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The Daily Word in the YouTube Music Awards, Cibola protesters and a birthday party gone wrong
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Nov 4 2013 10:30 AM ]
In cased you missed the first YouTube Music Awards, here's a little recap.
A New York University student is in recovery after he was rescued from being wedged between two buildings.
LA Police say they missed the LAX shooter by minutes.
Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nevada) supports LGBT job protection bill.
SAC comes clean.
A “gang” infiltrated a northeast Albuquerque birthday party on Friday night.
Closing arguments for the sentencing phase of the John McCluskey murder trial are set to happen today.
Protestors say no to military training in the Cibola National Forest.
The Street Sweep Master is here!
V.22 No.44 | 10/31/2013
Webgame Wednesday: Midnight Massacre
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Wed Oct 30 2013 2:52 PM ]
Halloween is here, so let's make with the monsters and stuff. Midnight Massacre finds you trapped in a theater with all sorts of werewolves, mummies, ghouls and the like. Use your handy shotgun to dispatch them. But try not to blow the heads off the innocent victims. Good. Now reload, because there's plenty more where that came from.
V.22 No.36 | 9/5/2013
Webgame Wednesday: That's My Moon
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Wed Sep 4 2013 1:46 PM ]
That's My Moon has you defending a tiny ball of rock that's being constantly bombarded by meteors and missiles. Sort of a stationary version of Asteroids, the colorful game has you blasting shots, nonstop, into space in an attempt to survive just a little bit longer. Hit the missiles and you can grab up some coinage as well. That's valuable when you want to upgrade your weapons and even your moon itself. An ever-increasing selection of powers keeps this arcade-style shooter evolving and involving.
V.21 No.32 | 8/9/2012
Webgame Wednesday… On Wednesday! Nuclear Plant
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Wed Aug 15 2012 6:29 PM ]
Not to put any pressure on you, but in Nuclear Plant, nearly all life on Earth has been exterminated by nuclear war, and you've been placed in charge of the planet's last plant. Your job is to grow it to maturity–which would be a lot easier if it weren't for the waves of marauding mutant insects and animals. Hold them off as long as you can. Upgrade your guns and research new equipment… between blowing away wave after wave of flesh-hungry monsters. Like I said, no pressure.
V.21 No.25 | 6/21/2012
Webgame Wednesday. GARE: Sapphire Mechs
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Wed Jun 20 2012 2:22 PM ]
What if you could magically transport the old Atari 2600 game Combat into the neon-lit world of Tron? Well, you might end up with something like GARE: Sapphire Mechs. This nifty action shooter has you piloting a digital tank though a grid-like maze. Upgrade your machinery, follow the various mission objectives and try not to get blown to bits.
V.21 No.19 | 5/10/2012
Webgame Wednesday: Castle Wolfenstein
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Wed May 16 2012 1:25 PM ]
You may not be aware of this, but 2012 marks the 20th anniversary of the Weekly Alibi newspaper. You know what else is 20 years old this year? Castle Wolfenstein 3D! Over the years, Alibi employees have wasted a lot of man-hours playing video games at work: Rogue Squadron, Quake, Unreal Tournament. But Castle Wolfenstein was the game that first sucked us in. To celebrate the release of this groundbreaking first-person shooter, Bethesda Softworks has placed the entire original game of Castle Wolfenstein online for free! What are you waiting for? Go kill Hitler!
V.21 No.18 | 5/3/2012
Webgame Wednesday on Thursday: Bullet Heaven
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Thu May 3 2012 3:39 PM ]
Sometimes you just feel the need to shoot the living hell out of stuff. Bullet Heaven understands those primitive urges. Epic Battle Fantasy 3.3: Bullet Heaven (to use its complete title) is a power-up crazed shooter that has you scrolling forward, madly dispatching massive waves of cartoon enemies. Grab all the coins you can to purchase bigger weapons, more hit points and .. bombs, baby!
V.21 No.8 | 2/23/2012
Webgame Wednesday on Thursday: Experimental Shooter
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Thu Mar 8 2012 12:12 PM ]
Do you like to shoot things? In video games, I mean? Well, Experimental Shooter might just be the ticket for you. The objective of this graphically simple, almost Asteroids-esque shooting game is ... to figure out what the objective is. Each level requires you to blast some little white balls. But how? Devious puzzle action only adds to the action. Gotta love that soundtrack too.
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