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Disregard Canon, Acquire Representation: Naoto Shirogane is a Transman
Why accept the canon explanation when the story could be so much more interesting?
Top of the Heap: The Naughty Side of the NES
Despite efforts by Nintendo to keep the NES squeaky clean, some unlicensed game developers managed leak some smuttiness onto the otherwise family-friendly system.
Impaired Closed Captioning: EarthBound
It's been several months since we last checked on the technological progress of Google's Transcribe Audio, the invaluable YouTube feature that converts speech into text captions that make us sound lik
[NSFW] Top of the Heap: Pokémon Games That Aren't
Nine knock-off Pokémon games you probably haven't caught yet.
This Yard Has Saled #8: Christmas in July
Jingle bells, jingle bells, I bought tons of games.
Why the Phoenix Wright Characters Will Die Alone
A look at why the three main Phoenix Wright characters will be forever dateless.
GC Podcast #137: Real Basketball Cosplay
Finally, I can live my dream of Playing Basketball.
[NSFW] Family Dog (SNES)
One of the most wretched, nauseating games I've ever played.
This Yard Has Saled #7: Discovering Hidden Treasures
Sometimes you find garbage. Other times you find gold. This is other times.

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