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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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

This will confound you youngsters out there, but there was a brief interval in humanity’s history between oral traditions and cloud based storage when information was recorded on physical objects called books. Inspired by the toxic mix of the invention of movable type and Oprah’s fanatical insistence on having an entire club dedicated to them, more »

I am Bread Preview: Toasty

I am Bread is no joke. It may seem like one, with its QWOP controls. Plus, it is from Bossa Studios, creator of . No, this is a strangely compelling, strategic kind of game. There will be laughs along the way, but you’ll also be in for quite the challenge. The basic concept in I more »

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Dragon Age Inquisition sets up a war between gods

Before we get into this, let me warn you that this article will be full of Dragon Age Inquisition spoilers. It’s a big round up of everything the game teaches us about the Elven trickster god, the Dread Wolf, Fen’Harel, and what happens with our favorite witch, Flemeth. If you’ve finished the game, sit back more »

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Valve had a right to pull Hatred

I’m quite certain everyone remembers the trailer for Hatred, which is quite literally the revenge porn game. I’m not going to talk much about my opinion on the game, because let’s face it. People are allowed to make whatever kind of game they want. This is the free market at work. Producers produce a product, more »

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Review: Feeling Blue

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Price: System(s): Wii U Release Date: November 11, 2014 Publisher (Developer): SEGA (Big Red Button Entertainment) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Cartoon Violence Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric takes the cast from the Sonic the Hedgehog series and reimagines them in a new setting, with a unique take on their more »

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5 Things Animal Crossing Wii U Needs

Nintendo hasn’t been shy about suggesting Wii U games we could see in the near future. One of which is, of course, Animal Crossing Wii U. Because really, we can’t have a Nintendo console without a town where we can kick back with our anthropomorphic animal friends. Especially since Nintendo has shown it’s looking to more »

Ultimate NES Remix seems easier on the 3DS

The 3DS version of Ultimate NES Remix may not be as alluring as the separate Wii U releases or its bundled, physical compatriot, but I’ve noticed something unusual about this collection. I have the Wii U NES Remix games. I downloaded them upon their release because they were intriguing and, honestly, there wasn’t much else more »