PROFILE:

I've been a computer gamer since the mid 90s and have been a writer at Gaming Trend since late 2004. My primary interests are RPGs and turn-based strategy, and Japanese imports.

Posts by Jason Ballew:

Gameforge Latest to be Hit by Layoffs — Mythos Cancelled…In Europe(?)

by 3 years ago

Personally, I thought it was horrible news to learn last month that Frogster (which has merged with Gameforge) was ending European support for Mythos while the US version was still in …

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Yesterday, Unlike Love, Not Such an Easy Game to Play, Perhaps

by 3 years ago

While many of us think that point-and-click adventures are mostly dead, Spanish developers Pendulo Studios have been quietly making 'games that they would want to play', such as the Runaway trilogy and The …

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MechWarrior Online Coming in 2012 for PCs

by 3 years ago

Back in the 90s, games weren't as big as they are now.  However, the fans of these games were just as rabid as you'll find in any community today.  People …

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Got $4.1 Million? Austin Waits To Welcome You To Lord British’s Castle (Mk II)

by 3 years ago

    Have you ever dreamed of owning a piece of gaming history?  Well, how about a home owned and designed by Lord British (Richard Garriot) himself?  For some crazy reason or …

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    Bioware Taunts Us With Video Of The Voidstar Warzone

    by 3 years ago

    We get it, Bioware.  We really do.  You've got this great MMO coming out in just under two months, and we're all very (im)patiently waiting for it to launch, so …

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    Dark Souls (360) Review

    by 3 years ago

    When Demon's Souls came out in 2009, it was a breath of fresh air for many players.  Featuring tough-as-nails gameplay where players were punished for their deaths, the ability to …

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    And Just in Case You Forgot It Was Coming …. Live-Action Skyrim Video

    by 3 years ago

    With the launch of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim hitting in two short weeks (and everyone's gaming time going kaput), the folks at Bethesda have given us a glimpse of …

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    We’ve Got New Battlefield 3 Screens To Hold You Until….Well, Now

    by 3 years ago

    Most of you are likely busy right now playing Battlefield 3, or will be picking it up today.  But, for those of you who might be stuck at work, or …

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    League of Legends Gets Golden Joystick, Awards Everyone!

    by 3 years ago

    For the second year in a row, League of Legends has received the Golden Joystick award - specifically for the best free to play game out there.  Since Riot Games …

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    Sometimes Even a King of Kings Needs a Goddess as gamigo Announces ‘Moon Goddess’ Expansion for King of Kings III

    by 3 years ago

    While free to play MMOs are everywhere today, variety is the spice of life and all of that, so I'm always pleased to bring another one to the attention of …

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    It’s Time to Think Pink as Kirby’s Return to Dreamland Arrives on Wii

    by 3 years ago

    If you've enjoyed the previous Kirby games, it's time to start inhaling your enemies again as Kirby's Return to Dreamland has launched for Nintendo Wii.  The game features side-scrolling platform …

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    Major Gamefly Sale In Progress Through the 24th

    by 3 years ago

    Times are tight, and so is money.  Not only that, it's the fall rush where games are dropping into our greedy little hands, and we're all broke especially with Christmas …

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