Clark has been reviewing games since 2003 and is somewhat of a cynical gamer, unimpressed with motion controls and games that try to be too much like movies. He enjoys classic genres like platformers, beat ‘em ups, shoot ‘em ups, and hack n’ slash RPGs but doesn’t particularly like going back and playing 8-bit games anymore. He is always looking for the next great multiplayer or co-op experience, though. His primary sources for gaming are Steam, Android, and the Xbox 360.
Joe plays more games than the world would say a married, father-of-two, with a full-time job should. Regardless, he was raised on Nintendo and gaming is a bit of a lifeblood. While old-school favorites include Nintendo's most beloved I.P.'s, the unique allure of Little Big Planet on the PS3 awoke him from a powerful fanboy stupor. He's no stranger to Blizzard, except WOW that is, and campaigns are the most important part of games for Joe. That being said oddly enough, he can't stand turn-based RPG's. Most of the time Joe is gaming on the PS3 and Steam, though he owns a DS, Wii, PSP, and has recentlly gained access to the XBOX 360.
Captain Joel has been a hardcore gamer since the days of the NES. He enjoys fighters, shooters, RPGs, and the occasional shmup. Joel values story the most, and his absolute favorite games are Metal Gear Solid 3, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and Mass Effect. He currently owns a PS3, 360, Wii, DS, and PSP but mainly sticks to the PS3 and 360 for his gaming.
JR was raised on platformers and point-and-click adventure games. He has a strong preference for 16-bit, Super Nintendo aesthetics; valuing gameplay over story. He loves multiplayer and co-op games, especially beat ‘em ups and dungeon crawlers. His favorite games growing up were Super Mario World 2 and Sam and Max Hit the Road. JR currently plays games on the Xbox 360, Android, and PC platforms. His favorite games in recent history are Fez, Bastion, and Portal 2.
Ned became a video game addict after getting his hands on the original PlayStation. Years later, he got a job at GameStop and began, obsessively, collecting PS1 and PS2 titles, then furthered this collection on the PS3 and PSP. His favorite franchises include: Uncharted, Prince of Persia, Metal Gear Solid, and the growing Ico and Shadow of the Colossus games.
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