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EditorialFeaturesGame BoyRetro

Game Boy Memories: Game Gear

If you were hip in  1991, you probably had some of the following “cool” accessories: Reebok Pumps, perfectly round sunglasses, a Sony Walkman with a Bell Biv Devoe tape (stretched out from playing “Poison” thousands of times), and of course a Nintendo Game Boy. No, you weren’t just cool if you had a GameBoy, you…

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Mom, Please Come Home

"In the early 1900's, a dark shadow covered a small country town in rural America. At that time, a young married couple vanished mysteriously from their home." These are the words that begin the first adventure in the Mother series. Mother, or EarthBound Zero as it is known here in America, was conceptualized and written by Shigesato Itoi. Itoi…

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Wait, Can I Have That Back?

When spending a week talking about games that aren't present any longer or staples of gaming that have faded into obscurity, it quickly brought up the idea of the actual games that we left behind. We thought we would come together and share some sad stories about the games and the consoles that we sold…

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The Strange Case of Alan Wake

"Before, I was ready to curl up and die, let myself slip away. But here I was, the yet unwritten future waiting to unfold before me." - Alan Wake This quote best describes Alan Wake as a whole. My name is Marc (Alan) Augustyniak. I'm an amateur writer. Competing with Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption on release day, (May…

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Rapture in Your Pocket

Irrational Games invited the gaming world to visit the city beneath the sea in 2007's BioShock. The game put the player inside of Rapture, the drowning dystopia, and asked that they figure out just what happened on New Year's Eve 1959. Handed a wrench and the ability to expel electricity from the character's fingertips, the players…

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