Mike Repella

PROFILE:

Mike's first experience with a console was in the early 80’s when his dad brought home an Atari 400. It wasn’t the greatest gaming machine at the time but it did play a crude version of Pac-Man and it had a keyboard. But, Mike's love for videogames really got started when his friend invited him over to his house to show off his newly acquired NES with Super Mario Bros. Mike had never experienced a game like that before and his friend actually convinced him that jumping into one of the pits would give him a powerup. It was a cruel joke and Mario lept to his death. But from that moment on Mike was hooked. Mike was originally brought onto the Gaming Trend staff as a PSP editor starting with the god awful Major League Baseball 2K8. Thankfully, these days he reviews much better titles. He also spends an obscene amount of time playing The Lord of the Rings Online with his Dwarf Rune Keeper named McLush and his Warden named Hanton on the Elendilmir server.

Posts by Mike Repella:

EA Sports Returns to the Tennis World With Grand Slam Tennis 2

by 2 years ago

Believe it or not EA Sports has never released a Tennis game on either the PS3 or 360, that is until this week's release of Grand Slam Tennis 2. The …

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Level 5 and the PS3 = Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

by 2 years ago

Level 5 has a solid RPG reputation behind it and it looks like PS3 owners are in for a true masterpiece when Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch …

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NIS is All Jacked Up on Mountain Dew and Ready to Go Hyper Dimension Neptunia 2 on You

by 2 years ago

  I honestly don't know what to make of this title. It's called Hyper Dimension Neptunia MK2, it's an RPG, and it's coming to the PS3 on February 28th. It …

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Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi Review

by 3 years ago

I want to make one thing immediately clear, I am not a game reviewer who automatically discounts a game because it is based on the Dragon Ball Z universe. In …

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Might and Magic: Heroes VI: Review

by 3 years ago

The Might & Magic series is a well known and loved franchise that has games in several different genres. Perhaps it’s best known sub-series is Heroes of Might & Magic which …

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Battlefield 3 Multiplayer Trailer = Thank You Dice

by 3 years ago

We are SOOOO close to what I think will be the best multiplayer shooter this year or next. Battlefield 3's release is now less than a week away. It certainly …

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House of the Dead Carnival Zombie Bashing Time

by 3 years ago

With Halloween right around the corner  the timing couldn't be better for the release of House of the Dead: Overkill Extended Cut on the PS3. The game launches October 23rd, …

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Spider-Man: Edge of Time DS Review

by 3 years ago

Spider-Man Edge of Time for the DS tries to take the essence and story found on the console versions and convert it to a 2D action game. In order to …

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Rise of Isengard Review

by 3 years ago

If you are a Lord of the Rings fan at all then you probably love the idea of being able to run around a fully realized Tower of Orthanc fighting …

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A Hero’s Guide to Amalur

by 3 years ago

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is a brand new RPG series being brought to us by EA. The game looks promising and today we have a new video which details the …

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Inversion 101 Developer Video

by 3 years ago

Inversion is an upcoming 3rd person shooter for the 360 and PS3. The game features destructible environments and a whole host of gravity manipulating weaponry. To get a better look …

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Ratchet & Clank Boss Battle Video

by 3 years ago

One of the strongest aspects of the PS3 is the large amount of really good exclusive titles available for the platform and the Ratchet and Clank series has been a …

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