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Important Importables: Let’s visit the Marl Kingdom

One of the greatest shames in gaming is that Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure never got its proper due. The first installment in NIS’ Marl Kingdom series, the premise was poised to be a perfect, campy hit. A young girl with a fairy friend uses an army of dolls she’s magically able to communicate with to more »

Final Fantasy XI shuts down on PS2 and Xbox 360 March 2016

Final Fantasy XI, the first MMO and now 13-year-old installment in Square Enix’s landmark RPG franchise, will no longer be available on PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 come March 2016. However, as Eurogamer reports, the PC version will remain live and continue to receive “minor version updates.” This comes on the heels of Square’s decision more »

GameStop is accepting used PS2s again, and that’s great

Apparently, GameStop has decided that they really do want your used PS2s, even though they stopped accepting them back in 2013. It never made sense to me why they’d stop accepting them. There’s always people who want to buy a used system, and even when it’s an older system, people will want it. And quite more »

Show and Tell: A look at Princess Maker 2 (PC)

Ready to have some fun? Of course you are, that’s why you’re here. Well, Graham and I are here to hopefully make your day with a Princess Maker 2 episode of Show and Tell. That’s right, we’re proud parents of a 10 year old, virtual girl! Well, I still am. Graham has disowned her since more »

Show and Tell: A look at Culdcept (PS2)

Graham Russell brings Jenni Lada into a world of swords and sorcery for the card-combat board game Culdcept! Watch to see whether Graham’s army of ugly creatures can triumph over the adorable AI-controlled deck Jenni likes so much. Culdcept is a long-running Japanese series of games, most of which play identically. You move around a more »

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Christmas and PS2 Memory Cards

By the time I got a PS2, they had already put out the slim black version for a hundred and fifty dollars. Needless to say, the first games I purchased were used games, because there were plenty of used games. Specifically, I purchased Final Fantasy X. Of course, the PS2 didn’t come with a memory 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 »

Fatal Frame 2 gave me a workout

I’m not generally big on horror games. I liked the Resident Evil series, but if we’re being honest, that contains more action than genuine horror. Yet, I Fatal Fame 2. I didn’t buy it because it was a horror game, though I certainly knew of its reputation as being a game that could invoke real more »

Fatal Frame 2 still terrifies me

I feel as though I shouldn’t have to warn about spoilers for a game , and yet the internet being what it is, this article will have spoilers. I feel the need to say this because Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly is a horror game, and horror known is horror lost. Yet somehow, Fatal Frame more »

iPhone 6 tech ensures a great future for legacy gaming

Apple’s new device has a hell of a kick to it. The iPhone 6, and especially the iPhone 6 Plus, are partially designed with powerful gaming experiences in mind. The A8 chip, combined with this new “Metal” tech, are capable of 1080p visuals and all that cool video game/tech jargon that basically means, “it can more »

5 Simpsons games to play during the FXX marathon

When you try to think of good licensed games, The Simpsons aren’t really the property that floats to the top of your head. Hell, there are probably at least half a dozen games based on some facet of the Simpsons you haven’t even heard of. The rabbit hole for such a huge cash cow runs more »

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8 Sites with “good” Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles media

Know what’s out in theaters today? That new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot. (Yuck!) I think I speak for the majority of the internet when I say no thank you. That’s okay. We do not want this. Really. Which is why I propose we spend the day enjoying good, classic, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles media more »