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The Wall of Shame

On October 1st, I began a(nother) fast from video games. I did not do so arbitrarily, nor did I do…

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(Almost) Everything is Awesome (about Lego City)

I confess in advance that I am slightly cheating on this “clandestine” edition of Backloggery Beatdown. I had completed the “story”…

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Things Fall Apart: Japanese Juggernaut Waning in the West

If you’re into video games at all, then you might be aware of the negative buzz revolving around Nintendo and…

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Backloggery Beatdown: New Super Mario Bros. WiiU

Like many families who dropped a then-absurd $300 on the NES back in the mid-to-late 80’s, mine would spend a…

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Call of Duty: Ghosts – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Here we are, the beginning of Call of Duty season, as some of us call it. Another year, another shooter…

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PTBN’s E3 2013 Report

Welcome to Place to Be Nation’s official E3 2013 Report! We are going to first take a look at the big…

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Has Nintendo Already Lost this Generation’s Console Race?

Nintendo launched the “next” generation of video game consoles with the Wii U last November. I know, many gamers don’t consider the next…