Highgrounds Review

Hi guys, going to speak about a cool free browser game that I got addicted to over Christmas. You can play it over at Highgroundsgame.com. It’s by a small company called Heart Shaped Games and I think you should check them out.

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Console: Browser
Type of game? Kind of a mix between online trading card game and turn based strategy.
Casual/Hardcore: The campaign is easy enough, whilst being challenging but some of the players are very clever!

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Final Fantasy IV: Interlude Review

Here is a review of one of the most unnecessary games ever. It’s called Final Fantasy IV: Interlude and it takes place 1 year after the amazing Final Fantasy IV in preparation for the actual sequal – Final Fantasy IV: The After Years.

Final Fantasy IV Interlude Cover

Console: PSP
How long is this game? About 3 hours
Why does it exist? To explain some things that will happen in After Years but you really don’t need them explaining.

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How the internet changed the bingo gaming arena?

Hi, guest post today because I’m unable to be here. A bit of history on how the Internet has changed gaming, especially bingo. I’m not very bingo savvy myself, but I hope you enjoy. Tune in next week for some Final Fantasy ranting.

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Online gaming!

Internet has changed a lot of things around us in so many different ways. Today the way we consume the electronic media has undergone a massive makeover. Online gaming and social interaction have become a part of our lives. Furthermore, with the invention of mobile devices and smartphones, internet consumption has increased even more. Admist all these changes, how can a popular game like bingo be left behind?

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Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Review

You know, I’ve only reviewed one film on my blog before. Nautrally because this is a game review blog. I make exceptions for game related films. Somehow I forgot that I’d seen Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Not just once but multiple times. So it’s long overdue but here’s a review.

Final Fantasy VII Advent Children Cover

Console: Errr well it’s a film based after the events of PS1 success story Final Fantasy VII
What does it have to do with FFVII? It’s set after the main events of the game and the main characters of the film are also the main characters of the game.
Worth watching? I like it. If you don’t know FFVII it’s … weird but still fun. If you do, why not.

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Chess Evolved Review

hi guys, today is a review of a Facebook game called Chess Evolved. If you’ve got Facebook, are into chess CCG/TCG style games -give it a try. This isn’t Farmville or Mafia Wars, I promise, it’s decent quality. It’s an indie dev made by a guy called Jo, so continue to support Independent developers and give Chess Evolved a go.

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Console Facebook (wow, Facebook is a “console” now)
How is this different to Chess? Although it’s played in a chess style, the pieces have different functions and they can upgrade and grow as you progress. It’s a digital trading-card/chess game.
Trading Card game? On PC? Essentially you have a “deck” and you choose which pieces you want to play. You essentially build your own chess style army.

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Final Fantasy IV Review

Hi all! I’ve commented a few times before that I really like the music from final Fantasy IV. I also named most of my party from FFVI after FFVI characters. Yet I’ve never played this game. Until now. Ladies and Gentleman, Emma finally reviews Final Fantasy IV.

Final Fantasy IV PSP Cover

Console: PSP (Yes, that means I’ll be reviewing “Interlude” and “After Years” at a later date
Compared to others in the series: The first in the series where you have a large emotional connection to the characters. Definitely paving the way for FFVI to be the epic that it was.
Best Character: That. Is TOUGH. In terms of playability? I’ll stick with Cecil. In terms of character, I’ll choose Edward.

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Pokémon Black: Normal Party

The fifth installment in my collection of Normal Pokémon pictures. This time it is for Gen V of which I had played Pokémon White previously. This time it was Pokémon Black.

Normal Pokemon Party Unfezant Sawksbuck Audino Bouffelant Stoutland Cinncino

We’re on Skyarrow Bridge, admiring the view. I call Skyarrow Bridge “Egg Hatching Bridge” because I always rode my bike across it and back again to hatch eggs.

L-R

  • Lucas the Unfezant
  • Oisin the Sawsbuck (named after the Druid from Jon Macy’s Fearful Hunter)
  • Maria the Audino (I never really look up Pokémon heights but I know I drew her really small – whoops. I just like the idea that she’s a bit of a runt)
  • Karen the Bouffalant
  • Lord Roke the Stoutland (Named after an excellent character from His Dark Materials. I swear I had a logic behind this name.)
  • Mink Choi the Cinccino (It evolves from “Minccino” hence the name. She’s named after an awesome character from Jonathan L Howard’s “The Brothers Cabal” although I recommend reading the rest of the Cabal books first)
  • Will I do a set of Normal Types for Black/White 2?! Will I skip it and go directly to X&Y?! I don’t know, but stay tuned.

    Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons Review

    When I reviewed a Link to the Past I revealed that I’d never completed Oracle of Seasons. When I reviewed Oracle of Ages I said I’d never completed Legend of Zelda: Oracles of Seasons.

    Well guess what…

    Did I beat it? Read on…

    Oracles of Seasons Cover Art

    Console: Gameboy (I played it on the Gamecube though)
    Compared to Ages? Ages is the better game, and comparitivly I found Seasons…easier
    Best Weapon? Roc’s Cape all the way. Not a “weapon” but hey.

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    Qora Review

    Hello dear readers and welcome to a long awaited review of Qora a game that was built because of a project on Kickstarter. It is a beautiful indie game and I encourage you all to give it a try.

    Qora Logo

    Console: PC
    Reminds me of: Knytt – it’s a beautiful, ambient, exploration game.
    How long is this game? About 3 hours

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    Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages Review

    Now, way back when I reviewed A Link to the Past I revealed to you that I’ve never beaten Oracle of Seasons. Well, I decided to try to play its sister game Oracle of Ages just to prove to myself I can play a relatively old Zelda title.

    Legend of Zelda Oracle of Ages Cover Art

    Console: GameBoy, but I played it on the big screen via GameCube
    Difficulty level: Not as difficult as A Link to The Past but more difficult than any other Zelda I’d previously played
    Best Item: Toss up between Seed Shooter and Switch Hook. This is good as these are both necessary for the final boss…

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