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Bloodborne Feature Gaming

Bloodborne

Lasting First Impressions I remember my first time trying to play 2009’s Demon’s Souls.  I died. A lot. Then promptly gave up and vowed to never play these types of games again.  Hardcore games like Demon’s Souls and its successors, the Dark Souls series, are for a very specific kind of gamer.  They are for the gamer […]

Ori Feature Gaming

Ori and the Blind Forest

Lasting First Impressions Ori and the Blind Forest was a game I knew I had to play when it debuted at an Xbox press conference sometime last year.  It is also the first game developed and released by Moon Studios, a collection of former AAA developers.  The experience of those who formed the studio is evident in this […]

The Order 1886 Feature Gaming

The Order 1886

Lasting First Impressions It was hard to ignore the announcement of The Order 1886 when it debuted during the PS4 announcement almost two years ago. Harder to ignore still, was the negative comments about Ready At Dawn‘s game when it finally released last week.  Complaints that it was too linear, that it was too short, […]

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Citizens of Earth

If you are a collector of video games then you likely know about Earthbound for the Super Nintendo as it was (and still is) one of the most valuable games for the system. If you are an RPG fan then you also likely know about that game and have probably been a bit disappointed that […]

Hand of Fate Feature Gaming

Hand of Fate

Lasting First Impressions When a game developer boasts that they are going to make a game that is a hybrid of several different genres, the chances of such a game going horribly wrong are great. Fortunately, this can’t be said about Defiant Development‘s Hand of Fate, the Kickstarter funded hybrid Rogue-like/Action RPG/Tabletop/Deck Builder game. That […]


 
 
 

 
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 146

The One with the Minecraft Party As Jeff prepares for a wild weekend with a Minecraft Party for his two youngest children, we take time out to discuss this week’s new games and gaming news.  Sean gives us his thoughts o...
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Bloodborne Feature

Bloodborne

Lasting First Impressions I remember my first time trying to play 2009’s Demon’s Souls.  I died. A lot. Then promptly gave up and vowed to never play these types of games again.  Hardcore games like Demon’s...
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 145

The One That Went Downhill Diana joins us again this week as we discuss her obsession with the recently released Battlefield: Hardline.  In the news this week we find Raptr shutting down console support, Nintendo announcing m...
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Conan Feature

Conan

Lost Treasures It’s been confirmed that a new God of War game is in development for the PS4, but it’s still in the early stages. If you are starting to feel the hunger after finishing up God of War Ascension in 2013...
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Ori Feature

Ori and the Blind Forest

Lasting First Impressions Ori and the Blind Forest was a game I knew I had to play when it debuted at an Xbox press conference sometime last year.  It is also the first game developed and released by Moon Studios, a collecti...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 144

The One with the Broken Controller We return after our one week hiatus due to Sean’s attending PAX East and discuss, well, PAX East.  And GDC.  Both big conferences happened simultaneously last week so there is a lot o...
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RaC Into the Nexus Feature

Ratchet & Clank: Into The Nexus

Lost Treasures For a franchise that has sold over 23 million copies, you probably wouldn’t think that any game in the Ratchet & Clank series could possibly be considered a Lost Treasure. However, 2013’s Ratche...
by Syd Bolton
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 143

The One with The Dress This week’s show would be complete if we didn’t talk a little bit about #TheDress, now would it?  It was a phenomenon that took the internet by storm and Sean was one of the rare ones that s...
by Sean
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The Order 1886 Feature

The Order 1886

Lasting First Impressions It was hard to ignore the announcement of The Order 1886 when it debuted during the PS4 announcement almost two years ago. Harder to ignore still, was the negative comments about Ready At Dawn‘s ...
by Sean
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Techno Cop Feature

Techno Cop

Lost Treasures At one point in time, a Canadian company called Gray Matter was the largest video game development house in Canada. Headed by Chris Gray who is perhaps best known for co-designing the classic game Boulder Dash...
by Syd Bolton
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 142

The One with the Slow News Week What an unbelievably slow news week it was! It was so slow, in fact that we only had a couple of news articles to talk about from this week and a few left over from last.  So, we ended up talki...
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Citizens of Earth Feature

Citizens of Earth

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Our Final Take 4 / 5 - Very Good
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Hand of Fate Feature

Hand of Fate

Lasting First Impressions When a game developer boasts that they are going to make a game that is a hybrid of several different genres, the chances of such a game going horribly wrong are great. Fortunately, this can’t be...
by Sean
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COC Feature

Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

Lost Treasures Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth is not exactly a name for a game that rolls off your tongue, but it is exactly the kind of Lost Treasure we like to bring to your attention because there is a good cha...
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 141

The One with Destiny’s Story Discovered Several games are discussed this week including more adventures in Elite: Dangerous as well as our initial impressions of new game Harold for PC, Hand of Fate for PS4, and Evolve. ...
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