Make It New: A Reflection on Medal Of Honor and the Nature of Contemporary FPS Games

Make It New: A Reflection on Medal Of Honor and the Nature of Contemporary FPS Games

There are some video games so popular that their presence transcends the gaming community. Their titles, developers, or characters become household names. This is especially the case with shooters: Halo, Call of Duty, and Battlefield. These games have become so ubiquitous, the series so frequently produced, that it’s almost hard...

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Yo-Kai Watch 3: A Late Nintendo 3DS Title That Shouldn’t Be Ignored

Yo-Kai Watch 3: A Late Nintendo 3DS Title That Shouldn’t Be Ignored

While the Nintendo 3DS isn’t as popular as it once was due to the release of the Nintendo Switch, there are still a few notable titles  for it in 2019. Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story+Bowser Jr’s Journey, a remake of 2009s Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story for the...

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Apex Legends: What This Proves to EA

Apex Legends: What This Proves to EA

Within 24 hours of Apex Legends releasing for all platforms, over 2.5 millions unique players downloaded and played the game. This was definitely a huge success for EA, and may shape the direction in which EA will take from here. Here are the things that it would prove to EA...

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Main Tank in Overwatch is at the worst state it’s ever been

Main Tank in Overwatch is at the worst state it’s ever been

Following a brief stint as a Genji, McCree and Ana main, I’ve played the Main Tank role in Overwatch for almost two years now. Altogether, I have hundreds of hours invested in characters such as Reinhardt, Winston, and Orisa. I play that same role for one of my school’s collegiate...

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VR Gaming: A Late Bloomer

VR Gaming: A Late Bloomer

Once the realm of hoverboards, neon spandex, and the Twilight Zone, virtual reality headsets are now available for purchase worldwide, making their debut with Oculus Rift’s rise on Kickstarter in 2012. Seven years later, VR has fallen short of its projected impact. What happened? The cause for VR gaming’s underwhelming...

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An Inside Look At Mobile Gaming: Marvel Contest of Champions

An Inside Look At Mobile Gaming: Marvel Contest of Champions

Every now and then, whispers from the realm of mobile gaming fall upon our ears but it’s not too often that people take a look at just what is going on in that section of gaming. There’s a reason lootboxes exist in games such as Overwatch and Battlefront, and mobile...

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Final Fantasy Stories: An Opinion

Final Fantasy Stories: An Opinion

I’ve been a supporter of the Final Fantasy franchise for years, starting from the first game I played way back in 1997. The game that caught my attention was Final Fantasy VII, the highly renowned and critically acclaimed game that would go on to blow the world away.The clerk in-charge...

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What’s In A Commercial: Advertising a Game Console

What’s In A Commercial: Advertising a Game Console

Advertisements sell you more than just a product: they also sell you an image and a lifestyle. In some cases, associating the appropriate lifestyle with your product can make a large difference in sales. Today, I want to analyze Nintendo’s advertisements for both the Switch and the Wii U and...

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Anthem: Our Expectations and Fears

Anthem: Our Expectations and Fears

Bioware has definitely put on a good showing so far with its new IP: Anthem. Anthem is an open world loot shooter that centers around a dangerous world and the people living in it. As a pilot, you are tasked with exploring this world to find the danger and remove...

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Bungie Sheds Activision, But It’s Too Late

Bungie Sheds Activision, But It’s Too Late

Recently game publisher Activision announced that it would pass on “full publishing rights and responsibilities for the Destiny franchise” over to Bungie. After helping Bungie launch Destiny and Destiny 2 over the past few years, the mega-publisher is stepping away. The Destiny community, to say the least, is praising the...

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