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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.

James' RETROCITY look back on Skullgirls

Ah, Skullgirls. When the gaming media flipped the eff out over your announcement, I was stoic. When the tourney scene took to you like a fish to water, I was apathetic. When Steam decided to list you at $5.00 during a holiday sale… I couldn’t say “no.” Finding myself in the possession of one of […]

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E3 2013 – And the Winner Is:

We are. Gamers are the winners of E3. When Sony and Microsoft first revealed their next generation consoles a few months ago, I was right there with everyone else: vomiting negativity and incredulity. I was aghast at how Microsoft could make an attempt to control the used games market, and I was echoing conspiracy theories […]

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Kojima to demo FOX Engine at GDC

As originally reported by Joystiq, Mr. Hideo Kojima will be speaking about his new Metal Gear project, Ground Zeroes, at this year’s Game Developers Conference; and he’ll be, purportedly, discussing the engine at the heart of the game, FOX Engine. Mr. Kojima hasn’t spoken at a GDC since 2009, so I’m sure you’re all waiting […]

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Episode 51: PAX 2012 Recap & Live Earthquake Coverage

We were moved by our conversations with Namco, Telltale, TwistedPixel and other companies at PAX and then we were moved by the earth during the recent recording session for episode 51. Believe it or not, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck in between Salem and Portland, Oregon relatively close to where we record the show off […]

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Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes – PAX 2012

At PAX 2012, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima creator showed off 11 minutes of gameplay footage from his upcoming PS3 game Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes.   The demo began with an in-engine cinematic set in a rain-drenched prison camp. The sprawling camp showed off FOX Engine’s advanced shader, lighting, and particle effects. Mud […]

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Pre-E3 2012 Podcast

Join us for predictions, expectations, and the sweet anticipation of E3 in part one of our Electronic Entertainment Expo EXTRAVAGANZA! This is the first in a series of three casts covering the biggest show in gaming, from the rumors, to the surprise reveals. Within, we wax Konami (Revengeance!), SEGA (Virtua Fighter 5), High Moon (Fall […]

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