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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…

Final Fantasy VI…

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This is not a review of the game Final Fantasy VI. Released in the US as Final Fantasy III on the SNES, the game is a masterpiece and is considered to be one of the greatest games in the series and one of the best RPGs of all time.…

The Technomancer: A…

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The Technomancer developed by Spiders is a sci-fi action RPG set on a colonized Mars that has long since lost contact with Earth.  The game is set during the War of Water, a conflict between the corporations that occupy Mars over the scarce supply of water.  The player takes on the…

Gaming On A…

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We all know that sometimes gaming as a hobby can get a little bit expensive. Maybe you aren’t willing to shell out $60 for the latest release, or maybe that dream PC is still just out of your reach. Well, fear not! Sick Critic is here to give you…

Our Take: What…

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June 13 – 15 is every gamer’s favorite time of year. It’s the time when all of our favorite developers and publishers get together to show off what they have been working hard on, whether that’s games or new hardware, you can’t help but get excited. Every year, all…

Lovers in a…

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Over the years I’ve played a lot of games that claim to have a “co-op” mode, and I’ve enjoyed them a great deal. Take something like Uncharted 3 or Farcry 4. I played through the co-op campaigns with a friend and thoroughly enjoyed myself. It was the same intense shooter action with a mate…

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 here: The Decisions Part 1   Over the course of my play-through of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, I was exposed to…

Our Take: Open-World…

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Witcher 3, Horizon: Zero Dawn, and Ghost Recon: Wildlands. All of these are open-world games and all of them have their strengths and weaknesses, but should all games try to be open-world? Is there a fatigue to all the games coming out that have adopted this aspect? Should some…

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Image taken taken from the PDF guide for the trial version of Shenmue III. It depicts main character Ryo Hazuki talkking to a woman whilst there are button prompts on-screen

Shenmue III Trial Version Coming in September

Shenmue III is soon to get a trial version, as announced by the official website. This trial is coming to PC via the Epic Games Store in the second half of…

August 13, 2019, 502
Detroit Become Human Roof Scene

Blaming Violence on Video Games Promotes Ignorance

El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio in the U.S. have been the subjects of a lot of conversation after the August 3 and August 4 shootings, respectively. These shootings left a…

August 12, 2019, 654
Xbox All Access allows you to lease an Xbox One S or X.

Microsoft Allows Future Xbox First-Party Games to be Multi-Platform

Microsoft’s recent studio acquisitions have caused quite a stir within the gaming community. With Obsidian Entertainment and Double Fine Productions among the ever-expanding list of first-party game development studios, gamers…

August 12, 2019, 872

Truck Driver to Receive Steering Wheel Support

Plenty of exciting games have released or will release this year: Kingdom Hearts 3, Crash Team Racing, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Wolfenstein: Youngblood, Anodyne 2, Metro Exodus, Catherine, Borderlands 3, Pokemon Sword and Shield, Death Stranding, and of course, Truck Driver.…

August 12, 2019, 612

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Review- Passing the Torch

Wolfenstein 3D and DOOM are often considered the granddaddies of the first person shooter genre, and they both spawned consistently successful franchises, both of which are being produced to this day.…

August 12, 2019, 621

RICO Review – Real Raw

Slow motion in video games is no longer the raging force it used to be.   This saddens advocates of the mechanic like myself. It seems like only yesterday that…

August 11, 2019, 642
Kill la Kill review

Kill la Kill: The Game IF Review – A Tad Underdressed

Kill la Kill fans have been drooling for a game ever since Studio TRIGGER’s anime blew everyone’s clothes off in 2013. For some reason, it’s taken developers until now to…

August 10, 2019, 979

Where The Bees Make Honey Review – Reality Bytes

Hey look, a Kickstarter game! Let me flip the coin where there’s butter on “bad”.   Truth be told, I understand why a lot of these projects backed on Kickstarter…

August 10, 2019, 633
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Fantasy Strike Review

Fighting games have been a part of the gaming community for the last 30 years, although the community is niche and some would say small compared to other genres. Different…

August 9, 2019, 635
BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle 2.0 screen

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle 2.0 DLC on Its Way

Arc System Works has announced that the BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle “Ver. 2.0 Expansion Pack” (that’s a mouthful) is on its way to most major platforms later in the year.…

August 9, 2019, 783