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FTG Review: Hero Academy (PC)

FTG Feature Hero Academy Steam Review

Robot Entertainment has a gift when it comes to creating video games. They don’t just make games; they create fun works of art that capture everything great about being a gamer. Their iOS game, Hero Academy, remains one of my favorite iOS games of all time, thanks to its art ...

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FTG Review: Persona 4 Arena (PS3)

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Most gamers don’t play fighting games for the story. Outside of the most recent Mortal Kombat, I can’t think of a single fighting game that had a story worth mentioning. That’s why when Arc System Works and the Persona 4 development team at Atlus announced Persona 4 Arena, I was ...

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FTG Review: Jay and Silent Bob in Let Us Dance! (iOS)

FTG Feature Jay and Silent Bob in Let Us Dance Review

I grew up on Clerks and Mallrats and will always hold Kevin Smith’s series of films close to my heart. Clerks and Mallrats were the first films that made me realize just how messed up the world really was and that there’s always a light side after the heaping piles ...

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Dawnguard is Out on Steam

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Finally the gaming elite will be able to experience The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s first expansion, Dawnguard, as it is now available on Steam for the generous price of $19.99. In Dawnguard, the Vampire Lord Harkon returns with the intention of destroying the sun. If he succeeds, the unimaginable will ...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic is Going Free-To-Play This Fall

Star Wars Free To Play

In a turn of events that surprised absolutely no one, EA has finally announced the fate of Star Wars: The Old Republic. EA’s most expensive disaster in history is going Free-To-Play this fall. This news comes after the subscriber total dropped drastically earlier this year. When contacted for the official number of ...

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FTG Review: Jay and Silent Bob in Too Fat to Fly (iOS)

FTG Feature Jay and Silent Bob in Too Fat to Fly Review

Regular listeners to Kevin Smith’s numerous podcasts know that he is a huge fan of Rovio’s Angry Birds series of iOS games. When Smith announced that he was expanding the View Askewniverse to video games with SMcade, a division of Smith’s SmodCo, I couldn’t help but make a mental note ...

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FTG Review: Resident Evil Chronicles HD Collection (PS3)

FTG Feature Resident Evil Chronicles HD Collection Review

Resident Evil Chronicles HD Collection is a high definition, PlayStation Move-supported remake of the two Resident Evil light-gun shooters on the Wii. Can a fresh coat of paint and a more responsive controller add new life to these quickly forgotten entries in the Resident Evil series? The two games included in ...

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New Recruit-A-Friend Mount For World of Warcraft

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Well, it’s time to stop speculating and start recruiting! Blizzard has announced the new Recruit-A-Friend mount – Obsidian Nightwing. Like the previous mount, it’s a two-seater, but not in the traditional sense. Taking a cue from the Sandstone Drake, the player transforms into the mount and a party member rides on your back.

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NiGHTS HD Remake coming to XBLA, PSN, and Steam

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After the awful Wii entry in the NiGHTS series, fans were left wanting more of what they grew up with instead of an embarrassment with stiff controls and poor production values. Since the Wii sequel essentially crushed out all hope of a proper sequel, SEGA decided to give us the ...

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FTG Friday Night Poker: Hardcore Diablo III, Week 2

FTG Friday Night Poker

Another week, another Poker Night! This week, we pick up right where we left off in our Diablo III Hardcore Mode playthrough. While killing the minions of hell, we talk about the Nintendo 3DS XL, FarCry 3 delay, Skyrim Dawnguard, Meet the Pyro, Valve’s upcoming Source Movie Maker Toolkit and ...

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