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Archive for June 2019

Mercy: The History of UMK3, MK4, and Spin-Offs

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Fred and Jam delve back into the history of Mortal Kombat with Mortal Kombat 3 and its many iterations including Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (UMK3) and Mortal Kombat Trilogy on consoles.  Then the pair head to the third dimension with Mortal Kombat 4, the final iteration in arcades.  Finally they reluctantly delve into the awful spin-offs of Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero and Mortal Kombat: Special Forces.


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Written by Fred Rojas

June 12, 2019 at 11:00 am

E3 2019: Nintendo Direct Impressions

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As E3 formally opens, Fred, Andy (42 Level One), and Jam get together to discuss a polarizing Nintendo Direct.


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Written by Fred Rojas

June 11, 2019 at 5:05 pm

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E3 2019: Square Enix Impressions

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Square definitely brought it this year and Fred along with Andy (42 Level One), Chip (The B-Team), and Chase (Scarcasm Live) were happy to talk about it.


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Written by Fred Rojas

June 11, 2019 at 9:00 am

E3 2019: Kinda Funny Indie Showcase Impressions

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Fred and Andy (42 Level One) talk through a showcase that was not low on content.  After sifting through what’s available they discuss the compelling titles shown off.


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Written by Fred Rojas

June 10, 2019 at 11:59 pm

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E3 2019: Ubisoft Impressions

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Fred and Andy (42 Level One) talk about the underwhelming showing of Ubisoft with a few big standouts.


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E3 2019: Devolver Digital/PC Gaming Showcase Impressions

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Fred and Andy (42 Level One) get together and talk about Devolver Digital’s outrageous press conference as well as the PC Gaming Showcase that had something for everyone.

Want just the Devolver announcements as a list?  Click Here.

Want just the PC Gaming Showcase as a list? Click Here.

Written by Fred Rojas

June 10, 2019 at 10:00 pm

E3 2019: Bethesda Impressions

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Fred is again joined by Andy (42 Level One), Chip (The B-Team), and Chase (Scarcasm Live) to discuss the short, but sweet, set of Bethesda announcements.


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Want the announcements as a simple bullet points list?  Click here.

E3 2019: Xbox Impressions

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Fred is joined by Andy (42 Level One), Chip (The B-Team), Chase (Scarcasm Live), and special guest Normii to discuss Microsoft’s massive plans for the next year.


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E3 2019: PrE3

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In an epic team-up, GH101 and 42 Level One have joined forces to bring you our E3 coverage starting with the pre-show as we gear up for the official press briefings of E3. Fair warning, the first hour is all Google Stadia but it is followed by two more hours plus of non-stop game coverage for every title announced before the big show.  Official trailers and notes can be found in links below:


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E3 2019: Our Plans/Shows

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Today marks the beginning of the weekend before E3, so it’s probably time we revealed what’s up.  Starting with a pre-show Saturday followed by a different show after each briefing, GH101 has partnered with 42 Level One to bring you endless commentaries, shows, and guests to celebrate the best week in gaming.  Here’s a very brief rundown of Fred’s thoughts, plans, and enthusiasm going into E3 2019!


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Written by Fred Rojas

June 7, 2019 at 11:00 am

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