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Nintendo vs. the Scalpers: For Great Justice!

Nintendo vs. the Scalpers: For Great Justice!

In the video game industry, the scalping of hard to find items is nothing new. Collectors or Limited editions of both hardware and games are put up for pre-order, subsequently grabbed up en masse by third party resellers and quickly dumped onto sites like eBay and Amazon at insane markups. For regular consumers, sourcing these items becomes quite frustrating on a couple fronts: initially in not being able to find products through normal channels and then subsequently having to pay…

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Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (PC)

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (PC)

In an attempt to clear a little backlog in my Steam library, I finally dug into Wolfenstein: The Old Blood recently. I bought The New Order and Old Blood together some time ago, deciding to play the former first. If I’m being honest, I enjoyed The New Order more than I expected to but understandably, it left me a little burnt out on the franchise so the Old Blood sat until now. In short, I found the Old Blood to…

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Nintendo’s “Switch”?

Nintendo’s “Switch”?

With the Wii U clearly in its rear-view mirror, Nintendo formally introduced gamers to the Switch late last year.  The concept behind the new console is pretty enticing… a unified hardware platform that allows for both in-home play on a television and portable gaming all on the same unit.  Add in the included Joy-Con controllers that allow for different configurations and the Switch can suit nearly any user interface scheme required.  Third party developers and publishers seem to be back on board as well,…

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