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A Gaming Retrospective: 2000 and 2001

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The year 2000 was a memorable time for most, with the Y2K scare being a bust -- makes me think of the 2012 nonsense -- that meant that the future for

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A Hero Among Us

Throughout the history of gaming, heroes and heroines have stepped to the front of the battles and taken gamers right along with them. From Batman to Lara Croft, characters take down hordes of zombies and battle armies

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What’s In a Name?

Ever wonder where developers come up with the names of their games? Gaming titles have to be not only catchy, but also marketable. Would Mario be as popular if his name was Harold? What if Bioshock was

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Can Sony Keep Up The Momentum In 2010?

2009 was a year that brought Sony much fortune. Not only did the PS3 see better sales for multiplatform titles, but Sony had some AMAZING exclusives. With 2010 a heartbeat away, the big question is, can Sony

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2010: The Year of Questions

As 2009 winds down and 2010 approaches, we at DualShockers are excited about the great gaming coming this year. Mass Effect 2, Bioshock 2, MAG, and countless others are preparing to launch. HALO REACH will certainly be

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The Vent: Card Games

Card games are like an extension to the gaming world; it is not video games, but it is still fun and enjoyable. My favorite card game of them all was Magic the Gathering. With over 10,000 different

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Are Games Better With RPG Mechanics?

No, it's not a written-in-blood fact, it is merely my opinion - I feel that games are improved when they employ mechanics typically found in RPGs.  Warning: The following contains things that I personally consider "RPG

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What Does Your Gamertag Mean?

Gamertag, a word that means alot in the gaming world. For many of us it means an identity. Whether your on Xbox Live, the Playstation Network, etc. it is who we as gamers are. It can be

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Game of the Last Decade?

As I ponder what game to play next, it occurs to me that gaming is getting more and more realistic as the years go by. With 2010 upon us, I'm left to wonder, what game in the

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The Gift of Gaming…

The Holiday Season has come and gone. Games, consoles, and accessories have been opened and many of you are at this very moment shooting zombies, terrorists, or simply watching a movie downloaded from Netflix. So my

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My FINAL Fantasy

The first Final Fantasy was released in Japan for Famicom in 1987.  It was later released in the US for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1990. In an age of video gaming led by either sports,

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Exclusive: Def Jam Rapstar Hands on

Growing up in a neighborhood congested with the likes of a diverse community in the Bronx, I was exposed to relatively all kinds of music. From the Caribbean sounds of reggae, salsa and merengue that my foreign

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Does Sex Sell In Video Games?

There are certain subjects, genres, criteria, that make us think about which games to buy. It is a common process of elimination. If you are more of a slasher game fan rather than a sports nut, of

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A Higher Learning for Video Gaming

Picture this, you’re in your senior year in High School and your 80 year old teacher asks you the inevitable question. “What are you all going to do with your lives? What colleges will you go to?