Month: September 2011

The Kindle Fire is coming to the U.S. Sorry, Canada.

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First of all, let’s start this off by saying that the Kindle Fire is NOT an iPad killer.

Yeah, I know you’ve heard it, but let’s face it, there aren’t many things out there with the features and brand backing to dethrone the mighty Apple from the top of the tablet empire. Everyone wants to be the iPad, but it’s a daunting task, and has universally resulted in failure.

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Where do you play?

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Gaming has evolved a ton since the Pong era. Its widespread popularity has taken it to a variety of mediums: Consoles, PC’s and mobile devices have all officially become gaming machines. You really can’t argue that gaming is one of the biggest industries out there. But with all of these platforms, what is truly the best place to get your gaming fix? Let’s take a look.

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5 things that kids can learn from video games to make themselves AWESOME.

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As a champion for video games and gamers everywhere, it pains me when people refer to them as ‘time-wasters’. Video games can be an amazing source of inspiration and education. Seriously.

So, without further adieu, I give you the Top 5 things that kids can learn from video games to make themselves AWESOME.

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Mmm…Brains! It’s the Zombie Infestation!

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Zombies are everywhere lately; they’re in film, on TV and especially in our video games. With the success of games like Left 4 Dead and the Resident Evil series, it’s no wonder they’re being used as frequently as they are. But where is the line when it comes to undead oversaturation?

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NHL 12 could either be the best – or worst – hockey game this year.

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NHL 12

September 13. Mark it on your calendar. NHL 12 arrives in stores. Now, I know that I wrote in a previous article that I have a sort of hate on for these upgrade-a-year sports titles, but EA’s NHL is one that I get excited about every year none the less. Yes, I know that it is essentially a patch made into a whole new game and sold at full price, but in this instance, I’ll let it slide. I’ve been playing this series since NHL ‘91 on the Sega Genesis, and let’s face it, I’m not stopping now.

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