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‘Epic of Kings’ Brings Console Action To Mobile

‘Epic of Kings’ Brings Console Action To Mobile

November 25, 2014


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By John Gaudiosi GamerHub.tv (MCT) Developer Dead Mage Game Studio was founded to develop engrossing fantasy action adventure games like “Garshasp: The Monster Slayer.” A few years ago, the studio shifted its focus to mobile games. On the heels of “Shadow Blade” comes “Epic of Kings,” a ga...

PC Gaming Thrives Despite New Consoles

PC Gaming Thrives Despite New Consoles

November 25, 2014


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By John Gaudiosi GamerHub.tv (MCT) Although much of the focus of mainstream press is on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U, PC gaming is thriving today. Thirty-seven percent of the U.S. population over the age of eight currently plays PC games for an average of 6.4 hours per week, according to Understan...

Why Video Game Sound Is So Powerfully Bonding

Why Video Game Sound Is So Powerfully Bonding

September 9, 2014


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By Brian Crecente McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT) Nostalgia sometimes comes in a thick soup of buzzes, beeps, trills and, of course, wakka-wakkas. That cacophony of sounds paint an audio landscape that any child of the 70s’, 80s’ or 90s’ can pick up in an instant: The arcade. It is so specific, so senti...

New Video Games Aim To Be Deeper Than First-Person Shooters

New Video Games Aim To Be Deeper Than First-Person Shooters

By Todd Martens

February 25, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Technology, Video Games

Los Angeles Times (MCT) LOS ANGELES — Miguel Oliveira is developing a video game in a tiny apartment near the University of Southern California, worlds away from the high-tech studios of Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. He works on a laptop surrounded by folding chairs and red plastic cups. The...

Video-game preview: ‘Need For Speed: Rivals’ is hands-on

Video-game preview: ‘Need For Speed: Rivals’ is hands-on

November 28, 2013


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By Alex Martinet GamerHub.TV (MCT) On a clear day on an interstate highway, the table was set to make the perfect score. I was weaving in and out of traffic trying to further my distance from three police cars that were approaching my rear bumper. They have the gadgets to impede my progress,...

Video Game Review: Uncharted3

Video Game Review: Uncharted3

September 19, 2013


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As I'm new to the to the Uncharted series it takes you through twists and turns like an Indiana Jones movie, yet different set up for the game.  The video game follows Nathan Drake on a adventure with mentor and good buddy Victor Sullivan (better known as sully) as they go in search of the fabled Atlantis...

Video Game Review: Defiance

Video Game Review: Defiance

Adam Grosserode and Adam Grosserode

August 14, 2013


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Even though I am a relative newcomer to the Defiance franchise, the video game version for the Xbox 360 Kinect is a great buy for the avid video gamer. The television series follows the hero who lives on an Earth inhabited mostly by aliens. The video game does a great job following the story to keep...

Mass Effect 3 Massive Fail

March 20, 2012


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The final installment of the Mass Effect franchise was released earlier this month. On March 6th, 2012, fans of the series were able to play the last installment in the series. The game starts off with Shepard speaking in front of the Alliance Defense Committee. Shepard starts to warn them about a po...

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