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The Month in Gaming: July 2012

My gaming this past month primarily involved the Final Fantasy brand (three of them!), with a new system also thrown into the mix. Here are the details.   Final Fantasy VII was not only the very first game I ever played in the series, but also the first RPG I ever played to its end, originally back in 1997. Returning to the game so many years later, after having played through its six predecessors, how did it stack up? Check out the full review of Final Fantasy VII here!     Again,

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The Month in Gaming: June 2012

I'll be halfway through the Final Fantasy series after this month is over, as well as having finished up the Mass Effect trilogy. How were they each?   Considered one of the top two titles in the entire series, I was eager to dive in to this game. I had played it years ago as part of Final Fantasy Anthology, released for the original PlayStation, but I didn't recall the gritty details. I had visions here and there of memorable moments, but it wasn't like I could really tell anyone

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E3 2012: Microsoft Press Conference (Live Blog)

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Okay, so it's not so much "live" as it is my own thoughts in real-time as I watch the press conference! Anyway, here we go!   Initial Thoughts Microsoft traditionally offers what I find to be a decent conference, showcasing interesting things to come over the next year. However, I often see reviews of The Big Three (Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo) ranking Microsoft 2nd or even 3rd, despite my own personal feelings that they've consistently done well. Whether this is deep-seated anti-Microsoft

Okay, so it's not so much "live" as it is my own thoughts in real-time as I watch the press conference! Anyway, here we...

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The Month in Gaming: May 2012

While I mostly bounced between two games again this month -- one a handheld and one a console, as usual -- I also had a third come back into the mix.   Being the fifth month of the year, this month's Final Fantasy title was naturally Final Fantasy V, a game I had played long ago when it came out as one-half of the original Playstation's Final Fantasy Anthology over a decade ago. The only thing I really recalled about the game was not liking it and eventually giving up on it; prior

While I mostly bounced between two games again this month -- one a handheld and one a console, as usual -- I also had a...

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