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A Healthier Alternative To Energy Drinks

Watch any pro E-Sports stream and you’ll likely see banners, patches, advertisements and out-right sponsorship by Red Bull and Monster. I have drank my fair share of energy drinks, and what nerd worth his dice didn’t spend weekends downing liters of Mountain Dew during all night Dungeons and Dragons sessions? Over the past year the […]

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No Video Game Country for Old Men

I noticed something funny yesterday. I signed into Xbox Live like I normally do, but about 2/3 of my friends list was signed in as well. Over the last 2-3 years, I can’t ever remember seeing more than three or four friends online at any given time. I went to see what everyone was doing. […]

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E3 2012 Live Blog: June 5th

8:56 AM: I’m back for more. More importantly, I’m not hungover in the least. We’ve got Nintendo’s press conference coming up in about five minutes. As much as I would love to see Nintendo fall flat on its face right now, because that is hilarious to me, I actually hope they have something awesome for […]

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E3 2012 Live Blog: June 4th

We had lofty plans to visit E3 this year. Unfortunately, things fell through when life got in the way. However, since I already have the time off, I’ll be providing live coverage of the event from the convention floor via my television/couch. This is going to be an endurance test, as the show is set […]

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Bandai Ceases North American Distribution, Porn Producer Blames Piracy

Editor’s Note: I have a general “no politics or heavy subjects” rule for this site, but since it’s my site, I’m choosing to break it for just this one article, bear with me. Earlier this week Bandai essentially shut down it’s North American distribution arm. No longer producing new DVDs, BDs and manga, but will […]

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The Best Moments from the Video Games of 2011

Tradition obliges that at the end of the year, we list the best of what we experienced. Plus, list articles are super easy. Especially when you’ve started your New Year’s celebratory drinking about 10 hours early. What I remember most about 2011 is that it was pretty sparse up until the last quarter. Gamers will […]

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This Week @ Work 12-16-11

CL Varner What I’m Playing: I have a confession to make, I haven’t played Skyrim in about a week and a half. I think I need to reroll my character and start over. Every time I try to actually play the game, instead of just roaming around the countryside picking flowers and catching butterflies and […]

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This Week at Work 12-09-11

Jared What I’m Playing: I’m still waiting for the Skyrim 1.3 patch to hit Xbox 360. It was released on Steam earlier this week, so it’s only a matter of time. I genuinely feel bad for PS3 owners who are waiting for their Skyrim fix, because it seems like it’s going to take a long […]

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FUS RO CRASH: Skyrim patch 1.2 breaks the game

I think those of us who are playing Skyrim here at The Critical Table are all under the same general opinion that, while a tremendously fun and amazing game, The Elder Scrolls V is a glitchy, buggy mess. The newest patch, which released earlier in the week, was supposed to address some of the more […]

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This Week @ Work 12-02-11

Another week has come and gone and here we are again, dear friends. I hope you’ve enjoyed our unplanned Wild West and Aliens week, we sure did. If you haven’t already, check out Jared’s Star Wars Blu-Ray Collection review, Courtney’s All-Star Western and Cowboys & Aliens review. Courtney L Varner What I’m reading: This week […]