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Liam rychlik5 hours ago
Location Based Gaming
In recent times... well in times since the release of major titles such as Ingress and Pokémon Go, developers around the world have been attempting to come up with the next biggest location based game...
Chloe Gilholy5 hours ago
Bayonetta 3 Confirmed!
The "Bayonetta" series is an action-packed game series full of hack and slashes. It's developed by Platinum Games and directed by Hideki Kamiya who is currently on Twitter and does often respond to fan tweets. The game holds strong influence from mythology, particularly Scandinavian mythology. Ever since the first Bayonetta game was released in 2009, it's become an international hit sparking controversy for feminists where people wonder if the title character is a good role model for women. I th...
‘Half-Life 2’: Why Valve’s Classic Still Stands Tall With Today's FPS Games
The dystopian, Big Brother feel runs all throughout Half-Life 2. You’re being watched, you’re being pursued, you’re being sought by the authorities for being a dissident. These are all themes I saw wo...
Chloe Gilholy10 hours ago
Swagasaurus Run
Forgive me if I still have the urge to write Starbucks instead of Swagbucks. I'm partial to a nice brew at Starbucks. Swagbucks is a lot different, but you can use Swagbucks towards a Starbucks or two...
Mel Leigh10 hours ago
3 Gamers You Should Watch on YouTube Right Now
Whether you're a gamer or not, it's no doubt that video games have become an increasing hobby in most people's lives. Some go all crazy and own every single console ever made and have a whole room and...
Arvind Pennathur11 hours ago
Five Night's at Freddy's: The Global Phenomenon
It’s become increasingly common for games to blow up over the Internet due to the growth of gaming channels on YouTube and other live streaming services such as twitch, but before 2014, such a phenome...
John Pond2 days ago
15 Ridiculous Rivalries That Prove Gamers Have No Life
Since the dawn of time, rivalries have existed and not only between good and evil. Sometimes a rivalry can be a trivial, unnecessary thing like the attention of a parent to siblings or coworkers vying...
Roddy BW10 days ago
It's Been 30 Years Since Billy and Jimmy Lee Double Fisted The Dragon
Ever overhear your Grandpa mumble about how time flies? Back in 1987, it all sounded like another run of worldly advice from the squeaky rocking chair in the corner, but not anymore. In the blink of a...
Neal Litherland15 days ago
How To Build Mercy in the Pathfinder RPG
Angela Ziegler was a renowned scientist, doctor, and pacifist who believed in peace and healing, not in war. While Overwatch was clearly a militaristic organization, Ziegler managed to find a way to w...
Joe Brichetto23 days ago
Ranking the 3D Mario Gimmicks
With Super Mario Odyssey taking the gaming scene by storm, selling 2 million copies in only 4 days, everyone is falling head over heels for Nintendo's favorite plumber again along with his new compani...
Steve Fusinatoa month ago
Five Nintendo Franchises That Deserve a Switch Release
In a little over six months, Nintendo has already rolled out a few of their heavy-hitting franchises on the Switch. From Zelda to Mario Kart and the recently released Odyssey, Nintendo seems to have f...
Chelsea Turnera month ago
5 Horror Games with Hard Modes That Add to the Terror
What exactly changes within a game when you increase the difficulty? The enemies have more health, the protagonist has less health and takes more damage, the boss fights take longer to complete. But s...
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Adam Wallace2 days ago
Christmas Specials Worth... Playing?
Hello, and welcome back to Silver Linings where I put a spotlight on the maligned, forgotten, and ignored. Everyone that celebrates Christmas has at least half a dozen DVDs of Christmas specials that ...
John Pond2 days ago
15 Ridiculous Rivalries That Prove Gamers Have No Life
Since the dawn of time, rivalries have existed and not only between good and evil. Sometimes a rivalry can be a trivial, unnecessary thing like the attention of a parent to siblings or coworkers vying...
Tom Simmons2 days ago
Top Ten Curveball Games
Gambling isn’t something I condone, yet I’d be willing to put a fair amount of cash on the assumption that I wasn’t the only one who reacted with mild confusion when Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battles w...
Aaron Dennis6 days ago
Chronicle of the Radia War
Radia Senki, in Japan, is called Chronicle of the Radia War in North America. This action rpg was released on the Famicom back in 1991, but it's held up decently over the years. The game starts off wi...
Dustin Murphy7 days ago
Tired of Waiting for 'Kingdom Hearts III'? Here's 6 JRPGs You Absolutely Have to Play
When it comes to RPGs, there's no shortage to enjoy thanks to the massive catalogue stretching back 25–30 years. Whether it's a Final Fantasy title, a Shin Megami Tensei game, or even a game such as X...
Dustin Murphy7 days ago
Could 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Microtransactions Be as Harrowing as That of 'For Honor'?
When it comes to microtransactions within games, we can all find red flags, with most of us opting to avoid them whenever possible. Microtransactions are a shortcut in a game purchase that is generall...
Savana Verret3 days ago
'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild'—2017's Game of the Year
If you missed the game awards the other night, and haven't heard yet: SURPRISE! 'Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' got Game of the Year! The series also brought home the Best Game Direction and Bes...
Tara Foulkrod3 days ago
'Star Fox: Guard' - a New Way to Tower Defense
If you played Nintendo games in the 1990s, you know who Fox McCloud is. He's the ringleader in a pretty well known game called 'Star Fox', a shoot-em-up game where you fly around in a pretty cool spac...
Tara Foulkrod3 days ago
'Pokemon Go's Ban in Saudi Arabia Isn't New, Religion Never Got Along with Pikachu
Pokemon has had a long history of butting heads with religious groups, and that hasn't stopped with Pokemon GO. Saudi Arabia has just extended fatwa to the game which essentially bans it, claiming it ...
Chloe Gilholy10 hours ago
Swagasaurus Run
Forgive me if I still have the urge to write Starbucks instead of Swagbucks. I'm partial to a nice brew at Starbucks. Swagbucks is a lot different, but you can use Swagbucks towards a Starbucks or two...
Game Review: 'The Last Guardian' (2016) [And Closing Questions]
I took forever with this one, because I played the game in three sittings spread out in six months. But I finally got around to beating Team Ico's long-awaited The Last Guardian, and am ready to talk ...
Milica Markovic3 days ago
Game Review: 'Journey' (2012)
It had been a long time since I played a console game with a good ol’ fashioned controller, as the games I play nowadays are usually PC exclusives. So while I was at my friend's place one day, I was d...
Arvind Pennathur11 hours ago
Five Night's at Freddy's: The Global Phenomenon
It’s become increasingly common for games to blow up over the Internet due to the growth of gaming channels on YouTube and other live streaming services such as twitch, but before 2014, such a phenome...
Dustin Murphy6 days ago
Wired Productions And Take This Team Up To Tackle Mental Health In 'The Town of Light'
Mental Health is a tough topic. It's one that's not widely discussed, within or outside of the gaming industry. But that's slowly changing thanks to games like Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, Alice: Mad...
Dustin Murphy7 days ago
H.R. Giger Inspired 'Scorn' Is Alive and Kicking With A Disturbing New Trailer
There is no doubt in anyone's minds that H.R. Giger's artworks were nightmare-fuel masterpieces. His artwork went on to inspire movies, games, and even books filled with artwork based upon his designs...
John Pond2 days ago
The Evolution of Zelda Bosses
When I was four, before I even began to comprehend my ABCs, I got the greatest gift imaginable for a child at the time: The Nintendo Entertainment System. This magical grey box came with a single game...
Dustin Murphy7 days ago
Steam Tackles User Reviews With Histograms After 'Firewatch' Backlash: Here's What You Need To Know
When it comes to the media industry, reviews are meant to function as a shorthand, telling you what you need to know just by looking at the numbers. The higher the score, the better the game, movie, o...
Natasha Young8 days ago
Nathan Prescott: Why His Character Was Severely Underused
(sighs) So, the time has finally come for me to talk about this game. There’s no denying the influence that Life Is Strange has created over many of its fans. Some say that it’s a story about moving o...
Dustin Murphy7 days ago
PlayStation Network Hacked?! Here's How To Prevent Such A Thing Happening To You
Did the title get your attention? Good, because it should have. A hacker group has claimed responsibility for the PlayStation Network outage. The disruption lasted from 2–3 hours for some, a lot longe...
Dustin Murphy10 days ago
Want to Save Big on 'Destiny 2', 'Star Wars Battlefront II', and 'Call of Duty: WWII'? Here's How.
The cost for a full video gaming experience isn't cheap. Many fans of franchises such as Destiny, Call of Duty, and even Star Wars Battlefront can tell you that their experiences won't be cheap when t...
Matthew Bailey11 days ago
So You Don't Have Pokémon Sun or Moon: 7 Ways To Help You Cope With That Sad Reality
Here's the deal, Pokémon Sun and Moon are sweeping the known gaming universe. It's a massive revival to the franchise, and gamers across the world are all talking about everything you can and can't do...
Paul Zuniga5 days ago
Holster That Pistol: 'Red Dead Redemption 2' Delayed to 2018
Waiting to hit the trail with the hotly-anticipated follow-up to Red Dead Redemption? You'll be saddened to learn that Red Dead Redemption 2 has been delayed until Spring 2018. Rockstar Games delayed ...
Dustin Murphy7 days ago
Done With 'Breath of the Wild' and 'Horizon: Zero Dawn'? These Games Will Hold You Over Until 'Mass Effect: Andromeda'
You've done it. Much like myself, you've hit that point of no return. You've completed your game and now you're sitting in your couch with your head in your hands. The ending you've been holding off o...
Dustin Murphy7 days ago
Preparing for the For Honor Beta? Here's What You Need to Know
Samurai, Vikings, and Knights—oh my. Ubisoft's upcoming beta for their highly-anticipated game For Honor is expected to hit consoles next month, and with high expectations from fans. This beta is set ...
john harrison5 days ago
Extra Life for Some Old Games
L + Down, R + C-Right, R + C-Up, L + Right, L + C-Down, R + C-Up, L + Right, R + Down, L + Left, L + R + C-Right. I still remember the code for invincibility on Goldeneye for the N64, not the most use...
Dustin Murphy7 days ago
NeuroVoider Is Digital Eye Candy from the Retro Era
It was nearly 30 years ago when I was sitting in my father's lap with an NES controller in my hand as he guided me through Hyrule. Now, we find ourselves distanced from those classic games. It's becau...
Roddy BW10 days ago
It's Been 30 Years Since Billy and Jimmy Lee Double Fisted The Dragon
Ever overhear your Grandpa mumble about how time flies? Back in 1987, it all sounded like another run of worldly advice from the squeaky rocking chair in the corner, but not anymore. In the blink of a...
Tara Foulkrod3 days ago
'Secrets of Grindea' Is Full of Sarcasm and Fun
I love when a game can make fun of itself. I especially love it when a game can make fun of other games, while doing exactly what it's making fun of. This is something that Secrets of Grindea does, an...
Tara Foulkrod3 days ago
'Stardew Valley' to Addict Whole New Audience
Do you ever get tired of the monotony and stress of living in modern society? Would you rather kick back and relax on your porch to the sounds of birds and cicadas or honking horns and airplanes? Tire...
Tara Foulkrod3 days ago
Seventeen Years of 'The Sims'
Seventeen years ago, I didn't even know what a plumbob was. Now, it's something that's synonymous with one of my favorite game titles, which has its anniversary of its original launch this week. In ho...