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There is a video game series, one of my personal favorites, that is also quite dangerous.  The danger lies in the fact that if I sit down and start a session with with one of the games, I tend to play until I beat it.  When I noticed last week that Resident Evil 4 HD was on sale for half off, if you have Playstation Plus, and I picked it up, this very phenomenon occurred.  I now own this game three times and I’m okay with it.

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Monday is not getting away without a new episode of the ESH podcast, and this week as threatened promised, the ladies break down – and spoil the hell – out of Epic Games recently released third installment of the Gears franchise...Gears of War 3

Looking back on the Nintendo 64, there are quite a few games that stand out as becoming instant classics that are beloved even today.  I don’t need to tell you that Star Fox 64 is one of those games.  It was the game that was prepackaged with the rumble pack, now a standard feature in most controllers, and it featured a fully-voiced script.  So, when Nintendo announced the two N64 games that were getting remade for the 3DS, I couldn’t have been happier about their choices, but how does the game hold up and how good of a job did they do with the remake?

Gears of War 3 Playable Characters

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OH HAI Monday! Ready to start your week off with a bowl full of Awesomesauce? Great! We've got a brand new episode of the ESH Podcast ready for you, and this one is chock-fulla Gears of War 3 goodness.

The pre-rendered CG done to a screaming rock soundtrack may be frightening, but this demon and his many minions look kinda

don't worry that you can't understand Japanese; I can't either. This is the debut trailer for Lord of Apocalypse. All I know is that the visuals are interesting and the music is beautiful.

Last year, one of the games that defined multi-player first-person shooters on consoles got remade for the Wii.  Today, Activision has not only announced a release date for the HD version of the game, coming to Xbox 360 and PS3, but also a special bundle specifically featuring the Playstation Move.  I am, of course, referring to Goldeneye 007: Reloaded, the remake of the classic N64 hit which still sits inside the console hooked up in my bedroom.

A new week, a new ESH Podcast Episode. This week the ladies talk zombies and statutory vampire rape with their takes on Deep Silver's action-survival-horror-RPG Dead Island and FUNimation's Dance in the Vampire Bund.

The Dragon Quest series has been like a nomad since pat 8. Dragon Quest IX never even came to consoles, and now we get news of Dragon Quest X. Since part 9 was exclusive to a Nintendo system, it was

So, a cradle for the 3DS that has a second analog stick.  Trust me, I know what you’re thinking, but let’s take a second, take a deep breath and break this down.  I’m not here to say that this practically confirmed rumor is a good or a bad thing, but it may not be quite what it looks like.