/  Co-Founder
Al has been gaming as long as he can remember and will continue to game until his fingers break off or video games cease to exist. A New York native born and raised he crashed into the gaming journalism scene in 2006. Since then he has become the on air personality for DSTV and loves every second of cursing while interviewing developers about serious topics. Aside from being a gamer he also has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering that does not help in the gaming world but does provide for fun stories when people say "what?".Favorite games: Contra (NES), Mega Man II (NES) and Final Fantasy III (SNES)
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EA Sports UFC 3 Preview — Back in the Octagon

UFC 3 is taking players back to the Octagon with more realistic tech than ever before, with our hands-on preview looking at the upcoming MMA fighting title. ...Read More

on November 3, 2017 12:25 PM
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EA Sports UFC 3 Interview — Demetrious Johnson on Bringing UFC to Gaming, Streaming, and More

UFC Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson shared his thoughts on gaming and his passion for streaming in our interview for EA Sports UFC 3. ...Read More

on November 3, 2017 12:00 PM
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EA Sports UFC 3 Interview — Producer on New Tech, Delivering Lifelike MMA, and More

UFC 3 is aiming to deliver a more lifelike recreation of MMA than ever, as senior producer Marc De Vellis talks more about the game's tech. ...Read More

on November 3, 2017 12:00 PM
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I Played NBA 2K18 on Nintendo Switch… While Getting a Haircut

DualShockers co-Founder Al Zamora takes us through what to expect from the upcoming Switch version of NBA 2K18, and what that experience was like while getting a haircut. ...Read More

on September 3, 2017 2:15 PM
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LawBreakers Review – Don’t Compare, Just Play

LawBreakers on PC and PS4 manages to set itself apart from the more modern and popular shooters, so long as you can scale the learning curve. ...Read More

on September 1, 2017 4:57 PM
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Review: Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes – We Own Marvel Edition

Disney Infinity was first thought of as a Skylanders clone because of the very clear and unmistakable similarity of taking toys and bringing them into a video game. What many people fail to remember is that Disney ...Read More

on November 9, 2014 11:00 AM
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Review: NBA 2K15 – Now With More Pharrell

The NBA 2K series has become the juggernaut of basketball games for consoles and continues to look like it will hold that top spot. But, as the old saying goes, every good winner needs competition. Looking at ...Read More

on November 3, 2014 1:00 PM
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Check Out The Cuddle Bear Rift in Diablo 3 RoS on PS4

Yes you read that title correctly; there are pink cuddle bears in Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls. The cuddle bears exist only in a hidden random rift and make their appearance with some other magical friends like ...Read More

on September 1, 2014 12:27 PM
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Check out The Last of Us Rift in Diablo 3 RoS on PS4

Diablo 3 was announced for the PS4 and one of the special things that came with the announcement was a special rift that would randomly generate with The Last of Us infected characters. I had spent a ...Read More

on August 30, 2014 11:20 AM
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Micro Review: Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls – Utimate Evil Edition – Death Goes Next-Gen

Diablo is the father of all dungeon crawlers and any PC player that has played the franchise knows the addictive nature of the game, so it only makes sense for it to transfer to the consoles. We ...Read More

on August 26, 2014 1:00 PM
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Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition Adventure Mode Gameplay

As someone that played a lot of Diablo 3 on the PS3 I can tell you that the leap over to PS4 is a very satisfying one. Not only do you get all the new content from ...Read More

on August 18, 2014 9:40 PM
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How to Get the First Ending in P.T. Demo; 40 More Horror Filled Minutes of Gameplay

Yesterday during Sony’s Gamescom conference we saw a teaser for P.T. and little to nothing was known until some lucky few began to finish the demo and uncovered the truth. That P.T. is a clever ...Read More

on August 13, 2014 7:08 PM
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How to Find the P.T. Demo in the PSN Store; Check Out 50 Minutes of Horror-Filled Gameplay

Once I saw P.T. during Sony's Gamescom conference I knew this would be one of those titles that had the potential to bring the horror game genre to the next level.  P.T. was announced ...Read More

on August 12, 2014 8:09 PM
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Review: EA Sports UFC – As Real As It Gets

We've heard a lot about a new next generation exclusive UFC game being powered by EA Sports' IGNITE Technology that would capture the athleticism, dedication, power, aggression, physiology and emotion of being a real UFC athlete. But ...Read More

on June 17, 2014 10:00 AM
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Hands-On Preview: EA Sports UFC Demo

When THQ went under, I was hugely concerned that my beloved UFC franchise would be kicked to the curb and relegated to the bargain, but luckily a major player stepped up and acquired the franchise. Enter Dana ...Read More

on June 7, 2014 1:00 PM
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Can’t Find The Air Jordan 11 in Gamma Blue In Stores? Make Your Own in NBA 2K14

I have two very strong hobbies that fuel my interests, one being video games and the other being a sneaker collector of sorts. If you are like me and enjoy copping a fresh pair of Jordan re-releases ...Read More

on December 20, 2013 7:11 PM
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Review: NBA 2K14 – Now With Less Justin Bieber

Many gamers will remember the iconic opening scene of NBA 2K11, a scene which — because of its epic nature — gave me chills. You had Michael Jordan walking out of the player’s tunnel, right before the ...Read More

on October 31, 2013 10:00 AM
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Skylanders Gets a Very Special Halloween Figure

So far Skylanders has had many variations of characters in different color schemes and even shiny metallic finishes so it is fitting that a brand new variant hit the streets for everyone's favorite giant, Halloween Eye Brawl. ...Read More

on September 17, 2013 7:13 PM
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The NFL is Featured on Xbox One’s First Commercial Ad

Now that Xbox One has officially announced their November 22 launch date, it's time for Microsoft to hit the airwaves and promote the heck out of their console. It's about time if you ask me. So here ...Read More

on September 5, 2013 4:23 PM
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Check Out This Excellent Saints Row IV Kinzie Cosplay

In my afternoon rummaging through Twitter I came across a pretty cool Saints Row IV cosplay. She looks pretty spot on as Kinzie Kensington, the geeky hacker from Saints Row lore. Now all I need is a ...Read More

on September 5, 2013 3:57 PM
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Watch The Xbox One Race Car Being Built

With Forza Motorsport 5 and Xbox One looming on the horizon, what better way to ring in a console launch than with a brand new shiny green racing car. ...Read More

on September 5, 2013 3:37 PM
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Disney Infinity: I Am Not a Skylanders Clone

Before you run out and drop a wad of cash on Disney Infinity it is important to know everything about it and how it stacks up to Skylanders. First and foremost, Disney Infinity isn’t Skylanders Giants or ...Read More

on September 5, 2013 2:00 PM
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How to Win This GTA V Banshee

You probably saw the news about West Coast Customs and Rockstar creating a reproduction of the in-game Banshee from GTA V. But you may not have known that this Banshee could be yours along with a check ...Read More

on September 4, 2013 1:30 PM
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Disney Infinity: Exclusive Figures Beware

Disney Infinity, much like Skylanders, is jumping on the Exclusive/Pre-Order band wagon, now giving you the chance to buy figures at specific locations early or get a rare variant color for your collection. But buyer beware: the ...Read More

on September 4, 2013 1:09 PM
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DualShockers Quick Tips: How to Power Level your Disney Infinity Characters

If you went out and bought Disney Infinity, you know that there are a lot of characters and each one maxes out at level 15. For each level you achieve you get a spin that you can ...Read More

on September 3, 2013 12:00 PM
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DualShockers Quick Tips: G.I. Joe Battleground Strategies On Building a Better Team

Remember when knowing was half the battle? Yes! Then relive your childhood PSA moments and start virtually collecting all of your favorite 1980’s G.I. Joes and Cobra villains. G.I. Joe Battleground lets you do just ...Read More

on September 2, 2013 2:00 PM
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Disney Infinity Has a New Friend at Retail and It’s Called Skylanders

Some of you probably read that title and are thinking, "hold on, a second Tiger, Disney Infinity and Skylanders are supposed to fight to the death." And you're right, fight to the death they will and ...Read More

on August 30, 2013 12:30 PM
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Gamescom 2013: Borderlands 2 Confirmed for PS Vita

During Gamescom 2013 we got confirmation that Borderlands 2 will be making a jump to the PS Vita. Borderlands 2 making its portable debut on the PS Vita is a big announcement for the franchise showing just ...Read More

on August 20, 2013 1:33 PM
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Gamescom 2013: EA Sports UFC – Gameplay Details Revealed (Updated)

The fastest growing sport in the world brings mixed martial arts to next gen consoles. The announcement begins with Bruce Buffer taking the stage with his trademark “It’s tiiiiime!” and announcing the head of EA sports ...Read More

on August 20, 2013 11:07 AM
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How to Unlock Secret Item in The Simpsons Tapped Out

Last night during an episode of The Simpsons, something interesting came on aside from Homer trying to strangle Bart -- a commercial for the new iPad app, The Simpsons Tapped Out. The game is your basic Farmville-style ...Read More

on September 20, 2012 11:02 AM