Aug 262014
 

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Current opinion among many critics of gaming that story should never come before gameplay when it comes to this medium. Emphasis should always focus upon how the player can directly affect a story play straight into video game’s greatest advantage over television and film: It’s interactivity. Here however we may have one of the rare releases which defies that rule, yet dies it well enough for it not to harm the title.

As a whole, Fallen London is an extremely strange kind of game to try and pin into any genre. Its gameplay is minimal, coming down to choices or statistics, progression can be limited at times and on occasions you can find yourself farming quests for basic loot and experience. Yet despite that it manages to remain thoroughly engaging the entire way through, offering you the chance to carve out your own story and backs it up with darkly humourous writing, great choices and a fantastical world.
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Aug 222014
 

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This week on the Paranerds Podcast, the Paranerds speak about Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, Jurassic Park: the Game, Tales of Monkey Island, The Simpsons Tapped Out and A Dark Room along with news (see below), deals of the week and new releases. Kevin also speaks a little on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie  The two then talk about Robin Williams, go over the Top Ten Reasons Why Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game is the Best Turtles Game Ever and speak a little on the New Silent Hills.

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Aug 212014
 

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Originally this was going to be a list of the Top Ten Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Games; however the list quickly became quiet after Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time, this was done intentionally to coincide with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. So instead of bullplopping our way through some mediocre TMNT games we figured what was the one TMNT game we keep coming back to. And that answer is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Arcade Game. What makes this game so great and stand out from the other TMNT Games? Let us explain in our Top Ten Reasons Why Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game is the Best Turtles Game Ever.

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Aug 142014
 

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If there’s one thing I hate doing its making dinner and spending money. There’s nothing more upsetting than finding out a game that you thought was on one console all of a sudden jumps only to another console. That I get. But a game going multiplatform? Why is this a bad thing?

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