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Strategy Guide God and All Around Good Guy: Casey Loe – Ep.62

Casey Loe of WAHP, GameFan, Play Magazine and Versus books strategy guide fame joins the podcast this week to talk history, current events and the state of import gaming. Casey Loe is one of the legendary GameFan triumverate (Eric ‘Shidoshi’ Patterson, Nick Rox, Casey ‘Takuhi’ Loe) and has written a wealth of strategy guides, including […]

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Objectivity vs. Dragon's Crown: ++Editorial [UPDATED]

For the review, go HERE. (This is not an accusatory piece. I do take recent events into account, and so it might seem like I’m pointing fingers, or getting uppity and angry with a very narrow set of industry professionals, but I assure you, the application of my statements is very broad, and not meant […]

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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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Aksys Games Announces Muramasa Rebirth for US!

Aksys Games announced today that it will be releasing the Japanese action RPG, Muramasa Rebirth, the follow-up to the critically acclaimed hit Muramasa: The Demon Blade, on the PlayStation®Vita system here in the US! For those who may have missed Muramasa when it debuted on the Wii (and that would be a metric ton of […]

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