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High Score Ep 6 Recap - Level Up!

The final episode of High Score looks at the origins of 2 things are key to gaming today: 3D graphics and the First Person Shooter genre of play. This story focuses on 2 games that would define these things: Star Fox for the Super Nintendo and DOOM for the PC.

High Score Ep 5 Recap – Fight!

GameShampoo looks at Episode 5 of the Netflix series High Score: "Fight!" This episode delves into the origins of popular fighting games, a cult classic game, and the ESRB.

High Score Recap Ep 4 – This is War

A recap of Episode 4 of the High Score series on Netflix: "This is War." GameShampoo staff recap the episode and talk about the console war between Sega and Nintendo.

High Score Ep 3 Recap – Role Players

GameShampoo reaches episode 3, "Role Players." This episode look at some influence people begin the RPG genre: Roberta and Ken Williams of Sierra Games, Richard Garriott of Ultima, and Ryan Best who made "GayBlade."

High Score Ep 2 Recap – The Comeback Kid

The second episode of "High Scores," focuses on the resurgrence of the Video Game Market as Nintendo comes across the sea to attempt to gain a foothold in the US. Once again, we add little bits of additional information for everyone the episode skipped on.

High Scores Episode 1 - Boom and Bust Recap

The Staff of GameShampoo sit down, and recap the new Netflix limited series: "High Score." We'll recap the episode and add in missed juicy video game history facts.

Carrion – All Exploration, All to be Consumed Review

Carrion is an indie game released by Devolver Digital, made by Phobia studios. It is an exploration based reverse horror game where you play as the monster. What does this game offer? How long does it take to play? That and much more will be answered in this review.

Retro-Review: Skies of Arcadia Legends

Looking back on a unique JRPG that is a favorite, we talk about the Gamecube remake of Skies of Arcadia. What did this game bring to the table, what is unique, and what makes it like that.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: An Introduction to Animal Crossing

GameShampoo Editor talks about his introduction to the Animal Crossing series and shares thoughts on how Anima Crossing New Horizons is.

E.T. The Extraterrestrial – BEST GAME EVER!!!111!!!

 Welcome to the GameShampoo review of the Atari 2600 game, “E.T. - The Extraterrestrial.” This amazing gem of Gaming history was released in North America in December of 1982. The entire game was made in 5.5 weeks by Howard Scott Warshaw. Warshaw ...

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Demo Impressions

The demo for Final Fantasy 7 has been released. After playing it a few times, we share our thoughts and some analysis of the demo and what is has to offer. Also, what it looks to be bringing in the full game.

Sonic the Hedgehog – Way Past Cool Film Review

Did Sonic run rings around Jim Carrey? Was the redesign worth the money? Here's our review.

The Witcher Netflix Series Review

The Witcher has emerged as a new series on Netflix. Geralt of Rivia is brought to life and we get to see what that looks like. With 8 episodes, each about an hour, it is a great ride.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Unique Evolutions

Pokemon Sword and Shield have unique evolutions that have surprisingly specific requirements. This guide will tell you how to the unique Pokemon in Sword and Shield and what conditions are needed for which!

Alita: Battle Angel – A Review (and a bit of history)

Alita: Battle Angel is now in theaters. We get to see how this adaption of the classic manga fares in the modern world.

Dragonball Super: Broly Movie Review

The newest Dragonball Super movie has made it over to the US. We got a chance to watch it and offer our opinion on the movie, its quality and many other things.

GameShampoo Reviews – Valkyrie Profile Lenneth on Mobile

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Valkyrie Profile Lenneth has come out on iOS and Android devices. How does this version compare to the original or the PSP version? What changes have been made to it? Get an overview of the game and what has been added to the game for this version.

Pokemon Go: A Mystical Discovery Guide

Pokemon Go added in the long quest, "A Mythical Discovery," requiring the trainers to undertake an 8 part quest to catch Mew!

The Secret of Mana – A GameShampoo Review

A longtime fan of Secret of Mana, we share our opinion on the remake of the game.

Tomb Raider 2018 Movie Review Delving the depths of Tombs

A reboot of the Tomb Raider movie has come around. This one shows a very different Lara Croft, drawing from the 2013 video game. The GameShampoo staff talks about what this good video game movie has to offer.


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