For those of you out there who do not know, Final Fantasy XIV is the newest massive multiplayer online roleplaying game (mmorpg) from Square-Enix (http://www.square-enix.com/na/). Final Fantasy XI(http://www.playonline.com/ff11us/index.shtml) was their first foray into the realm of mmo way back in 2003. A great first attempt at an online game, if not ultimately flawed for the majority of . . . → Read More: The Digital Matrix (P)review: Final Fantasy XIV
Have you ever stared up at the star littered night sky and wished you could lead a large army up and down the country side in a lightning storm of unification? My fantasies have been fulfilled because in Hegemony: Philip of Macedon, you get to do just that.
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While the Norse gods are occupied in their preperations for Ragnarok, Loki’s daughter Hel makes her move. She captures the three Norns (Urd, Skuld, and Bell…er, Verdandi) and sets the world up for domination. The only one capable of stopping Hel happens to be Thor, still a punk kid but a godling nonetheless. Are you a bad enough dude to blast through the hordes of goblins, trolls, giants and undead, defeat the likes of Ratatoskr, Nidhogg & Hel, and rescue the girls?
Note: Young Thor is an original game, available only via download from the Playstation Network.
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Yagor, an evil bad guy with horns is out to rule the galaxy, and five robots stand in his way. After defeating him, they return to their home planet to find it destroyed. Is this the work of Yagor? Time to jump back into action.
Note: Widgets Odyssey 2 is an original game, available only via download from the Playstation Network.
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By Matt Storer
Ministry of War is the newest online game to from Snail Games. It is a multi-player game that allows you to build an empire in one of four civilizations. You advance your empire from era-to-era, building armies and cities as well as creating trade with other online players. It is your challenge to design and manage your emprire so that you can have access to more opportunities, soldiers, and missions.
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What says video game love more then attending the Video Games Live concert? (www.videogameslive.com)
On 08/07/10 while attending Gen Con, I was lucky enough to get a set in the Conseco fieldhouse (www.consecofieldhouse.com), home of the Indiana Pacers. What exactly is VGL? VGL is an event that tours from city to city that utilizes a light show synchronized with video game footage to set a backdrop fora full orchestra and quire playing some of our classic and favorite video game music.
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The Last Airbender for the Wii video game follows pretty much the same plot as the recent movie just out in theaters by M. Night Shyamalan. Thankfully, it seems that Shyamalan had very little to do with the game.
The familiar story of Aang and Zuko is recreated allowing the player to play these two characters in their respective portions of the story. You also get to play the Blue Spirit for one chapter. The game takes some liberties, of course, by extending particular scenes in order to give you plenty of gaming with action and challenges.
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In the kingdom of Balandor, Princess Cisna is celebrating her coming of age party. As an extension of peace, the Duke of Faria is invited to attend. It just so happens an organization known as the Magi pick this time to enter the city undetected and attack. Their goal is to seize an ancient artifact called the Ark and use it for their own sinister plans.
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It’s 1791, the ending of the feudal Edo period is at hand. Western culture is tearing apart Japan and with it comes the thirst for GLOBAL DOMINATION!!! Golba, a soldier from the United States Revolutionary War, seeks to do just that. It’s up to you as Suzuhime or one of 24 fighters to lay the smack down with brutal melee combat and stop this sinister plot.
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All great fantasy legends are grounded in the past, and Lunar is no exception. In the last generation, a group of young adventurers traveled together to save the world and it’s benevolent goddess. Now Alex, a young man who has grown up on tales of these adventurers’ exploits is on the cusp of adulthood and his own journey. Tagging along with him is his adopted sister Luna, his flying, talking pet cat Nall, and his con-artist best friend Ramus. Will Alex inherit the title of Dragonmaster? Does the world even need a Dragonmaster?
Read more: The Digital Matrix Review: Lunar – Silver Star Harmony