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Review: Tales of Elastic Boy - Mission 1

When I first saw the trailer for Tales of Elastic Boy, my mind jumped to LocoRoco. With his rounded body and rabbit-ear antennae, the main character was a dead ringer for a bubbly, bouncy LocoRoco. With a fascination for one of the PSP's sp...   read

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: Tube Slider

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] Know what sucks about the Wii? Shut your whore mouths before you say what ...   read

 
 

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Off-Brand Games: High Seas Havoc

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] There's an art to deception. Have you ever gone to a fitness club on the prom...   read

 
 
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Review: Soul of Darkness

If gaming were a religion, it would vary in practice and observance from person to person. In my case, I'd model it closely to the faith with which I have the most experience, Catholicism. I'd recognize my own Holy Trinity of Gaming -- the ...   read

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: Ruff Trigger: The Vanocore Conspiracy

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] I played the original Ratchet & Clank for the first time the other week a...   read

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: Neutopia

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] Take a look at this. Now, take a look at this. Does anyone remember seeing t...   read

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: The Simpsons Road Rage

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] The Simpsons is an institution. Its relevancy over the years could be charted a...   read

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: Robopon

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] Pokémania has swept the nation once again with the recent release of Hea...   read

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: Fighter's History

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] I can't do fighting games. I just can't. How do you people manage this busi...   read

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: Chex Quest

[Community blogger megaStryke likes to play old games that ripped off other games for his Off Brand Games feature. -- CTZ] It wasn't that long ago when just about every item on store shelves came packed with some cheap promotional crapware....   read

 
 


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Off-Brand Games: Power Blazer

[Editor's note: megaStryke started a brand new C Blog series games that mimic other games. More details on the introduction post on the series. Also, his rating system is hilarious. -- CTZ] For my inaugural foray into interactive media mim...   read

 
 



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