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About Matthew Byrd

Matthew Byrd

Matthew Byrd

Matthew Byrd covers the gaming industry including indies, consoles, PCs, iOS and Android apps, as well as topics related to entertainment and technology.

Posts By Matthew Byrd

10 Best Video Game Remakes Ever

September 18, 2020 |

We’ve talked about it before, but video game remakes are awesome.

In a medium where technology and art go hand-in-hand, remakes help us fully-enjoy older titles even after their technological shortcomings have made it impossible to enjoy them as … Read More

Can PlayStation 5’s Exclusives Cover Up Sony’s Shortcomings?

September 14, 2020 |

It’s impossible to overstate how successful the PlayStation brand had been. The original PlayStation debuted at a time when Sega and Nintendo seemingly controlled the video game industry. Over the years, though, the PlayStation became so popular among such … Read More

Why Xbox Series S is the Console 2020 Needs Most

September 8, 2020 |

There’s not much to the Xbox Series S. It looks somewhat odd, it’s not a next-gen gaming powerhouse by any means, and one of the biggest selling points of the Xbox brand (nearly complete backward compatibility support) will be … Read More

What is the Worst Madden NFL Game of All Time?

August 31, 2020 |

While the sales figures will tell the tale, Madden NFL 21‘s initial reception suggests that it is a tremendous disappointment. Some fans are already calling it the worst Madden ever.

While I respect that enthusiasm, “Worst Madden Ever” is … Read More

5 Reasons Why Destiny Has Been Gaming’s Greatest “What If?”

August 30, 2020 |

Recently, Bungie announced that they intend to “Sunset” a significant amount of Destiny 2’s content. That essentially means that a lot of Destiny‘s content is about to be removed from the game or otherwise repurposed.

It’s a somber moment … Read More

Everything Wrong With Fortnite in 2020

August 21, 2020 |

Fortnite is still easily one of the most popular games in the world. However, as we all learned from the Breakfast Club, popular doesn’t mean perfect.

Make no mistake that Fortnite is suffering from quite a few problems at … Read More

Control’s Shared Universe Can Help Save Single-Player Games

August 18, 2020 |

A few months ago, a teaser for Control‘s upcoming AWE expansion strongly hinted that the DLC would feature the protagonist from developer Remedy Entertainment’s cult classic Alan Wake franchise. As such, few people were surprised when the recent reveal trailer … Read More

Why Marvel’s Avengers is a Triple-A Mobile Game

August 10, 2020 |

Fans everywhere finally got their hands on Marvel’s Avengers thanks to the first stage of the game’s beta. While impressions across the board are somewhat mixed, the general consensus seems to be that Marvel’s Avengers doesn’t feel like it’s … Read More

The 10 Most Underrated Games on Xbox Game Pass

August 9, 2020 |

Xbox Game Pass is simply the best deal in gaming. For $9.99 a month, it grants you access to a growing library of classic and modern titles. Many have even started referring to it as the fabled “Netflix of … Read More

What is the Legacy of the Xbox One?

July 23, 2020 |

Microsoft has made it clear that the launch of the Xbox Series X will not mean the immediate death of the Xbox One. In fact, Microsoft will not produce true Xbox Series X exclusives for at least a couple … Read More