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A Poké-Pleasant Surprise

March 8, 2011

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My blog has been inactive due to my other obligations, but I found something that I thought was worth sharing: I picked up my copy of Pokémon: White when it came out on Sunday, and when I pulled out all the paper manuals that came with it, I was pleasantly surprised to see this recycle logo […]

Nature’s Influence: The Legend of Zelda Series

December 5, 2010

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The Legend of Zelda series is one of the most successful and popular in the video game world.  In each of the Zelda titles, a fantastic world affluent with nature provides the setting for the legendary tales.  This should be the case coming from the Nintendo genius, Shigeru Miyamoto.   This name is revered throughout […]

In on the DLC

November 14, 2010

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In my first post, “Is Your Game Really Yours?” I talked about a Supreme Court ruling and how it may affect the reselling of your old video games, and how reselling your old games is better for the environment than sending them to your local landfill.  In this entry, I will highlight another environmentally friendly […]

Recharge Your Wallet

October 31, 2010

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Not all gamers (like not all people) care about “being green” or being environmentally friendly, but who doesn’t like to save money?  A simple way gamers can help out the environment and save some moolah is by utilizing rechargeable batteries in your controllers. Here are some suggestions if you’re not sure what brand to purchase. […]

Welcome to Sexy Videogameland, an Interview with Leigh Alexander

October 24, 2010

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SVGL’s Current Banner   Welcome to Sexy Videogameland, the blogging world of Leigh Alexander.   “My name is pronounced ‘Lee’ and I am indeed a female, but I don’t mind if people don’t know this.”  According to her Sexy Videogameland’s FAQ, this successful female game journalist is the news director at industry news site Gamasutra and […]

Nature’s Influence: Sonic & Animal-Powered Robots

October 16, 2010

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Animals are prevalent in many video games. Some, like Sonic the Hedgehog, have animals as the main protagonists and as victims. In Sonic the Hedgehog, gamers can play as the world’s fastest hedgehog and have their friend join to control Tails, the two-tailed copter-fox.  Your goal is to defeat the baddie, Dr. Robotnik, aka Dr. […]

Toxic Consoles

October 1, 2010

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In Greenpeace’s May 2010 edition in Guide to Greener Electronics, the organization ranked the top 18 manufacturers “of personal computers, mobile phones, TVs and games consoles according to their policies on toxic chemicals, recycling and climate change.”  Who will be the first to turn over a greener leaf? “It certainly won’t be Nintendo,” an article […]