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Growing Up Geek: The Year That Changed My Life

In this installment of Growing Up Geek, Jared takes a look back at the video games that changed his perception of the medium forever. Also, he pines over Morgan Webb. A lot.

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Critical Preview: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

In case you aren’t familiar with the upcoming title from 38 Studios and Electronic Arts, here’s what you need to know about Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. The game is the collaborative work of the dream team of Ken Rolston (lead designer of Morrowind and Oblivion), R.A. Salvatore (fantasy author responsible for titles such as the […]

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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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New Trailer Roundup

GI Joe: Retaliation As much as I think we’d all like to forget about the first attempt at a GI Joe movie, this has the Rock and Bruce Willis in it. Also Cobra flags being hung from the White House, a life long dream of my own. Men in Black 3 In case you missed […]

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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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Critical Review: Batman: Arkham City

As snow begins to softly drift from the sky around him, Batman surveys a run-down building from atop a gargoyle. His goal is to confront Penguin regarding the whereabouts of Mr. Freeze. The only thing stopping him are the eight men with machine guns watching the entrance to the Iceberg Lounge. He patiently waits for a guard […]