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Welcome to Arizona Gamer!

Welcome to Arizona Gamer, your new source for gaming news in the Valley area.

Arizona might not seem to have a big population of gamers, but the scene is bigger than most realize. There are numerous gaming organizations, clubs, developers and even esports teams located right here in the Valley.

The problem lies in the sprawling nature of the Phoenix area. Gamers are too spread out. This site will offer a common hub for gamers of all types: video gamers, board gamers , card gamers and more.

Many local groups and individuals will be featured here. If you think you’ve got something newsworthy to submit, shoot off an email.

Stick around for our first wave of content. Game on, Arizona!

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Arizona Gamer reviews Payday 2

This review was originally posted on http://www.ferritales.com.

Organized crime is glamorous. While the exploits of a petty thief might not be admirable, there is a certain appeal to the life of a seasoned criminal.

An ordinary person will likely go their whole life without robbing a bank or transporting cocaine. But that doesn’t mean that person can’t feel some of the rush that comes with pulling off a successful heist. That’s the escapist nature a video game: it lets people act out wild fantasies.

Payday 2 lets players live out their organized crime fantasies with a variety of underworld undertakings, ranging from art theft to gun running. It’s all of the fun of robbing a bank with none of the lengthy federal prison sentence.

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Arizona Gamer reviews Monaco

This review was originally posted on http://www.ferritales.com.

They say subtlety is dead. When it comes to video games, there’s evidence to support such a claim—just look at the success of titles like Call of Duty, Halo and Borderlands. While I love going on a testosterone-fueled rampage just as much as the next dude, it’s also nice to play some games with a different play style.

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