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Spycraft: The Great Game

Many interesting things happened when the Soviet Union disbanded, but one of the most curious was the incredibly rapid end of hostilities and the secrets guarded by them. Maybe we were all sick of war. Maybe it was a process glasnost started, and officials on both sides were just waiting for the final all-clear to […]

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Die Hard Trilogy

I’ve already talked a lot about how much I love The Terminator, but with the exception of once, I haven’t really had the chance to talk about one of my other beloved set of movies: the Bruce Willis action/adventure Die Hard trilogy. I love the series so much, I’ll even happily watch Renny Harlin’s Die […]

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Beavis & Butt-Head: Do U

I suppose I should start by saying that what you probably expect is true – if you don’t already like Beavis and Butt-head, this game won’t convert you. They were also wearing out their welcome a little by 1998, but this review won’t deduct points simply because they were growing tiresome at the time. If […]

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Daryl F. Gates Police Quest: Open Season

Police Quest 4 seems to be an attempt to re-imagine the Police Quest franchise. Admittedly, I was getting a little tired of Sonny Bonds, his endless department transfers, and his ex-prostitute squeeze. Yet it also comes with the departure of Jim Walls, just when I felt he was getting good. I do not know the […]

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Sam & Max Hit The Road

Regular JGR readers may remember that my genre of choice is the good ol’ adventure game, with the pointing and the clicking and the fun for the whole family. I’ve played a lot of great ones and more than a few terrible ones, but when asked for my favorite, I continuously return to the first […]

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Beavis & Butt-Head: Virtual Stupidity

I loved Beavis and Butt-Head when it was on, and am provisionally excited that MTV has opted to bring the show back.  It got a bad rap for being 30 minutes of moronic, delinquent activity (okay… mostly true), but there was also some real wit, and deserved shots at the “establishment” in there during the […]

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