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Dungeons 2 review

Dungeons 2 Review – Flattering Fun

April 30, 2015 | by Vince Shuley

I generally try to avoid carbon copy games. Thankfully, this practice is less rampant in the PC and console space than it is on mobile, but occasionally we get one coming through the pipeline that manages to offer the most sincerest form of flattery in honour of its tribute…

Atari: Game Over

Atari: Game Over Sets its Version of the Record Straight

April 21, 2015 | by Vince Shuley

E.T. has long suffered the notoriety of not only being labelled as the worst video game of all time, but also as being the catalyst that lead to Atari falling on its sword in the early ’80s. Further salt in the wound was the urban legend of millions of E.T. cartridges being dumped in a landfill outside of Alamogordo, New Mexico…

Dipping a Toe into DOTA 2

Dipping a Toe into DOTA 2

March 9, 2015 | by Vince Shuley

After I quit World of Warcraft, I swore I would never again engage in the time suck of MMORPGs. The time commitment became too demanding to stay leveled up with the others in my guild…

The Awkward Marriage of eSports and X-Games

The Awkward Marriage of eSports and X-Games

February 4, 2015 | by Vince Shuley

A couple of weeks ago my now-hometown of Whistler, Canada celebrated a victory. Simon d’Artois, a 23 year-old local freestyle skier, had won the gold medal for the Superpipe event at the Winter X-Games in Aspen, Colorado and was the first male Canadian to do so…

north and south retro reflection

North & South Retro Reflection

February 3, 2015 | by Vince Shuley

There was quite a lot of American Civil War history in my house growing up. We weren’t an American family (Australian, in fact), but my father was rather fond of the PBS mini-series The Civil War…

an ode to marvellous mini games

An Ode to Marvelous Mini Games

January 16, 2015 | by Vince Shuley

With so much grand content packed into games these days, some times it’s just fun to stop and smell the roses. That might be soaking up the view of a Caribbean sunset in Assassins Creed IV, pausing in the middle of Los Santos in GTA V and letting the city wash over you…