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HTC Ozone Review

HTC has created what is quite possibly the best Windows Mobile 6.1 device ever conceived. With the HTC Ozone (known as the HTC Snap on Sprint), HTC has crammed a massive amount of function into a rather small amount of space.

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4 Games you can complete in under 15 hours

Space Shuttle Sonic Boom

Previously, we looked at 5 great games from the current generation that can be easily completed in 10 hours or less. Now, in the second of a two part series, we examine four games from the current generation that can be easily completed in 15 hours or less. “Current Generation” means the game was released for the 360/PS3/Wii, or was released on the PC after Christmas 2005. For the purposes of not taking forever to decide which games to cover, I have omitted any PSN or Xbox Live games from this list as well.

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5 games you can complete in under 10 hours

Cheetah

You love to play video games, but you just don’t have as much time to invest in them as you used to. Which modern games can you complete in a reasonable amount of time? In the first of a two part series, we examine five games that can be completed in under 10 hours.

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Games from my childhood: Secret of Mana

Secret of Mana

Every nerd has a handful of games from when they were young that hold a special place in their heart. For me, the game that brings about the warmest memories is Secret of Mana.

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Games you may have missed: Little Nemo

Little Nemo

We all know they are out there. Games that we never heard of or played, but we should have. In the second installment of a multi-part series, we will focus on an extremely difficult game that I loved as a little kid (and still do today!)

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Games you may have missed: Startopia

Startopia

We all know they are out there. Games that we never heard of or played, but we should have. In the first of a multi-part series, we will focus on a game that hardly anyone I know has actually heard of, much less played: Startopia.

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Best games to play while your companion is asleep


It’s 1:30 at night, and your fellow gamer has passed out. You really want to play a game, but it needs to be quiet and it needs to not have sudden flashes and such.   So what is out there that fits the bill? Computer games are tough because of the typing/clicking from the mouse.  However, console games tend to be much quieter when it comes to the controllers, thus making them a smarter choice.  Below is a list of four games that are perfect for you to enjoy while your playmate is sawing wood and you don’t want to/can’t use headphones.

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Top 5 video games to play with your significant other

fGrim Fandango

So your girlfriend/boyfriend finally agreed to play video games with you instead of watching or doing something else. Awesome! But…what games do you choose now that they have agreed to play with you? The following list is comprised of games that you two will be able to enjoy together.

 

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The new Living With a Nerd

Welcome to the new Living With a Nerd!  It’s going to be a day or two before this starts looking proper and the old content is available.  Our personal blogs are still available at http://www.livingwithanerd.com/Blogs