Game Frames

Some guys have wives that let them put whatever they want on the walls.  Unfortunately, most of us must resign the designing of our walls to our “better half”.  After all, game boxes and movie cases aren’t exactly Rembrandt.  As such, many gaming fanatics like myself must hide our boxes away in drawers, closets or…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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Atari Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (Nintendo DS)

In 2005, Retro Atari Classics was released on the shiny new Nintendo DS platform.  After some very solid emulation/classic games hitting the GBA in the years before – many of us couldn’t wait for some retro gaming goodness on our new handheld.  Unfortunately, this collection of 10 titles (original and remixes) was what one could…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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9 Hours 9 Persons 9 Doors

The Nintendo DS is alive with “rare” and “niche” games.  I have personally purchased much more than my fair share of “games for the sake of collecting” – and I won’t lie; I bought this game soley based on the fact that it had a short production run and the prices on it were already…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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Dragon’s Lair (Nintendo DS)

This review covers both the DSiWare and retail cartridge versions of the game.  Due to their similarities, only the differences between the two will be denoted throughout the review. The year is 1983. Arcades were filled with video games considered archaic by today’s standards; Mario Bros. (the original), Spy Hunter, Track and Field, Cloak &…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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From DroidX to Thunderbolt: One Man’s Story

This last week, I upgraded from the Verizon DroidX 3G to the HTC Thunderbolt phone and I’ve been asked to write up a review. This article will be both a review and an introspective of making the change from one smartphone to another. Introduction People “upgrade” their phones because they are unhappy somehow with their…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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Top Ten Wii Games You Never Played

Wii gamers are a fickle bunch. As a majority, they appear to fall into three categories; first party IP whores (those that only play Nintendo-published games), established IP whores (those that only play games with a recognizable name – meaning sequels or ports) and those that are non-gamers brought to gaming by the Wii (they…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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