/  Staff Writer
I'm a twenty-seven year old video game design student from Sunset Park, Brooklyn. If I'm not working or doing schoolwork, I can typically be found on Xbox Live under the name "Red Ring Ryko". I am thoroughly enamored with video games as a means of interactive expression, and am fully dedicated to bolstering the legitimacy of the medium and its culture.
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Max Payne DLC Bids a Fond Farewell With The Deathmatch Made In Heaven Pack

Rockstar today announced that the final DLC pack for Max Payne 3 will release for consoles and PC in America on January 22nd and January 30th in Europe. Titled "Deathmatch Made In Heaven", the pack "features brand-new ...Read More

on January 16, 2013 8:22 PM
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Army of Two Overkill Trailer Shoots Stuff and Blows **** Up, What Else Did You Expect?

EA today released a new trailer for Visceral Games' latest installment of the Army of Two franchise, The Devil's Cartel. We still get little information on Alpha and Bravo, and none of the details are new, but ...Read More

on January 16, 2013 5:27 PM
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Latest SMITE Reveal Trailer Features Hercules, The Champion Of Rome

I know what you're thinking: "If it's not Kevin Sorbo, I don't care." Or is that just me? All joking aside, Hi-Rez released their latest reveal trailer for their third-person hit MOBA, SMITE. Featuring Hercules, the ...Read More

on January 9, 2013 10:20 PM
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New Far Cry Outpost App Commercial Is Highly Entertaining

Ubisoft today released a trailer/commercial for their new Far Cry 3 outpost companion app. Players can now unlock new mods by unlocking codes with their friends. Through use of the app, players can even trade with friends, ...Read More

on January 9, 2013 8:49 PM
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Family Guy Back To The Multiverse Character Renders Showcase Newest DLC

Good news for Family Guy fans, as the Peter Griffin Man Boob Mega Sweat Pack DLC for Back to the Multiverse has recently released. Featurring the Space Station Challenge as well as the Evil, Humiliation, and Opening ...Read More

on January 8, 2013 8:46 PM
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Phineas and Ferb Game Will Make This Year’s Summer Vacation The Best One Ever

I don't know if you're hip to the hotness that is Phineas and Ferb, but Majesco Entertainment is. In a recent deal with Disney Interactive, Majesco has started development on an original video game based on the ...Read More

on January 8, 2013 7:15 PM
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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Gets Its First Trailer

Magazine scans are nice, but how about a gameplay trailer? Square-Enix released their first trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. It seems in her absence, Lightning has acquired some new duds. The first trailer solely features ...Read More

on December 19, 2012 9:46 PM
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Angry Birds Trilogy Crashes In With Anger Management DLC Trailer

Sometimes I feel completely out of touch; this is the first I've heard that Angry birds had a console equivalent. Sure enough, it's a thing, and Rovio/Housemarque are not trying to slouch on the extra content. The ...Read More

on December 19, 2012 9:32 PM
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The Video Game Industry Has No Mercy, THQ Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The mayans could have seen this one coming. THQ announced today that the publishing outfit has filed for chapter eleven bankruptcy protection in Delaware. The company has gone into negotiations with Clearlake Capital Group, an investment firm ...Read More

on December 19, 2012 2:39 PM
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Microsoft Rolls Up With Forza Horizon Rally Pack Screens

Is it time for some car porn? I think so. Microsoft's rally expansion for Forza Horizon hits tomorrow, December 18th. Rather than try to feign my interest in cars or pretending to drive them, instead I'm going ...Read More

on December 17, 2012 11:27 PM
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SuperBot’s Combat Designer Goes Into Detail Explaining the AP Burst/Infinite Avoidance System

Are you getting those full AP combos in Playstation All-Stars? If not, you're missing out on a veritable wealth of meter through the use of the game's AP Burst system. When each character builds 100 AP in ...Read More

on December 17, 2012 9:10 PM
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Borderlands 2 Gets Xbox Update, PC and PS3 Will Hit Tomorrow

Gearbox Support posted the details for their December 13th update, including plenty of adjustments that have long since existed on the PC as well a few more. This is the dreaded "Bee Nerf" that I posted on ...Read More

on December 13, 2012 10:10 AM
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Tournament Organizer’s New Rule: “If You’ve Got Nothing Nice To Say, Stow It or Get Out”

The contestants may be there to get their game on, but the organizers are done playing. Competitive gaming can be known as an ugly place, with players that are quicker to shoot vitriol rather than bullets or ...Read More

on December 13, 2012 10:00 AM
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SuperBot Looking Into Ranked 1v1 & Timer For Stock/Kill, Focus On “Balancing” Drake, Raiden, Kratos

SuperBot Entertainment set up a chat room today and were surprisingly open in answering questions regarding character balance, player telemetry and match settings. Game director Omar Kendall and SuperBot community manager Daniel "Clockw0rk" Maniago fielded questions from ...Read More

on December 12, 2012 11:32 PM
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Want to Watch Some Street Fighter x Mega Man? Capcom’s Got You Covered.

Recently announced during the SF25 Grand Finals, Street Fighter x Mega Man is an 8-bit love letter to two of Capcom's largest franchises. For those who can't wait for the free PC download to become available, Capcom ...Read More

on December 11, 2012 7:37 PM