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Top Ten Most Badass Weapons in Gaming History – # 6 The Railgun

First person shooters get a lot of attention on weapon lists across the board. Developers know the FPS is one of the most more…

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Cal Marching Band Levels Up with 16-bit Video Game Halftime Show

If you were lucky enough to be in attendance during this years Cal vs Washington State game, you not only witnessed a 3 point more…

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Top Ten Most Badass Weapons in Gaming History – #7 The Farsight XR-20

People who play shooters know that there is one thing their bullets could never penetrate: walls. You could try all you want, more…

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Gametap’s 1000th game: Civilization 4

Gametap has reached a new era in gaming history by adding its 1,000th title to its classics collection, Sid Meier’s more…

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Atari: Game Over – Development Stops, CEO Bails

Atari, who has done very little in the gaming world as of late, has decided to pull out of game development all together. more…

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Top Ten Most Badass Weapons in Gaming History – # 8 Cloud’s Sword

I don’t really like Japanese RPGs. I think they show an amazing stubbornness towards evolution of the genre, with recycled more…

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Top Ten Developers – #1 Nintendo

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Top Ten Developers – #2 Namco

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Top Ten Developers – #3 Capcom

Little known facts about Capcom: Their name is pronounced Kapukon in Katakana, the writing system designated for foreign more…

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Top Ten Developers – #4 Konami

Our next contender came out of the tangled streets of Osaka, Japan. Osaka is loud, boisterous, exciting, and over the top. It more…

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Top Ten Developers – #5 Ubisoft

Ubisoft’s name comes from the word “ubiquitous”, which means to be everywhere at the same time. With the many branches more…

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Top Ten Developers – #7 LucasArts

To think of LucasArts (formerly Lucasfilm Games) is to think of George Lucas, the man who created it all. The pompadour more…

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Top Ten Developers – #8 Square Enix

Some developers draw inspiration from a particular genre. Electronic Arts built up some of the most successful franchises in more…

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Top Ten Developers – #10 Activision

Anyone who has played video games in the 8 or 16-bit era remembers a genre that has since become the black sheep of 3D gaming more…

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Precedents for Progress: How Nintendo’s Past Helped Shape Gaming’s Future

On a normal day, you’d find me spinning around in my office chair contemplating the meaning of life, the Mayan calendar, and more…