Old School vs. Latest Gaming Technology

If you were born in the 1970’s you must remember family time hunched over a huge console playing TV games until the birds came out. TV games made its appearance in 1972 but only wowed gamers in 1975 with the release of Atari’s Pong game. Electronic entertainment has seen a widespread mass effect. People of all ages and creeds buy into the mass market of gaming purely for the kind of entertainment it affords players with. It’s a whooping serving of Miracle Whip on a burger, steadily focused on a pure outcome, which is pure enjoyment. This breakthrough in technology kicked off a trend that very few could have anticipated, and even today, retro tech is hot news. Let’s look at how electronic entertainment has evolved over the decades. Military Invention In the 1960’s the US government wanted a device that would enhance the reflexes of military personnel and developed…

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Mario Bros – An arcade style game that keeps evolving

How Mario Bros All Began   Everyone has heard of the Italian plumber who was created by a Japanese artist.  This little man in red with a moustache was featured in more than 100 video games. The story of this popular plumber begins in the 1980s. The president of Nintendo at the time, Hiroshi Yamauchi commissioned an artist to create a game for Nintendo.  The artist’s name was Miyamoto.  He was not a programmer, but was able to develop a storyline before the workings of the game were designed, and had a good knowledge of technology and how the current trends would affect his creation.  The game was Donkey Kong which was a love story between a man, his girlfriend and a gorilla.  The main character was Jump Man and he could climb and jump ladders, move left or right and jump over obstacles and between platforms.  This game was…

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More Info on Master’s Datacron (Instant 70 boost)

BioWare just posted a new blog updating the players on  how the Master’s Datacron will work in Game Update 5.6. Starting with ’A Traitor Among the Chiss’ (Game Update 5.6) on November 28th, there will be a new item introduced to the Cartel Market called the Master’s Datacron. This item will allow you to take any non-maximum level (70) character on your account and immediately move them up to maximum level. One unique thing about this boost is that it doesn’t progress your character’s story at all, meaning this is a great way to play through the classic Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ storylines without worrying about your character level!   The Master’s Datacron also comes with the Eternal Commander Equipment bundle. Once you have boosted to max level and chosen your character’s Discipline (more on this below), you can use the equipment bundle to have a full set of level 70…

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Changes to the Cartel Market — Tuesday November 21 2017

Here are the weekly cartel market items on sale for November 21– November 28 2017. Remember you can support this blog by buying your cartel coins on Amazon via this link were you also will get a  Exclusive Item [Online Game Code] New Items Price Helpful links CREATURE COMPANION: AKK DOG 1575 Information from TOR FASHION SENYA TIRALL’S LIGHTSABER 3750 Information from TOR FASHION Items No Longer Available Helpful links DARTH MALGUS’S ARMOR SET Information from TOR FASHION IMPERATOR’S COMMAND HOVERCHAIR Information from TOR FASHION OVERCHARGED WEAPON TUNING Information from TOR FASHION REVAN HOLOSTATUE Information from TOR FASHION VOLATILE CONQUEROR’S LIGHTSABER Information from TOR FASHION VINDICATED WARRIOR BUNDLE Information from TOR FASHION VETERAN SOLDIER BUNDLE Information from TOR FASHION Items Available Again Price Helpful links DREAD WARLORD PACK 150 Information from TOR FASHION HYPERCRATE: DREAD WARLORD PACKS 3510 Information from TOR FASHION Price Change Old Price New Price Percent Change Normal Price Helpful…

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SWTOR Yavin Warzone Delayed to Patch 5.6.1

The Yavin Warzone is delayed until gamme update 5.6.1. Here is the update: Hey folks, Quick update on Game Update 5.6. As we are getting closer to the launch of Update, we feel we need just a little bit more time to really bring the new Yavin Warzone up to quality. We are going to pull it out of Game Update 5.6 (launching 11/28), instead it will now launch as a part of 5.6.1 only two weeks later on 12/12. We apologize for the delay in the Warzone, we know that there is a lot of excitement for it and we are eager to get it to you as quick as we can. This date change does not impact any other elements of the Game Update. As a reminder, here are some of the bigger things coming in two weeks with 5.6 (this is not a comprehensive list): New Flashpoint…

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How Powerful Was Revan Really?

Revan has long been one of my favorite characters from Star Wars. This powerful, complex character just has so much backstory, so much growth, and had such a huge impact in so many important aspects of Star Wars, I find it hard not to like him. But even if you’re not a fangirl like me, you probably still find it hard not to respect Revan when you learn all about him. It’s not just that he has an interesting story, or that he had the unique history of playing both sides – as a Jedi and as Sith – but also because he was so incredibly powerful. “Revan had many Masters, Zhar, Dorak, Master Kae before Kae left for the Wars. Toward the end of his training, he sought out many to learn techniques. It is said that he returned to his first Master at the end of his training,…

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Is the Battlefront 2 Campaign the Best Star Wars Story in Gaming?

There hasn’t been a great Star Wars game with a quality story since The Old Republic. Those of you who have been here with us since the beginning know that it’s been nearly 6 years now. Needless to say, we’re overdue a new game with a great story. Will Star Wars Battlefront be that game? Some have hoped for it but the first game didn’t measure up. So did DICE listen to the fans for the sequel? Some say yes. Time will tell for sure. Early access was given to a handful of gaming reviewers and from that, we ask the question: Is the story any good? Gamerevolution seems to think it was. From their preview of the game: “My time with the Star Wars Battlefront 2 campaign has shown there’s hope that Star Wars storytelling in video games isn’t dead.” Okay, I’m intrigued. Tell me more… He says this…

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The Microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront 2 have been temporarily disabled

EA is temporarily pulling the microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront II. This is probably due to the outcry in the community, and the little calculation we posted the other day. This is a pretty daring move just hourse before the official relase of the game. Below is the full statement from Oskar Gabrielson, GM, DICE Thank you to everyone in our community for being the passionate fans that you are. Our goal has always been to create the best possible game for all of you – devoted Star Wars fans and game players alike. We’ve also had an ongoing commitment to constantly listen, tune and evolve the experience as it grows. You’ve seen this with both the major adjustments, and polish, we have made over the past several weeks. But as we approach the worldwide launch, it’s clear that many of you feel there are still challenges in the design. We’ve heard the concerns…

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SWTOR: Warzone Date Change and 5.6 Details

Eric Musco updated the SWTOR community on what to expect with Game Update 5.6 that is out soon. Hey folks, Quick update on Game Update 5.6. As we are getting closer to the launch of Update, we feel we need just a little bit more time to really bring the new Yavin Warzone up to quality. We are going to pull it out of Game Update 5.6 (launching 11/28), instead it will now launch as a part of 5.6.1 only two weeks later on 12/12. We apologize for the delay in the Warzone, we know that there is a lot of excitement for it and we are eager to get it to you as quick as we can. This date change does not impact any other elements of the Game Update. As a reminder, here are some of the bigger things coming in two weeks with 5.6 (this is not…

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Changes to the Cartel Market — Thursday November 16 2017

Here are the weekly cartel market items on sale for November 16 2017. Remember you can support this blog by buying your cartel coins on Amazon via this link were you also will get a  Exclusive Item [Online Game Code] Price Change Old Price New Price Percent Change Normal Price Helpful links RENAME: CHARACTER NAME 300 1000 +233% 1000 Price Change Old Price New Price Percent Change Normal Price Helpful links RENAME: FLAGSHIP NAME 450 1500 +233% 1500 RENAME: GUILD NAME 900 3000 +233% 3000 RENAME: LEGACY NAME 300 1000 +233% 1000 Join the forum discussion on this post

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