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Why Do We Spectate?

After the close of Evo 2014, I had an epiphany about the games industry. There’s a huge community of people, gamers and non-gamers, that watch other people play games. Not only am I one of those people who watch, but I also create content for others to watch. One of the things I loved doing growing up…

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Black Oni Podcast Episode 29: Have It Your Way

Agenda 1- I-I-I-Iiiice Breaker!! 2- Gamin’ 3- Gamin’ News 4- Hot Topic 1- INTRO/ I-I-I-ICE BREAKER!!! • If there was one game you could play cross platform with every/any platform, what would it be? 2- GAMIN’ • Whatcha playin’? • Latest/New game releases: The Last of Us remastered, Blood Bath, Kick Ass 2, Residue, Sacred…

I've always found Garruk particularly terrifying, even before he was cursed.

Magic 2015-Duels of the Planeswalkers Review

By Kevin Kennedy (Theonekk) The top real life Collectible Card Game is back for another yearly installment of Duels of the Planeswalkers, promising more freedom and new gameplay, but does it deliver?  Strangely absent from Playstation this time around (available on iPad, Steam, Android and Xbox 360), I found myself playing the Steam version. This…

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Black Oni Podcast Episode 28: Destiny is Calling

Agenda 1- I-I-I-Iiiice Breaker!! 2- Gamin’ 3- Gamin’ News 4- Hot Topic 1- INTRO/ I-I-I-ICE BREAKER!!! • Based on what we know about the games coming, which story are you most interested in playing this year? 2- GAMIN’ • Whatcha playin’? • Latest/New game releases: Hand of Fate, Claire, The Wolf Among Us ep5, Destiny Beta,…

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Astro Decibel Physics: Are the Astro A50’s right for you?

I’ve spent the last month and a half putting the latest Astro A50’s to the test, playing everything from shooters, RPG’s, and adventure titles. So, are these fully wireless headsets worth the $300 price tag? Read on to find out. Presentation: It sounds a bit silly to some to discuss presentation for a product review, but in all honesty,…

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Black Oni Podcast Episode 27: Systemic Change?

Join Jae_Blaze06, theonekk, and BauerKillz, as we talk about all of the news going down in the industry. Download here. Agenda 1- I-I-I-Iiiice Breaker!! 2- Gamin’ 3- Gamin’ News 4- Hot Topic 1- INTRO/ I-I-I-ICE BREAKER!!! • What do you think will be the biggest system seller of the year? 2- GAMIN’ • Whatcha playin’? • Latest/New…

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The Banner Saga: Turn Based Classic

Let me start this review off by noting that I am late to this party.  The Banner Saga, produced by Stoic Games and published by Versus Evil, was originally released in January of 2014 after a successful Kickstarter campaign.  However, it was not until earlier this week that I picked up this interesting find when it…

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Destiny is Calling- Alpha Impressions

Destiny, is an open world, co-op, massively multiplayer online, first-person, action-adventure game that takes place in the future across several planets and landscapes. It’s a game where you have the freedom to explore areas the way you want, but with guidance to progress through levels. It also lets you participate in player vs player competitive…

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Black Oni Podcast Episode 26: Reflecting on E3

Now that E3 is over, let’s take a moment to reflect on what transpired. Join Jae_Blaze06, SoiLakaSOAD, and BauerKillz, as we touch on some of the specifics about the show and the ones that stole our hearts. Download here. Agenda 1- I-I-I-Iiiice Breaker!! 2- Gamin’ 3- Gamin’ News 4- Hot Topic 1- INTRO/ I-I-I-ICE BREAKER!!!…