Super Retro Boy

Super Retro Boy poster

The dream of the 80’s and 90’s is alive

Those of us that were alive around the advent of home console and handheld gaming no doubt have a love for retro games. We talk about kids growing up these days, how they’ll never understand what it was to play a handheld with an external light to see the screen. They don’t need cables to trade Pokemon. And they may never know of games with better stories than graphics.

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Assassin’s Creed

Does Aguilar or the film take a dive?


Hollywood does not have the best record when it comes to taking video games and bringing them to the big screen. I am sure I do not need to remind you of the Mortal Kombat movies or the Mario Brothers film. Say what you will about Resident Evil but they are not the best movies out there either in my opinion. So when a new announcement comes out that one of your favorite games is coming to a theater near you, likely the first thing felt is fear. Fear that they will not make the characters what you expect or the story will be poor.

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Overwatch: Review Edition

Platform: PS4

On May 24th game giant Activision Blizzard dropped on the world its newest massive success: Overwatch.  Blizzard has built itself up as the parent of some incredibly successful game franchises, including StarCraft, WarCraft (and subsequently World of Warcraft), and Diablo. However, Overwatch was their first venture into the world of first-person-shooters (FPS).

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Extra Life Charity 2016

During a 25-hour video game marathon on the weekend of November 5th, team YeahDude Gamers (lead by yours truly) raised $730 to support Boston Children’s Hospital. The game day event is held every year by the Extra Life charity organization through extra-life.org. Gamers from around the country dedicate themselves to playing video games to help raise money for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.

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Battlefield 1 Review

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By: Nicholas Velillari

Platform: PS4
October 19, 2016

Battlefield 1 is the new first person shooter released by EA and Dice and is the sequel/prequel to Battlefield 4.

With most shooters sticking with a futuristic/modern setting, BF1 is doing things differently by going back in time, specifically focusing on the late World War 1 era.

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Mario and Apple: The future of mobile gaming?

 

ProxyFox | Sept 8, 2016

Since the early days of flip phones and T9 texting there have been games built in to many consumer cell phones. As our phones get more powerful, and the screens get larger, gaming is becoming a bigger and bigger part of the mobile marketplace. At Apple’s special event yesterday Shigeru Miyamoto announced the partnership of Nintendo with tech giant Apple to produce a new, Nintendo created moblie game: Mario Run.

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