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Was the PS4 the Undisputed Console War Winner?

January 8, 2020 |

Despite the assurances of fanboys everywhere, there is rarely a “winner” of the console wars. Usually, we determine the winner by overall sales (at least if you’re trying to use a somewhat neutral metric), but even that system has … Read More

10 Most Underrated Games of 2019

December 30, 2019 |

Considering that 2019 wasn’t exactly the most bountiful year in video game history, you’d think that every great game that came out would attract the appropriate level of attention. Yet again, though, we’re left with a series of titles … Read More

Why You Should Lower Your Expectations for PS5 and Xbox Series X

December 23, 2019 |

With all due respect to the excellent Nintendo Switch, the next generation of gaming truly begins with the launch of the PS5 and Xbox Series X in 2020.

While Nintendo’s latest console has proven to be a goldmine for … Read More

5 Star Wars Video Game Stories That Are Better Than the Movies

December 19, 2019 |

Early reactions to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker are…troubling,  so we thought that you might need a chaser to help remind you just why it is that you love Star Wars so much in the first place.

If … Read More

Why Resident Evil 3 is the Most Underrated Resident Evil Game

December 11, 2019 |

Considering that Capcom’s Resident Evil 3 remake was rapidly becoming the worst kept secret in the video game industry, it was nice of Capcom to just come out and say that they are indeed developing the game and that … Read More

Why the PS5 and Xbox Project Scarlett Ruined 2019

December 9, 2019 |

We’ve said it before, but 2019 was not a great year for gaming.

We’d stop short of saying it was an awful year, but it was a weird one. Some of the biggest (or at least the best) games … Read More

PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch: Which Console Won 2019?

November 27, 2019 |

2019 may not have quite been the worst gaming year of the decade, but it’s certainly in the conversation. While no year is devoid of notable games, this year was marred by delays and the growing shadow of the … Read More

Biggest Video Game Disappointments of 2019

November 25, 2019 |

In a video game year that wasn’t exactly the best of the decade, there was no shortage of disappointments to shake your head at.

That might sound incredibly negative, but the truth is that you’ve got to take the … Read More

Why The PlayStation 2 Will Never Be Outsold

October 31, 2019 |

You may have recently heard that the PlayStation 4 recently outsold the Nintendo Wii and the original PlayStation. The final figures aren’t quite in yet, but it’s pretty clear at this point that the PS4 will comfortably rest as … Read More

Overwatch 2: Too Soon For a Sequel?

October 28, 2019 |

Overwatch 2 hasn’t been confirmed, but recent leaks suggest that it’s basically about as confirmed as Diablo 4. That is to say that we’re just waiting for Blizzard to say the words.

It’s in this awkward in-between period between … Read More

Should Diablo 4 Be More Like Dark Souls?

October 22, 2019 |

There are no guarantees in life, but it’s really starting to feel inevitable that Blizzard will announce Diablo 4 at BlizzCon 2019. Aside from the avalanche of rumors that hint at the game’s pending reveal, there’s also the fact … Read More

Does Fortnite Need a “Classic” Mode?

October 14, 2019 |

Fortnite is more than a video game. It’s a cultural phenomenon that elevated the battle royale genre and captured the attention of older and younger gamers alike. It was even featured in the highest-grossing film of all-time, Avengers: Endgame.

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PlayStation 5: Five Possible Launch Games

October 8, 2019 |

Sony recently shocked absolutely nobody by confirming their next console will be called the PlayStation 5 and that it will release late in 2020. Now, though, questions regarding the console turn to some of the more interesting specifics.

With … Read More

Why Destiny 2 is Gaming’s Most Successful Failure

October 1, 2019 |

It’s strange that success and failure are often treated as two opposite things when most people and things you’d consider to be a success probably had to fail at least a few times to “make it.” It’s just the … Read More

Where Do Games Go When They Die?

September 28, 2019 |

As we trend ever deeper into a world of games that require servers maintained by the developer or publisher, we see more and more games disappearing from the world. What was once a fate reserved for MMORPGs like The Matrix Online, … Read More

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