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Ten/10 Western Games and Trends That Never Caught on in Japan

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This three pages Dorkly article tells the "ten/10 western games and trends that never caught on in Japan" -- "In the olden days of gaming, everything worthwhile came out of Japan, as did all of the console manufacturers.

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An old xkcd comic strip: Flash games versus/vs. the most powerful game systems.

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Your overlord agrees with this old xkcd comic strip on web browsers' Flash games versus/vs. the most powerful game systems these days. Your overlord wasted a lot of hours today with them and was supposed to be doing other productive things.

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Why Modern War First Perspective Shooter (FPS) Games All Look the Same.

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Blue's News share a Cracked.com chart/infographic showing "Why Modern War First Perspective Shooter (FPS) Games All Look the Same" -- "... makers of modern war FPS games are fresh out of ideas. To truly get a handle on the situation while making us all billionaires, we decided to try and figure out the formula they all appear to be following.

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VideoGame Lookalikes

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VideoGame Lookalikes (VGL) is a web site that has many images comparing real-life people (including from the gaming community) with videogame character

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Sierra 7 -- A Flash first perspective shooter (FPS) game.

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Blue's News share a Flash shooter game titled "Sierra 7" on FreeWebArcade and on its official web site, Armor Games -- "... first person shooter (FPS) that pins you in a world-wide war between private militia companies out for government-targeted violence & carnage. You are the 7th special operative in the Unit 'Sierra' which is tasked to neutralize the militia forces with your superior skills & tactics."

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Co-Optimus -- A gaming web site for co-op/co-operative plays.

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AlXtreme's /. reply/comment mentions Co-Optimus -- "... a website dedicated to co-op/co-operative games. Every game listed on our site has some form of cooperative gameplay element. Our job is to bring you the most comprehensive list of games that support co-op play, and let you know what that experience is like!

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Dorkly -- Videogame (and other areas) Comedy

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Dorkly is a web site with lots of videogame (other areas too) comedies daily. There are images, videos, jokes, etc.

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Immersion -- Rooster Teeth takes all sorts of video game conventions and tests them in real life on real people.

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Rooster Teeth has a YouTube playlist showing episodes that "takes all sorts of video game conventions and tests them in real life

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GameFrosting -- "Art, cosplay, papercraft, swag, LEGO, and more" related to video and computer games.

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Justin (remove AQFL to e-mail) shares GameFrosting shares many computer and video game-related "art, cosplay, papercraft, swag, LEGO, and more".

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"Damn Asteroids!"

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Bob's House of Video Games show a funny doctored image

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Darth Vader in Games: A Visual History

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This twelve pages Internet Gaming Network (IGN) article shows "Star Wars' Darth Vader in Games: A Visual History -- We celebrate Star Wars' greatest villain in pixels and polygons.

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Radiance game -- Nibble/Snake/etc. meets Breakout/Arkanoid/etc.

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Blue's News share a Flash game titled "Radiance" on FreeWebArcade" where it is a combination of games like Breakout and Nibbler/Snake.

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Which one girl (not both and neither!) should Mario get?

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Poor Mario: Plumbers Often Make Tough Decisions

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Bob's House of Video Games show an image of Mario in a sticky situation

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The Science of Games With Dr. Michio Kaku.

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GameTrailers share a few short (more are coming soon and weekly?) videos showing "The Science of Games With Dr. Michio Kaku" -- "... world renowned physicist and the co-founder of string field theory, tackles some of the biggest topics in contemporary science. Now he's set his sights on the world of video games, as he disentangles science fact from fiction

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