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Valkyria Chronicles errr Review?

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Recently I was gifted a PlayStation 3 and a fairly comprehensive catalogue of games which is great for two reasons. Firstly, free games! Secondly by being gifted one it allows me to maintain that the PlayStation 3 never reached a critical mass of games for my tastes that warranted a purchase of the (still) overpriced console. One of the games that was on the shortlist that never reached critical mass was Valkyria Chronicles. 
Released in 2008 to generally positive reviews, Valkyria Chronicles is a mix of all the best bits from Advance Wars, Battalion Wars and quirky PlayStation 2 game Ring of Red. It's a 3D turn based strategy game which is a lot of fun with a beautiful art style. Playing games slightly time shifted from the climate in which they were released is interesting. Although I can see the appeal of VC when it came out, having played and loved Fire Emblem: Awakening last year, VC is probably lower in my estimations as there are some great mechanics which should have been…

Omastar Comics #38

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This week, Omastar gets his tentacles in a twist about that OTHER Omastar, in particular the lucrative merchandise deals and TV spots. 
Fucking religion.

Dead or Alive: you are bathing with me

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You know what,  I dislike the Dead or Alive Series:

Way back in the heady days of 2010 back when we cared about the Chilean Miners and Wikileaks. I wrote a blogpost about a game I played back in the heady days of 2006 when we make crass Steve Irwin jokes and the danish drew some cartoons.

And frankly I have not played a Dead or Alive game since then, the combat is clunky, random and just plain frustrating!

UNTIL NOW!!

They have bath and bedtime DLC!!! A fighting game in PJs and Towels.

I'd pay money for that.

Love and Remember when phones didn't have touchscreen?

Richie X