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    Legend of Zelda’s Visual History looks stunning [Infographic]

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    We’re huge fans of Legend of Zelda over here at Gamepiece. So we couldn’t keep this infographic under wraps for very long. In it, you’ll get a complete visual history of all the major Legend of Zelda Titles complete with some of the key weapons in each game, production times and how many copies each game sold. You’ll also get a sneak peek at how Ganon has evolved with each iteration.

    We throw in one secret for each game so read on only if you’re prepared for a little spoiler action.

    And if you’re a true Zelda fan, don’t miss our piece on the best Legend of Zelda merch waiting to be added to your collection.

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    20 Awesome Gifts for your Gamer Boyfriend

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    Those who have one know the gamer boyfriend is a special breed. Finding gifts for your gamer boyfriend can be a challenge. Often found in extreme captivity, the various subspecies of the gamer boyfriend are probably eccentric, speak in acronyms, and keep strange hours. But the gamer boyfriend has his good points too. Anyone who […] More

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    3 Tools for Finding Old Video Game Stores Near You

    Video games have become an integral part of the lives of geeks and video game collectors all across the world. Each day, thousands of fans scour the internet for great deals on games from the glory days of NES, Sega, and even Neo-Geo. This can be a fruitful way to hunt for your favorite gaming titles, it can also become a bit expensive and lacks the thrill of the hunt you get from collecting awesomeness.

    In the digital age, it’s too easy to simply hit up an Amazon, eBay, or Craigslist to find a rare or hard to find gem. Yes, this will add to your collection, but where is the excitement in traveling to castles and lands far away in search of that one mystical item that will bring happiness to the land of Game Collector-Ville. To fill this hole in your adventurer’s heart, take your quest to the real world and seek out classic video game stores near you.

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    8 Amazing games like Fallout 4 that entertain for weeks

    Are you itching to jump back into the role of the sole survivor? Fallout 4 is an awesome game that has a gigantic open world and an insane amount of content. If you’re anything like the rest of us, you’ve spent countless hours gathering stuff, vanquishing super-mutant foes, and solving a lot of the people’s problems in Post-apocalyptic Boston. You want more games just like Fallout 4.

    You’ve explored every inch of the place, molded your character into a wonderful, loving person (or maybe a vicious death machine…) As a parent, awakening in a world so different from the one you knew and frantically searching for your lost child, you’ve followed the main quest and the many side missions that were equally important, all the while honing your character’s skills and developing their abilities until finally, you felt that sublime satisfaction when you got to the end of your story!

    Whether your ending blew your mind or broke your heart, now that you’ve gone through the entire Fallout 4 game, you’re craving similar games with deep content and storylines that are just as awesome. Well, you’ve come to the right place. We have a list of some of the best games that are similar to Fallout 4 to feed your nuclear hunger.

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    15 Awesome 80s Action Figures that you can buy today

    The 1980s were truly a golden age for action figures, with the development of lines that remain popular to this day, with many depictions of these action figures found in video games and big-budget movies. Numerous cartoon series acted as 30 minute long commercials, and only served to drive the popularity of these enthralling pieces of plastic. Below you will find a list of 15 of these figures you can purchase today.

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    5 Video Games that are Good for your Brain

    When you think of a video gamer, there are certain stereotypes many people hold to be true: lazy, unmotivated, and lack of social skills are just a few words that might come to mind. But according to researchers, there is a lot of evidence that video games can actually be good for your brain!

    This isn’t to say that playing video games will make you the next Einstein, but certain games have the potential to strengthen cognitive functions, improve vision and attention span, and more.

    However, not all video games will help you become a genius, and with so many options available it can be hard to figure out what video games are good for your brain.

    To help you out, we’ve put together this list of 5 video games that are good for your brain.

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    10 Collectible Action Figures Selling for over $8000

    For the layperson there are action figures that come with lay prices. But for those with more nuanced tastes there’s action figures that cost obscene amounts of money. Walk with us as we embark on this journey of expensive collectible plastic. Here’s our list of a few collectible action figures that are selling right now for over $8000.

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    4 Pieces of Equipment to Start A Youtube Gaming Channel

    Starting a YouTube gaming channel has evolved into more than just a hobby. Thousands of people nowadays make their money by running YouTube channels. In 2017, the top ten YouTubers in the world made about 127 million dollars combined. Close to half this number was made up of gaming YouTubers. The highest earning was Daniel Middleton who specializes in Minecraft games YouTube videos. He made an astounding 16.5 million dollars in 2017 putting him in celebrity status.

    From the facts above it is quite clear that a YouTube gaming channel could be a great venture especially if you are a gamer yourself. There are thousands of games across different platforms and millions of gamers looking for tutorials on YouTube every day. In other words, there is a lot of potential the YouTube gaming.

    However, starting out a successful channel is the most challenging part of it all. Aside from the strategy, the most important factor towards your success is having the right equipment. If you lack the necessary equipment then it becomes even more difficult to gain success from your channel. While most of the equipment is normally a bit expensive, it is possible to get cheaper options that can work in the same way the pricier alternatives would.

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    10 Interesting Facts About Video Games

    Interesting Facts About Video Games

    Video Games have been around since the late ’70s, and the average gamer is over 30 years-old, so it’s no wonder there’s a lot of hidden secrets surrounding the industry and those who make games. Take a peek at these ten interesting facts about video games. How many of them do you already know?

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    7 resources for video game values and pricing

    Collecting video games is not an easy task. As easy as it is to go to Amazon or eBay and buy all the games you want, you’ll end up paying obscene amounts of money for every console or game that you buy. As you can see, this is not the smartest move when it comes to collecting video games – since you will likely be spending way more than you should for games that may be severely overvalued. Instead, why don’t you try a few different options for tracking down the best video game values around. If you are planning to build a respectable game collection that provides you years of entertainment, bragging rights and holds it value over time, here are some of the best resources to get you there.

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