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Dead or Alive (Sega Saturn)

I’m not familiar with the DoA series. I always thought of it as lesser Virtua Fighter with bouncy titties. After playing today, that sentiment is resoundingly confirmed. Maybe the newer games in the series has been improved, but this entry title isn’t really worth the time to get into.  Read More →

Humble Bundle and Humble Monthly Reviews

Humble Bundle has been a staple of my digital gaming for several years now. There is always something I can get excited about. Earlier this year, I fully committed to Humble Monthly, which is a monthly curated set of digital games, so far have far exceeded my expectations and always provided good games and great value. In the coming months, I will be reviewing Humble Monthly games. The best way to... 

PSN 20% off Coupon – PS Live Quest

Just watch this Detroit: Become Human video for a 20% coupon that can be applied in your next PSN digital purchase. Combine the code with a sale, you got yourself a nice little discount!  Read More →

MDK (Playstation)

Played another early 3D Playstation 1 game tonight. I still don’t know what MDK stands for or why he looks like Pyramid Head from Silent Hill 2. Well, this was before SH2, so it could be the inspiration. Pyramid Head shoots unlimited small bullets, I want to emphasize small because it takes like 20 shots to kill a common enemy. To advance the game, the game gives you hints with GIANT FONT in... 

Ninja: Shadow of Darkness (Playstation)

I played about 5 minutes of Ninja: Shadow of Darkness. I watched the opening sequence. I just don’t feel anything for it. Upon playing the actual gameplay, it’s rather bland 3-D beat-em-up. Enemies look the same, shirtless monks donning straw hats, there are many of them, all exactly the same. I would have to be forced to if I really want to move forward with beating the game so at this... 

Running Wild (Playstation)

I played a good 15 minutes of Running Wild, I just kept thinking the whole time: “Why am I not playing Mario Kart?” OK, that’s not really fair. Running Wild is just screams of mediocrity. Generic anthropomorphic animals with generic names (sure, the panda’s name is Mei Ling :-/) running wild in uninspiring locales. Oh, on the cover it says “From the producers of Crash”,... 

Collecting Cycle

I’ve always been jealous of people with ostentatious game rooms. That’s because I wished I had one. Living in New York City has its perks, but space is in short supply. So when it comes to collecting, it becomes this cycle of getting a bunch of stuff…then about 2-3 years in, I will have a huge purge that brings my collection down to the bare minimum. We are fast approaching the purge... 

Hexen (Playstation)

Played a little bit of Hexen on Playstation. I didn’t realize it was basically Doom with a fantasy setting. Instead of guns, you get magic and swords. Graphics are terribly outdated. The PC version of Hexen was actually pretty well received. The console versions though are a different story, most likely due to lower framerates and worse graphics. From what I played, it’s EXACTLY like Doom,... 

Is there a need for physical games when you have a digital copy?

I don’t know how to answer that questions. The collector in me wants to collect every game available for any system, but space and price are big constraints. Having a digital copy of a game means I can go ahead and get rid of my physical copy thus gaining more space. I do still love Premium/Collector’s/Limited editions of good games with extras but digital copies are really appealing in... 

On the Back of Backlogs and Current Playlist

It used to be I couldn’t wait to save up enough money and buy the next big game. And I would dive head first and explore every corner of the world. Nowadays though, it’s quite different. There are just way too many games to play. Good games too. And my time is very limited also. I average only about 5-7 hours a week on gaming. Many of those hours are spent on Street Fighter V. It takes... 
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