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By Les Major, January 29, 2015 0

Set to be released this June along with the upcoming Jurassic World movie, Warner Bros. and TT Games have revealed the game is in the works. There aren’t many more details at this time, but really, this news is just awesome! The Lego games franchise has been a fantastic experience. In this release, we’ll get all three original Jurassic Park movies, and the new movie Jurassic World as well! Alan Grant minifig action! Jeff Goldblum in Lego form!

I love the movies, all three! Of course I’m looking forward to Jurassic World as well and this game will be fantastic package to really celebrate the franchise.

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By Les Major, January 28, 2015 0

Just released yesterday, the zombie infested city parkour adventure Dying Light is quite an unique title. The game vaguely feels like a free roam version of Mirror’s Edge with some Dead Rising mixed in. This creates some amazing experiences that can relate to the games quite unbelievable, however accurate, gameplay trailer. There’s nothing quite like running down an alleyway on your way to a mission, then stopping dead when you come to a street full of shambling zombies. What do you do? Take to the roof tops? Climb the nearest bus to avoid their attacks? Or just run head long and dodge your way through the horde? It’s the encouragement of those sorts of instant decisions that make Dying Light so interesting. (more…)

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By Les Major, January 17, 2015 0

It’s time to yet again delve into NIS America’s recent anime release, Ground Control To Psychoelectric Girl! Naturally, there will be spoilers but for those of you interested in taking a deeper look into this series before giving it a go, or some of you who just want to reflect, come in and join us.

What sort of drama will Makoto and Erio find themselves in now? (more…)

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By Les Major, January 7, 2015 0

You may have heard that NIS America recently released Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl on Blu-ray in North America. I’m currently watching the series and thought it would be fun to write articles about my thoughts as I continue on into the anime. Of course these may contain spoilers so that’s something to be aware of. Today we’re looking at the first and second episodes. This seems like an interesting idea since it will contain my evolving thoughts as I watch. So instead of just a review, you’ll get to see a flowing progression of how I feel the show is progressing.

Interested? Read on for this first release! (more…)

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By Les Major, December 11, 2014 0

Ranging between Earth’s Cosmodrome and The Hellmouth pit on the Moon, Destiny gamers can now purchase Bungie’s first expansion. Don’t be fooled into thinking there’s just a new raid here. Be sure to stop by the Tower after picking up the The Dark Below expansion and talk to newcomer Eris. She’ll have some bounties for you that will unlock new missions.

If you’ve played Destiny on Earth or the Moon recently, you’ve seen increased activity from The Hive foes. This DLC continues that storyline leading into the darkness deep within the moon where the latest raid takes place. What else is in store and what other goodies do you get? Read on for the press release from Activision! (more…)

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By Les Major, December 11, 2014 0

Just a couple days ago, Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl the Complete Series was released in North America thanks to NIS America. The release includes a two Blu-ray, two DVD disc set with bonus features. Described as an out-of-this-world comedy, this anime involves a group of teenagers living in “the city of aliens”. Shown above this the Complete Series Premium Edition.

Want to know more? Read on for NISA’s official press release about this 13 episode series, as well as the trailer! (more…)

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By Les Major, December 11, 2014 0

Lets take a look into the New Year already as NIS America prepares to release The Eccentric Family in a Complete Premium Edition on January 6th, 2015. The premium edition two Blu-ray disc set will include all 13 episodes, a 64 page full-color art book, and NIS America’s high quality collectable packaging! Want to hear more about the tale of the Shimogamo family and see the trailer? Read on for (more…)

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By Les Major, December 10, 2014 0

Creative writing inspirational title Elegy for a Dead World surprisingly appeared on Steam today weeks before it’s expected 1st quarter of 2015 release date. This is the official release though and no mistake! Elegy is an interesting almost educational software title, encouraging users to be creative and craft a story about alien worlds as they explore them.

The almost madlib style that writers are presented prompts in allows for encouraged creativity. There is also a freeform selection that lets players input any text they like. We gave Elegy a run through and will have a review coming soon. Till then, read on for the press release details announced today. (more…)

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By Les Major, December 3, 2014 0

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker may seem to just be inspired by the Super Mario 3D World levels, but goes beyond those puzzle levels gamers fell in love with. I mean common, if nothing else it’s another Nintendo game that you can throw turnips at bad guys! I’ve missed that since Super Mario Bros 2 USA (or Doki Doki Panic in Japan). I grew up on titles like The Adventures of Lolo, so puzzle games like Captain Toad really appeal to me.

With boss battles and over 70 stages with a variety of locations, the game looks pretty awesome as it is. Even better, it seems to be a value priced title at only $44.99 MSRP. That’s pretty surprising since Captain Toad looks like a fantastic title! I guess Nintendo just wants to make sure as many people as possible get to experience this game and see the value of this concept. Read on for the trailer. (more…)

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By Les Major, December 2, 2014 0

From the suffocating and stressful tone of the King theme to the dance party anthem of it’s boss battles, the Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions soundtrack has a lot of character to it. Now you can check out the music composed for the game by Chris Mann at any time by streaming it on Soundcloud.

That’s twelve tracks of energetic tunes ready for your listening enjoyment, for free. Read on to listen now! (more…)

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