Editorials

Spread the love        Tweet    Super Smash Bros. is one of Nintendo’s industry titans, as it stands among Mario and Zelda as a powerhouse IP for the company. Outside of the all-star line-up and stellar game direction from walking video game encyclopedia Masahiro Sakurai, the ravenous fan-base has propelled the series to meteoric heights. The series has
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Spread the love        Tweet    The Game Awards 2018, hosted by Geoff Keighley, just concluded. Along with numerous awards being given out, several new game announcements were spliced in throughout the show. That being said, the announcements that left the greatest impact were the World Premieres for new games that took place during the event. While some
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Spread the love        Tweet    In 2017, a small video game development team from Canada called Causal Bit Games took their project Battle Princess Madelyn to Kickstarter to raise $60,000 (CAD). In only a few days the project had been successfully funded, and the backing kept on growing and growing. In the end, Battle Princess Madelyn ended
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Spread the love        Tweet    The road through Rozhok is stained with blood. Plain wooden crates decorate each side of the street: one, two, three, four, there are five of them. Five small boxes filled with guns, filled with bandages, filled with clothing. The boxes tell stories of intentions; stories of submachine gun-wielding men holding sniper rifle
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Spread the love        Tweet    As I was browsing my way throughout some great Red Dead Redemption 2 content this weekend, I stumbled across some people harassing a guy who was clearly making up fake spoilers for the game and trying to fabricate leaks for the upcoming Red Dead Online. Then, I thought to myself; “were there any
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Spread the love        Tweet    I’ve been recently making my way through the newest Tomb Raider game, Shadow of the Tomb Raider. I’ve been spending more of my game time pondering why I’m not digging this entry as much as the previous two than actually focusing on the digital world in front of me. I usually take
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Spread the love        Tweet    The Electronic Entertainment Expo (or simply, E3) is one of the largest trade fairs in the world, and is an event that millions of gamers from around the world tune in every year in anticipation of their favourite companies announcing brand new titles. That’s why Sony announcing PlayStation’s absence from the trade
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Spread the love        Tweet    The recent trailer for the upcoming major motion picture Pokémon: Detective Pikachu marks the first big-screen outing for the Pokémon series in a live-action format. Featuring a compelling storyline and a wisecracking electric mouse voiced by Deadpool’s Ryan Reynolds, the movie looks set to be jam-packed full of wholesome family fun. However, given
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Spread the love        Tweet    One of the latest trailers for the upcoming twin-releases Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! struck something of a chord with me. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s a relatively short video that depicts a group of friends meeting up in an urban setting to play the games
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Spread the love        Tweet    Microsoft just held their Inside Xbox: X018 Special, which was home to a wide variety of interesting announcements regarding upcoming lineup of games, DLC, and updates. That being said, six specific announcements stood out from the pack, so I wanted to highlight them here for those of you that may have missed
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Spread the love        Tweet    When we think of horror games, our minds usually swing immediately to the survival end of the genre’s spectrum with classic titles such as Resident Evil, Silent Hill, and more recently the Dead Space series. Rightly so, too, as these are phenomenal franchises and well-deserving of their placements as the pinnacles of horror
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Spread the love        Tweet    After initially unveiling the PlayStation Classic earlier this year, Sony today finally announced the full list of titles that will be coming to the mini-console for those of us here in western markets. Regardless of whether you think it’s missing out on such classic games like Crash Bandicoot, Spyro the Dragon, or Castlevania: Symphony of
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Spread the love        Tweet    For the first day of the Portland Retro Gaming Expo only the Arcade side of the convention floor was open to the public, containing tons of old consoles, arcade cabinets, and pinball tables. Those walking in will first come across tables set up in a giant H with everything from Apple II
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Spread the love        Tweet    Nintendo has often been called “out of touch” when it comes to their online strategy, but I tend to use the less reductive term “idiosyncratic,” or perhaps even “incoherent.” It isn’t new for the company to be practicing with “Nintendo-like solutions” rather than industry standards but in this day and age, their
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Spread the love        Tweet    Once upon a time, when flat-tops were still in fashion and people listened to the Spice Girls unironically, gamers got their first glimpse of an all-American town called Raccoon City. The fictional location was situated just south of the Arklay Mountains and fell victim to a biohazardous outbreak, which saw the locals
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Spread the love        Tweet    I still remember my brother waking me up one morning in eighth grade because he was super excited to show me something: a reveal trailer for a new Pokémon game. Since our hearts were captured by Pokémon Sapphire and Emerald, my brother and I had followed each new entry as it came
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