Monthly Archives: July 2011

Nuzlocke Challenge, Part 1: Inanity Begins

(I began a Nuzlocke Challenge run in Pokémon Leafgreen today. I don’t know exactly what to expect from this. I’ve heard they’re tough and involve a lot of grinding, but these games usually involve a lot of the latter, anyway. … Continue reading

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Top 5 Non-Eastwood/Wayne Westerns

I love Westerns. Along with noir and musicals, they’re one of the three uniquely American genres, but Westerns stand way the hell out in that pack. It’s definitely a genre built on stereotypes: The badass outlaw, the snake oil salesman, … Continue reading

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X-Men First Class Mini Review

One part prequel, one part reboot, X-Men: First Class tells the story of how Xavier and Magneto’s epic bromance began. The new entry in the film franchise drops the original cast of fan-favorite mutants and brings in a few lesser-known … Continue reading

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Top 5 Unofficial Game Soundtracks

One of the best features included in Microsoft’s Xbox 360 (as well as the PS3, which I don’t own) is the ability to listen to your own music files while playing games. Setting up playlists for your favorite games is … Continue reading

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The 10 Worst Pokémon Ever

I’m ashamed to admit that, yes, I’m a Pokémon nerd. I got really into the games back when I first played Pokémon Red on the GameBoy in ’98 and it’s not something I ever really grew out of. Sure, I … Continue reading

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The 5 Worst Things About E3 2011

E3 isn’t always great. (Remember 2008, Nintendo fans?) Occasionally, it flat-out sucks on all sides. E3 2011 was a great show, to be sure—at least for Sony and Nintendo—but it still had its missteps. In true Dead Horse fashion, several … Continue reading

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DHR: Uru: Ages Beyond Myst (PC) Review

Pros:  + Beautiful environments and lighting  + Excellent sound effects and voice acting  + Great soundtrack  + Compelling puzzles  +Sense of reward upon completion or discovery of new pages and areas  + Faithfully captures the essence of Myst in full 3D … Continue reading

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