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Editorials, News
Quick! Pass ACTA and SOPA! Activision Blizzard Makes $1 Billion Profit in 2011!

Thinly veiled leftist bias incoming. Prepare for thinly veiled leftist bias. Thinly veiled leftist bias deployed. One of more…

News
Beating a Dead Horse – the Most Literal, and Best, Skyrim Mod to Date

I comment on a lot of things. I like commenting. Typing words and making you read them is legitimately a thing I enjoy. Video more…

Features, News
Blizzard Challenges Valve’s Trademark of DotA, Thunderdome Imminent

Okay, so let’s try to get this straight. A million years ago in gaming years, Blizzard made Warcraft III. People really liked more…

Editorials, Features, Retro, Retroview
RipTen Retrograde: Hydlide (NES, 1989)

I figured with the recent string of great RPGs being released over the last few months, it was time for me to bring you all more…

Editorials, Features
A Brief History of First Impressions

Depending on who you ask, first impressions can either be incredibly important or just very important. There really aren’t a more…

News
Violent Video Game Tax? Another Great Idea From the Political Establishment!

In an absolutely brilliant move, Rep. William Fourkiller (will.fourkiller@okhouse.gov) of Oklahoma has introduced a bill more…

PC, Reviews
RipTen Review: Fortune Summoners – Secret of the Elemental Stone (PC)

There are a few things I just can’t resist in this world. Chinese buffets, performance art involving two guys in colorful more…

News
Harmonix Head is Americans for a Better Tomorrow Tomorrow’s Sugar Daddy

I really hate politics. At least, I hate the way politics actually work in this country. I won’t bore you with the details of more…

Editorials, Features
Top Ten Gaming Wake Up Calls

The problem with having to save the world is that, more often than not, it doesn’t wait until you’ve had a full nights sleep. more…

Editorials, Features, Retro
RipTen Retrograde: Fallout 2

So the last time I did one of these for RipTen was over a year and a half ago. I started doing them for my own personal gain more…

News, PC
“Reflect” Tech Demo is Portal With Bells, Whistles, Real-Time Path Tracing

One of the best parts of being committed to PC gaming is seeing impressive new tech get rolled out. Reflect is a part game, more…

Editorials, Features
RipTen Exclusive: Leaked Government Documents Regarding Occupy Saffron

DIRECTOR: Yes, what is it? AGENT: Uh, sir, I’m here to update you on the situation in Saffron City. DIRECTOR: Ah yes, more…

News, Video
Zelda: The Lost Oracle is Fan Made, Awesome

Joel Furtado’s trailer for “The Lost Oracle” is absolutely gorgeous. Breathtaking even. The Wind Waker inspired visuals more…

MMO, News
IRL is a Short Look at WoW Addiction

Video games can be addictive. I’d hazard the vast majority of those reading this have an intimate knowledge of that fact. more…

Features, Reviews, Survival Horror, XBL Arcade
RipTen Review: AMY (XBLA)

The Reviewer (not) by Edgar Allan Poe To you the gamer pessimist, I ask you honor one request; My credibility and past you more…