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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

Google Stadia: Why It’s Too Good to be True

March 20, 2019 |

Google’s Stadia streaming service is too good to be true. The idea of almost instantly being able to access the best of modern triple-A titles wherever you are and play them on what is essentially a high-end gaming PC … Read More

Anthem and Fallout 76: Which Game Has the Better Future?

March 2, 2019 |

On the surface, Anthem and Fallout 76 don’t have a lot in common. One is a high octane action game that heavily emphasizes loot elements, and the other is a slightly more methodical survival title that’s more about exploration.

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Nintendo: Are Their Modern Games Too Easy?

February 28, 2019 | | One Comment

Have you played the new Yoshi’s Crafted World Switch demo? It’s a wonderful little game highlighted by colorful visuals and some genuinely inventive level design. Granted, the demo doesn’t reveal much, but it reveals quite a bit of promise.

The only problem … Read More

Why Fortnite Will Become the New Minecraft

February 27, 2019 |

When Apex Legends was released and quickly acquired a massive userbase, some fans and industry figures wondered if this was the end of Fortnite‘s dominance. It certainly looked that way. Top Fortnite streamers were jumping ship, Fortnite‘s revenue was … Read More

Nintendo Will Never be the Same Without Reggie Fils-Aime

February 21, 2019 |

The gaming world was rocked today by the news that Reggie Fils-Aime has decided to retire as President of Nintendo of America after almost 16 years with the company.

It’s an announcement that has stunned the Nintendo fanbase and … Read More

Crackdown 3 or Anthem: Which is More Disappointing?

February 21, 2019 |

February 2019 was supposed to be one of the biggest months for games in recent memory. Headlined by titles like Metro Exodus, Crackdown 3, and Anthem, many gamers were left wondering just how they were going to play all … Read More

Apex Legends: Every Legend Ranked Worst to Best

February 6, 2019 |

Respawn Entertainment’s Apex Legends is quickly becoming one of the most popular competitive games on the planet. This battle royale title from the makers of Titanfall is fast, creative, and simply fun.

It can also be a bit confusing. … Read More

Resident Evil Games Ranked: Which is the Scariest?

January 30, 2019 |

For almost 30 years, the Resident Evil franchise has been the premier name in horror gaming. It helped popularize the video game horror genre and has remained relevant through a series of industry changes. Most of all,  though, Resident … Read More

Is Anthem Doomed to Fail?

January 30, 2019 |

The recent demo for BioWare’s Anthem did not go according to plan.

Between some fairly common connection problems, unforeseen glitches, and some truly awful PC controls, Anthem was plagued with technical issues that turned the game’s grand debut into a … Read More

Should Resident Evil 8 Be Like Resident Evil 7 or Resident Evil 2?

January 25, 2019 | | 3 Comments

We don’t know anything concrete about Resident Evil 8. At least nothing beyond a few plot points hinted at by the ending and DLC for Resident Evil 7. However, we feel pretty confident in saying that Capcom will make … Read More