Author: Thomas Spurlin

    Film, home-media, and videogame scribe who digs green tea and walking his dogs.



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    Video Game Limited Editions of 2020 Worth Seeking Out

    As a longtime collector of physical media – not just of the media itself, but of unique collector’s editions and exclusives – it’s almost sad to see what’s happening to the decline and future of “little shiny...

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  • March’s Video Games Showing More Than Half-Life

    With the recent release of a demo for a long-anticipated remake that’s coming out next month (April), the year in video games feels like it’s finally starting to kick into gear. The release schedule’s catching up to...

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    Xbox February Games With Gold an Enigmatic Hodgepodge

    Love may be in the air during February, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that the Xbox will receive some love with its Games With Gold free downloads. While the Lovecraftian horror-lovin’ side of me can’t help but...

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    Would You Kindly Take a Look at February’s Shocking PS+ Titles?

    Remastered collections of past video game franchises have continued to grow in both popularity and frequency during this console generation. Whether that’s a good thing or not is a different conversation altogether – Have developers run out...

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  • February’s Video Game New Releases: Dreams, Dark Crystals and Darksiders

    This will eventually be a momentous year for video games, for better or for worse, but it’s taking some time for the engine to warm up in these early months. February doesn’t do much to help that,...

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    Xbox Games With Gold Freebies for January Sneak Into New Year Strong

    As a firm believer that the first actions taken in the new year set a tone for what’s to come for the rest of the year, it’s nice to see Microsoft offer some interesting, quality, if perhaps...

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    January’s PS+ Free Titles Have Been Charted, Exciting Nontheless

    Yeah, it’s gonna get said: the January PS+ freebies feature what many would consider to be two GOATs.  Something about this month’s offerings is really satisfying.  Is it the inclusion of three remastered games from this generation’s...

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  • January’s Video Game Releases Start Off 2020 With a Slow Serve

    We’ve made it to another year of new video game releases, but it’s more than that: it’s also the beginning of a console launch season for the PS5 and Xbox Series X. January also, of course, marks...

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    December’s PS+ Free Games Have a Titanic Need For Speed

    Popular games, especially those that don’t have built-in replay value, must be tricky to evaluate when choosing them as a free download for a subscription service like PS+. New titles? Sure, it’s a safe bet people will...

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  • Xbox Gold Freebies For December Sink Teeth Into End of Year

    The aftermath of Black Friday differs from year to year of a gaming console’s life cycle. The longer the current iteration of Xbox or PlayStation has been around, the better the deals and details are for systems...

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  • Power Down 2019 With December’s Humdrum New Video Game Releases

    By December, most people have figured out what they either want to give as gifts for their videogame loving people in their lives, or what they want for themselves over the holiday season. Lists are finalized, Black...

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    2019 Gift Guide: Nostalgic Classic Video Game Consoles

      Whether it was the novelty of the NES Classic console that caused this or how Nintendo continued and elevated the quality into the SNES Classic, the nostalgia video game console market has transformed from an experiment...

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