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Cosmic Star Heroine Release Date 2017

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Zeboyd Games long awaited Kickstarter project for the new sci-fi JRPG Cosmic Star Heroine, finally has a release date! Launched on October 1st, 2013, Cosmic Star Heroine’s campaign immediately grabbed the attention of fans of sci fi and SNES era RPGs like Chrono Trigger. The game was originally supposed to have a launch of 2014 but unfortunately long development…

River City Ransom Underground: The fight of your life

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River City Random Underground – The beating you’ve been waiting for since 90’ It’s so hard nowadays to find good modern beat em’ up games. Often times when digging through a somewhat limited collection of titles, I just give up and end up going back to the same ones over and over again. Classics like Streets of Rage, Final…
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An Animal Liberationist in the Great Deku Tree

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For some time, I’ve been planning an unusual play through of “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.” I call it the Vegan Challenge. As one might expect, the goal is to beat the game while minimizing harm to animals or seemingly-sentient creatures, and using their byproducts as infrequently as possible. In short, no riding. No capturing or hurting…
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No-Fear Nostalgia

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Despite articles like those in The Atlantic claiming that “Nostalgia Is Ruining Video Games,” I feel that there’s a much stronger case that the reverse is true.  Let me explain. Confession time: I cannot rightfully claim the 80’s video game culture as my own.  Being born in 1988, I appropriated it in a hand me down fashion from my older…
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RETRONUKE Interview Featured on Games Like Zone

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Good evening fellow pixel gaming addicts! I wanted to give a quick update about something awesome that I recently had to pleasure of being a part of. Games Like Zone has just launched a brand new series of interviews with gaming blog owners. I am proud to say that i was the FIRST one to be a part of this awesome…

Pixel Art in Indie Games: Moving backwards on purpose

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I’m sure you’ve noticed. It seems like pixel art is a popular element among indie games. The choice to use retro graphics can seem unoriginal at times, no matter how well done the artwork is. With today’s rapid advances in technology, video game graphics are getting more and more lifelike. So why is pixel art so common? Why are…
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Antraxx – Alpha Gameplay First Impressions

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Intro / Story Antraxx is a massively multiplayer mech shooter with a heavy emphasis on teamwork and replayability with completely customizable mechs and zones. Boasting multiple game modes and in-depth faction politics and economy systems, allowing you to play the game how you wish. Although the most typical way to settle disputes in this game is to blow each…

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