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Ep. 84 | Happy Hour Podcast: Modern 2D Gaming

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In this week’s episode, Aston and Sean open it up with talk of Pokemon Go, a bunch of new upcoming titles from San Diego Comic Con including Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Final Fantasy XV, Gears of War 4, and more. Plus: Playstation VR vs HTC Vive, Nintendo NX rumors and tiny Master Chiefs. Kevin joins them for the topic of …

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An Onset of Adulthood

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When I was much younger, my dad once made a bet with me on whether or not I would still be playing video games by the time I was thirty. He was skeptical I’d be able to find the time or commitment, much less the childlike fascination that he presumed to be fueling my passion for my favorite pastime. As I’m writing this …

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Ep. 83 | Happy Hour Podcast: Atmosphere In Games

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This week on the Experience Bar Happy Hour Podcast, Aston, Niko and Sean are joined by Sam Poremba to talk about Aston’s bad game obsession, Killer Instinct, Niko’s domination of indie games, Pokemon GO’s domination of the universe, Sean’s one-man Rock Band, Zero Time Dilemma and more! Be sure to tune in for Niko’s 21st birthday, Killer Cuts, blink-182 and …

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It’s All Gone

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Actually it’s not really gone, it’s just gone to a better place. It was finally time. I have donated my entire 40+ year collection of video games, consoles, manuals, displays, advertising and other miscellany to the Transformative Game Lab in the Department of Informatics at The University of California, Irvine. I had been thinking about what to do with it …