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The Year of Final Fantasy – The Finale

Today is a momentous occasion. The culmination of a majority of my writing for TechRaptor this past year. After playing thirteen games in a row, along with help from other…

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The Return of the 3D Platformer

The release of Yooka-Laylee last month seems to have gotten a ball rolling. If you take a look at the release schedules for games, you may notice the steady uptick of animal…

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Rewind Review – Toy Story 2: Buzz Lightyear to the Rescue

Once upon a time every single movie that came out needed a game tie-in. Naturally these game tie-ins needed to take some liberties with the movie to make for better…

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The Year of Final Fantasy – Final Fantasy II

After the staggering success of Final Fantasy, Squaresoft tasked creator Hironobu Sakaguchi with developing a sequel. A second last tale from Square– okay look, it’s Final Fantasy II. No more…

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Rewind Review: Spider-Man (2000)

Time is no friend of video games. This is a highly technical medium, and gaming’s massive popularity in recent years has ensured a blazing speed of progress. Most older games…

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The Year of Final Fantasy – Final Fantasy I

Each genre has its own poster child series. Platformers have Super Mario Bros., FPS games have Call of Duty, and strategy games have Civilization. For RPGs, it’s safe to say…

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20 Years of Crash Bandicoot

I knew who Crash Bandicoot was before I knew what the PlayStation was. I was too young at the time to really conceive of what a console actually was, his quirky…

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Rewind Review – Spyro: Year of the Dragon

I’m not sure if this is an original observation, but I’ve discovered something in my time going back to Spyro: Year of the Dragon. Insomniac’s purple mascot is the 3D equivalent…

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*Update* Want a 20th Anniversary PS4? Preorder it right now

If you want to be one of the lucky 12,300 to get your hands on the PS1 styled 20th anniversary PS4, you’ll have to be quick, they will not last…