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Fairune is a deconstruction of RPGs

It was $2.99. It’s difficult to resist a game at that price. Especially since it only cost a little more than a 3DS theme. For that price, Fairune was mine. It looked aesthetically pleasing and for $3, it’s difficult to complain about a simple timesink. Though, more can be ascribed to Fairune. It is a more »

5 Steam Holiday Sale 2014 Games to Buy: Day 2

We survived the first day of the Steam Holiday Sale! Go us! Our wallets aren’t even empty yet. That will surely change, since the event is running until January 2, 2014, but still. For now, we rejoice in the fact that we’ve been good and not spent all of our money on the first day. more »

There’s something about Lisa

If you’ll remember back to the last time you heard the name Lisa mentioned here on GamerTell, you probably remember the dancing, bearded prostitute. Yep, those completely bizarre trailers I shared with you have finally led to something tangible. December 15, 2014 marked the official release of Lisa: The Painful RPG. The mysterious project had more »

Here’s Your December 19, 2014 Indie Game Bundle Update

Need a last second gift for the holidays? Grab someone an indie game bundle. You’ll get them a lot of games for a great price, stuff they can enjoy well into the new year, and won’t have to worry about wrapping or delivering it. Especially since there are 20 indie game bundles to choose from more »

Minecraft deserves to be popular

I’ve gotten just about nothing done today, work wise. That’s because I’ve been spending the past several hours playing Minecraft. It’s such a fantastic game that it really deserves the popularity it’s gotten. I mean, where else can you spend five hours re-creating a giant wing-wong out of iron blocks? Not that I’ve ever done more »

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I pre-ordered a Meta Knight Amiibo I don’t want

I’ve hit a new low. In the midst of Pit Amiibo envy, I have done something I never thought I’d do. I pre-ordered a Meta Knight Amiibo from Best Buy. It may not seem like a big deal. Lots of people are pre-ordering retailer-specific Amiibos now, when they can. The other night, Target briefly opened more »

Gifts for the Literate Gamer: Video Game Books, Fiction Edition

Yesterday, we went over books for people who enjoy video games. Because, you know, the hobbies tend to overlap. There are a number of titles designed to offer an intellectual look at our favorite hobby, and we picked four of the best to suggest to you. Now, we revisit the issue, but this time ask more »

5 Steam Holiday Sale 2014 Games to Buy: Day 1

The time has come, as was rumored and prophesized. The 2014 Steam Holiday Sale has arrived. Deals are running rampant, as expected, and we should be seeing some of the best prices on PC games this year as time wears on. However, to make things a little easier for you, Technology Tell has something planned. more »

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Light and Dark Skylanders Trap Team elements make sense, but aren’t fair

With Skylanders Trap Team Activision and Toys for Bob decided to take things a step further. It wasn’t enough to have 8 different elements worth of Skylanders figures for people to collect. They upped the number to 10, so Light and Dark could be added to the mix. While this may make sense, since the more »

10 Best Dragon Age Inquisition fanfiction prompts

It started out as a joke. I was one of those people who wrote fanfiction in high school, and sometimes I like to brainstorm ideas for stories I’d want to read. That’s what I was doing on Twitter a few days ago, coming up with ridiculous, Dragon Age Inquisition fanfiction ideas. Except, some of these more »

The Oblivion Walker Achievement makes me feel awful

In what was now 1,031 hours of spent playing Skyrim, there was one achievement I hadn’t gotten. I’d done everything else. I’d married, I’d adopted children, I owned all the houses I could own. I’d fought ancient, powerful dragons and lived to tell the tale. There was but one thing I hadn’t done, which was more »

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy review: No objections here

Title: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Price: $29.99 System(s): Nintendo 3DS Release Date: December 9, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Capcom (Capcom) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Violence, Blood, Sexual Themes, and Use of Tobacco If you’re anything like me, you probably saw Phoenix Wright games sitting on the shelf at your local game store and passed them over for the new more »