Scott just graduated from Law School. But he didn't let that stop him from gaming, a hobby that he has stuck with ever since he received his NES at age 5. His favorites are Metal Gear Solid, OutRun, Half-Life, Deus Ex, Ratchet and Clank and most recently, the Mass Effect series.
1 Reviews

Review: Serious Sam 3: BFE

Serious Sam 3: BFE is the epitome of the old school shooter.  It is incredibly fun and manages to accomplish what games such as Duke Nukem Forever or Hard Reset couldn’t: make the repetitive nature of ...Read More

on January 8, 2012 3:00 PM
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Even the Best Heroes Need a Helping Hand – The Supporting Character

Having looked at what makes a hero great and what makes a villain memorable, I wanted to look at the third major class of characters one can find in most great games: the sidekick.  It seems ...Read More

on January 8, 2012 1:00 PM
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Microsoft Reveals List of Most Played Games on Live for 2011

Major Nelson has revealed the top games played by Xbox Live users in 2011, as well as the top selling games Xbox Live Arcade and Indie Games of last year.  Some of the games might surprise ...Read More

on January 7, 2012 4:00 PM
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This Week in Rock Band DLC: Hall & Oates

Last week, Rock Band rang in the new year of 2012 with Rush's fantastic 2112 saga.  This week, Harmonix follows that up with some more quality jams, in the form of a bit of Hall and ...Read More

on January 7, 2012 3:00 PM
3 Editorials

The Amazing Things You’ll See at A Video Game Retail Store Around Christmas

The following is a mostly true story. It is mildly embellished, like all good stories are, but the man was real, and the quotes are as direct as possible without getting anyone in trouble. ...Read More

on December 31, 2011 3:45 PM
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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year… if You’re a Shooter Fan That Is

I'm sure many people have feel good or inspirational Christmas stories, of time spent with family or what not.  However, in recent years with the rise of online gaming, one thing has risen to stand up ...Read More

on December 25, 2011 2:00 PM
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SSX Pushed Back, But Not By That Much

Creative Director for SSX, Todd Batty, recently made a post on the SSX DevBlog revealing that the team has decided to push SSX back a little bit to give the game some more polish.  If you're ...Read More

on December 24, 2011 5:00 PM
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Interview: S.P.A.Z. Creators – MinMax Games

I recently had the opportunity to interview the two man team known as MinMax games, the developers of the awesome indie game Space Pirates and Zombies (or S.P.A.Z.).  Andrew Hume and Richard ...Read More

on December 24, 2011 1:00 PM
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Is S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Still Being Worked on?

While the presumable death of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. franchise made news about two weeks ago, it appears as if those early reports were actually wrong.  A tweet from @gscstalker, listed as ...Read More

on December 24, 2011 10:00 AM
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Winner: Ace Combat: Assault Horizon!

Congratulations go to Jared Z for his winning entry for the copy Ace Combat: Assault Horizon for the Xbox 360!  Jared suggested Magic: The Gathering DLC Skins for the jets, which would be awesome, as half ...Read More

on December 21, 2011 6:15 PM
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Review: Mass Effect: Invasion #3

So far, the Mass Effect: Invasion series from Dark Horse has been a pretty good way to tide me over until the release of Mass Effect 3 in March.  We've gotten some interesting moments with Aria, ...Read More

on December 19, 2011 3:00 PM
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On The Knights of the Old Republic and Why I’m Still A Bit Disappointed that The Old Republic is not Single Player

Before Mass Effect, before The Old Republic and before everything else, BioWare’s rise to mainstream popularity began with the original Knights of the Old Republic. Well, some might argue that it began with Neverwinter Nights, Baldur's Gate  ...Read More

on December 18, 2011 5:00 PM
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Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Gets a Heroes Mode

A new multiplayer mode for Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City has been announced, and it looks awesome. Meet the "Heroes" mode, where a multitude of different player characters from the various Resident Evil games are teaming up ...Read More

on December 18, 2011 4:00 PM
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The Humble Indie Bundle 4 Just Got Even More Amazing

Not content with just offering up to seven games for roughly five dollars, the newest Humble Indie Bundle has now gotten even more awesome.  If you purchase the Humble Indie Bundle 4, you not only get ...Read More

on December 18, 2011 10:00 AM
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A Hero in Need: What Makes a Protagonist Interesting?

[This article on what makes a protagonist interesting might contain some minor spoilers for Uncharted 3, Assassins Creed II and some major spoilers for Gears of War 3, fair warning!] ...Read More

on December 17, 2011 12:00 PM
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New Content for El Presidente! Tropico 4’s Benevolent Dictator Gets a Green Thumb Update

The newest add on for Kalypso's Tropico 4 has come to the Xbox 360 and PC.  It is the "Plantador" DLC pack, which in spite of its somewhat forboding sounding name, is not the name of ...Read More

on December 17, 2011 11:00 AM
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Ninja Gaiden 3 Gets a Ship Date, Pre-order Specials and a Special Edition. Still Lacks Decapitations.

The controversial Ninja Gaiden 3 might lack some series mainstays like former series director Tomonobu Itagaki and decapitations and dismemberment, it still appears to be shaping up to be a challenging and interesting ninja adventure.  Also, ...Read More

on December 17, 2011 10:00 AM
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Check Out the Amazing New Trailer for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

Last year saw the release of at least one Transformers game that happened to be very enjoyable in Transformers: War for Cybertron.  In that game, which blew the movie tie-ins away, you got to fight through ...Read More

on December 11, 2011 8:00 PM
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Payday: The Heist Gets Christmas Themed DLC

Overkill Software and Sony Online Entertainment are working hard to bring some holiday cheer to their online bank robbery game, Payday: The Heist.  Normally I pass on stuff like this, but the DLC is actually pretty ...Read More

on December 11, 2011 6:00 PM
6 Editorials

Charismatic? What Takes a Villain from Good to Great

Most games have a main villain, that big bad guy who becomes the essential center to your characters story. That antagonist can come in a number of forms, from former allies to the simple essence of pure ...Read More

on December 11, 2011 5:00 PM
2 News

Voice Actors for The Last of Us Revealed; Not Nolan North

In a shocking twist from Naughty Dog, the voice acting for their newest game, The Last of Us, will not be led by Nolan North.  As much as I enjoy his Drake, Naughty Dog has wisely ...Read More

on December 11, 2011 1:00 PM
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A Eulogy to S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

Seeing as how the development house for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. is closing its doors, I wanted to write up summary of why the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series is so ...Read More

on December 10, 2011 4:30 PM
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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Studio Closes Down, Sequel Cancelled

GSC Game World, the development studio responsible for the phenomenal S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series, has reportedly closed down.  This is particularly sad news as it also means that the highly anticipated sequel, ...Read More

on December 10, 2011 2:00 PM
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This Week in Rock Band DLC: RUSH! Also Black Veil Brides and Volbeat

After last week's selections from Queen, Rock Band has managed to follow up with one of the few bands that can compare to the rock gods; Rush.  Rush's 3 song track pack is joined by single ...Read More

on December 10, 2011 1:00 PM
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Review: GoldenEye 007: Reloaded

I was pretty excited for this game and I'm not ashamed to admit that it was because of the nostalgia factor.  It would be impossible to review this game outside of the context of an entire ...Read More

on December 10, 2011 12:00 PM
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Nintendo’s Famed Designer, Shigeru Miyamoto, Stepping Down; Wants to Work on Smaller Titles (UPDATE)

In an exclusive interview with Wired, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto, the man responsible for most of your childhood videogame memories, is retiring.  Well, retiring from his former position.  He wishes to pass the torch for the ...Read More

on December 8, 2011 1:23 AM
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Contest! Win a Copy of Ace Combat: Assault Horizon

I recently reviewed Ace Combat: Assault Horizon and enjoyed it.  Arcade style flight sims are few and far between, and the Ace Combat series stands on top of all of them.  We here at DualShockers ...Read More

on December 7, 2011 12:00 PM
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Crushed Dreams: New Silent Scope Developers Shut Down Project; Cut 95% of Staff

Day 1 Studios, most famous for the pretty-okay shooter F.E.A.R. 3 (sorry, not calling it F.3.A.R., as First Encounter Assault Recon is bad enough without the numeric) have layed off ...Read More

on December 4, 2011 1:00 PM
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Tetris Gets a Content Pass. No, Really

In one of its more senile moments, Electronic Arts has decided that Tetris, a game that they own the rights to but has been been out since 1984, could use a Content Pass.  In order to ...Read More

on December 4, 2011 12:00 PM
1 Rumors

More Details of the New South Park RPG Emerge

Everyone seems to be excited for the newest game featuring those foul mouthed kids from South Park.  Luckily for us, NeoGAF user flashbandit16 seems to have gotten his copy of GameInformer a bit earlier than the ...Read More

on December 3, 2011 5:00 PM