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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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