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Singularity Throwback Review…

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It is the year 2010 and you are walking through the streets of Santa Monica when you pass by Activision headquarters. It seems like a normal day in the vicinity. A new CoD is being made to stand in for physical money printers that may give off the wrong…

Throwback Review: Soldier…

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Price Paid: $5.98 At the risk of betraying the reviewing format, it must immediately be stated that Soldier of Fortune: Payback is one of the most mindless games you could devote your mind to playing. Released slightly more than a week after Modern Warfare revolutionized FPS gaming (before arguably…

Throwback Review- Sonic…

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Welcome to the second and final installment in the Sonic Storybook series, in which Sonic, for whatever reason, appears within a fictional world and the story is retold with Sonic characters. As you can tell from the page image, this is the infamous “Sonic with a sword” game, but that’s…

Throwback Review: Skate…

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Y’know, I wanted to talk about Oblivion, but…   You may have noticed for the past few years that a certain dormant game franchise has been long awaited by the public to return. No, it’s not Half-Life, they’ve been requesting a fourth installment of this particular series. No, it’s not TimeSplitters, although I wish it…

Throwback Review: Touhou…

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All images courtesy of touhouwiki In my ever-continuing quest to hit all the big franchises I missed growing up, Touhou is my most recent attempted conquest. Despite being the sixth in the franchise, this specific title is the first in the series anyone is able to play unless they have…

Throwback Review: Assassin’s…

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I mentioned in my Sonic Generations throwback review that I’d be spending a decent chunk of this summer catching up on franchises I’d missed out on when I was younger, and Assassin’s Creed another series I’m working my way through. I started with the second installment because I’d heard the first…

Throwback Review: Sonic…

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Sonic the Hedgehog, for whatever reason, wasn’t a childhood franchise of mine. I was too busy hanging around on the Comet Observatory or messing about in Scribblenauts to bother with the chaos emeralds, and my first time with the franchise was Sonic Advance 2 on an emulator during my senior year…

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Mario & Luigi RPG Developer AlphaDream Filed for Bankruptcy

The development studio behind the beloved handheld-RPG series Mario & Luigi has filed for bankruptcy and thus will permanently cease operations. The studio was founded in 2000 and initially comprised of…

October 2, 2019, 199
PlayStation Now

PlayStation Now Price Drops to $9.99/Month

After the sad, public announcement that PlayStation chairman Sean Layden would be leaving the company, PlayStation gave us some light by announcing the new $9.99/month subscription cost for PlayStation Now.…

October 2, 2019, 131

Bring to Light Review – It May Come

SPOOKTOBER 2019 Entry #1 – Next Entry: World War Z   It’s back! The 3rd installment of Spooktober!   The great jack- o’- lanterns in the sky know that I…

October 1, 2019, 220

Sony Worldwide Studios Chairman Shawn Layden Leaves Company

This evening, the official PlayStation Twitter account abruptly announced the departure of Sony Worldwide Studios Shawn Layden. His position focused on overseeing the development of all first-party games and ensuring…

October 1, 2019, 257
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Brain Training is Making a Comeback on Nintendo Switch

Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day! took the world by storm in 2005. It felt like everyone and their Grandma was curled up with a DS working…

September 30, 2019, 203

Borderlands 3 Review – Deathconciousness

**SIDENOTE: This review of Borderlands 3 and its content is based entirely around a playthough with Moze. This may make an impact in whatever critiques I have to say about the gameplay.…

September 30, 2019, 294
Image from GreedFall. Depicts a female character crying as she sits among many dead bodies on a battlefield

GreedFall Review – Not Quite There Yet

To say GreedFall is a bad game wouldn’t entirely be correct. It’s a cohesive world that matches perfectly with the U.I. and other small details show it was made with…

September 30, 2019, 631
Mario Kart Tour Image, depicts Mario in a kart followed by other popular characters such as peach and bowser.

Mario Kart Tour Tops 20 Million Day One Downloads

Despite having its fair share of disgruntled Nintendo fans to contend with and some questionable mechanics, it seems people can’t stop downloading Mario Kart Tour. A recent report from app…

September 28, 2019, 166
Paladins Cover Art

How to Get Better at Paladins – 5 Tips

If you’re viewing this article, you’ve likely been playing Paladins by Hi-Rez and Evil Mojo for a significant amount of time and are wondering, “Why isn’t my KDA greater than…

September 27, 2019, 246
The Last of Us 2 Ellie with Joel covering her mouth

Multiplayer Axed In The Last of Us Part 2, May Return as Standalone Title

Factions MP, The Last of Us’s original multiplayer mode, boasted exhilarating combat and original mechanics that earned it an extremely dedicated fan-base. Following the recent release date announcement for The…

September 27, 2019, 174