Cheap Video Game Rental: Your Source for New Video Games and Game Rental

Violent Video Games: Guide to Game Violence & Video Game Ratings

Posted 02-08-2013 in Articles by Christopher

Back in the day, video games were as violent as deflecting a pong to the opponent's side of the screen or jumping on a turtle shell. With the advent of games like the gruesome fighting game classic Mortal Kombat and shoot 'em ups like Grand Theft Auto, the necessity of a rating system and its reinforcement became more and more apparent to warn consumers, especially parents, which video games were too hot to handle. Whether you're a fanatic for violent gaming, or are seeking to avoid these controversial titles altogether, here's a rundown of America's Most Wanted, a line-up of the primary suspects that pushed the boundaries of game violence and shaped the way we play and purchase video games forever.

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Store Shootout: Top Video Game Stores for New Games & Video Game Rental

Posted 02-08-2013 in Articles by Christopher

Whether you've been chomping at the bit for an upcoming title, or want to test the waters before you commit to the forty bucks you'd have to shell out for a new or used game, video game shopping can get to be harder than it seems. Before you smash that piggy bank and get your button-blistered thumbs on that hot new release, here's a quick glance at the root’nest, toot’nest gunslingers in the wild, wild world of video game hunting: the best places to shop for your Nintendo, Playstation, and Xbox consoles.

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The Art of Video Game Music: Great Soundtracks to Classic Video Games

Posted 02-08-2013 in Articles by Christopher

Grab any given person on the street and ask them to hum the Mario theme. Why is it that nine times out of ten they'd get it right? From 8-bit MIDI's to fully orchestrated compositions, a video game soundtrack can be just as important as the characters themselves in creating a video game franchise that endures the ages. Here's a look at a few of the greatest pieces of music in video games, and the masterminds who conjured up those all too familiar tunes.

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Cheap Video Games for All Your Favorite Game Consoles

Posted 02-08-2013 in Articles by Christopher

Although the glitz and glamour of some of the hot new video game titles may seem enticing, they may not look so great once you notice the price tag. Thankfully, there are hundreds of games available for your Nintendo Wii, Xbox, and Playstation console that may be more within your budget and just as fun. Here are just a few of the games you may or may not know that will provide hours of entertainment and thousands of pennies saved.

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A History of Video Games: From Game Play to Video Game Characters

Posted 02-08-2013 in Articles by Christopher

For decades, video games have captured the hearts and imagination of millions of gamers worldwide. Whether it's the story line, the art, or the addictive gameplay, the video game has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. From the evolution of game play to the enduring appeal of Mario, here is a brief history of the video game and its recognition as an all-encompassing art form, a reminder why so many of us spend our time and money mashing buttons to save the princess.

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