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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

5 Best Video Game Stories of 2020

December 22, 2020 |

The best thing you can say about 2020 is that this year might make for a pretty good story at some point. At the very least, the year gave us some of the best video game stories in recent … Read More

Cyberpunk 2077’s Best Side Quests

December 15, 2020 |

Cyberpunk 2077 may not live up to all expectations, but the one area of the game that somehow manages to even surpass developer CD Projekt Red’s high standards are the game’s side quests.

Just like The Witcher 3, some … Read More

Is Cyberpunk 2077 A Disappointing RPG?

December 11, 2020 |

The conversation surrounding Cyberpunk 2077 is loud, confusing, divisive, and sometimes too much to bear. It’s hard to dive into the game productively without jumping from contested topic to contested topic.

That being the case, let’s limit our Cyberpunk … Read More

Why Are Early Cyberpunk 2077 Reviews Controversial?

December 7, 2020 |

Cyberpunk 2077‘s release is a few days away, but the earliest reviews of 2020’s most anticipated game are already here.

While the reviews are generally positive, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they’re just mixed enough to cause … Read More

8 Most Underrated Games of 2020

December 4, 2020 |

We’ve taken a look at the most overrated games of 2020, but why just be negative when we have an equal chance to shine some light on some of the year’s more overlooked titles.

Before we dive into the … Read More

8 Most Overrated Games of 2020

November 29, 2020 |

Despite all of the hardships it presented, 2020 ended up being a pretty special year for gamers. Against all odds, developers everywhere turned in an incredible lineup of titles that will surely make this year’s game of the year … Read More

PS5 Shortages: Who Deserves the Blame?

November 22, 2020 |

The ongoing PS5 shortages have left many without a next-gen console in time for the holidays and many more people with the question “What happened?”

It’s a valid question that has led to a significant amount of finger-pointing. There … Read More

The Worst James Bond Games Ever Made

November 19, 2020 |

The recent reveal that developer IO Interactive is working on a James Bond game currently known as Project 007 has understandably shaken the video game world. There’s a distinct possibility that their James Bond game could be the best … Read More

Demon’s Souls Melee vs. Magic: Which is Better?

November 16, 2020 |

The recently released Demon’s Souls remake has a new generation of Souls fans debating a question that series veterans have asked for years: “Melee or magic?”

While you can’t build a balanced Demon’s Souls character, most players will end … Read More

8 Most Impressive Xbox Series X Optimized Games

November 11, 2020 |

The best Xbox Series X optimized games aren’t just impressive; they’re a vital part of a launch lineup that is lacking in traditional next-gen exclusives.

While I typically don’t expect much from third-party games that are released for both … Read More