Why Game Consoles Are Dead And You Are The Casualty

I’m about to make a bold statement. I will receive hundreds of emails, IMs and comments telling me how wrong I am. Probably a few death threats too. But it has to be said, and no one else is saying it. Console Gaming is dead. Oddly enough, the date that Console Gaming died is a…

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

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Review: HuniePop (The Adult Match Three RPG)

Ages ago there was a game on 16-bit computers called Bar Games. It featured random games you might find er, in a bar setting. One of the games was called “The Pickup Artist”. In this game you had to approach a woman and have an on-screen dialogue. Say the wrong thing and she told you…

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

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Brainwavz S5 In Ear Headphones

Music is an important part of my life and at 45 years old I’ve been around the block with just about every genre of music.  While I’m not a huge fan of certain genres I am still eclectic; I can find a song in just about every one of them that I like. Let me…

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

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RAVPower RP-PB19 Deluxe 15000mAh Portable Charger

Every year, our power needs grow. Tablets get bigger, phones get more needy. Portable power is pretty much a must for anyone travelling or for someone that works away from a power source all day. The good news is – there are hundreds (if not THOUSANDS) of choices for portable external battery chargers. The bad…

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

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Dead Rising 3: Apocalypse Edition (PC) – A First Look

Dead Rising 3 was originally released as an Xbox One exclusive, but now the PC version has shipped.  I picked it up on pre-order MONTHS ago for a really good price and it finally shipped yesterday.  I never played the Xbox One version, nor did I play Dead Rising 2.  However, I really enjoyed the…

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

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TaoTronics Elune TT-DL01 Dimmable LED Desk Lamp

Typically, I wouldn’t review a lamp.  Once again, my wife was the guilty party – wanting something to craft with next to her chair. Whenever my wife goes all Zen over something, I start learning things.  Like artificial light is bad for cross stitching. I will spare you the lecture on how similar colors are…

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

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Wii on Wii U: The LightGun Games

One of the greatest genres of gaming on the original Wii was the plethora of incredible lightgun style arcade shooters.  With the Wii U finally selling proper, it is time to continue our series on “Wii on Wii U” by giving you a look at all the fantastic lightgun games you can pick up for…

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

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ExpanDrive – Real Drive Letters for Cloud Storage

Cloud.  Today, it’s all about the cloud.  Store in the cloud, work in the cloud … live in the cloud.  Google even created ChromeOS to embrace the cloud – and we now have laptops that do practically nothing unless they are connected to said cloud.  While you could argue the merits of cloud computing all…

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

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Why you can’t play Wii games using Wii U’s Gamepad Controls

With Mario Kart 8 just one day away, it is likely that a lot of new blood is going to be getting into Wii U.  Once the thrill of racing has died down a bit, the budget conscious Wii U shopper may decide to look into buying up some super cheap-ass original Wii games.  After…

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

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Ten Reasons To Own The NVidia Shield

My recent acquisition of the NVidia Shield has really got me charged up. I wrote a four part review discussing it in great detail, but I know not everyone wants to consume that much literature on the topic, so here is the quick guide version of why you should own an NVidia Shield. About Shane…

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

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