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Game On: 30 years of gaming in one disc

Game On: 30 years of gaming in one disc

Ever since the days of the original Nintendo Entertainment System(NES) the game company, Rare, has put out some of the best and most iconic games to ever come out. They are responsible for games like “Battletoads,” “RC Pro-am,” “Banjo Kazooie,” “Donkey Kong Country” and their most memorable game, “Goldeneye,” on the N64. In 2002 Rare […]

Game On: Pit your favorite anime characters against each other

Game On: Pit your favorite anime characters against each other

I am an Anime fanatic. There are so many different series that I can’t get enough of so when I heard about “J-Stars Victory VS.+” I couldn’t be more excited. The concept is simple, take all your favorite “Shonen Jump” characters and pit them against each other in a two vs two 3D style fighting […]

Game On: “Jurrasic World” comes to life with Lego

Game On: “Jurrasic World” comes to life with Lego

The Lego games are some of the most popular games on the market. A game is made for all the biggest movie properties, and there aren’t too many movies this year bigger than “Jurassic World.” “Lego Jurassic World” doesn’t just retell the events of the newest movie, it spans all of the “Jurassic Park” movies […]

Game On: Warm and fuzzies from Yoshi’s wooly world

Game On: Warm and fuzzies from Yoshi’s wooly world

Mario’s faithful dino buddy is back is his first adventure on the Wii U in “Yoshi’s Wooly World.” Similar to the “Kirby Epic Yarn” game or “LittleBigPlanet,” Yoshi and his pals are now getting the “Yarn” treatment, and it is adorable. “Yoshi’s Wooly World” is 2D platforming game similar to the older games in the […]

Game On: ‘Arkham Knight’ brings Batman to life

Game On: ‘Arkham Knight’ brings Batman to life

One of my favorite series of the last console generation was the “Batman: Arkham” series. “Arkham Asylum” was one of the best games I ever played and “Arkham City” expanded on it improving it in almost every way. “Batman: Arkham Knight” was announced a few years ago at E3 and was supposed to come out […]

Game On: Family-friendly shooter game uses colored paint as ammo

Game On: Family-friendly shooter game uses colored paint as ammo

Most of time shooting games are super violent. The Nintendo Wii U game “Splatoon” turns the conventions of first person shooting and makes them more family friendly and it is quite fun. “Splatoon” stars a cast of squids and it replaces the use of bullets with brightly colored ink. The goal is not to kill […]

Game On: Mario’s back and he’s got some puzzles

Game On: Mario’s back and he’s got some puzzles

By Robbie Vanderveken For Weekender http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_gameon21.jpg http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_gameone11.jpg There is a host of matching puzzle games on the market the most popular are “Bejeweled” and “Candy Crush Saga.” “Puzzle & Dragons Z” might not be a huge hit in the U.S. but it is a blockbuster in Japan now released on the Nintendo 3DS handheld but […]

Game On: ‘Wolfenstein: The Old Blood’ continues the series

Game On: ‘Wolfenstein: The Old Blood’ continues the series

The “Wolfenstein” series is one of the grandfathers of the first person shooter genre, because it’s one of the first and best shooters to hit the market with its blend of shooting action, exploration, puzzle solving and story. The “Wolfenstein” series has had a lot of ups and downs over the years in terms of […]

Game On: ‘Project CARS’ puts you behind the wheel

Game On: ‘Project CARS’ puts you behind the wheel

There are many racing games on the market — kart, arcade, and probably the most competitive, simulation. The most popular are the “Gran Turismo” and “Forza” series, but they now have a new competitor called “Project CARS” (Community Assisted Racing Simulator). It does have a silly and somewhat vague name but it is very much […]

Game On: ‘State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition’ brings zombies to life

Game On: ‘State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition’ brings zombies to life

Over the past few years, there have been dozens of zombie games but none had the level of realism as “State of Decay.” Previously released on PC, the “Year One: Survival Edition” is now on Xbox One. I never got to play the original but, from what I hear, it was quite buggy and hard […]