Joe Brichetto4 hours ago
Gaming News for Week of June 21, 2018
Top Story: The World Health Organization Adds ‘Gaming Disorder’ to the International Classification of Diseases 11th Edition. A "gaming disorder," as defined by the WHO, is “characterized by impaired control over gaming, prioritizing gaming over other activities to the point that it overtakes other interests and daily activities, and the continuation and escalation of gaming despite negative consequences.” While this characterization could aptly sum up most gamers, the WHO specifies that the con...
Michael Hawkins5 hours ago
Video Games Are NOT Responsible!
If you have been paying attention to some of the media lately, you will find that people are discussing how video games are responsible for all the school shootings and other gun-related violence. Fur...
Journey Scribe6 hours ago
The Best Video Game Ever!
"I am a man of my fortune, and I must seek my fortune - Henry Avery, 1694 The words flow onto a black screen in elegant, white script. As you ponder the quote, boom! The scene opens to two windshield ...
Kaya May9 hours ago
The Spectator's Review: 'Kingdom Come: Deliverance'
So I've never heard of Warhorse until we started Kingdom Come: Deliverance, but I have heard of CryEngine and I definitely have a lot to say about it. As someone who has a great appreciation for graph...
'Doom' and Boom
Last week was pretty hectic in the gaming world due to that ever so large press-conference E3 that we have annually. As I’ve gotten older I’ve started to find it odd how millions of people can get so ...
Caleb Sherman2 days ago
'Banjo-Kazooie' N64 Review
When I first looked myself in the mirror and said “I want to do a review series of games from 20 years ago,” my mind mostly set on a handful of old games: Spyro the dragon series (for which I own ever...
Joe Brichetto4 hours ago
Gaming News for Week of June 21, 2018
Top Story: The World Health Organization Adds ‘Gaming Disorder’ to the International Classification of Diseases 11th Edition. A "gaming disorder," as defined by the WHO, is “characterized by impaired control over gaming, prioritizing gaming over other activities to the point that it overtakes other interests and daily activities, and the continuation and escalation of gaming despite negative consequences.” While this characterization could aptly sum up most gamers, the WHO specifies that the con...
Sniping My Way Downtown
Recently amongst the usual chores of university such as revising, giving up, getting drunk, and setting myself on fire, I have been playing a game that is technically old, given it came out a year ago...
Briana Martin21 days ago
Support Tips for 'League of Legends'
I've been playing support for a long time now. Most people think that supporting is fairly easy, but it takes a lot of dedication for the role. After playing the role for a long time, I managed to fin...
Neal Litherlanda month ago
I Don't Really Care What Gygax Had to Say
I'd like to start this article by saying I never personally met Gary Gygax. I've talked with lots of people who knew him, and overall he seemed like a fellow who had both his merits and flaws. As a ta...
John Skillyarda month ago
4 Top Tips for Beginner Indie Game Devs
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Nick Paronia month ago
Video Game Characters Modeled After Famous Celebrities
The evolution of video games has come a long way over the years. With everything from Atari to virtual reality, we've seen games become more and more lifelike. New technology called motion capture all...
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Neal Litherland8 days ago
5 Tips for Playing Better Inquisitors
There are some who serve their gods with prayers. There are others who serve them with the crash of sword on shield. But there are a select few whose deeds often go unnoticed. Done in darkness, with s...
Darling Dahlia10 days ago
'Final Fantasy XI': A Dying Game?
I remember the day my father brought the game home. I remember sitting down on the floor, my eyes wide as he ran through East Ronfaure, unable to determine if that giant branch he was under was going ...
Xavier Devine10 days ago
'Horizon Zero Dawn': A Truly Mind Blowing Experience
I don't know how many of you gamers have taken the time to play this, but if you haven't yet, you are totally missing out! This beautiful RPG offers a one of a kind experience and a truly unforgettabl...
David Sinclair2 days ago
'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Will Be the BEST of the Series
It's been 20 years since the debut of this legendary Nintendo IP and the series still holds a special place in my heart with it's large roster of fighters and references to my childhood memories. This...
Valerie Holt9 days ago
I Will Ruin Your Childhood
Pokémon has been an innocent and beloved franchise for the last two decades, but that doesn’t mean that it hasn’t gone by without a bit of controversy sprinkled on top. The first controversy that Poké...
Valerie Holt9 days ago
The Pokémon Multiverse Will Blow Your Mind
Over time, the Pokémon games, anime, and manga have given fans bits of lore about the world of Pokémon. With that, fans quickly stitched together theories about how everything connects. These theories...
Caleb Sherman2 days ago
'Banjo-Kazooie' N64 Review
When I first looked myself in the mirror and said “I want to do a review series of games from 20 years ago,” my mind mostly set on a handful of old games: Spyro the dragon series (for which I own ever...
Kaya May2 days ago
The Spectator's Review: 'Grand Theft Auto V'
*This review may contain spoilers for GTA V, read at your own risk.* Rockstar never ceases to amaze me with its crude, gut-slicing humor and psychotic satire. That being said, if you enjoyed the previ...
Leighan Godard3 days ago
'Mass Effect 1'
Mass Effect is a role-playing, science-fiction, action video game developed by BioWare. This review will be all about the first installment of the trilogy. In Mass Effect 1, the player controls the main protagonist, Commander Shepard. The ship the player travels across the universe on is called the SSV Normandy, otherwise referred to as the Normandy. The player is part of the Alliance military, which is a mix of aliens and humans that work together to maintain the peace within the Milky Way gala...
How to Continue Enjoying 'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim'
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (TES V) is one of the most popular games of all time. Typically, TES installments have separated by 4–6 years, but Bethesda studios have kept fans waiting for longer this t...
Daniel Romero14 days ago
Quest Room: Bloody Elbow
What’s up, everyone? It's Dannis here and we are following the numbers down to the dungeon of Quest Room’s Bloody Elbow. This is a room that has been high on my list. I played the Davinci room before ...
Devon Falls20 days ago
Heart of the Machine
What does it mean to care? How, in a face-less digital world can a medium simulate the thoughts and feelings only conveyed between two individuals face-to-face? Is it possible? Should it be? Questions...
Kimberly Styles4 days ago
Tricks for EV Training Your Pokémon
I have been playing Pokémon since about gen 3, but that was only because my older brother had Sapphire. Since then I have loved playing the games, watching the film, and the anime. I am by no means th...
John Skillyard6 days ago
6 Top Ways to Market Your Indie Game
Learn how you can market your indie game with these top 6 tips.
John Skillyarda month ago
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My Top 5 Underrated NES Classic Games
In late 2016, I bought an NES Classic and was eager to play on it. For me, playing retro games brings back so many childhood memories. Once you are hooked to them, they pretty much stick with you for ...
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Roy Jones13 days ago
Yakuza
Probably one of the best games ever brought out for the Playstation 2 console; Yakuza combined all the classic elements from previous Sega titles. You had the role playing from 'Shenmue,' the arcade b...
RJ
Roy Jones19 days ago
'Street Fighter 2 Turbo'
Recently, I had the privilege of playing an original version of the world famous beat 'em up game; Street Fighter 2. The first time I played this game was originally for the Amiga 700 computer system....
Darcel Johnson16 days ago
Dealing with Gamer Rage in 'League of Legends'
So, let's face it guys and gals. We all experience that intense, Hulk-like rage that just rises up from our gut! Now, I know there are times when you are online and are trying to have fun in a game of...
Patricia Sarkar2 months ago
How Operating Systems Have Evolved and What It Has Meant for Gaming
As internet use has grown over the past 20 years, so has gaming, with the industry predicted to be worth $143bn by 2020. This has driven demand for operating systems to be more game-friendly. Numerous...
Jae Heide3 months ago
Top 10 Indie Horror Games
A love for horror games has been expanding over the past few years. However, for those of us that prefer our laptops to play games on, we have a constant problem. Where can we find good games? Of cour...
Jason Wiltey16 days ago
2018's Battle Royale Bonanza
Today's video games always excel in bringing players together through the internet. Highly competitive experiences are nothing new to gamers, but lately the stakes have been raised to the limit with t...
George Hermana month ago
Greatest Video Game Consoles of All Time
In the past thirty years, many immersive, entertaining console platforms have been released, showcasing a remarkable period in technology and gaming. Especially after exploring the many years of desig...
Michael Thielmann3 months ago
In Soviet Russia, Game Plays You!
Since the first time I glimpsed the opening level of "Super Mario Bros." when I was 5 years old my life as I knew it was over. I wish I could recreate the level of excitement and passionate stimulatio...
Nancy D5 months ago
2D Arcade Game Review
I found a new 2D arcade game with amazing music that I like to play a little every now and again. It’s decently new—it came out in 2017 and it’s by Nickervision Studios. It’s called Orbt XL and it’s o...
Roddy BW7 months ago
The Real Reason You Loved '90s Arcade Games: No Online Play
Back when I was an early teenager, the best place to play video games was in a video arcade. Now this might sound strange in an era of unprecedented connectivity, but people really did drive to the sh...
Roddy BW7 months ago
What Ever Happened To Old-School Save Points?
I recently bought a Sega Mega Drive Classic to relive the glory of the gaming past. The synaptic clustering of so many enduring childhood memories has had my neurons on overdrive as I have made my way...
Sony's E3 Announcements
E3: one of the biggest, if not THE biggest gaming news and release site for all existing and upcoming companies on the hottest and newest games, consoles, and accessories to be released. Of course com...
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Roy Jones10 days ago
'Scarface: The World Is Yours'
Initially sceptical when I first picked up Scarface: The World is Yours for Playstation 2, I was preparing myself for some nonsense developers were trying to pass for a game. Movie licensed games have...
RJ
Roy Jonesa month ago
'Fahrenheit'
Fahrenheit is the game that probably paved the way for cinematic choice based games like Heavy Rain. This action/adventure game may have been missed by many PlayStation 2 and Xbox owners. The game act...
Shannon crangle16 days ago
'PUBG' Review
Into the Unknown (part 1) (Writer's Note) Player Unknown' Battleground, shortened to PUBG, is still, as of the writing of this piece, in development for console gamers (PS4 and Xbox One). This review ...
Troy Wilde4 months ago
Review of 'Assassin's Creed Syndicate' Xbox 1S
I will describe what I like, don't like, and my experience.
Martyn Coleman5 months ago
Can 'PUBG' Be Successful on Xbox One?
In the Autumn of 2017, PlayerUnknown’s Battleground was released for Xbox One. When I say "released," I use the term loosely, as it has only been released in Preview so it is not the full completed ve...
Jake Alston12 days ago
'2K and Live:' The Rise and Rise and Rise
I started playing basketball video games around 2013. Y'know, the one where MJ was the cover star? Started with a game between the '92 Bulls and the '92 Hornets? That was when the games used SP, or sk...
Davion Moore14 days ago
The History of 'NBA 2K' Covers
As both a basketball fan and video game fan, it is only natural that both of my interests meet in some way. For several years, NBA 2K has been just that. NBA 2K allows me to combine my love for the ga...
Briana Martin21 days ago
Support Tips for 'League of Legends'
I've been playing support for a long time now. Most people think that supporting is fairly easy, but it takes a lot of dedication for the role. After playing the role for a long time, I managed to fin...