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Hands On: Streets of Rage 4

During PAX East 2019, we had a chance to get some hands on time with Streets of Rage 4 and were taken back to our childhood. The original Streets of Rage was released in 1990 …

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April 2019 Games With Gold Lineup

Here we are again rolling into April now. We have a great variety of games for Xbox Live Gold members. Remember, these games are out for a limited time only. Let’s dive right in as …

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PlayStation Plus

Free PlayStation Plus Games For April 2019

We’re in for another month of new games, Fanatics! Unfortunately, it’s time to move forward without PS3 and PS Vita games on the list. Let’s take a look at which titles are now available for …

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Tomb Raider Continues to Deliver Great Content – PAX East 2019

During PAX East 2019, we had the chance to sit down and play the latest DLC for Shadow of the Tomb Raider. DLC 6, The Grand Caiman is out and available for you to play …

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Dangerous Driving: A Beautiful Symphony of Destruction – PAX East 2019

Taking the time to play Dangerous Driving and talk to Alex Ward may have been the highlight of our PAX 2019 experience. Alex is a former Criterion employee that has put his blood sweat and …

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Game of Thrones Review – Game of Thrones S08 E01 Recap

“Now it begins.” – Sir Arthur Dayne“No. Now it ends.” – Ned Stark. One of Game of Thrones signature talents has always been its callback ability. As a way to show us that the chapters …

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Game of Thrones Season 8 Preview: Part 2

“Death is the enemy. The first enemy and the last… The enemy always wins. And we still need to fight him.” – Lord Beric Dondarion (Beyond the Wall). As I stated in an earlier post, …

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Game of Thrones: Season 8 Preview (Part 1)

“Winter is coming.”– Every single Stark we’ve ever known during this show (RIP). The final season of Game of Thrones is on track to be the one of the biggest cultural phenomenons in history and …

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Captain Marvel: Disney’s Lethal Weapon

The fatigue of superhero movies is something that I’ve discussed with friends since Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). While the Marvel Cinematic Universe redefined our expectations with regards to superhero movies, 21 movies later, it’s harder to …

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Full Circle Podcast Episode 44: Pokémon Sword and Shield, Pokémon Go, & Pokémon Movies

This week we have our Poképalooza to celebrate all the announcements we got during Pokémon Day.

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Full Circle Podcast Episode 40: Vic Mignogna, Kingdom Hearts 3, & Catching Up with Us

This week we have to address the sexual harassment claims against voice actor Vic Mignogna.

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Full Circle Podcast Episode 38: Phantom Games, Favorite Anime Villains, & Reevaluating Pokemon Go

We give some love to our favorite anime villains that are evil and discuss the updated Pokemon Go game.

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Full Circle Podcast Episode 37: PAX Pokemon League, Ani-meh-stakes, and CES 2019

This week is a special sneak peek at our PAXSouth Pokemon League teams.

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Spotify Gaming: The Perfect Portal to Stream Your Favorite Video Game Soundtracks | Soundcheck

Gamers have been rocking out since the dawn of gaming, and now Spotify wants to ensure all gamers have a soundtrack of their own.

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Listen to All of 65daysofstatic’s No Man’s Sky Soundtrack

With only a few more days to go until No Man’s Sky is finally released, developer Hello Games and indie group 65daysofstatic have released the game’s entire original soundtrack on Youtube.

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Jet Set Radio Live: Groove To Those Funky Tunes

For all the negativity Twitter can be exposed to, there’s also good to be found within that community. Such is the tale of how I discovered Jet Set Radio Live.

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Rapper Logic’s Latest Mixtape Features Video Game Inspired Track, “Super Mario World”

Logic is a rapper known for spreading peace, love, and positivity through his music. On top of that, he is well known for being a huge gamer. It comes as no surprise then that when Logic dropped his new mixtape, Bobby Tarantino, last week, it featured a track titled “Super Mario World.”

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Video Games And Rap: Mega Ran, The Video Game Rapper

A lot of people probably have no clue who Mega Ran is. Well, I guess you could call him a video game rapper, but he’s also just one hell of a rapper in general.

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Florence and the Machine adds their Voice to Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy just gained a heavy hitting power ballad thanks to Florence + the Machine and her classical style rendition of Stand By Me by Ben E. King. She discusses the beauty of songs in video games and the under recognized genre of game music.

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Rock Band 4 Feels Incomplete | Music Monday

We finally got the band back together for Rock Band 4, but was it the reunion show we always dreamed of?

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Behold the Power of Rock with SSX on Tour | Music Monday

Behold the Power of Rock with SSX on Tour | Music Monday

Immersion is a key part of every video game. Sometimes you’re drawn in by the environment and its characters. Other times it’s the gameplay itself that keeps you hooked. With SSX on Tour, it was …

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We're always looking for the latest and greatest gadgets to game with - this is where we chronicle our adventures!

HyperX Cloud Mix: On The Go Headset Review

HyperX has been killing the gaming peripherals thus far with their lineup. With that being said, they just recently introduced a new headset called the Cloud Mix. It has the capability to be wired for your PC, consoles and mobile devices or connect as a Bluetooth headset for music and phone calls. Sounds a little too good to be true, right? Well, let’s jump into what the HyperX Cloud Mix has to offer!

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