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Know the Staff: Christian Cain

Know the Staff is a new ongoing series of short introductions of the Entertainium staff, new and old. To start things off, we invited our very own fighting game expert and features writer Christian Cain to the mound! Hey there! My name is Christian, but most people know in the fighting game community me as ETR. Since I’ll be doing some fighting game articles for Entertainium I figured it would be best to introduce myself and a bit of my fighting game background so everyone has a good idea where I come from within the community… and you know, maybe take my advice seriously. I began my competitive career in 2009 with Street Fighter 4, when I picked it up a few months after it hit consoles. Not being a great fighting game player or fan while growing up- and frankly I hated Street Fighter 2...
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Spoilerific Staff Talk: Bioshock Infinite – Part I

BioShock Infinite is one of those rare games that’s ripe for discussion as soon as you put your controller down after finishing it. It gets people talking, both for its gameplay, narrative, and everything in between, really. Many words have been written on just about every facet. Those discussions have been continuously progressing and evolving as time goes on, and as more people finish the game and experience its riveting conclusion. Instead of posting a traditionally styled review, we at Entertainium have been chatting about having a different approach to BioShock Infinite. Sitting down and chatting about our entire experience with the game as a group sounded like a whole lot of fun. So joining in the conversation is senior editor Eduardo Rebouças, fellow editor Callum Rakestraw and contributors Andrew Lim and Gareth Brading. Everyone’s grabbing their voxaphones, if you will, to talk about Bioshock...
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So You Want to Be a Fighting Gamer

Making the transition from playing fighting games at home with your friends or only online into your local fighting scene can be extremely intimidating. I made the transition myself back in 2009, and I could easily say the first day I stepped into Super Arcade‘s Wednesday Night Fights, a weekly gathering of fighting game players in Southern California, was indeed scary. But ultimately, it was one of the best decision I’ve could’ve made in my competitive gaming career. Whether you’ve already decided to make this move to the competitive scene or are still on the fence, here’s a few basic things you should consider and plan for before you begin your fighting game legacy. Where to go: First off, you need to know where your local scene is right? There are two quick places you can go to find other people who play fighting games...
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