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Old School Sundays: The Seven Cities of Gold

I woke up this fine Sunday morning overlooking beautiful Mt. Hunter in Hunter, NY. This scene flashed me back to some of the beautiful shots of a snowy village in Oblivion. Then of course, I started to think about older versions since today is an Old School Sunday. I wanted…

I have the worse case of “Gamers Block”!!

I have been quite busy in the past few months. Accepting a part time job as an adjunct college professor has left me with very little, Perezstart – blogging time as well as gaming time. This has caused me to suffer a familiar, but unique issue, “Gamers Block”! If you…

Sony to launch PlayStation smartphone in spring

Sony is planning a release of its portable smartphone sometime this upcoming Spring. The device would likely be based on Sony’s handheld PSP Go game console,would be made by Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications and run Google’s Android operating system, said the Asahi Shimbun’s English edition, citing unnamed sources. Sony hopes to take on Apple’s…

New King of Kong: The Saga continues!

Perezstart.com has just learned that Billy Mitchel’s recent record, has been defeated….again..this time by Mr. Steve Wiebe!  We are learning that Wiebe has reclaimed the title with a whopping 1,064,500 points. Wiebe recorded his game on August 30 and submitted it for verification, and Twin Galaxies announced the new record…

Dragon Age: Origins | Best RPG game of all time?

This past Christmas, my brothers really gave me presents that keep on giving! My youngest brother Daniel gave me two games, Dragon Age: Origins and Fallout 3. I was pleasantly surprised when I first started to play Dragon Age, it had most of the bells and whistles that Oblivion (my…

The Frogger King – Pat Laffaye

All this talk about records has us very excited here at Perezstart.com. First we meet Dr. Hank Chien who single-handedly overthrows Wiebe and Mitchell with his new Donkey Kong Record.  Then we had the pleasure to meet Pat Laffaye, who is the current world record holder in Frogger. In January…

Pac-Man turns the big 30!

Many musicians credit Chuck Berry as the single person that influenced their musical career. Johnny B Goode did wonders to spawn new musicians; Rolling Stones, Beatles, etc. On the video game front, many gamers consider Pac-man as the most important influence in their video game lives. Pac-Man helped bring video…

2K Sports Awards Alabama Man $1,000,000 for Perfection

Back in January of this year, I wrote an article about 2k sports and their 1,000,000 offer for perfection. http://www.perezstart.com/misc/perfect-game-on-mlb2k10-1-million-dollars/9447/ Many of you wrote in stating that you were going to win the big prize, well the winner has just been announced. I just received a press release from 2k…

New King of Kong Celebration at Barcade – Hank Chien

Perezstart.com took a trip to Barcade in Brooklyn last week for the exclusive celebration of Dr. Hank Chien. As we all know by now, Hank surpassed the holy grail of all video game records, the top score on Donkey Kong. This was our first visit to the legendary Barcade. We…