Everything You Need to Know About Apex Legends Season One

Everything You Need to Know About Apex Legends Season One

After a stellar launch and garnering 50 million players, Apex Legends controls its own destiny. The game has skyrocketed in popularity and has become a staple in the battle royale genre right off the bat (you can read our review here). The unique elements of the ping system, character abilities...

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An Interview with Jelle van Doorne: The Musical Mind Behind Viola

An Interview with Jelle van Doorne: The Musical Mind Behind Viola

I always find it interesting what will bring a person to end up working on a video game as an independent developer. In Jelle van Doorne’s case, being laid off from his previous position as a developer for mobile games led him to work on a passion project known as...

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The Division 2: First Impressions

The Division 2: First Impressions

The Open Beta for The Division 2 has come and gone, and perhaps I have spent too much time running and gunning through the streets of Washington D.C. Here are my impressions on the parts that I’ve managed to play so far. 1) The end game content is brutal. As...

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The Rotten Core of Bethesda RPGs

The Rotten Core of Bethesda RPGs

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion came out almost 13 years ago. Since the game released in March of 2006, two other mainline Elder Scrolls games have come and gone. Bethesda also released the first of the modern Fallout games, and then went on to release two sequels and outsourced the...

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The Genius of the Rally Mechanic

The Genius of the Rally Mechanic

When Bloodborne was revealed to the world, it was criticized by some for it’s apparent similarities to the Souls series. Ignoring the fact that it was, in essence, a spiritual successor to the From Software classics, a small but significant amount of people dismissed it out of hand for it...

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Indie Spotlight: Streets of Rouge is a Procedurally Generated Wonderland

Indie Spotlight: Streets of Rouge is a Procedurally Generated Wonderland

It’s been a while but I managed to steal back my place on the throne from Jason (big shout out to his help while I was away though, of course) and can now serenade you with another Indie Spotlight. And boy do we have an amazing game to shed some...

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The Future of the Nintendo Switch: What to Expect in 2019

The Future of the Nintendo Switch: What to Expect in 2019

Since 2017, the Nintendo Switch has sold more than 22 million units worldwide, beating the lifetime sales of GameCube. With major titles such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, as well as an ideal landing spot choice for the indie game scene,...

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Gamers, Not Always 100%ers

Gamers, Not Always 100%ers

A gamer once told me that 100% completion was the only way to be called a gamer. This is my retort. Video games are meant to be enjoyed. The video game industry has blossomed in the last few years, leaving behind a legacy of what the gaming industry can be....

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Reggie Fils-Aimé, President of Nintendo of America, Announces Retirement

Reggie Fils-Aimé, President of Nintendo of America, Announces Retirement

Doug Bowser to take over as president in April Reggie Fils-Aimé, the beloved president of Nintendo of America — NOA —, abruptly announced that he would be retiring. The move came with no prior hint that his retirement was even being considered. He will officially step down from the position...

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The Aging Gamer: Where Are All of the Great Remasters?

The Aging Gamer: Where Are All of the Great Remasters?

In this weekly column series, I will talk about my gaming habits and how they have changed over the past twenty-some-odd years. I started my gaming career on the SNES and now I am twenty-eight years old. I mainly play on the PlayStation but dabble with some PC games from...

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