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Happy 20th Anniversary, Sony PlayStation!

I remember when I was eleven, and the original PlayStation came out. I wanted one more than anything. At the time, I had a Super Nintendo, and it was a lot of fun. But I knew all the great games would be coming out on the PlayStation. My father didn’t see the point of getting more »

I’m learning the art of selling video games

I’ve been collecting games for about as long as I’ve been playing them, and I’ve been playing them for over thirty years. I enjoy collecting. I like having everything arranged nicely on shelves and stacks of new additions awaiting cataloging and sorting. I love buying old things in person, talking with the people who owned more »

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5 reasons the Dualshock 4’s square button is better than the triangle

Hey folks, here at Technology Tell we like to ask the tough questions, investigate the difficult investigations and keep the industry honest as bloodthirsty watch dogs. But, we also like to have fun. Too much fun, sometimes. I’ve mostly written fluff, lately – nothing that matches my pedigree as a hard-nosed journalist. But I’m feeling more »

Resident Evil, BioShock, and P.T. haunt me

In honor of Halloween, we here at Technology Tell’s Gaming Channel are sharing some anecdotes concerning particularly spooky, scary, or festive video game experiences. Jenni already kicked it off with how Outlast beat her, and now I’m here to share a few short anecdotes about my love for horror. I read Stephen King and Clive more »

PSN Flash Sale: Tons of great games for a buck each

Holy cow, Sony is at it again. Starting right now and lasting until Monday, July 14, 2014 at around noon Pacific, you can buy about 30 awesome games for 99 cents a pop through a PSN flash sale. That’s crazy. The games on sale range from a bunch of PSOne Classics so some larger indie releases, more »

GDC 2014: Abe’s Oddysee is looking New ‘n’ Tasty

It’s GDC 2014 time, which means Oddworld Inhabitants, the developers behind and , have released a new trailer featuring gameplay from Oddworld: New ‘n’Tasty. That’s their upcoming remake of their first game, Abe’s Oddysee. It’s being developed by Just Add Water, the studio behind the previous remakes of Munch’s Oddysee and Stranger’s Wrath released for the PS3. more »

Tomba 2 Impressions: It just isn’t the same

Tomba 2 Price: $5.99 System(s): PS3, PSP, PS Vita Release Date: Feburary 18th, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Monkey Paw Games (Whoopee Camp) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” My entire memory of playing Tomba 2 consists of a few minutes with the demo on a Playstation in a California car dealership. A short segment ill fit to be shown more »

Wolf Fang Review: Build your own mechanical behemoth

Wolf Fang Price: $6.99 System(s): PS3, PSP, Vita Release Date: Feburary 11th, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Monkey Paw Games (Data East) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” There is an undeniable appeal in the idea of mechs. Towering machine behemoths that act as mechanized extensions of ourselves, turning the will of a single man into a dangerous weapon. more »

5 Best (Worst) Movie Games

We’ve reached an age where bad games aren’t always bad. Sometimes, bad games are just so absolutely terrible that they ascend to a level of goodness. This is especially true with movie games. Sometimes, these cheap and blatant cash-ins surprise us. They probably won’t be good. (That almost never happens.) But, on some fortunate occasions, more »

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GamerTell Talks: The life and times of Pablo Stacio

Last week, we announced the beginning of a new column called GamerTell Talks. We want people to share their video game experiences and get passionate about their past-time. Which brings us to our first installment. Anthony Geraci is here to tell us about the life and times of Pablo Stacio. So I’d like to share more »

Important Importables: 5 Dragon Quest misconceptions debunked

Dragon Quest is an amazing series, but it never seemed to get the kind of respect and love it deserved outside of Japan. In Japan, it’s a legend and there are stories of people lining up to buy copies of the game or skipping work or school to play it. Here, not so much. It’s more »

Persona 2: Eternal Punishment is now a PSOne Classic

The stars have aligned and it has happened almost exactly as people thought – all of the Persona games will be on the PlayStation Store by tomorrow night. Persona 2: Eternal Punishment, the missing piece, is becoming a PSOne Classic. Those who missed out on it years ago and have been wondering what happened in more »