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The Distressing Disappearance,…

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Demo disks are entirely a thing of a past. Gamers older than myself may reminisce about playing short and sweet levels of a game they wanted, letting the hype build up until they were finally able to buy the full game. In case the name didn’t give it away, a…

The Problem of…

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Games are an artistic medium, and as such, must be preserved for posterity. It sickens me every time I hear that the new consoles won’t be backwards-compatible and I have spent far too much time hoping and praying that Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo will get their act together in regards to the…

The Xbox: Exclusive…

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With E3 done and dusted, the scenario of the gaming industry has definitely changed. We saw the revelation of Xbox One X, the world’s most powerful console to date. A slew of games were unveiled at the convention, sparking much hype about them. But there’s still one issue which still…

Is Madden’s new…

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E3 2017 introduced the gaming world to some new games to hit the shelves this fall and next year.  One of the many games released at this year’s E3 was the annual installment of Madden NFL 18.  Each year the Madden NFL franchise releases a new game, however the…

Nintendo releases rough…

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On twitter today, Nintendo of America posted the above image, showing their release calendar for the rest of the year. While it only gives us a rough timeline by season, it gives us an idea of what to expect for the rest of the year and a summary of…

Campers Corner: Face…

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Welcome to the Campers Corners. This is the home of the lurkers in the corner, sitting and waiting for the precise moment to strike. We are hated. We are dreaded. We are Campers. Yes, campers could quite possibly be one of the most hated players in modern day first…

Reasons To Love:…

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Let me start by quickly getting something out of the way. The Mount & Blade series, to me, has always been key to one of the greatest arguments in modern gaming. How much does graphical fidelity really matter? And I do mean graphical fidelity. Aesthetic fidelity is something else entirely. So do sub-par graphics detract…

Potential Fixes to…

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The Problem People have been very vocal on Reddit, the blizzard forums, and even other news sites about their problem with the anniversary event: with a whopping 134 items found in loot boxes (previous 5 events had an average of 114.8), 11 of them being legendary skins (previous average:…

Corporations Vs. Consumers:…

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As we come towards the latter half of a decade, many things in the gaming industry have changed. Some for the better and some for worse, depending on your point of view. The “Console Wars” was a phrase that was known to every gamer around the globe and an…

The Decisions: Metal…

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Continuation to: “The Decisions:Metal Gear Solid 2!”, a four part series analyzing the design behind Metal Gear Solid 2:Sons of Liberty, you can read part one and two here:The Decisions Part 1 and The Decisions Part 2 Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty completely relies on it’s narrative to provide…

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Overwatch Developer Update July 2019

Big boss Jeff Kaplan is back with his Overwatch Developer Update for July 2019, detailing upcoming features and teasing 2019’s Summer Games. He also briefly mentioned that progress on the…

July 11, 2019, 436
Fire Emblem Three Houses Character

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Trailers and Length

[Update] You can check out our new article about the third trailer here. With the impending release of Fire Emblem: Three Houses on July 26, Nintendo has started releasing trailers…

July 11, 2019, 461
BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition Review

BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition Review

If you missed out on BlazBlue: Central Fiction on other platforms, this is your chance to finally jump in on Nintendo Switch.  BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition is the fourth…

July 11, 2019, 604
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Dead Cells Content Update 13 Out For Consoles

A new Dead Cells content update, lovingly dubbed Update the 13th by developer Motion Twins, is out now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch (it was previously released…

July 11, 2019, 361
Man of Medan Multiplayer Reveal

Man of Medan Gets Multiplayer Modes

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan, an upcoming game from the creators of horror game Until Dawn, has received a trailer detailing two new multiplayer modes. It seems Supermassive Games has…

July 11, 2019, 394
Esports Competition

Esports Reality TV Show For $100,000 Announced

Cable television these days is almost exclusively two things: reruns of old shows and reality TV. The gaming industry is about to tap deep into the latter. Peach Maria Productions…

July 11, 2019, 343

Amazon Developing The Lord of the Rings MMO

Amazon has been announced as the “partner developer” for the upcoming The Lord of the Rings MMO. This project was announced by Athlon Games nearly a year ago, but they did…

July 10, 2019, 280
Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition

Switch Lite Pokémon Edition Coming in November

With the announcement of the Switch Lite comes the announcement of the Pokémon Switch Lite. Pokémon Sword and Shield come out on November 15 of this year, and Nintendo has…

July 10, 2019, 570
Nintendo Switch Lite colors

Nintendo Switch Lite Arrives This Year

It’s finally time for that heavily rumored announcement: the Nintendo Switch Lite is real and it’s coming in 2019. Nintendo revealed the news today through Twitter, giving a release date of…

July 10, 2019, 415
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Sony’s Commitment to AAA Games Defines the Future

The Wall Street Journal’s recent report on Sony heavily relying on large, ambitious AAA games for the PlayStation 5 drew some controversy from gamers. Fears of Sony abandoning fledgling creators…

July 9, 2019, 715