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8 Most Impressive Xbox Series X Optimized GamesNovember 11, 2020 | Matthew Byrd
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
6 PlayStation 4 Games That Will be “Rescued” by the PS5 SSDOctober 28, 2020 | Matthew Byrd
The PS5’s SSD is so much more than a quality of life feature. Its ability to process information faster than ever before could eventually change the way that developers approach the art of game design.
In the short term, … Read More
5 PlayStation Classics Demon’s Souls Developer Bluepoint Games Should RemakeOctober 20, 2020 | Matthew Byrd
We haven’t yet had the pleasure of sitting down with the full version of Bluepoint Games’ Demon’s Souls remake, but barring something entirely unforeseen, it should be another hit for the studio that already successfully remade Shadow of the … Read More
10 Best Xbox Exclusives EverOctober 16, 2020 | Matthew Byrd
While it’s true that the Xbox One’s exclusives just weren’t on par with the PS4’s, you’d be wrong to think that Microsoft has always struggled with securing incredible exclusive titles. In fact, a look at the history of Xbox … Read More
8 Underrated Horror Games You’ve Never PlayedOctober 13, 2020 | Matthew Byrd
2020 is shaping up to be a disappointing year for horror gaming fans. While recent years have seen fewer noteworthy horror games hit the shelves, this year’s production problems caused by the pandemic have seriously impacted the number of … Read More
Why is Genshin Impact So Popular?October 7, 2020 | Matthew Byrd
In a little over a week, Genshin Impact went from a relatively obscure project to a game that’s reportedly been downloaded 17 million times on mobile devices alone. Whenever anything becomes that popular so quickly, the first question many … Read More
Why Mafia: Definitive Edition is the Most Underrated Game of 2020September 30, 2020 | Matthew Byrd
In many ways, Illusion Softworks’s Mafia was a victim of its time.
Released in 2002 just two months before the debut of the beloved Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, it was, perhaps, inevitable that the two games would be compared. … Read More
Halo Multiplayer Modes Ranked From Worst to BestSeptember 28, 2020 | Matthew Byrd
While the delay of Halo Infinite upset many franchise fans looking to dive into the series latest installment before 2021, the recent addition of Halo 3 ODST to Game Pass gives us a reason to dive a little deeper … Read More
Silent Hill Games Ranked: Which is the Scariest?September 22, 2020 | Matthew Byrd
Truth be told, the Silent Hill series has never been able to compete with Resident Evil‘s sales figures. In fact, the franchise’s sales struggles are fairly well documented. Yet, in the minds of the many who have played a … Read More
10 Best Video Game Remakes EverSeptember 18, 2020 | Matthew Byrd
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