Monthly Archives: December 2012

(Retro) Review: Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII was a landmark moment for role-playing games. Its cinematic presentation garnered a lot of newfound interest in the genre, particularly here in the States, even if some of those newcomers left just as quickly on account of,

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Posted in Games & Gear, Reviews & Impressions

PC’s in the Living Room: Where Are We Today?

Seven years ago, I put together a noob-tastic piece detailing how one could get solid PC gaming performance for the price of a Playstation 2. I employed a set of rules designed to isolate the comparison to just gaming performance,

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Posted in Editorials, Technology

Games I’ll Never Play Again: Final Fantasy VII

GINPA is a recurring column in which the author discusses a single-player game he views favorably, but has no desire to ever re-play after finishing it. In November of 2012, I saw the storyline of Final Fantasy VII from beginning

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[VIDEO] Video Coffee Ramble: The Vita and its Vagrant Stories

I was bored. So I put together a shitty little video that takes a brief look at what PSone games–Vagrant Story in particular–look like on a Playstation Vita, and compared it to how it runs on a PSP. Hint: Not

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Posted in Games & Gear, Video