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Posts tagged “Fighting Games

Top 10 Annoying Mechanics

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Have you ever picked up a game and just gotten utterly frustrated at it? I know we have, but many of us are subjected to these annoying mechanics and we just put up with it. Have no fear, you’re not alone in getting angry, or outright flabbergasted as to why developers would leave these in. You chose this, so don’t get angry at us if we feature the most annoying mechanic to you, because we’re here to educate everyone about what games do in this week’s Top 10.

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Top 10 Fighting Game Characters

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Two enter, one leaves. Choose your weapon wisely, train hard, and it might just be you. The arena-fighter has been a staple of the video game genre since the days of the arcade, pitching casts of characters that have grown and become increasingly elaborate and detailed as the technology and demand have risen.

As more and more fighting games are released, and other challengers step onto the field of battle – Marvel and DC, Capcom, Nintendo – there’s a lot of very memorable, and incredibly powerful combatants who deserve their own hall of fame. For now they’ll have to make do with our Top 10 Fighting Game Characters. (more…)


Top 10 Bad Decisions in Games

Don’t judge me now. You’ve done it and I’ve done it, we’ve all done it, no matter how good or how bad we think we are at any game, we’ve done it. We’ve made a horrendously bad decision which has caused mass destruction, ended entire campaigns, caused things to just generally go wrong or even break the whole damn game itself. We’ve done it, so don’t delude yourself otherwise.

Oh what, you think I’m wrong here? You think this is a joke and that you’ve never made a bad decision in a game? Well I’m here to prove to you that bad decisions are rife in gaming and that you’ve likely made some of these too… Providing you’ve played the relevant games, naturally. So buckle up, this one’s a train wreck of a list, this is our Top 10 Bad Decisions In Games. For the record, these aren’t all going to be about specific games, but often the choices you make within games. A lot of these will apply to you.

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