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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

Why Some PS5 Games Should Run on PS4

May 31, 2020 |

Recently, Sony shot down the idea that some PS5 games will run on the PS4. To some, it seemed like a silly idea in the first place. Why would next-gen games run on current-gen consoles? It’s never been that … Read More

The (Surprisingly Bad) History of PlayStation Launch Games

May 27, 2020 |

With rumors stirring that we may soon get our first look at the PlayStation 5’s launch games, all eyes are once again on Sony’s upcoming console. Specifically, we’re all wondering which games we’ll be able to get our hands … Read More

Unreal Engine 5 vs. GTA 5 Graphics Mods: Which Looks Better?

May 22, 2020 |

The recent reveal of Unreal Engine 5 running on PS5 has understandably cause quite a stir. Essentially our first look at next-gen graphics, that demo has understandably raised the bar in terms of visual expectations.

However, it wasn’t the … Read More

The Five Best Parallel Universe Video Games

May 21, 2020 |

A recent discovery by NASA has some people convinced that there may actually be a parallel universe in which time flows backwards.

While that’s a gross oversimplification (and honestly inaccurate) summary of what they really discovered, the very idea … Read More

Is Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Dangerously Historically Inaccurate?

May 11, 2020 |

The recent reveal of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has inspired a variety of reactions. Some are excited about its theme and setting, some are thrilled to see more of the Assassin’s Creedy Odyssey-style RPG gameplay, and some others are worried … Read More

Halo, Super Mario World, and The Best Launch Games Ever

May 8, 2020 |

10. Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved (Xbox 360)

First off, Geometry Wars was, is, and forever will be a great game. We’re in full “come at us” territory if you disagree with that statement.

Yet, the game’s placement on this list … Read More

The Last of Us Part 2: Will Story Spoilers Hurt the Game’s Sales?

April 27, 2020 |

In case you haven’t heard, it seems that significant cutscenes from The Last of Us Part 2 have been leaked online ahead of the game’s June release date. While the source of this leak remains unconfirmed (it’s believed to … Read More

Final Fantasy 7 vs. Resident Evil 3: Which is the Better Remake?

April 21, 2020 |

Maybe it shouldn’t be too surprising that two of the best games of 2020 are remakes, but nearly everything about the quality fo Final Fantasy 7 Remake and Resident Evil 3 is at least a little surprising.

Of course, … Read More

Final Fantasy: The 5 Weirdest Moments From the Franchise

April 20, 2020 |

The long-awaited release of the Final Fantasy 7 remake has not only reminded millions of why they love the game so much but of how downright weird the Final Fantasy series has historically been.

While it’s nearly impossible to … Read More

Valorant: 5 Problems That Could Ruin Riot’s Shooter

April 16, 2020 |

Valorant is quickly becoming the biggest thing in PC gaming. The new shooter from the developers of League of Legends combines elements of Counter-Strike and Overwatch into a compelling and addictive experience. There is every reason to believe that … Read More