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Seeing Red: Red Colored Teams Win Games, Sports

In a recent article on Yahoo! Games, they mention a study that found that competitive arenas like sports and video games that split teams by color, like Halo 3, have an interesting effect. "Published in the Cyberpsychology & Behavior jo...

 
 
 

Four 7's and Broken Glass

This has been a crappy week for me so far. It started Tuesday morning when I woke to the realization that someone had decided that they couldn’t afford to be lost another minute and had to resort to smashing in my passenger side window s...

 
 
 

STFU: An Open Letter to Movie Goers. (NVGR)

I should have listened to BlindSideDork. While what I am about to write about can apply to any move genre, the incident that occurred this weekend happened during a horror movie, which IMO compounds the frustration. Why? Good question. ...

 
 
 

If You Love it, Change it: EarthBound

When I first read about this months musing, I was excited to have a chance to express how I thought some of my favorite games could be improved. Then after a bit of thinking about the topic I realized that it wasn’t going to be as easy as ...

 
 
 

Four Things about GTA 4 – Part 1 of 4

Usually I try to avoid posting something about a game like GTA 4 just after release because everyone and their dog does the same and the chance of mine being worth reading or even noticed is slim, like finding a needle in a haystack. But I...

 
 
 

My Week in Gaming

When as many cool things happen as they did with me these past few days, I feel the need to share my experiences with others. I was debating on how to list them, whether it be ranked by coolness or in chronological order. Eventually I dec...

 
 
 

My Horrorfind Weekend. Picture Overload (NVGR)

This last weekend a friend and I took a trip to the University of Maryland to see the Horrorfind Weekend Convention. Basically what it was, was a convention with a whole bunch of classic horror movie memorabilia and celebrities from classi...

 
 
 

Gamings Guilty Pleasures: Cheat Codes

Hello my name is Chris, and I am a cheater. You know they say it is supposed to be a relief once you admit something like that but I don’t feel any better. Let me clarify the above confession. There are two different types of cheating....

 
 
 
 

Condemned 2 – First Impressions

Melee. Forensics. Hobos. A winning combination. I initially played the original Condemned game after hearing it mentioned in a Zero Punctuation review. I had a blast beating crazies to death with random weapons of opportunity while ...

 
 
 

Newest Digital Art: Halo 3

It has been a while since I have had an opportunity, or a inspiration to do any digital art. I have been bored at work this week and decided to work a little on my lighting skills. I know Halo 3 is old news but I played it with a friend o...

 
 
 

My Gaming Setup

I have seen so many other posts of people showing off how their gaming area is set up I thought I would share mine. I recently bought a brand new couch, and it is super comfortable and great for lounging and gaming. \ This is my living...

 
 
 

And the gamers who play them: Life Simulators

You wake up in the morning. You get ready for work. You work nine hours. You go home. You enjoy some personal time or time with friends and family. You eat. You go to sleep. You do it all over again. This is life in its most basic d...

 
 
 

Lost: Via Domus - First Impressions

Let me preface this post by saying that I am a huge fan of the ABC series “Lost”. I love the way the show constantly keeps you guessing. The characters development is great and the subtle yet always very deliberate way of slowly revealing...

 
 
 

Nostalgia: Part 1 - Kings Quest 6

Refer HERE for introduction to Nostalgia. Reposting without introduction. 1992... I was ten years old. It was the era of the Game Boy, Tetris and Dragons Lair and the 3rd generation of consoles was coming to an end giving way for the new...

 
 
 
 

Did Xbox.com Forget to Proofread?

Now, while I am not the best when it comes to posting things free of typos, I also don't have a paid staff whose job it is to do so. While the below image is less than jaw dropping since the typo isn't funny or sexual in any way, I still f...

 
 
 

Alone In The Dark Tech Trailer!

If you have read my previous blogs you would know my love for Adventure games, and though Alone in the Dark is classified as a Survival Horror game it still appears to have some of the old adventure mechanics working for it. From the vi...

 
 
 
 

Metal Gear Solid Photography Skills

Check out this video I found on YouTube. How much time did it take this guy to get the photos he wanted? This is one of the coolest web videos I have ever seen. Watch the whole thing, the setups and photos get more elaborate and interest...

 
 
 

A New Xbox Console?

Apparently in my haste to post about something I thought was news before anyone else, I jumped to conclusions and subsequently filled the following post with /fail. But the discussion below educated me on my misguided attempt at being cool...

 
 
 

Good Idea, Bad Idea: Console Exclusive Titles

Meh with a capital M. It is Monday and I was up late playing COD 4 and late this morning to work because I couldn’t stop playing COD 4. So while I have the jittery fuel of caffeine running thru my system, ill use this opportunity to gripe...

 
 
 

Good Idea/Bad Idea: Action-Adventure

Don't fix what isn't broken. Adventure games are very dear to me as a gamer. Growing up I remember one of the first adventure games I ever player was Kings Quest 6: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow. I loved that game and it took me forever to b...

 
 

About Soulhammerone of us since 12:12 PM on 02.07.2008

I have been playing videogames my whole life. The first system I ever played was the ColecoVision. The first game I can remember playing was Pitfall. They have flash based games made by elementary school kids that look and play better than Pitfall these days but back in the day that game rocked.

I enjoy First Person Shooters, Adventure Games, and RPGs mostly.

My favorite games include:

Chrono Trigger
EarthBound
Kings Quest VI
Final Fantast VII
ToeJam and Earl
Quest for Glory IV



Games I am Currently Playing:

Condemned 2 (Completed on Hard)
Devil May Cry 4
Lost: Via Domus (Completed)
Lost Odyssey (Lvl 32/Disc 3)
Call of Duty 4 (Completed)(Rented and Returned)
Bioshock (Completed)
MOH Airborne (Completed)