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About pressstarttojoin

A 20-something living and working in Toronto with a life long passion for gaming

The Undead Rise (Agian) on Kinect

I’m certainly not the first person to say that the zombies video game has been done to death. I think I’ve killed more zombies in video games, spin offs and bonus levels over the past couple of years than Romero … Continue reading

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Wii U is the future, discards it’s own past

This week Nintendo showed off it’s new system the Wii U. like it’s predecessor, it certainly is trying some new things. it’s Nintendo first HD system, and it’s controller has more features packed into it than your cell phone. But … Continue reading

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Kinect gets a new shooter, inevitable controversey

With E3 in full swing, all the heavy hitters of the industry are showing off their trump cards. So it can be easy to miss titles that offer something different and new. So maybe that’s why 505 games decided to … Continue reading

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Wondering what the next big thing is?

The high tech industry has seen some truly incredible jumps in what’s possible over the last decade. With touch technology going from PC screen, into out pocket and on our table to 3D technology dominating Hollywood and invading our homes. … Continue reading

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What makes a gamer violent? Turns out, it’s not the games

Video games can do many things, tell stories, improve memory, entertain, and socialize, but most of the time you hear about video games, it’s becuase they’re being linked to violent behaviour. Studies have come up with all kinds of answers, … Continue reading

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Who watches the Watchdogs: how accurate are media reports on video games

I’ve gotten a lot of positive feedback about this blog recently and I just want to say I appreciate all of it.¬† Some of the best¬† feedback I’ve gotten has been from people who are self confessed game haters, so … Continue reading

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Staying Up all night to earn Trophies that aren’t even real…but ARE!

It’s a bit of a snowpacalypse outside my house today, which makes me wish it was summertime. A time when you can ride bikes in T shirts, or complain about the glare coming in through the window at your TV. … Continue reading

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