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Brothers In Arms: Hell’s Highway (Xbox 360)

Brothers in Arms is probably the greatest World War II shooter series ever made. Hell’s Highway is the latest installment and takes you to Operation Market Garden, a failed attempt by the Allies to end the war early. Learn more about the game and the history in this episode of Replay the Past! […]

By | 2013-12-17T19:44:43+00:00 July 4th, 2013|Replay the Past, Videos|0 Comments

1943: The Battle of Midway

In 1987, Capcom released an arcade shoot em’ up called 1943: The Battle of Midway. The ultimate goal? Destroy the Battleship Yamato. While the game has little to do with the actual Battle of Midway, it does have a few fun history references. Learn more in this episode of Replay the Past! […]

By | 2013-12-17T19:44:43+00:00 June 24th, 2013|Replay the Past, Videos|0 Comments

Dante’s Inferno (Xbox 360)

Dante’s Inferno is able to combine literature and history to create a powerful action adventure game. Based on the epic poem Inferno¬†by Dante Alighieri and the Third Crusade, you play as Dante who must rescue his love, Beatrice, from the nine circles of hell. Learn more about the poem, the history, and the game in [...]

By | 2013-12-17T19:44:43+00:00 June 10th, 2013|Replay the Past, Videos|0 Comments

Darkest of Days (Xbox 360)

Darkest of Days is an interesting shooter that places you in some of the most important battles in history…all with modern weaponry. While the game is a disappointment overall, it does have a unique premise and places you in some situations that are rarely covered in video games. Learn more about the game along with [...]

By | 2013-12-17T19:44:43+00:00 May 27th, 2013|Replay the Past, Videos|0 Comments

Genji: Dawn of the Samurai (PS2)

In the very first episode of Replay the Past, we take a look at Genji: Dawn of the Samurai. An action hack-n-slash game on the PS2, Genji doesn’t redefine the genre, but the game is based on Japanese history during the late 12th century. Learn more about the game and the history it is based [...]

By | 2013-12-17T19:44:44+00:00 May 13th, 2013|Replay the Past, Videos|0 Comments

Hyrule Historia Review

Hyrule Historia is a massive book containing behind the scenes information on The Legend of Zelda, as well as an official timeline. First announced in 2011, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia was only available in Japan and left western fans wondering if they would ever see a translated version. Low and behold in 2012, [...]

By | 2013-12-17T19:44:44+00:00 March 3rd, 2013|Gaming Historian, Videos|0 Comments

Fitocracy Turns Exercise Into a Video Game

We’ll get back to history and video games momentarily, but for now I wanted to take a moment to write about one of my new obsessions: Fitocracy. Growing up, I was actively involved in sports. After the NFL and English Premier League decided not to draft me, I pretty much gave up most physical activity [...]

By | 2013-12-17T19:44:44+00:00 February 11th, 2013|Articles, Feature|0 Comments

Level 7 Podcast – 32: Nintendo’s Big Ass News Conference

Pokemon X & Y has been announced, we say goodbye to THQ, and discuss everything announced at Nintendo Direct 2013. Music Credits: Last Chance by OA Booster Tarantino by djpretzel Another Winter (cover) by pdude1 Project X 2 by ProjectX Follow the Show:

By | 2013-12-17T19:44:44+00:00 February 9th, 2013|Level 7 Podcast|0 Comments