The Storm Approaches – Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4

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  Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst proved to be a surprisingly engaging 3D fighting game. The controls were designed in a way that pick-up-and-play is possible for novices, and yet there’s a lot of hidden depth for fighting game veterans to discover and exploit. Also, the Story Continue reading The Storm Approaches – Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4

Get To Know Them! Prominent Fighting Game Personalities

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  Getting better at a fighting game often means researching who the best players are. Sometimes, you do this by slavishly collecting tournament footage of successful pros. If you’re lucky, you might stumble upon interviews done by either the players’ sponsors or the companies that make the games they play. Continue reading Get To Know Them! Prominent Fighting Game Personalities

Dumb Fun! CollegeHumor’s Gaming-Related Videos

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  As much as I hate to admit it, Dorkly gets into creative slumps every now and then. I mean, just look at this monstrosity (or better yet, just don’t):   If Pokemon Were People   Good thing College Humor, Dorkly’s sister site, makes videogame-related vids of its own. They’re Continue reading Dumb Fun! CollegeHumor’s Gaming-Related Videos

The Wide World Of Competitive Gaming

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  I used to think of competitive gaming as something limited to MOBAs, first-person shooters, real-time strategy games, and fighting games. But it turns out any game can become the basis for a competition. If it gives out a score, then it becomes a high score race. If it’s not Continue reading The Wide World Of Competitive Gaming

Complete Skullgirls 2nd Encore Breakdown by James Chen, UltraDavid, and Mike Z

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  James Chen (jchensor) and David Philip Graham (UltraDavid), two of the fighting game community’s best commentators, have a segment in their YouTube channel for fighting game beginners called First Attack. Their latest series of episodes bring in Mike Zaimont as a guest. Why is this important? Well, Mike Z Continue reading Complete Skullgirls 2nd Encore Breakdown by James Chen, UltraDavid, and Mike Z

Gotta be the big man! Skullgirls Encore’s Big Band

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  Big Band was Skullgirls Encore’s first male character, and he’s important for a number of reasons:   Some people were turned off by Skullgirls because they thought it was waifu-lover bait. Big Band at least helped to shut them up a little. His presence hinted that the Skullgirls franchise Continue reading Gotta be the big man! Skullgirls Encore’s Big Band

One Man Choir – Smooth McGroove’s Videogame Acapellas

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  I missed the Smooth McGroove ship the first time it sailed, but I’m just as happy to climb aboard late to the party, since now he’s got a cargo-load of vids stashed in his YouTube channel, just waiting for me to click through them. Haha! (^_^)   Here are Continue reading One Man Choir – Smooth McGroove’s Videogame Acapellas

Indiemand! Documentaries About Independent Videogame Developers

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  They take the risks, buck the trends, do what they love, and say what they want. The videogame industry today would be very stale if it weren’t for indie game devs.   Some of these guys are lucky off the bat (e.g. Coffee Stain Studios and Goat Simulator), and Continue reading Indiemand! Documentaries About Independent Videogame Developers

The Ultimate Rhythm Game? Melody’s Escape

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  Melody’s Escape is described by its creator as a ‘rhythm runner’. It uses an advanced algorithm to turn any audio track from your music library into a course Melody has to navigate. While collecting power orbs, she’ll have to jump over, slide beneath, kick apart, and weave around obstacles Continue reading The Ultimate Rhythm Game? Melody’s Escape

A Solid Reputation Tarnished – Konami’s Controversial Restructuring

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  I finally have an idea why Konami has effectively fired Hideo Kojima and halted development of Silent Hills.   Konami CEO Kagemasa Kozuki.   It’s said that he is not in good terms with Hideo Kojima, who “takes too long and spends too much”. He wants the company’s Digital Continue reading A Solid Reputation Tarnished – Konami’s Controversial Restructuring