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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Review: Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax Ultimate Boy

Nothing ruins your day more than an evil overlord kidnapping your nation’s princess and threatening the utter destruction of your land in just a few moments. And what if you don’t have the time to get out there and rescue her, uncover the ultimate weapons needed to slay a massive beast guarding the entrance to the evil bosses lair, and knock out the evil overlord for good? If that’s the case then you’ll be happy to know you can do all of that in less than one minute in Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax Ultimate Boy on PC. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 10/31/2012 in PC

 

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Comic Update: Mega Man Added!

A quick reminder that my comic book section has been up and running for over a month now. Each entry is focused on a video game-themed comic book series, with past entries being solely devoted to the Sonic the Hedgehog series. But now, a brand new Mega Man section has been completed! My love affair with the Blue Bomber stretches to my earliest gaming roots, and I am very happy with the Archie comic series taking my beloved Mega Man and making him a comic book star as well as a video game icon. But what are you reading all this for, go check it out for yourself and enjoy! Also,I’ve updated the Sonic section as well with more issues!

 
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Posted by on 10/29/2012 in Randomness

 

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Sunday Roundup: 10/28/12

Slow weeks are good for my wallet, which I have to give a break every once in a while. And when the games (or in this case the singular game) I get are quality titles like this week’s, and at a reasonable price point, I don’t mind as much. When will the next big week strike Slick Gaming? Hmm, I’m thinking next Sunday is already shaping up to be a good one…

 

 

 

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Posted by on 10/28/2012 in PSP

 

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Gaming News: 10/27/12

So apparently there’s going to be a Borderlands game for iOS? And what’s better is that it’s coming out next week! I’ve already got my five bucks ready to throw away for this one.

On to other news: the newest Professor Layton is looking sharper than ever, PAX expands to Australia, and Zynga isn’t doing so well. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 10/27/2012 in News

 

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Review: Skylanders: Giants

Last year’s release of Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure surprised everyone with its ridiculously successful fusion of toys and video games. With this success it was inevitable that Activision would make a sequel, and here we are one year later with Skylanders: Giants. Taking the best parts of the first game and expanding them to new heights, Giants is everything you’d want in a sequel and is possibly this generation’s Pokemon. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 10/22/2012 in Xbox 360

 

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Review: Professor Layton and the Last Specter

Just in time for the fifth game in the series, and nearly one year after its initial release, Professor Layton’s first adventure, and last on the DS, has once again proved to me that puzzle games and English accents should always go hand-in-hand. Professor Layton and the Last Specter is the first in a prequel trilogy detailing the eponymous archeologist’s first meeting of series favorite Luke, as well as newcomer Emmy and another adventure full of mystery, puzzles, and tons of diversions to keep you entertained after the curtain has closed. Though I didn’t find it as entertaining as previous romps, The Last Specter is a solid title that is one of the best puzzle games on the aging system. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on 10/22/2012 in Nintendo DS

 

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Sunday Roundup: 10/21/12

Just one new game this week, but it’s a “big” one.

Hahaha, get it? I’m sorry, I couldn’t help myself.

 

 

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Posted by on 10/21/2012 in Xbox 360

 

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