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  1. The science of Super Smash Bros. Melee [Tribute]

    Super Smash Bros. for the N64, despite its low budget of production managed to become quite a huge success: so much that years later, in 2001-2002, was the reason why one of the games with the greatest production values I have seen (so much that it is still considered better than its successor Brawl by some) was made. Yes- I am talking about Super Smash Brothers Melee.

    Unlike its predecessor, which was made solely around the concept of having known faces of Nintendo duke it out, Melee ...
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  2. UK Ngamer magazine closed down (thoughts)

    When Nintendo Gamer arrived in my country about 5 years ago, although being nothing more than a mere translation, it rapidly became popular. Why? It was a magazine about videogames that was made for ol' Nintendo players and actually contained interesting facts, had lengthy in-depth reviews of different games, introduced me and my friend to the world of imports with Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan! and so on. The editors opened up a forum, which took no less than a couple days to be full of users from all ...
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  3. Opti's Vidja Opinion Corner

    Well, I just felt like doing something using this wonderful feature, and I suddenly remembered one of the things I used to do back then in other forums, videogame analysis. Sounds cool, right? Let's get to it.

    Disclaimer: I'm informal and I might make a few mistakes due to lack of practice, but here we go!

    New Super Mario Bros. Wii

    New Super Mario Bros, as soon as it was launched, became pretty much Nintendo's money maker. And how. Reverting radically ...
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  4. Is bro gaming a thing of the past?

    It's been a lot of time since I started gaming once again, mostly because I've been busy having a life and studying. But now, I guess that for a short while, I'm back to the old studying/gaming routine I was accostumed to a few years ago... And I'm starting to understand why I liked it. I don't get what's up with some of the persons around me not wanting to play videogames anymore, or at least with the purpose of playing seriously. Is it because they don't have flashy graphics, or because they feel ...
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  5. LET'S GO PRACTICE MEDICINE

    Looks like we finally have our own blogs. From here, first of all, I'd like to thank all those who made it possible.

    God knows what my entries will be about.

    Apatrt from being my first blog, my time is sometimes really restricted due to uni, so guess what, I won't be able to post everyday but hey, I can try.

    That's all... for now.

    Optimura, Over and Out.
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