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Review | South Park: The Stick of Truth

by Ryan Bateson March 17, 2014
When the idea of a South Park RPG was announced, the reaction was understandable. “Yes! We LOVE South Park!” shouted gamers in anticipation. “But wait, pretty much every other South Park game has sucked! What if this one sucks too?” It does not suck. It, in fact, kicks a whole lot of ass. South Park: […]
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A Fond Farewell

by Ryan Bateson January 31, 2014
Faithful readers know that one of my all-time favorite games is Final Fantasy VI (the third North American release), constantly battling back and forth with The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Maniac Mansion, and Zombies Ate My Neighbors. Final Fantasy VI is downright epic, and it was one of the first times […]
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Casting Call: Maniac Mansion

by Ryan Bateson January 27, 2014
It’s never too early to start thinking about the next big summer blockbuster, and as you know video games are often times a source of inspirational material for John and Jane Screenwriter. Historically, this is not a good thing. For every one Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, there’s a Wing Commander, Postal, Super […]

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REVIEW | Dr. Luigi

by Ryan Bateson January 27, 2014
The year: 1990. Tetris-mania is rampant and unchecked. Far and wide throughout the nation, American gamers had caught the Russian-based disease and were fighting an obsession with lining up things that fell from the sky in various manners. Only one man had the cure for Tetris-mania. A doctor. A doctor with a mission and more […]
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Game Developers Choice Awards picks the best of the year from studios big and small

by Ryan Bateson January 9, 2014
Accolades keep piling up for Sony’s The Last of Us, as our pick for 2013′s Best Game in the Whole Entire World finds itself sharing the top spot among the nominees for the 14th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, slated for Wednesday, March 19. Held as part of the heralded Game Developers Conference in San […]
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‘UnEpic’ journeys to Wii U eShop January 16

by Ryan Bateson January 8, 2014
Of late, Nintendo has been making a hard push for indie game developers to either develop titles for or adapt present games for the Wii U. EnjoyUp Games took Nintendo up on their offer, and their 2011 release UnEpic will see the light of day on the eighth-generation Nintendo console beginning January 16 via the […]

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Sony announces ‘PlayStation Now’ streaming service at CES

by Ryan Bateson January 8, 2014
Blockbuster Video and Hollywood Video used to be a dime a dozen in major cities across America. Then along came Netflix and sent both major chains packing. This week, video game retailers were introduced to a similar threat, thanks to Sony. At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Sony revealed their plans for […]
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The GotGame 2013 Best Games in the Whole Entire World (Part 5)

by Ryan Bateson January 3, 2014
Oh yes, it’s Friday and part five of the 2013 Best Games in the Whole Entire World Awards. We’ve talked about some of the surprises and failures in Part 1, the best characters we met in Part 2, and some of the best games in each genre in Parts 3 and 4. But there’s still […]
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The GotGame 2013 Best Games in the Whole Entire World (Part 4)

by Ryan Bateson January 2, 2014
We’ve got more Genre Awards coming up today. What are the Best Games in the Whole Entire World in the fields of Music, Horror, Adventure, and others? Click on to find out!  

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The GotGame 2013 Best Games in the Whole Entire World Awards (Part 3)

by Ryan Bateson January 1, 2014
Welcome to Part 3 of GotGame’s Best Games in the Whole Entire World Awards! Today we start talking more about the games themselves. 2013 saw a slew of games in all genres, from action to strategy, fighters to dance games, and everything in between. And all these genres have one thing in common: one game […]
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The GotGame 2013 Best Games in the Whole Entire World Awards (Part 2)

by Ryan Bateson December 31, 2013
It’s tough to make a great game with an intense story without great characters, and the second entry in The Best Games in the Whole Entire World focuses on the great characters we met in 2013.   Best New Character Thank heaven for little girls… and lawyers and detectives and criminals, for these were the […]
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The GotGame 2013 Best Games in the Whole Entire World Awards

by Ryan Bateson December 30, 2013
Scientific research conducted by our team at GotGame reveals that in 2013, the total amount of games released over the year sits at a little more than “a whole lot” (with a ±4 margin of error). Many of those games are good games, while some are… well, let’s say you’ll be seeing them in the […]