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John Woo Stranglehold

Gaming Obscura: John Woo’s Stranglehold

Those who are fans of Hong Kong action cinema likely know director John Woo. Famous for his “gun-ballet” movies filled with tons of action, Mexican standoffs, and slow motion cinematography,…

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Gaming Obscura: The Punisher

Frank Castle has not had an easy life. He fought in ‘Nam, and his reward upon returning home was the death of his wife and children at the hands of…

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Horror Gaming Obscura: The Dark Eye

When it comes to the masters of Horror in literature, there is perhaps no name that stands out better than Edgar Allen Poe. The quintessential choice for early gothic horror…

Heart of the Alien

Gaming Obscura: Heart of the Alien

Many of you are possibly familiar with Another World, also known as Out of This World. A cinematic platforming game from the creative mind of Éric Chahi, the game was…

Legend of Kay PS2

Gaming Obscura: Legend of Kay

Many games featured in this series are very rarely going to get the chance for a re-release. Some exceptions of course do happen, and we sometimes see a sequel down the…

Rogue Galaxy RPG

Gaming Obscura: Rogue Galaxy

As some of the deepest titles for any system, role-playing games are typically the marquee games for pretty much any system. Most tend to fetch high prices years down the line,…

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Gaming Obscura: Exit

Many people say that modern video games have become “easy” to play. A strange concept, since most of the older gaming generation have rose-tinted memories of “Nintendo Hard” games that…

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Gaming Obscura: Deadly Creatures

Ever wondered why the vast majority of video games have humanoid protagonists? Outside of most space shooters and omnipotent “god mode” like games such as Civilization, the presence of human-like…

Doshin The Giant

Gaming Obscura: Doshin The Giant

One of the fun aspects of this series is the ability to talk about the games outside of the standard review format. This allows a bit of historical context to be…

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Gaming Obscura: Vib-Ribbon

Recently, Harmonix has begun chatter about possibly reviving the Rock Band series. One of the most influential rhythm games ever made, Rock Band became an industry leader in the late…