All posts tagged 'Misc'

Overwatch Cereal?!?

No this is not an April Fools’ joke, this stuff actually exists.  You can get it in stores now, so I thought I’d write about it here.  You’ll have to forgive me, I don’t know a whole lot about Overwatch, so my description of the cereal may not be as detailed as it was when I reviewed the Super Mario Cereal a year or so ago.

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Jump Force and Cup Noodles Team Up!

Around this time last year, I wrote a short article about how Cup Noodles ramen was doing a promotion with the fighting game Dissidia Final Fantasy NT.  Well they’re doing the same thing again this year but for a different game: Jump Force.  It’s a 3-D fighting game featuring various anime characters, so let’s take a look at this cross promotion.

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Crocs, Climbers, and Carnivorous Plants, Oh My!

I got a new batch of amiibo figures recently.  These include two of the newly added characters to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, as well as one returning from a previous game in the series.  So let’s take a look at them!

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Sennheiser GSP 550 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset

Even though I mostly write game reviews, I’ve also written reviews on gaming accessories ever since my days at The Dallas Morning News more than 20 years ago.  And I think the Sennheiser GSP 550 gaming headset is probably one of the most high end headsets I’ve ever reviewed.  So if you do a lot of PC gaming and take it very seriously, you may want to check out this review and see if this headset is right for you.

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A Coin-Op Arcade on My Desk

No office desk is complete without a desk toy to help you through the slow times of the day. For anyone raised in the heyday of video game arcades, the folks at My Arcade are there for you. They offer a line of nostalgic classic videogames in realistic arcade cabinets that are small enough to fit on one’s desk. Some of the biggest names in early arcade history are available in a handheld portable Pocket Player, as a 7” tall arcade-shaped Micro Player, or the top-of-the-line 10” tall Data East Mini Player. Sure, they’re fun to play, but I get a smile simply seeing it there on my desk.

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Mario Valentines

Remember when you were in elementary school (or maybe you have kids in elementary school now), and on Valentine’s Day you’d buy those cheap paper valentines with popular cartoon characters on them and give them out to your classmates?  Well they still make those, and now they have Mario ones!  It’s about time, right?  So let’s take a look at them. more…

Cary’s Best Games of 2018 Awards Show!

It’s that time of year again!  It’s the Cary’s Best Games of 2018 Awards Show blog!  Keep in mind that no outside opinions went into the making of this list.  It’s just my own picks.  And if a game is missing from my list, it either didn’t appeal to me as much, or I just simply haven’t played it yet.  Can’t play all the games out there, you know!

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PAX South 2019

The Penny Arcade Expo, or PAX for short, is one of the largest video game conventions open to the public in the US.  It started out in Seattle, then expanded to another show out East in Boston, and for the past few years, they’ve also had a show in San Antonio with PAX South.  Since that’s only a few hours’ drive from where I live, I decided to go again this year along with my dad.  Let’s check out what I saw.

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Cary is Looking Forward in 2019

Normally I do my Game of the Year blog first, and then my blog on what games in 2019 I’m looking forward to.  But I’m going to switch it around this year like I did last time.  Mainly because there are a couple of releases that are coming up quick, and also I want to try and squeeze a couple more 2018 games in to see if they’ll make my GOTY list.  But don’t worry, my Game of the Year blog will go up soon after this one, like in another week or so.  In the meantime, here are some games I’m looking forward to playing and reviewing in 2019.  Granted there may be more as we get into the year and have Nintendo Directs and E3 announcements and such, but here’s some that I know right now.

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Octoling amiibo

Some new Splatoon amiibo recently splashed down, this time featuring the Octoling characters.  Let’s dive in and take a look at them.

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