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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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....

 
 
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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...

 
 




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The Invisible Hours"Peeping Thomas Edison"

 

Super Troopers 2"2 Supe 2 Troop"

 

God of War (PS4)"Atreus is my son"

 

I Feel Pretty"Pretty dated"

 

Oddmar"Get high on mushrooms"

 

Ghost Stories"Booooooo (the disapproving kind, not the scary kind)"

 

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare"Truth: this movie sucks"

 

Rampage"Needs more rampaging"

 
 
 

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TriCerAroK

Wooooooow Gods of Egypt Holy

 
taterchimp

Just played Desert Bus VR for twenty minutes (Im a The narration for it was pretty damn funny at times though, just the perfect deadpan Would recommend at the price of free

 
Occams

Finally acquired this over the

 
Electric Reaper

Does anyone else think that the assets in a RTS game could work quite well in a top-down/twin stick shooter, especially with some texture improvements?

 
Greenhornet214

I wrote a blog about the The Incredible BUMP Check it out:

 
Mike Sounders

‘Doctor Cid readies Gatling Gun!’ ‘Oh it can’t be that Said Gatling Gun is bigger than

 
TysonOfTime

I just played through all of Subsurface You should too, if you And its on sale until tomorrow, how about I really appreciated Thomas Was Alone, and I really appreciated this

 
Osc

Apparently virtual currency is a big thing in So much so that Razer bought out the biggest company Mainly for gamers, but theyre expand even more so you can purchase games, products, and even coffee, and the

 
Pizza in a Tangle

Ive been addicted to this album for months, especially this song (and one in the comments, which is a fucking This one illicites an emotional connection I rarely find in Its

 
Boxed Swine

Me during any game that gives me treasure lust like GoW or Fallout: Some dickhead already looted this place! Oh wait, that was Why am I such a dickhead?!

 
 

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