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Our resident new editor, James Bacon, is known for his work with GameFan as well as his eye-poking, feather-ruffling, in-your-craw-getting-posts on social media.

Nintendo: A History of Odd Decision Making

Back in 1983 when Nintendo entered the market in Japan, they were known mostly as a company that made playing cards and the occasional arcade game.  Sure, they had been dabbling in games since the 1970’s, but when the Famicom first surfaced, gaming in Japan was dominated by computers.  It’s closest rival was Microsoft’s MSX series of […]

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Our 3rd Freakin' Annual ++Good Games Call in Show (aka "Ep. 61")

This week we put down the controllers and pick up the phones to talk to the gold and silver listeners of the Double Plus Good Games podcast. From Rival Shade X to Ethan Everett to Ninja Pat Beck to Hart Knight and Usagi through Das Folding Five we talk a vertiable cavalcade of gaming awesomeness […]

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[UPDATE] ++Review: Dragon's Crown

If you prefer controversy, go HERE. When I booted up Dragon’s Crown for the first time, there was a great deal of weight behind my anticipation. Having loved Odin Sphere, GrimGrimoire, and Muramasa; having followed George Kamitani from Princess Crown to Dungeons & Dragons and beyond; and having written the first print preview ever published […]

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Vanillaware's Dragon's Crown – ++Rantview 10/10

As of July 29th, the embargo on Vanillaware’s Dragon’s Crown was lifted by Atlus and the reviews began pouring forth. While most reviews judged the game solely on the merit of the games mechanics, controls and the games’ 2D heritage, several media outlets opted to use the title’s art style to grandstand their own personal […]

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++Good Call In Show this Friday

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, Precursor Starships and UrQuan Masters; mark your calendars for this Friday, August 2nd at 7pm PST as we are hosting our ++Good Games call in show…FO’ REALS! If you would like to participate, be sure to open up your Skype-o-trons and dial and add “DoublePlusGoodGames” to your list of […]

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