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Magic 2014 The Duels of the Planeswalkers

Posted: September 26, 2013 by solidjackal in Games, PSN
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 Magic is not the first Trading Card Game (TCG) I have gotten into, there was Pokemon. Although I did not really play the card game, I was just collecting them because it was cool. Yu-Gi-Oh! Was the first TCG I actually played even if it was for a short period of time. I still have some Yu-Gi-Oh! cards laying around and watched the cartoon show on a daily basis, not any more mind you. Once it go to GX that was were it lost me but more so when they started racing, dueling and synchro summoning nonsense.

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Zombie Tycoon 2: Brainhov’s Revenge

Posted: May 8, 2013 by solidjackal in Games, PSN
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For the sake of growing as a gamer, I thought I would give another zombie game a shot. After walking dead by TellTale games, I thought maybe the zombie genre has changed and got better. So now the question is, Does Zombie Tycoon reaffirm everything I had before playing the Walking Dead? Or Does it continue to change my mind on the Zombie genre?

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NetherRealm Studio is back with another fighting game and this time is has nothing to do with Mortal Kombat. The last fighting game they made was Mortal Kombat 9 otherwise known as just Mortal Kombat. This is my first fighting game which was not Street fighter or Cell shaded like Blaze Blu or King of Fighters. Since it is based on the DC universe, you  would know how excited I am then. The game poses the ultimate question; What happens when Superman goes evil? Who is going to stop him if he does? 

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Ranting Vol 4: Collector’s Edition

Posted: April 3, 2013 by solidjackal in Rants
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I was going to rant about God of War Ascension but I felt it was not worth my time trying to waste more time on that. Instead I am going to talk about Collector’s Edition, season and online passes. The ultimate question on everyone’s mind, is it worth it? For the purpose of this rant anything above the normal game price ($59.99) will be considered in the class of Collector’s Ed. Also yes there are different names for it, ultimate, limited. Hardened and so on. In the end it all means the same thing. Bear in mind most of the prices I am going to be talking about it approximate based on what is out in the market.

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Chroma Calamity

Posted: March 28, 2013 by solidjackal in Games, Mobile, Time Sink

Are you are a knight who is bored by constantly having to save some town from some monster looming over it and at any moment could destroy it? Or having boring amour to wear? Or insanely boring music to listen to? Well my (knight) friend do I have something for you. Welcome to a world where you don’t have to save, have amazing chiptune music playing (in your head) and look fabulous at the same time! Welcome to Chroma Calamity. 

Note: Being fabulous not guaranteed.

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God of War Ascension

Posted: March 17, 2013 by solidjackal in Games, PS3
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When I picked up the first God of War, I had no clue what I was getting into. Man what a hell of a ride it was, it had an ending that I believe is amazing. Since then I had picked up every GOW game day one and Ascension is no different but unlike the other games I had no idea what I was getting into, I wanted to keep my experience fresh as I did with GOW 1. It is also the first game to have a mulitplayer portion to the game. So the question now it, Did they add MP on just because everyone is doing it, making the MP feel forced in a game that did not need it?

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God Damn that is a really long name. So for the purpose of saving time I am going to be calling it Runner 2. The Bit.Trip series started off in Japan on the WiiWare made by Gaijin Games, with Atari style graphics or otherwise know as Retro graphics. There are seven games in the series and of them are rhythm based with timed button presses. As you can tell Runner 2 is the first game to have a number beside the name (making it a squeal just in case you missed what I was saying), also it is the first game to come to the PS3 and 360 as well as the PC and Wii(U). Also in the summer there is going to be a VITA version of the game, I can see this being fun to play on the go and make sure you have headphones plugged in so you can listen to the amazing music. 

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Walking Dead Season 1: Chp 3-5

Posted: March 10, 2013 by solidjackal in Games, PS3, PSN, Time Sink
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And here it is, the end of my journey in the Walking dead universe. Man what a journey I have had, also I understand why this game won and is still winning so many awards. Since I am going to be talking about 3, 4 and 5 there is going to be spoilers in my review. You have been warned. In the end only a few will stand.

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Metal Gear Rising Revengeance

Posted: March 5, 2013 by solidjackal in Games

There is a quite a story behind this game, it was announced in 2009 as Metal Gear Solid Rising. It was meant to be set between MGS2 and MGS4 but was canceled in 2011 because they could get the swordplay mechanics down properly. Then Platinum Games approached Konami and Kojima to make the game and this is one hell of a game. If you played a Platinum Game before then you know what you are in for. So the name changed to Metal Gear Rising Revengeance and is set after MGS4.  

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Walking Dead Season 1: Chp 1&2

Posted: March 2, 2013 by solidjackal in Games, PSN, Time Sink
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I did the impossible, I spend money on another zombie game I have not done that since Left 4 Dead 2. My stand on zombies in general is well known and I do not hide it. But for some reason I felt that this was different, I spent days figuring out if I buy this or not. So for the sake of this site I took a leap of faith and picked up this game. I do not watch the TV show or read the comics but the game is based on the comics more than the TV show. Which is good for me because I gave the show a shot and it did not hook me at all after the first episode. Enough of that on to the game itself, it is a point and click game made by Tell Tale Games know for making point and click games, some of which are Sam & Max, Back to the Future and the Jurassic Park game just to name a few. I may or may not talk about spoilers in this review, so I will post in bold words spoilers so be warned before you read ahead.

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