Bittersweet Parting – Why I’m Quitting Skullgirls: 2nd Encore

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“I’m not gonna play a fighting game if I’m unable to give it my all.” – Sikaran   SG:2E gets a lot of things right. Its graphics, audio, user interface, stability, and scalability are outstanding. Each character is unique in terms of look, sound, and feel. It has an engaging Continue reading Bittersweet Parting – Why I’m Quitting Skullgirls: 2nd Encore

Ultra Street Fighter 4 – Still A Helluva Game!

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“A fighting game only truly dies when you run out of rivals.” – Sikaran   I’m still not impressed enough with Street Fighter V to actually commit to it, even though I’ve already bought a copy. It requires too much from me: a powerful new laptop (it lacks the flexibility Continue reading Ultra Street Fighter 4 – Still A Helluva Game!

Immerse Yourself In Unreality – Bizzare PS2 Ads

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  Videogames enable both developers and players to show off their creativity, with the former harnessing multiple disciplines (e.g. game mechanics formulation, storytelling, worldbuilding, character and monster design, programming, sound design, user interface streamlining) to make a cohesive, attractive product, and the latter making use of the finished game as Continue reading Immerse Yourself In Unreality – Bizzare PS2 Ads

Bend the knee and bow your head! Skullgirls: 2nd Encore’s Parasoul

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  Parasoul Renoir is part of the Skullgirls Vanilla 8 (the original cast of the game on first release, which also included Cerebella, Double, Filia, Ms. Fortune, Painwheel, Peacock, and Valentine). She is one of only two charge characters in the game, and like Chun-Li and Guile from Ultra Street Continue reading Bend the knee and bow your head! Skullgirls: 2nd Encore’s Parasoul

This kitty has CLAWS! Skullgirls: 2nd Encore’s Miss Fortune!

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    Nadia Fortune is part of the Skullgirls Vanilla 8 (the original cast of the game on first release, which also included Cerebella, Double, Filia, Painwheel, Parasoul, Peacock, and Valentine). A lot of players feel intimidated by her character mechanics, but they’re actually quite intuitive – you just need Continue reading This kitty has CLAWS! Skullgirls: 2nd Encore’s Miss Fortune!

Going for the hard knockdown – CEO 2015!

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  What started as an attempt to salvage a cancelled fighting game tournament in Orlando, Florida has now become one of the must-see and attend events of the annual pro fighting game circuit. It has also earned the distinction of being classified as a Premier Event of the Capcom Pro Continue reading Going for the hard knockdown – CEO 2015!

Glimpses of Greatness! Interviews With Legendary Game Designers

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  Ever wondered what goes on in the minds of the geniuses behind your favorite gaming franchises? Or perhaps you’re a budding designer yourself, and you want to peek into the inner workings of videogame history’s most successful game engineers.   In this article, I collect interviews from 10 highly-respected Continue reading Glimpses of Greatness! Interviews With Legendary Game Designers

It’s Time We Knew! Did You Know Gaming

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  Did You Know Gaming? is a videogame trivia–focused blog which was launched in May 14, 2012 by Shane Gill, who came up with the idea after being inspired by a number of Facebook trivia groups.   Each of their videos covers a specific videogame franchise or platform. Popular YouTubers Continue reading It’s Time We Knew! Did You Know Gaming

Heavy-Hitting Fan Films – The Thousand Pounds Action Company

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  Founded on January 1, 2010, the Thousand Pounds Action Company is a Los Angeles-based film production team that specializes in Hong Kong-style martial arts choreography.   Their name derives from the T’ai chi ch’uan proverb: “Four ounces of force is enough to move a thousand pounds.” According to the Continue reading Heavy-Hitting Fan Films – The Thousand Pounds Action Company

Sweet Fisticuffs Over At NYC’s Next Level Battle Circuit 124!

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  When Chinatown Fair shut its doors, New York City was left without an arcade in the early ’90s mold: a videogame dungeon where practiced hands could battle via fighting games like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat.   Thankfully, a new venue has opened up to fill the void: Next Continue reading Sweet Fisticuffs Over At NYC’s Next Level Battle Circuit 124!