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Life Is Strange: Episode One

Life is Strange: Episode One Review By Kevin Kennedy (Theonekk) At first glance, Life is Strange appears to be simply Dontnod Entertainment’s attempt at a Telltale Games (The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us) style episodic game, down to the pre-title screen, which informs the player that choices will have far-reaching consequences.  The art style…

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Black Oni Podcast episode 38: Our Engineers Are Workin’ On It!

Download mp3 AGENDA 1- I-I-I-Iiiice Breaker!! 2- Gamin’ 3- Gamin’ News 4- Hot Topic 1- INTRO/ I-I-I-ICE BREAKER!!! • What is the most hyped game of 2015 so far? 2- GAMIN’ • Whatcha playin’? • Latest Game Releases: Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition, Warhammer Quest, Chariot, Funk of Titan, Assassin’s Creed Unity: Dead Kings DLC,…

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Shoot S**t in the FACE: COD Advanced Warfare Review

A year ago, COD was pretty much the laughing stock of gaming with its sad release, “COD: Ghosts”. People lamented the title for it’s lazy storytelling, lackluster visuals, and odd weapon balancing issues. While I’m confident Infinity Ward had great intentions, they just weren’t able to live up to gamer’s high expectations. So how does…

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Black Oni Podcast episode 37: Year In Review

Download mp3 Episode 37: Year in Review Agenda 1- I-I-I-Iiiice Breaker!! 2- Gamin’ 3- Gamin’ News 4- Hot Topic 1- INTRO/ I-I-I-ICE BREAKER!!! • What is your game of the year for 2014? How about biggest disappointment? 2- GAMIN’ • Whatcha playin’? 3- GAMIN’ NEWS • PSN & Xbox Live taken down on Christmas Day…

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Why You Should Be Excited for MGSV: The Phantom Pain

There are a number of gamers who missed out on certain franchises throughout history, whether it was because said titles were out of their comprehension range, or they just didn’t “click” with them. I would consider the Metal Gear Solid franchise amongst those titles, not because it isn’t popular, but because so many people have had difficulty easing…

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Black Oni Podcast Episode 36: Streetest of Fighters!

Download mp3 Agenda 1- I-I-I-Iiiice Breaker!! 2- Gamin’ 3- Gamin’ News 4- Hot Topic 1- INTRO/ I-I-I-ICE BREAKER!!! • What is your favorite fighting game of all time? 2- GAMIN’ • Whatcha playin’? • Latest/New game releases: Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX, The Crew, Star Wars the Old Republic- Shadow of Revan, Lara Croft and…

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Black Oni Giveaway

Tis’ the season for giving! As a thank you for your continued support, and as a push to get more people talking about the site, we will be giving away 3 prize packs! 1, for the gamer, 1 for the sci-fi nerd, and one for the art connoisseur. To enter, all you have to do is…

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Should We Preorder Games?

It’s no secret that several games throughout this, and last generation, launched with major issues hindering their overall experiences. With as many games releasing in broken, or sometimes unplayable states, does it make sense to continue pre-ordering, or buy games on Day 1? Is this pre-ordering culture healthy for gaming? Consumers used to preorder video games because they weren’t…

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Black Oni Podcast Episode 34: How Will We Remember Next Gen?

Episode 34: How Will We Remember Next Gen? Agenda We’re just trying to stay warm! Jae_Blaze06, Theonekk, and Soil_aka_soAD wear fluffy hats and cloaks, discuss problematic game launches, price cuts, holiday season, and much-much more! 1- I-I-I-Iiiice Breaker!! 2- Gamin’ 3- Gamin’ News 4- Hot Topic 1- INTRO/ I-I-I-ICE BREAKER!!! • Which gaming or comic…