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What Killed My Social Life Last Year – 2013 Gaming In Review

This picture actually does a better job of conveying “Gaming circa 2009”, but whatever.

Greetings Evil Geek Gamers or EGGs, if you’re up for a cool sounding acronym.  When will the EGGs hatch? Soon. What will the EGGs hatch? Terror, bad cholesterol, and world domination! 2013 has certainly been a year in which gaming has taken place.  That’s to say that it’s not been unbearably horrible, but in my opinion it hasn’t been stellar either.  Sure we’ve had some great games and even one that could be considered a masterpiece of storytelling, but we’ve had our fair share of turds hit the market this year and even some games that had great expectations, but managed to be only so-so in their final execution.  Let’s take a look at some of the stuff that I thought worked, some that outright sucked, and some that were just meh.

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What’s Killing My Social Life This Week – The Last of Us

What’s up my Evil Geek Indoorsmen and Indoorswomen, it’s been a while since we’ve chatted about gaming, so it’s high time to fix that problem.  Your Friendly Neighborhood C-Mart is swinging your way with a brand new review of a game that’s been hyped as the “Game of the Year” by numerous gaming authorities.  In a world completely over-saturated with zombie movies, games, tv shows, etc. The Last of Us is a late to the table entry in the genre by Naughty Dog, the company behind the blockbuster Uncharted series,  At this point, we’ve pretty much seen it all when it comes to zombies, so if you want to knock our socks off, you’re going to have to bring some original ideas along with some incredible writing.  Can The Last of Us bring something new to the game?  Let’s get dissecting and find out!

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