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And the February Gamer of the Month is…

We’ve had this score verified a while, but didn’t have enough time to sit down and write articles to go with it – which is why you’re seeing a bunch of articles now that should have been announced a month or so back.  But, as we all know, life happens and it’s better late than […]
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Monthly Challenge: Third Submission for I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MBIES 1N IT!!!1

Monthly Challenge: Third Submission for I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MBIES 1N IT!!!1
The third score for this challenge rolled in for this month’s competition a couple weeks ago, but we didn’t get a chance to post about it because we were working on NW Pinball and Arcade Show as well as E3. The third score submitted was by Craig Rout Gallant with a total score of 914,950.  We will be […]
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Join Us at Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show!

Join Us at Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show!
Join us at Northwest Pinball and Arcade show, June 6-9 at the Tacoma Convention Center in Tacoma, Washington for fun, games and friendly competition. Once again, Video Game Scoreboard will be in attendance to verify world records on a number of arcade games. We will also be continuing the 1-Life Challenge we started earlier this […]
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Gamer Profiles/Interviews

  • October 2013 Gamer of the Month Profile: Dave Vogt October 2013 Gamer of the Month Profile: Dave Vogt
    Dave Vogt, gamer and indie developer, was our second Gamer of the Month, competing on Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved for our October competition.  Many gamers know Dave from multiple gaming sites, including but not limited to Twin Galaxies, Retroids and Gaming World Wide, which he works for as well. An all around good guy and […]
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Editorials

Real Things Video Games Teach You: Metal Gear

Real Things Video Games Teach You: Metal Gear Real Things Video Games Teach You: Metal Gear
 Understanding subterfuge, performance under high pressure-high consequence environments, politics, philosophy, using wits to overcome larger numbers. ~Metal Gear   Real Things Video Games Teach You was a series of Tumblr posts started by Oliver in May 2013 where he posted a bunch of posts in a short period of time. He’s recently added posts to […]
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Real Things Video Games Teach You: Little Big Planet

Real Things Video Games Teach You: Little Big Planet Real Things Video Games Teach You: Little Big Planet
 Free form creative thought, understanding practical application of different materials, logic building, terrain negotiation. ~LittleBigPlanet Real Things Video Games Teach You was a series of Tumblr posts started by Oliver in May 2013 where he posted a bunch of posts in a short period of time. He’s recently added posts to the Tumblr account this […]
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Real Things Video Games Teach You: Resident Evil

Real Things Video Games Teach You: Resident Evil Real Things Video Games Teach You: Resident Evil
Maintaining focus in a high pressure-high consequence environment, management of extremely limited resources, utilizing other senses in a sense-deprived environment, and frugality. ~Resident Evil Real Things Video Games Teach You was a series of Tumblr posts started by Oliver in May 2013 where he posted a bunch of posts in a short period of time. […]
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Real Things Video Games Teach You: Sim Earth

Real Things Video Games Teach You: Sim Earth Real Things Video Games Teach You: Sim Earth
 Long term strategy, evolution, dealing with consequences. ~Sim Earth   Real Things Video Games Teach You was a series of Tumblr posts started by Oliver in May 2013 where he posted a bunch of posts in a short period of time. He’s recently added posts to the Tumblr account this year.  He has given VGS […]
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Industry News/Press Releases

Announcing The Bounty and Tracking Variations

Announcing The Bounty and Tracking Variations
Several months back, when Dave Vogt invited me to be a part of the live stream for The Bounty, I would have never imagined that a) I’d be running a fever or b) how hard the game was. That game is hard in the you have to have good hand eye coordination or you’re going […]
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Video Interview with Richard Garriott and Starr Long Re: Shroud of the Avatar

Video Interview with Richard Garriott and Starr Long Re: Shroud of the Avatar
I was extremely fortunate (and hopefully didn’t fangirl too much) to meet both Richard Garriott and Starr Long of Ultima and Ultima Online fame at E3 this year.  The two are working on a new project with Garriott’s company, Portalarium, called Shroud of the Avatar – which is being called the spiritual successor to Ultima […]
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Plantronics Gaming Giving Away Early Access to Shroud of the Avatar

Plantronics Gaming Giving Away Early Access to Shroud of the Avatar
A little over a year ago, Richard Garriott, with Portalarium, launched a Kickstarter for the spiritual successor to Ultima and Ultima Online, called Shroud of the Avatar.  The project was funded and continues to gather funding and followers through their website.  With more than $4.25 million raised thus far for the game, it’s not a […]
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Gaming News Weekly Recap – March 16 – 22, 2014

Gaming News Weekly Recap – March 16 – 22, 2014
We can’t easily cover all the news each week with our small team, so instead, we’ll bring you a Gaming News Weekly Recap for the previous week each Sunday or Monday – sometimes earlier, sometimes later on Sunday or early Monday morning, depending on what I’ve got going on….or in this case, a Tuesday posting […]
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Game Reviews

The Walking Dead: 400 Days Game Review

The Walking Dead: 400 Days Game Review
Published by: Telltale Games Available for: Android Review is on: PC, PS3, XBox, iOS, PSVita, Fire HDX, Android, PS4, Xbox One and Ouya Cost: Varies.  Episodes can be bought cheaper as a season pass or individually, which is priced higher. Genre: Arcade So this review is a little late in coming, but it’s still worth it. Before I […]
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Evolution – Board Game Review

Evolution – Board Game Review
Let’s face it, totally destroying your friends, at least in a nice safe environment is a big part of what makes board games so much fun. Evolution is a new game where the players are pitted against each other and nature to see who can create the most successful species and survive. Since extinction is […]
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Mobile Game Review: Alpha Wave

Mobile Game Review: Alpha Wave
If you have a love for the classic, fast action games like Astrosmash, Space Invaders or Asteroids and want to kill time while waiting for a doctor’s appointment or between projects at work, then you just might enjoy Alpha Wave.
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Mobile Game Review: Ultima Forever

Mobile Game Review: Ultima Forever
Produced by: EA’s Mythic Games Available on: iOS Cost: FREE Reviewed on: iPhone 5S Genre: Action/Adventure Released: Aug. 7, 2013 Ultima Forever is a shockingly deep dungeon crawler available for the iPod (gen 5 and up). iPhone (4s and up), and iPad (gen 2 and up), which you can play alone or with friends – whether it’s people you […]
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Rogue Legacy: One of the Most Important Stories of 2013

Rogue Legacy: One of the Most Important Stories of 2013
Rogue Legacy. Have you heard of it? Likely not. An independent video game released by Cellar Door Games (consisting of brothers Kenny and Teddy Lee), Rogue Legacy is, for lack of a better descriptor, a ball-buster of a game. Taking inspiration from both platforming titles and the classic roguelike genre, your goal as a player is to traverse a […]
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eSports News and Updates

World of Tanks Blitz – Coming to a Mobile Device Near You

World of Tanks Blitz – Coming to a Mobile Device Near  You World of Tanks Blitz – Coming to a Mobile Device Near You
I’m not much of a Tanker – in fact, I really suck at the game, but that doesn’t mean I don’t give it my best (which is probably a lot of Tanker’s worst efforts). But I do enjoy a game that requires tactical planning and allows me to blow sh*t up on a regular basis. […]
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World of Tank Gold Codes

World of Tank Gold Codes
Wargaming.net has been sharing 50g codes off and on all week for World of Tanks and World of Warplanes players. Today there are three codes available to celebrate the Grand Finals taking place in Poland. The codes available for today are: TWEETSTANKSWGLGRANDFINAL WGLGRANDF1NALROLLSOUTONFB SHARES1MAGESWGLGRANDF1NAL Please note: the servers seem to be having issues and often […]
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PROD1GYX Releases Titanfall Tutorial, Tips and Tricks video

PROD1GYX Releases Titanfall Tutorial, Tips and Tricks video PROD1GYX Releases Titanfall Tutorial, Tips and Tricks video
Robert Paz, aka Prod1gyx released a Titanfall video containing a tutorial, tips and tricks. Titanfall is in beta and is set to release March 11 for Xbox One and PC and March 25 for the Xbox 360. Paz’s video is getting a lot of praise from new beta testers.  The video has been posted here […]
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Video Game Scoreboard World of Tanks Xbox Beta Key Contest #1

Video Game Scoreboard World of Tanks Xbox Beta Key Contest #1 Video Game Scoreboard World of Tanks Xbox Beta Key Contest #1
Welcome to our first of two contests where participants will have the chance to win Xbox Beta Keys for World of Tanks. For this contest, we have 3 keys to give away.  To participate, you must answer the three questions found in this forum post accurately.  All answers must be left as a reply to […]
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GeForce eSports Presents: World of Tanks Veteran’s day 1-Million Gold Charity Division

GeForce eSports Presents: World of Tanks Veteran’s day 1-Million Gold Charity Division GeForce eSports Presents: World of Tanks Veteran’s day 1-Million Gold Charity Division
Amateur 3-Tank teams to compete For 1-Million In Wargaming Gold; Wargaming and NVIDIA team up to donate cash and hardware systems to veterans charities.
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 Understanding subterfuge, performance under high pressure-high consequence environments, politics, philosophy, using wits to overcome larger numbers. ~Metal Gear   Real Things Video Games Teach You was a series of Tumblr posts started by Oliver in May 2013 where he posted a bunch of posts in a short period of time. He’s recently added posts to […]

Video Game Scoreboard News & Updates

  • Monthly Bounty: Submit Scores to Win Monthly Gift Cards
    Submit your scores for a chance to win a gift card. Whether you’re participating in the Gamer of the Month challenge, or just wanting to submit new scores to Video Game Scoreboard, each month for each score you submit, you get a chance to get a $25 gift card.  And at the end of the […]
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  • New Android Variations Available for World Record Submissions New Android Variations Available for World Record Submissions
    In addition to variations made available at PAX Prime for gamers to set world records on, we’ve added a number of other variations on several Android based games for players to record game play on then submit for World Records. The games include: Avoid Elite - 3 Variations Beach Buggy Blitz – 3 Variations Beat Hazard - 8 […]
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  • Several New Scoreboards Added Several New Scoreboards Added
    With the addition of the Wikipad device and an upcoming MOGA Device for Android as well as MAME tracks, we’ve added a number of scoreboards for platforms. Those scoreboards include: Android Device Using Wikipad Android Device Using MOGA Device Arcade and MAME Combined Scores  MAME The purpose of the Arcade/MAME Scoreboard is many players have […]
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  • Introducing Staff Writer Travis Taft Introducing Staff Writer Travis Taft
    I asked Travis to do a little write up, explaining who he is to our followers.  As we add more staff writers, we will be doing similar features with them as well as our longer, established staff.  Here’s what he wrote: Hey everybody. My name is Travis and I’m a total gameaholic. I can honestly […]
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