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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

Mick Gordon Will Not Be Working With id Software on Doom DLC

May 4, 2020 |

Today in an open letter to fans, Marty Stratton, Executive Producer for Doom Eternal, discussed the entire issue with Mick Gordon and the poor soundtrack mixing situation. Within it, he explained how Mick Gordon was accommodated with extra time … Read More

How Original Does a Game Have to Be?

April 25, 2020 |

There is no question that we’re well into a trend of games being remade and remastered. Some, like Final Fantasy 7, has been in demand for more than a decade, while others such as Destroy All Humans! came as more of a … Read More

Battle Passes – Buy or Pass?

April 10, 2020 |

The use of battle passes in gaming is a relatively modern practice. The first well-known use of such a practice was with Dota 2’s Compendium in 2013 for The International. This purchase had quite a bit more functionality than the … Read More

What Makes Doom Eternal So Great?

March 30, 2020 |

Four years ago, Doom had nothing to lose and everything to gain. The perception of the series after Doom 3’s mediocre release and the franchise’s subsequent hiatus left few people even looking for another game in the series. However, id … Read More

Is Animal Crossing: New Horizons Intentionally Annoying?

March 29, 2020 |

Even if you haven’t been playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons, you’re almost certainly aware of it. Nintendo’s first new “proper” Animal Crossing game in 8 years (and the first new console entry into the franchise in 12 years) was … Read More

Doom Eternal’s Battlemode is Actually Great

March 26, 2020 |

Recently you may have read that Doom Eternal deserves a better multiplayer mode. The argument made is that classic deathmatch is a staple of the first-person shooter genre and one that adds to the overall quality of the game. … Read More

Doom Eternal Deserves a Better Multiplayer Mode

March 24, 2020 |

Doom Eternal is very, very good. For conversation’s sake, we could even argue that it’s a great game that offers a refreshing twist on the Doom formula that adheres to the spirit of the franchise while mixing up the … Read More

What Makes Outer Wilds Great – and Why I Gave Up On It

March 21, 2020 |

There are plenty of 2019 “Game of the Year” lists out there that contain Outer Wilds. It was even nominated for the GDC Game of the Year.  Mobius Digital’s unique take on exploration and discovery is undoubtedly one of the … Read More