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New Super Mario Bros.

Playing New Super Mario Bros. is a lot like shagging an ex: it's satisfying in the moment, but afterwards you realize your effort could have been spent better elsewhere.

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Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood

What this game does so well is that it makes you actually feel like a WWII soldier, something that very few games have accomplished.

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31 May 2006 // 1:00 AM

Pirate Baby’s Cabana Battle Street Fight 2006

The unnamed protagonists seem to be the progeny of an unholy union between zombie slayers Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and comic book hero Scott Pilgrim.

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12 May 2006 // 1:00 AM

Gawker Stalker

When the good and the great feels forced to engage in this sort of guerilla counter-spamming warfare against an irregular army of bloggers, they've already lost.

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27 Apr 2006 // 1:00 AM

March Madness on Demand

Last-second shots only exist for two reasons: changing the score and highlight reels.

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25 Apr 2006 // 1:00 AM

Power Girl: The Classifieds

Manion not only captures Power Girl's... buxomness, but provides wit and charm while Kara seeks to fill her life with a mundane nine to five.

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11 Apr 2006 // 1:00 AM

Rocketboom

In many ways, TiVo is a particularly apt platform for a show like Rocketboom.

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9 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

The French Democracy

The rough edges on Chan's work give it an air of urgency.

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24 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Xbox Live Arcade

When American 'entrepreneurs' steal game designs from foreign countries, they usually repackage it with stupid names like Snood.

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20 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Chasing Windmills

Despite the predominance of soulless databases and faceless corporations, the Internet is widely thought of as a space where exhibitionism is the norm, a mess of web logs, podcasts, and other means of personal expression.

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14 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

Broken Saints

The story which seems awkward on television fits perfectly in the digital medium.

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30 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

Channel Frederator

These intentionally underdeveloped, short-short 'toons are as well suited for inclusion in a podcast as they are poorly prepared for inclusion in any other collection.

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Pro Evolution Soccer 5 (EU) / World Soccer Winning Eleven 9 International (US)

We've all been blessed with Pro Evolution 5, a game even better than its predecessor -- which many gamers thought was football simulator perfection.

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24 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Darkwatch

You can see what it wants to do and what it wants to be, but when it falls short all you can really do is grimace and say, 'Aw... well at least it tried.'

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23 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Obscure

Obscure is a noble attempt for a newcomer to the industry.

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19 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Metal Slug 4 & Metal Slug 5

When you're a 2D run-and-gun series, originality through level and boss design is really all you have going.

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Outlaw Volleyball Remixed

Racial epithets seem largely to be one of the few ways that a young rebel can, well... rebel anymore.

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15 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Killer 7

For better or worse, Killer 7 is a bold game that sadly seems to suffer from the same disorder as its lead character.

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12 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Area 51

Some hardcore gamers may feel a little disappointed as Area 51 does not provide enough 'all-hell-is-breaking-loose' firefights as set pieces.

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11 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Wrestlemania 21

Wrestlemania 21 is the perfect example of everything that is wrong with the gaming industry.

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