Hearts of Iron III

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Hearts of Iron III is not just a strategy game, it is a strategy simulator. This game is the definitive World War 2 simulator. ...

Kid Chameleon

You can collect suits throughout stages by hitting the various P blocks (most of the time they just hold gems), and grabbing masks which transform you into various forms.These include a sword wielding ...

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Darkspore

My overall impression of the game is mixed. On one hand, the combat is crisp and fun, especially when you're cooperating with friends. The abilities are satisfyingly destructive and the heroes that ...

374 plays

The Mummy

The main thing that works about The Mummy is that it never feels that strongly tied to the movie. Instead it feels more linked to a game like Solomon’s Key - in spirit at least. This is a good thing. ...

332 plays

Doshin the Giant

Doshin the Giant managed to suck me into its world entirely. At its core the game is incredibly simple, yet somehow utterly compulsive: you play a friendly yellow giant whose aim is to help four tribe ...

443 plays

Wasteland 2 Review

Every location and they way you interact with the people in those locations affects the world in a large or limited way, depending on how relevant they are to the storyline of the game. Much like Fall ...

500 plays

NBA 3 on 3 Featuring Kobe Bryant

B allows you to swap your player, and A lets you swipe to attempt to regain the ball. Doing this at the correct time is crucial, and thanks to the game’s clear graphics it’s easier to do than you’d ex ...

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Why you should Subscribe to The Obsolete Gamer YouTube Channel

February 6, 2015, No Comments

Let’s be honest, there’s tons of YouTube channels out there, great ones even and they are all asking for you to subscribe. Now it’s not a big deal to subscribe to multiple channels, but it would be nice if you knew why you were subscribing so we at Obsolete Gamer won’t just tell you why, we will show you. . ...

The Daily Awesome: Blitzkrieg 3 Preview

J.A. Laraque and the GPS crew had a chance to check out the World War 2 RTS game Blitzkrieg 3 and also got to talk with lead developer Nikolay Inkatov. ...

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The Daily Awesome: the Model G1 from Rabbit Engineering

Today’s Daily Awesome is the Model G1 from Rabbit Engineering. It is an arcade unit that allows you to play almost any NES cartridge. What’s cool is the styling’s which was made to order and features ...

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How my Mom saved Christmas

We get to Toys-R-Us and I fly inside not waiting for my mother. In seconds I was at the electronics section. By the time my mother got there I was almost in tears. They had sold the last one just ten ...

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Alone in the Dark

Alone in the Dark is a game that dabbles in the Cthulhu mythos. The horrific situations found within the game display their Cthulhulian influence, and even the mansion is discovered to be actually n ...

441 plays

The Rolling Thunder Series

The basic story of the game, is that you are a secret agent called "Albatross", who works for an international group called "W.C.P.O", which stands for "World Crime Police Organization". You are on a ...

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World of Warplanes Interview

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World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition launched on February 12 and we’ve been very excited by this release. We would love to continue to add more games to this platform, but we are currently focused on offering console players a solid World of Tanks experience on the Xbox 360. Obviously, Wargaming is forging new ground with Microsoft and XBOX360 in bringing, AAA quality, free-to-play battles to console, so we are focused on getting it right and proving that free-to-play works in this space. ...

Geoff Mendicino on His Tourney for Charity: LOVE of Florida 2012

A number of factors came into effect for me to ultimately create a charity tournament. It's close to the holiday season. As an aspiring FSU Criminologist grad student, a lot of the disadvantaged and l ...

Nexus 2 The Gods Awaken Q&A

There is a fantastic modding community for Nexus 1 and we know what this did for our game. We are still amazed by what some of these modders did. Really impressive. So, for Nexus 2 we will not only co ...

We Interview Chris Avellone From Obsidian Entertainment: Part 2

Well, in terms of influential yet obscure, that cuts a lot of games out – I feel a lot of the more common games have had a big influence on my designs (Portal, Chronotrigger, Ultima Underworld). If I ...

We Interview Chris Avellone From Obsidian Entertainment: Part 1

Neal Stephenson (with Snow Crash) is not only a huge host of design ideas on just about every page of his books, but he taught me when it was important to describe something and when it was not – ther ...

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Q&A

The first order of business is bringing creative collaborators to the table. Lydia and I brought in Todd and Aaron Helbing to write the script and Stewart Hendler to direct the series. In concert wi ...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: The Ryan Culver Show

November 17, 2014, No Comments

With the Uncharted movie buzz there is no doubt who we at Obsolete Gamer feel should be staring in the lead. He already played the part in the commercial for PlayStation’s All Star Battle Royale and oh, by the way, he pretty much lives the part in real life. Not only is Ryan Culver an actor, but his is a pilot, a true adventurer and does extreme sports as well, seriously, who better to play Nathan Drake. ...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: The Patrick Scott Patterson Show

Scott has excellent takes on a wide range of topics important to gamers and the gaming industry as well and he does not just fire them off from the comment section of a website, he gets out there and ...

The James C. Burns Show

His experience teaching kids as well as playing Frank Woods was an important factor when it came to playing Colonel Frank Reichert in Coldwater. We also talked about an upcoming project he is working ...

Alt F4 #4: The TigerDirect Titanfall Tournament Show

J.A. Laraque from Obsolete Gamer's web series, Alt F4 was there providing coverage and even some shout-casting via Twitch. In this 90 minute recap you can check out some of the highlights of the event ...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: The E3 2014 Show

So in the special episode of the Obsolete Gamer show you will get to see some footage we took during our time at E3 2014 and special interviews with, 2-Time Guinness World Record Holder Carrie Swideck ...

OGX #3 The Pre-E3 2014 Show

With E3 2014 next week we decided to talk about what we were looking forward to most for our trip out to L.A and to reminisce on our previous trips to the expo. There is a lot to E3 besides what you s ...

Profiled: Judy L. Tyrer

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When you have a passion for games that stays with you your entire life and the drive and focus to peruse what you want in life you can achieve great things. That was just one of the many things we learned in our extended conversation with Judy Tyrer. ...

Profiled: Derek Smart

When you have a chance to talk with someone who created over 17 games you’re going to want to pick his brain on the state of gaming today in comparison to gaming in the past. Derek and his independent ...

Profiled: Brad Smith

Gamer Profiles heads to the great white north to talk with developer, Brad Smith on his latest project titled, Lizard. His Kickstarter brings us a cool platformer for the NES where you explore an 8-bi ...

Gamer Profile: Carrie Swidecki

There was something cute about those twin dragons Bub and Bob that hooked me into the game. Plus I loved the simplicity of the graphics and the background music. This was the 1st game that I became ob ...

Troy Doerner: Cosplay Deviants

My favorite classic game would have to be the original Dragon Quest. I remember playing it when I was younger and spending hours simply exploring what (at the time) was a massive open world. I also lo ...

Gamer Profile: Stephen Barton

I loved 3D Monster Maze on the Spectrum ZX, but Doom really reset the bar entirely. The soundtrack was awesome (especially given the resources available), but what really got me hooked was that it was ...

Gamer Profile: James C. Burns

July 19, 2014, No Comments

I blew a lot of lunch money on that bad boy, but what really hooked me was when I got my first GAMEBOY… I loved the game for a simple reason….endless ammo!!! and endless replays..well... until he battery dies... I came out of the pin ball era where all you got for a quarter (thats about $50 in present day rates) was five metal spheres and it got really expensive really fast just learning how to play…. I could’ve bought a mustang with the cash I stuck in that tin box. With a Game boy I coul ...

Gamer Profile: Jay Mohr

I loved Donkey Kong Jr. and spent so many rolls of quarters on it. There was also Dig Dug at my local Ihop and I wore that out too. I wasn't particularly good at Dig Dug but I loved digging and diggin ...

Gamer Profile: Ryan Culver

Now one of my most memorable video game experiences was playing the original NES at my friend’s house as a kid and working every night to beat Super Mario Bros. It was by far the most popular and tal ...

Gamer Profile: Cambria Edwards

I didn't have gaming consoles growing up, but my cousins did and I was over there all the time. Donkey Kong was one of the first games I ever played and I fell in love. Whenever a new console came out ...

Gamer Profile: Ashly Burch

I really like games that are deceptively complex and that don't hold your hand at all. One of my favorite modern games is Spelunky, as a point of reference. Harvest Moon is actually incredibly nuanced ...

Gamer Profile: William Watterson

4-player Warlords tournaments are the most fun you can have with any gaming system. That grinding sound effect and flashing screen when you toast someone? Brutal. Empowering. Priceless. Unforgettable ...

Gamer Profile: Hollyanne Setola

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Alt F4 was honored to feature Hollyanne Setola in our latest episode where we talked about her history of gaming from being introduced to gaming by her grandmother who worked at NASA, to her Counter Strike days with her teammates. We also talked about the current landscape of gaming and todays gamers and the difference between now and only a few years ago. Our discussion about bullying and internet trolls sheds some light on what many, but specifically women deal with in gaming today. ...

Gamer Profile: Todd Friedman

Todd Friedman is a World record holder in DJ Hero and DJ Hero 2 as well as other records on the Nintendo Wii and the original Nintendo Entertainment system. An avid game collector, Todd owns over 1700 ...

Gamer Profile: Dave Vogt

In the end, not Mega Man, not Mario, not even Castlevania could take that spot. It had to be Zelda. This was the game that changed everything for me. The feeling of awe that overwhelmed me the first t ...

Amrack’s Gamer Profile

So my name originated from my youth (like most people). To me a name is like a connection to the past that you can never experience again; it's a memory of what I once was. When I was little (~8 years ...

Gamer Profile: John A Pompa

I love all games. Both old and new, but the classic/retro ones, are the ones that appeal to me more. I'm a collector of game systems and computers. It seems the older I get, the farther I drift back ...

TGI Trading Card Profiles: Matt Bradford

One of the first games I used to play (and got addicted to) with my Dad when we first brought home the Intellivision. Like many classics from that time, it connects me back to the 80s when gaming was ...

Profiled: Paul Elsy

January 30, 2015, No Comments

Paul shared some insights about his journey from being a classic gamer and his love of games like Dune and Sonic the hedgehog to studying Robotics at University before volunteering with the community and writing fan fiction for Eve before accepting a job offer from them. ...

Profiled: Ichiro Lambe

We talked with Ichiro Lambe from Dejobaan games their incredible game, Elegy for a Dead World where you explore dead civilizations, write about what you find, and share your stories with the world. Yo ...

Profiled: Kevin Mentz

When you have a company known for great games you become even more curious about the people behind them so when we had a chance to talk with Kevin Mentz from Daedalic Entertainment we were excited to ...

Profiled: Aidan Price

We sat down with Aidan Price from East Asia Soft to talk about their upcoming game Lost Sea and about Aidan's gaming influences which included classic games such as the original Super Mario Bros. and ...

Gamer Profile: Loris Malek

We’ve talked with fantastic people from around the world and Loris from Moon Spider is no different. Their game, Harold is an interesting mix between Pitfall and Lemmings that gives you that hardcore, ...

Gamer Profile: Jan Kavan

CBE Software is an independent video game studio in the Czech Republic that has released a number of games including their current game, the fantastic, J.U.L.I.A: Among the Stars We had a chance to ta ...