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Welcome back to the Radar Room, where we cover the biggest upcoming releases in gaming! March is looking to kick 2020 into high gear with multiple highly anticipated sequels to beloved franchises fans have been clamoring for, such as Doom Eternal and Animal Crossings: New Horizons. Let’s take a closer look…
The Last of Us: Joel teaching Ellie to shoot

Top 10 Games…

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Decade 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Decade   Welcome, finally, to the top ten games of the 2010s. It has been a long decade with tons of beloved games making everlasting changes to our hearts, minds, and memories. Here are the ones that were…
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Gameplay

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2019 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Decade   This is a smörgåsbord if ever there was one. While it’s not the most impressive year of the decade, just about everybody got something out of 2019; even gamers from the ’90s were represented with two…
Read Dead Redemption II

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2018 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Decade   There’s nothing I love more than a good story with compelling characters, and 2018 delivered on an unprecedented level. Almost every single entry on this list is worth a replay just for the narrative. I don’t…
Hollow Knight Cover Art

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2017 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Decade   Independent games are to AAA games as cement is to a city. Cement is in our streets, our sidewalks, and our buildings. Everything from the greatest of cities to the smallest of towns likely uses cement…

PlayStation Year-In-Review 2019

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2019 has been a very interesting year for PlayStation and not exactly in an exclusively positive way. It hasn’t been an awful year by any stretch of the imagination, but it certainly wasn’t like 2018. Was it a downgrade? In some respects, it was. In others, it has greatly…
Firewatch

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2016 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Decade   2016, compared to the years from the 2010s that preceded it, set a new bar for how densely you can pack a year with adventure. This year specializes in creating bloodshot eyes, cramping thumbs, hyperactive computer…

Critiquing and Revising…

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Warning: This article contains heavy spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. I recommend viewing the film regardless of this article as it is the kind of movie most people should see it before critiquing it. I should clear the air before starting this essay. Under no circumstance do…
The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt

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2015 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Decade   Film has The Lord of the Rings, television has Game of Thrones, tabletop has Dungeons and Dragons, and the gaming industry has games like Dark Souls and Dragon Age. However, even these universally praised and beloved…
The Game Awards 2019

The Game Awards…

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As the years have passed, Geoff Keighley has built The Game Awards into something tremendously meaningful in the gaming industry. With his leadership, it has become the most important awards show for developers, publishers, and gamings of all walks of life. While it’s easy to call it the Oscars of gaming,…

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Nintendo Switch Lite colors

RUMOR: New Nintendo Switch Model Coming in Q1 2021

Floating rumors have indicated that Q1 2021 will see the launch of a new Nintendo Switch console. The first reports came from Economic Daily News on Monday. The description of…

August 24, 2020, 320
UCI esports program

New Esports Fellowship Provides Resources for Esports Programs at Schools

We’ve seen colleges and high schools across the country begin to embrace esports as a major competitive sport along with their traditional programs. Students have received full-ride scholarships, influencers have…

August 20, 2020, 385
Metamorphosis Key Art

Metamorphosis Review – A Buggy Mess

Roughly 105 years after the publication of Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis, Ovid Works has come out with Metamorphosis, a game inspired by the inspiringly impactful novella. Unfortunately, Gregor Samsa’s psychological…

August 19, 2020, 386
Apex Legends Season 6 Boosted

Apex Legends Season 6 Shows Off Boosted Gameplay

Apex Legends is almost done wrapping up Season 5, which means it’s time for Apex Legends Season 6: Boosted. There’s a bunch of new content for Season 6 of this…

August 16, 2020, 385
Bartlow's Dread Machine Key Art

Bartlow’s Dread Machine First Impressions

Bartlow’s Dread Machine released on July 30, 2020 on Steam Early Access. As is the case with Early Access games, it’s far from perfect. Strange design choices and inconsistencies bog…

August 14, 2020, 367
Final Fantasy VII Remake Part 2 Title Screen

5 Changes I Want in Final Fantasy VII Remake Part 2

Humanity can breathe a sigh of relief; Final Fantasy VII Remake is good. Now that the dust has settled, we must look to the game’s future. Cautious optimism is tempering…

August 13, 2020, 1,531
Control Screenshot

Control Ultimate Edition Coming to Steam August 27

Control Ultimate Edition was announced by 505 Games and Remedy Entertainment on Wednesday, hot off the heels of the trailer for “AWE,” the upcoming expansion for the game. This new…

August 12, 2020, 336

PlayStation’s State of Play 08.06.20 Round-Up

Sony recently presented yet another State of Play presentation, which was the longest episode yet at over 40 minutes. The presentation focused mainly on third-party and indie PS4 games, with…

August 7, 2020, 462
The Darkside Detective 2 Cover Art

The Darkside Detective 2 Now Published By Akupara Games

Akupara Games is adding The Darkside Detective 2 and its predecessor to their library of games according to a press release on Tuesday. Akupara Games is already known for publishing…

August 4, 2020, 382
Games and Online Harassment Hotline

New Games and Online Harassment Hotline Provides Emotional Support to the Gaming Industry

The gaming community now has a free, dedicated place to get emotional support thanks to the Games and Online Harassment Hotline. The hotline is a text message-based service that allows…

August 3, 2020, 472