon include that snotty little 11 year old down the street. Acclaim's (lead guitarist?) David Perry is raising eyebrows with th...   read

 
 
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David Perry wants to equip a thousand monkeys with a thousand typewriters

David Perry, the man behind such gaming classics as Earthworm Jim and MDK, is an astounding guy. Once, in a bar, he boasted of his ability to wrestle live dinosaurs, only to spend a month cloning an adult tyrannosaurus from DNA found inside...   read

 
 
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Acclaim opens beta on kung-fu MMO; it's really not horrible, I swear!

Repeatedly, developer after developer takes their swing at World of Warcraft, and so far, all of them have failed. First there was Everquest 2 (which was throttled soundly), then there was Dungeons and Dragons Online (which was pummeled wit...   read

 
 
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Day 2 under the rule of Windows Sound problems 10 hours of fiddling has produced significant improvements, but still a significant drop in sound quality in some games, mostly Some Youtube videos sound a bit off as

 
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I really kinda like Teen Titans GO, but I wonder if the original series still holds I stopped watching around season three or four though, so I dont know much about all these cliffhangers the show ends What do you guys think? Should I buy them?

 
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Is too late for da cat gurls? Dis one

 
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Just began playing The Wolf Among Us for the 1st If theres one other genre that holds my attention just as effectively as FPSs, its the adventure The writing & storytelling alone are reason enough for me to stick around & relish its qualities

 
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Of course one of the Windows 10 installs being stuck at 99% overnight while I tried to get some sleep was caused by Windows 7 Update refusing to let the Windows 10 Upgrade That only makes sense! Oh my

 
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Just sitting down to play some Lumines on my PS2 was probably the most wholesome thing Ive done in these past few

 
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My Valkyria Chronicles Force of Will set arrived! So I have 545 cards of a game Ive played Good thing is the Valkyria set are in prepare decks, have to sort the other 320 into 40 card decks Never let it be said I dont dive into new thing

 

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