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Welcome Back Commander: A C&C Retrospective - Generals

After Renegade failed to meet EA’s expectations, and with the closure of Westwood Studios, the future of the Command & Conquer series seemed uncertain. Times were changing and if the series were to survive, it would have to ...

 
 
 
 

Odin Sphere's Theme Is A Musical Fairy Tale

A few years ago when I was still trying to get a degree in music, I had a teacher of musical composition that would always, without fail, take 20 minutes of his classes for musical appreciation. We already had a class on that subject b...

 
 
 
 

Black Mesa's Xen Was Worth The Wait

Black Mesa, the unofficial-turned-official fan remake of the original Half-Life has been trough a lot. Upon release, it was missing the last portion of the game, Xen, a portion that many fans of the original (myself i...

 
 
 
 

Brazil Of Games: Local Legend Spooks The World

I’ve always been fascinated by the concept of folklore. A mix and match of ideas, stories, legends, and myths, that get passed from generation to generation, deeply rooted in tradition. It is a fundamental part of human cultur...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Best Games Of 2018 You Probably Didn't Play

Does this even need an introduction? It’s a blog about good games from the previous year that nobody played. Not a Top X, because I have a hard time putting ordering things, and all the games here deserve love in equal amount....

 
 
 

Thank You, Space Cowboy

In all my years as a not-even-amateur writer, I have never once considered writing about anime. Not because I dislike the medium, quite the contrary I simply don’t know how to do it. I can name you a few studios, I’ve watc...

 
 
 
 

Brazil Of Games: Locadora, Our Gateway Into Gaming

Living in a third world country is a challenge. Things that developed countries take for granted can be a struggle in these parts. Education, health care, technology, every major area of society is always behind, always lacking. ...

 
 
 

Brazil Of Games: That Time We Launched A Console

Releasing a brand-new console nowadays is a difficult and costly ordeal that even the established giants of the industry don’t always get right. From the Atari Jaguar to the PlayStation Vita, history has plenty of example...

 
 
 

(Some of) The Fighting Games Of 2018

Welcome back to the stage of history ladies and gentlemen. It is now 2019 and the world was not ended yet. I wanted to get this article in December last year during the sales period but life decided to get in the way. But I like to ...

 
 
 

Rambling About 2017's Fighting Games

Sure You Can December is finally upon us and you know what that means. Time for everyone to start writing/filming/recording the mandatory GOTY list and like the mindless zombie that I am of course I wanted to follow suit. Unfortun...

 
 
 

Brazil of Games: A Land Without Nintendo

  Imagine one day you wake up to find out your favorite snack is gone from your local store, forever. Never again will you be able to taste its delicious contents, feel its soft exterior or smell its intoxicating aroma. Now ...

 
 
 

Happy Anniversary Megaman X4

You know, I think out of all video game series currently in existence on our perceived universe, Megaman belongs in the sacred pantheon of legends that require only a small introduction and the rest is magic that you wish you cou...

 
 
 

A Gentleman's Review Of Strafe

  Strafe ® I exit the elevator. There’s a narrow corridor in front of me that makes a bifurcation. Ahead, there’s a dead end and to the left, more baddies. I turn the corner, shotgun in hand and blast a grenad...

 
 
 

Let's Talk Samurai Jack Season 5 - "Episode XCIII"

Guess who’s back? Back I am and if the logic applies, so are you, to talk more about the new Samurai Jack. If you missed the first discussion, click here and get up to speed. So let’s waste no more time because this ...

 
 
 

Let's Talk Samurai Jack Season 5 - "Episode XCII"

Guess who’s back? Does the name Samurai Jack ring any bells? Maybe you remember it from your younger days. Maybe you occasionally saw it on Cartoon Network while browsing for something to watch, or maybe you are like me, a ...

 
 
 

That Time Modern Warfare Destroyed My Power Fantasy

I love when a game manages to surprise me. Whether is an unexpected twist or a subversion of an old trope, the “holy shit” effect is always welcomed and generally makes the experience richer overall. It’s one of the ...

 
 
 

Childhood Classics: Radio Control Is Best Control

When I was a kid, one of my dreams was to own an RC Car, just like the ones in the commercials of this wonderful capitalist world we inhabit. I begged for months until, in one fateful Christmas, I received a rectangular box containing...

 
 
 

Better With Age: Final Fantasy VI

Side note: Okay, so i'm kinda of cheating here, since technically i already wrote this article, but damn! i just wanted to talk about this game so freaking much, and re-reading my previous piece on the subject, i found it complete sh*t. So...

 
 
 
 

The Unseen Message of Metal Gear Solid 2

You know, me and MGS started out in with the wrong foot. I don't really remember when i first heard about this game, and people always said to me: "Dude, you are missing a genre defining experience". It can't be that good. Fast forward...

 
 

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