Jason Price

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Instant Update: Injustice Gods Among Us

I picked up Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS4) on a PSN sale recently.  I’m definitely more in the Capcom/Street Fighter camp than the Mortal Kombat camp, but I’ve enjoyed them as a diversion.  I also enjoy superhero games.  There are far too few good ones. I haven’t had much time to play, but I did …

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Instant Update: Super Hexagon

I still suck at this game.  I just don’t see the path fast enough and reactions can’t compensate any more.  At least I only waste a few seconds per try.  I think I’ll go back to Threes.

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Technical Difficulties

I apologize if you’ve had any problems with the site lately. There have been a few technical problems with the site I’ve had to fix. WordPress has been so reliable that I sometimes forget all the times I had to fight with the old content management system. It’s almost shocking when it does have problems …

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Gamers are Different

I’ve been meaning to post this for a while.  Video games change the way you dream.  One of the things I’ve love about games is the way they encourage flexible thinking.  I’m also a fan of increased agency in dreams, games and real life.  Future games should give us more freedom to choose our own …

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Newsblurb: Frozen Endzone is now Frozen Cortex

Call it Frozen Cortex.  Apparently the developers were tired of the ‘Frendzone’ jokes and the confusion about the game simulating American Football.  The robot players and randomly generated field weren’t enough to distinguish it from Madden.  Or maybe the NFL isn’t as universal as we Americans like to think it is.  Regardless, anything from the …

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Ah, Microsoft

UPDATE:  Microsoft has reversed itself again.  Tables will now import, but launch has been delayed to implement this.  Another win for gamers, but another unnecessary PR body blow for Microsoft. The original post follows: Microsoft came off a pretty good E3.  Many were wondering if they’ve turned the corner.  I may be wrong, but this …

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30 Hours

I think I’ve discovered something about my gaming habits.  I seem to have  a limit of about 30 hours for a game to hold my attention.  I say about since it’s clearly affected by the quality of the game.  So a great game can hold me the full thirty, but an average effort will be …

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Dynasty Warriors Gundam Reborn

I had been meaning to pick up Dynasty Warriors Gundam 3, but it got hard to find.   For a while people were asking outrageous prices.  The prices have finally come down.  I was considering getting it when a bunch of reviews for Gundam Reborn started showing up.  I found it interesting that many of them …

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Dubious Quality Bookstore

I’ve known Bill Harris of Dubious Quality for a long time even though it’s been years since we’ve seen each other.  A while back after he kept recommending books, I set up a simple Amazon astore for him to show him how easy it was.  He didn’t want to deal with it.  He told me …

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Playstation Top Sellers for June 14

Playstation Blog just announced the top sellers for June.  I’ll list the ones that catch my eye: PS4 Watch Dogs — Playing this now, very fun, always something interesting to do. Valiant Hearts: The Great War — World War I is underrepresented, so I bought it. Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes — I have …

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