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Why The Last of Us Part 2 Needs a Multiplayer Mode

September 26, 2019 |

2014’s The Last of Us is best remembered for its incredible single-player campaign. It told the story of a man with little left to live for who must escort a young woman who could very well be humanity’s last … Read More

DLC and the Death of Expansions

September 18, 2019 |

I was recently asked “What is your favorite DLC?” and I immediately jumped back to some of my favorite expansions like Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne, Half-Life: Opposing Force, and Homeworld: Cataclysm. I then noticed many other people were referencing … Read More

15 Years Later: What Was the Best Game of 2004?

September 17, 2019 |

With the possible exception of 1998 and 2007, 2004 might just be the best year for video games ever. It was a special time that saw some of the best games ever made released within a few weeks of … Read More

Can Homeworld 3 Succeed in Reviving the Franchise?

September 16, 2019 |

With the recent announcement of Homeworld 3, we’re seeing the ultimate culmination of an effort to revive a franchise. Game franchises usually don’t last forever. Some rarely make it into “trilogy” territory. Others disappear after a single game. However, … Read More

Why Disney Selling Foxnet is Good for Gaming

September 12, 2019 |

There’s a chance you’ve never heard of Foxnet, but believe me when I say that you need to know about them.

Foxnet was a gaming division of Fox that primarily focused on making mobile titles. Three of their biggest … Read More

How Many Gaming Subscriptions Will You Have?

September 11, 2019 |

Subscription services for games are becoming immensely popular. While services like Gamefly have been around for quite a while, the growth of digital-only services has been a more recent endeavor – and one that has caught on across multiple game … Read More

Apple Arcade Official Release Date & Cost Announced

September 10, 2019 |

At Apple’s big event today the company announced Apple Arcade will launch on September 19 at $4.99 per month and will be playable on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac. The subscription comes with a free one-month trial and up … Read More

Is World of Warcraft Classic the Best Game of 2019?

September 9, 2019 |

World of Warcraft is a 15-year old game that has received 15 years worth of updates. While it has outlasted just about all of its MMORPG competition, World of Warcraft‘s retail version is not where the game was 15 … Read More

Are we in a Space Sim Renaissance?

September 9, 2019 |

It may be because of the popularity of Elite: Dangerous and Star Citizen starting 2012 and their ever-growing high profile status going forward, but the trend of taking players into space has certainly caught on. Recently, I played Rebel … Read More

Homeworld 3 Announced… with Crowdfunding?

August 30, 2019 |

Today, the announcement of Homeworld 3 rocked longtime fans of the series.  It has been nearly 16 years since the last proper release in the Homeworld franchise. While Deserts of Kharak certainly fit the narrative and was good, it … Read More

10 Most Divisive Games of All-Time

August 12, 2019 |

The most divisive games of all-time typically share one thing: they blend the brilliant and the bad.

If the following games were just bad, they wouldn’t have a legion of defenders. If they were strictly brilliant, they wouldn’t inspire … Read More

How Long Do Games Have to Be?

August 9, 2019 |

Throughout my life, my expectations for game length has inverted. When I was a kid, if I completed a game in a matter of hours and had no reason to ever play it again, that was a disaster. I didn’t get … Read More

Bring Back the Real-time Strategy Epic

August 6, 2019 |

 

The real-time strategy genre was once a cornerstone of the PC gaming world. As the age of 3D acceleration dawned, their popularity started to waver. However, in this period, developers started expanding on the relatively lean story elements that these … Read More

The Weird History of Stephen King Games

July 23, 2019 |

With IT: Chapter Two right around the corner and some theaters across the nation preparing screenings of classic Stephen King films, you may be wondering if there is any way for gamers to get in on this fun. Actually, … Read More

Every Nintendo Handheld Device, Ranked

July 17, 2019 |

With the upcoming release of the Nintendo Switch Lite and what it could mean for future Nintendo handhelds, we thought we’d take a look back at every Nintendo Handheld released until this point to see which are the best … Read More

Nintendo Needs to Bring 3DS Games to the Nintendo Switch

July 12, 2019 |

The 3DS is destined to become one of Nintendo’s most divisive devices of all-time.

On the one hand, the 3DS was considered to be something of a disappointing follow-up to the legendary Nintendo DS when it launched in 2011. … Read More

Could the Nintendo Switch Lite Be Nintendo’s Last Handheld System?

July 11, 2019 |

On paper, the Nintendo Switch Lite is one of the strangest devices that Nintendo has released in recent years. As a handheld-only device, it doesn’t even make sense to call it a Switch beyond the obvious name recognition factors. … Read More

PS5: 10 Developers Sony Should Acquire Before the Next Generation

July 4, 2019 |

When SIE boss Jim Ryan said that Sony is looking to acquire more developers ahead of the PS5’s release, nobody was surprised. Console gaming has often been an arms race, and Microsoft has certainly been on an acquisition spree … Read More