Posts Tagged ‘editorials’

No Used Allowed an update

Well, The assault continues.  Thq, the publishers of UFC Undisputed 2010, have included in their game a nasty little feature.  Each game comes with a one use only code for online play.  You can activate the code, on one machine only, to play online.  After that, if the game is used on another machine, you […]

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That's all I get for my game?!?

I’ve heard that question quite a lot over the years as people have brought me their used games.  People who, understandably, are a bit unhappy with the disparity between what they think that their game is worth and what I can offer them for it.  Sadly, though there are good reasons for this, knowing that […]

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Hark! What lies through yon story break

The other day I was thinking about the two gulf wars and some of the reporting that took place in them.  I think my favorite was when it was reported that “the victorious Iraqi armies were staging a glorious retreat before a defeated and demoralized American army advancing in total panic.”  Now, journalistic integrity aside, […]

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Buying video games online

Buying new and used video games online can be a great way to pick up some bargains if you know how to shop. There are a few things one should watch out for, however. Here are some bits of useful advice we have gleaned from being on both sides of the online sales deal. Where […]

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No Used Allowed! (part 2)

As I mentioned last time, a serious, as I see it,  problem is developing with the video game software developers/manufacturers.  They don’t feel that you should ever own your video games.  I guess that raises the question of,  “what do I mean by own?”  Specifically, I mean that you can re-sell it.  Currently, you can […]

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No Used Allowed!

I’m a little older than some gamers (i.e. I was around when the only way to have fun with electricity was to dare my buddy, gug  [capitalization hadn’t been invented yet] to run across a hill with a bronze pole during a lightning storm).  So I think about a few things that many gamers don’t.  […]

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We're Looking For Writers!

Ever thought about trying your hand as a game reviewer? Game tips writer? Would you like a chance to try? We’re looking for game reviewers and tip-writers. If you’re interested, pick a game you’d like to review and write up an article, observing the following editorial rules: Should be 300 – 1000 words in length […]

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