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    Customers Suck

    So I frequent this blog that posts retail horror stories, and I figured, hey, why not share the awesome. Here's a story I saw a few days ago by a GameStop clerk (source).I manage a video game store. N

  • Casey’s Top Picks for 2006

    2005 was a good year for games. Still, while Shadow of the Colossus and Civilization 4 will undoubtedly keep me busy for a while, I can't help but look forward to the next big game. Fortunately for al

  • WarioWare: Mega Micro Reviews

    Ask a developer to create a game and they'd be more than happy to dig out design documents, market research reports and little notecards summarizing their pitch to potential publishers. Ask them to de

  • Philly Classic 5 Report

    When was the last time you dusted off your ol' NES for a round of Duck Hunt?  How long has it been since you last partook in some Warlords for the Atari 2600?  Have you ever even played a game for C

  • Christmas: UNLEASHED

    The lights have been taken down, and stored in a cardboard box in the dank, musty basement, not to be seen again for another eleven months.  The tree, now brown with death, is in the backyard, with a

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    Birth of a New Forum

    The following is The g50's account of the events which, directly or indirectly, led to the creations of the Chrono Trigger social board at gamefaqs.com. It all began years ago when a young lad by the

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    Spotlight on: Procrastination

    In addition to my review this month, I thought I would shed some light on our close, personal friend: PROCRASTINATION.  So sit back, put off getting popcorn until tomorrow, and enjoy! Ever wonder how

  • The Mystery of Monkey Island

    All right, so there wasn't really much to the plot. Something bad happens to your girlfriend/fiancé/governor upon whom you have this huge crush, and you have to defeat some pirate/skeleton/zombies in order to save her. Nothing we haven't seen before in countless other outlets of entertainment. So what makes the computer series known as "Monkey Island" so special? Why are the games so enthralling? And, perhaps most important of all, why was the last installment so danged terrible?

  • Forgetting to Sharpen Their Cutlasses

    First and most importantly, let's all take a moment to reflect on how hilarious that title is. Get it?? "Point" because they're not sharp and don't.. have points... alright. If you didn't laugh you must not be the type of person who would stop and take the time to learn to appreciate the subtle art of extreme hilarity, so whatever man, whatever, I don't care, it was funny. Anyway, in this amazing feature article I am going to be discussing several games, and giving reasons as to why they are or aren't piratey.

  • Hit of the Art Show

    The Shawnee Art Show displayed the best of what my school's creative talent has to offer.  There were paintings, sculptures, photographs, children's books, masks, dishes -- several of which (among th