Retro Review: Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine (GC)

By Casey Covel | October 4, 2014
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Developer: SEGA Technical Institute Publisher: SEGA Platform(s): Sega Genesis/Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear, Master System, Wii, Steam Price: Varies by platform; $5.00 on Steam Release date: November 26, 1993 (original release) Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine is SEGA’s version of the popular, Japanese game-style of Puyo Puyo, in which the player is challenged to…

Review: Sword Art Online II, Episode 12: Bullet of a Phantom

By Rob M. | October 4, 2014
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Review: If you were disappointed by the previous episode’s focus on cave-sitting, repeatedly staring at Sinon’s buttocks, then I have good news for you! This episode has at least 50% less cave sitting and 70% less butt focus!* Okay, in all seriousness, this episode was actually enjoyable. It was a good mix of suspense between…

RE: Magic Kingdom Hearts [2014] Event Report

By Casey Covel | October 3, 2014
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A crowd of enthusiastic Disney-goers gathered in a modest corner of the Ticket and Transportation Center, avoiding a bit of mid-day drizzle from the overcast skies. These might have been any ordinary guests at the Magic Kingdom—the boiling excitement certainly seemed on-par—but a series of long leather trenches, giant zippers, key-shaped props, and over-the-top hair…

Review: Skin Game

By silasgreen | October 3, 2014
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Those of you familiar with Harry Dresden already know what to expect going into the latest novel in Jim Butcher’s urban fantasy epic. The world is full of supernatural beings: vampires, faeries, angels, demons, and ancient gods. Some are good, some are bad. And when the bad ones set foot, hoof or tentacle in the…

Review: Left Behind (2014)

By Wesley Wood | October 3, 2014
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Before I review this film I need to answer multiple questions that many people have. Q: Is the Antichrist in this film? A: No, this film takes place over the course of one day. The Antichrist does not appear until after the rapture and the filmmakers said that he would be in the sequels and…

Retro Review: Super Smash Bros. (N64)

By Wesley Wood | October 2, 2014
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Content Warning: This game is a clean fighting game by Nintendo, but I wouldn’t suggest it for anyone under eight. Super Smash Bros. was the first fighting game I ever played. I played it for the first time when I was ten. One of the reasons I love it is it’s wildly different from most…

Review: The Maze Runner

By Victoria Grace Howell | October 2, 2014
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  Storyline Thomas awakens in an elevator remembering nothing of who he is or how he got there. When the elevator reaches the top, fifty boys who have learned to survive in an enclosed environment within a massive maze greet him. They have been trapped within the maze with new boys arriving every month for…