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3Q2011 update online now!

Gaming InsurrectionGaming Insurrection proudly presents Issue No. 15 for 3rd Quarter 2011.

Featured in this issue:

Silver Horse Awards: Gaming Insurrection honors four of the most influential game designers and producers: Shigeru Miyamoto, Hideo Kojima, Yu Suzuki and Nobuo Uematsu.

E32011: We analyze this year’s extravaganza: The games, the conferences and the announcements are all here. Listen to our special annual podcast and find out what other experts had to say about 2011’s offerings from the Big 3.

Mortal Kombat II tournament Round 3: We reach the halfway mark of our tournament for the gory fighting game classic. Match strategies, commentary in our special podcast and video are included.

Ready, set, begin!

We review Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo, Battlefield Bad Company, Yakuza and Crash Bandicoot 2.

Retrograde

Games on tap for review are Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Dr. Mario, Duck Hunt and Rad Racer.

The Strip

We discuss the dichotomy of heroes and villains, five of the worst comic book movies ever made, Robotech, Magneto and X-Men The Animated Series Vol. 1.

Retro Game Corner

We examine the costs of rare games, look at the Squirtle-Wartortle-Blastoise evolutionary chain in the Pokemon Red & Blue Knowledge Center and critique Knight Rider in the Torture of the Quarter.

As always we have columns by Lyndsey and Jamie and a comic for Strip Life. Let us know what you think!

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2Q2011 now online!

Gaming InsurrectionGaming Insurrection is proud to present the 2nd quarter 2011 issue!

In this issue:

1. Dreamcast fighting games – Gaming Insurrection examines the art of fighting games on Sega’s last scion, the Dreamcast. We discuss our favorite games and the peripherals we suggest to play them with in our quarterly features podcast.

2. Mortal Kombat II tournament – Our throwdown in the Midway fighting game classic continues with the second round of the winner’s bracket. Watch our tournament videos on YouTube and listen to our companion podcast!

3. Retrograde – We cover the following games: Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers (NES), Gauntlet II (NES), Bases Loaded (NES) and Donkey Kong (NES)

4. Ready, set, begin! – We review the following games: Crazy Taxi 2 (Dreamcast), Captain Commando (SNES), Mega Man IV (NES) and Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island (SNES)

5. The Strip – The Spirit is discussed in the comic property review and Lyndsey Mosley gives a rundown of what she needs for her comic book movies to succeed. The Top 5 list focuses on useless heroes and Brandon Beatty continues his look at Death Note with a review of Vol. 3 of the manga. Rogue is our Marvel character highlight for the quarter.

6. Retrogamecorner – Rumored Mortal Kombat HD remakes make the rounds, and we detail the moves of Charmander, Charmeleon and Charizard in the Pokemon Red and Blue Knowledge Center. Also, Jamie Mosley introduces a new column, Torture of the Quarter, with Silver Surfer for the NES as the first victim.

This quarter is also the first of our online redesign. We hope that a sprucing up of the site’s overall design will improve readability and usability. Let us know what you think! Register to leave a comment, drop us an e-mail or find us on Twitter and YouTube.

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