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Review: Dogos Brings Classic Arcade Shoot Em Ups to the Modern Era

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher Review: Dogos Brings Classic Arcade Shoot Em Ups to the Modern Era

Flying through the air, breeze running through your hair, alien blood being wiped off your windshield… this is how I imagined the average day of my player in Dogos. An arcade-inspired Shoot ‘em Up (or SHMUP), Dogos is the creation of Buenos Aires developer OPQAM. While the game looks fantastic, and plays even better, a sub-par […]

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Warp Zone Keeps Retro Gaming Alive in Hilliard

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher Warp Zone Keeps Retro Gaming Alive in Hilliard

Ask anyone interested in gaming in the Hilliard area about “Warp Zone” and they will either tell you it’s one of the best gaming stores they’ve been to, or everyone else has told them it’s the best gaming store they’ve ever been to. So when I moved to Hilliard last Fall, I went to check […]

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We Happy Few: A First Impression

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher We Happy Few: A First Impression

Compulsion Games, the minds behind the PS4 Launch title “Contrast,” have just released their next game on Steam Early Access and Xbox Game Preview. We Happy Few takes place in an alternate timeline Great Britain in 1964, where a drug known as Joy can regulate the perception and happiness of citizens of the town of […]

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5 Things to do When You Can’t Play Pokémon GO

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher 5 Things to do When You Can’t Play Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO has all but taken over the world and the timing couldn’t have been better. With this year being Pokémon’s 20th Anniversary, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Pokémon’s return to the Zeitgeist. Save these other Pokémon themed activities for a rainy day (or until they fix the tracking…) to make sure that your […]

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5 Must Have Video Games from the Steam Summer Sale

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher 5 Must Have Video Games from the Steam Summer Sale

The time is upon us, The Coveted Steam Sale. For those who may not know, Steam is the largest gaming platform for PCs, and around July of every year they host the Steam Summer Sale — a massive discount on a majority of the Steam catalog of games. Whether you’re a hardcore gamer or a […]

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Impressions out of 10: Overwatch

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher Impressions out of 10: Overwatch

Is the newest Blizzard IP in 17 years worth the hype? Yes. Yes it is.

3 weeks ago, I had no clue what Overwatch was. A friend of mine showed me a Pixar-esque trailer of a gorilla and a ghost fighting over hacked data. My interest was piqued. The open beta was in a week and I thought it was worth a shot. I booted up the game, and was […]

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Too Long:Didn’t Play — The Uncharted Trilogy

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher Too Long:Didn’t Play — The Uncharted Trilogy

With Uncharted 4 coming out earlier this week, now is a great time to revisit the path that brought us to our favorite Thief’s End. So I recently went back and played through the original Uncharted trilogy (sorry Golden Abyss fans) so that you won’t have to! (Note: You should still totally play the original […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!