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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Nature’s Influence: Pokémon

September 25, 2010

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Virtually any video game you can find has been impacted by nature.  From Animal Crossing to Zelda, video game environments have taken cues from Mother Nature and our understanding of her. The different environments a gamer explores are vital to bringing the game’s story to life.  This is especially true considering that the current consoles […]

Is Your Game Really Yours?

September 13, 2010

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Selling your old games helps out the environment, but a Court decision could ban the reselling and purchasing of used games. Many of us know of the three conservation “Rs”- Recycle, Reuse, and Reduce.  Many of us also know that every dollar counts in this economy.  So when it comes to old video games we […]