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KeenGamer Podcast Episode 72: Video Game Censorship, E3, and More!

KeenGamer Podcast Episode 72: Video Game Censorship, E3, and More!

This week's episode of the KeenGamer Podcast is all about video game censorship. Whether that is the cover of Left 4 Dead 2 getting changed in some countries or places in the world taking out anal probing in South Park: The Stick of Truth. ...

KeenGamer Podcast Episode 71: Original IP Vs. Established IP cover

KeenGamer Podcast Episode 71: Original IP Vs. Established IP

In this week's episode of the KeenGamer Podcast, the crew talks about original vs. established IP. That goes into the pros and cons of a studio developing a game based on a well-known IP like Star Wars or Indiana Jones or something more uni...

Anthem Next Officially Canceled, Team Moved to Dragon Age 4

Anthem Next Officially Canceled, Team Moved to Dragon Age 4

Anthem Next is officially canceled as of a tweet from Jason Schreier and a blog post from BioWare. Anthem faced a troubling launch with content and technical-related issues. Now the team who were trying to keep the multiplayer game alive wi...

Twisted Metal TV Show in Development With Deadpool Writers

Twisted Metal TV Show in Development With Deadpool Writers

A Twisted Metal TV show is in the making with the writers of the Deadpool films. Arrested Development actor Will Arnett and writer and producer of Cobra Kai Michael Jonathan Smith will both executive produce the classic PlayStation series's...

KeenGamer Podcast Episode 70: Valheim Craze, Nostalgic Flash Games, and More!

KeenGamer Podcast Episode 70: Valheim Craze, Nostalgic Flash Games, and More!

The KeenGamer Podcast crew talk about their fond memories with Flash Games plus the latest news stories of the week. The KeenCast discusses EA finalizing the deal to purchase Codemasters, the Valheim craze, and the latest Nintendo Direct. F...

Xbox Enhances Backward Compatibility With FPS Boost Feature

Xbox Enhances Backward Compatibility With FPS Boost Feature

Xbox will enhance its stance on backward compatibility with a new feature, FPS Boost. Not every game will have its frames doubled or some cased quadrupled. The company will slowly roll it out and update games to deliver that buttery smooth ...

Elden Ring Wishlist: 5 Things We Want in FromSoftware's Next Game

Elden Ring Wishlist: 5 Things We Want in FromSoftware’s Next Game

FromSoftware continues to chip away at developing its next game, so we put together a wishlist for Elden Ring. We don't have much information, so whether it is more options for gamers with disabilities or being able to chop Thor's head off,...

KeenGamer Podcast Episode 69: Retro Games, CDPR Hack, and More!

KeenGamer Podcast Episode 69: Retro Games, CDPR Hack, and More!

The KeenGamer Podcast crew gather together to talk about the indie movement of retro games. They discuss what works and doesn't work when indies develop a game with a style from the 90s or 80s. They also go into some big news stories like t...

Early Access Survival Game Valheim Hits a Million Sales in One Week

Early Access Survival Game Valheim Hits a Million Sales in One Week

A little over a week after releasing in Early Access on Steam, Valheim hits a million sales. This marks a strong debut for the Swedish indie studio Iron Gate. Players get to explore a massive world alone or with friends as Vikings who must ...

10 Must-Play Survival Games

10 Must-Play Survival Games

Survival games are beyond popular, so it is a good time to look over some of the must-play titles in the genre. We have everything from realistic hardcore experiences, zombie-filled worlds, and plenty of fish for any player hunting for the ...

EA to Decide the Future of Anthem This Week

EA to Decide the Future of Anthem This Week

EA will decide the future of Anthem this week in a meeting, which will determine if the game will be given up on or continue its current progress. Bioware's 2019 sci-fi shooter with Iron Man-like suits came crashing down from a difficult la...

KeenGamer Podcast Episode 68: Video Game Announcements, GameStop Stocks, Stadia

KeenGamer Podcast Episode 68: Video Game Announcements, GameStop Stocks, Stadia

The KeenGamer Podcast gang talks about when the best or worst time it is to announce video games. Along with that, they go into the mess that is the GameStop stocks situation along with Google Stadia's latest bit of drama. The cast of the K...

Fan Thirst Recognized: Resident Evil Art Director Thanks Fans for Vampire Love

Fan Thirst Recognized: Resident Evil Art Director Thanks Fans for Vampire Love

Resident Evil Village art director sees your thirst for vampire ladies and thanks you for it. Since the next entry in the franchise unveiled Lady Dimitrescu and her daughters, the Internet got horny over these powerfully sexy villains which...

God of War to Receive PS5 Update

God of War to Receive PS5 Update

God of War is getting a free PS5 update so you can experience the award-winning game with a higher resolution and FPS. Meanwhile, Sony Santa Monica is working on the next entry in the flagship franchise with God of War: Ragnarok for PS4 and...

11 Video Games With the Most Satisfying Violence

11 Video Games With the Most Satisfying Violence

Video games and violence have had a relationship for years, so let's celebrate our sadistic hobby. This list will go over the most satisfying games, whether it is slicing and dicing as a knight or ripping and tearing through demons as the i...

11 Wildest Celebrity Appearances in Video Games

Seeing a celebrity appear in video games is becoming more and more common every year. In our list, we will go through some of the wildest moments where a celebrity either pops up in a game or voices a character. Whether it is the character ...

KeenGamer Podcast Episode 67: Genres to Explore

KeenGamer Podcast Episode 67: Genres to Explore

The cast gathers together for a new episode of the KeenGamer podcast to explore genres. Some like horror can have a variety of directions. Still, other genres have a narrow definition, so the guys discuss what can be done about favorite som...

Hitman 3 A New Father Challenge Guide: How to Unlock the Secret Ending

Hitman 3 A New Father Challenge Guide: How to Unlock the Secret Ending

Once you reach the final moment in Hitman 3, you can complete the A New Father challenge to unlock a secret ending. Of course, it is your choice. You have plenty of ways to kill Arthur Edwards. What if you do something different though? Let...

The Last of Us Part 2 Now Has the Most GOTY Awards in History

The Last of Us Part 2 Now Has the Most GOTY Awards in History

The Last of Us Part 2 snags more GOTY awards than any other game, beating out The Witcher 3's 260 winnings. Naughty Dog's latest release has been praised for its narrative, character development, and accessibility, among other accolades. D...

KeenGamer Podcast Episode 66: Crunch Culture Conversation

KeenGamer Podcast Episode 66: Crunch Culture Conversation

The KeenGamer Podcast is back, and the gang talks about Pokemon Go, Hitman 3, and crunch culture. Whether it is indie or AAA studios, crunch is an industry-wide problem. The cast goes into what companies are known for it and others who have...

Ubisoft Developing a Star Wars Game

Ubisoft Developing a Star Wars Game

Ubisoft is developing a Star Wars game under Ubisoft Massive, the team behind The Division. This follows the resurrection of Lucasfilm Games, which has already announced an Indiana Jones game to be developed by the minds behind Wolfenstein....

Indiana Jones Game Revealed and Will be Developed by Wolfenstein Studio

Indiana Jones Game Revealed and Will Be Developed by Wolfenstein Studio

MachineGames and Bethesda revealed an Indiana Jones game is in development with an "original story." We don't know what to expect, like if this will be a first-person experience like Wolfenstein or something entirely new from the studio. T...

Outriders Delayed to April But Will Have a Demo For All Platforms

Outriders Delayed to April but Will Have a Demo for All Platforms

Outriders has been delayed to April after already getting pushed to February 2, 2021. The upcoming shooter was originally set for a 2020 release, but due to COVID-19, it got sent into the new year. On the upside of the third delay, on Febru...

The Best Ways To Play Soulsborne Games

The Best Ways To Play Soulsborne Games

Playing difficult games is a mighty task, and FromSoftware is on top of the mountain of creating hard experiences. That is why we will go to the best ways to play Soulsborne games. Everyone has their own way of tackling this genre, and this...

Top 10 Best Changes in Rainbow Six Siege History

Top 10 Best Changes in Rainbow Six Siege History

A lot of improvements have happened over the years, and this list contains the best changes in Rainbow Six Siege. From reworking maps and operators to quality of life tweaks, Ubisoft has done a lot to make this shooter even better with each...

The Biggest Update for Stardew Valley Is Live Now for PC Players

The Biggest Update for Stardew Valley Is Live Now for PC Players

Stardew Valley got its biggest update, and it's live for PC players right now. A new Beach Farm, along with more game options, are the detailed parts of the 1.5 patch. Most of what's coming was briefly mentioned, but we will have to let far...

Cyberpunk 2077 Review: Less Breathtaking, More Disappointing (PC)

Cyberpunk 2077 Review: Less Breathtaking, More Disappointing (PC)

Cyberpunk 2077 is the most hyped-up game of the year, but does it reach the high bar that was set? CD Projekt Red has an excellent reputation due to the Witcher franchise, so diving into a sci-fi RPG that is a first-person experience is a r...

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Cyberpunk 2077 Beginner's Guide to Help Get You Started

Cyberpunk 2077 Beginner’s Guide to Survive Night City

If you are diving into Cyberpunk 2077, then here are some beginner's tips to get you started. Whether it's leveling up or fighting off higher-leveled enemies, we go over various topics in this quick article to help you out. Night City is da...

Evil Dead Game Revealed and Coming in 2021

A reveal trailer for a game based on Evil Dead will arrive in 2021 with characters from the whole franchise. Fight with or against your friends as demonic beings or as franchise heroes on iconic maps from the various movies and TV shows. O...

Spider-Man: Miles Morales PS5 Got a Ray Tracing Performance Mode

Spider-Man: Miles Morales PS5 Got a Ray Tracing Performance Mode

Spider-Man: Miles Morales has a new performance ray tracing mode for players wanting a slightly lower quality to enjoy 60 fps and the new lighting technology. Now you can play the game in 4K with ray tracing at 30 fps, play at 60 fps at 108...

Rainbow Six Siege Needs To Be More Accessible for Casual Players

Rainbow Six Siege Needs To Be More Accessible for Casual Players

Rainbow Six Siege, while popular, could open its doors wider for casual players with more game mode options. As a person who prefers Ranked, I do want to see how the game can balance itself out for all kinds of gamers who want to dive into ...

Metal Gear Solid Movie Casts Oscar Isaac as Solid Snake

Metal Gear Solid Movie Casts Oscar Isaac as Solid Snake

Actor Oscar Isaac has been cast to star in the long-awaited Metal Gear Solid movie. Jordan Vogt-Roberts from Kong: Skull Island will direct the film with Derek Connolly from Detective Pikachu and the latest Star Wars film, The Rise of Skyw...

Yes, Cyberpunk 2077 Will Have a Photo Mode

Yes, Cyberpunk 2077 Will Have a Photo Mode

We have a first look at the photo mode that will appear in Cyberpunk 2077 with a flashy trailer. Check out your customized V and show them off to the world with plenty of options for the best picture possible. The video shows off all sorts ...

Beyond the Wire Preview: Grand Scale Emptiness

Beyond the Wire Preview: Grand Scale Emptiness

Beyond the Wire, a large scale shooter that puts players in the shoes of soldiers during World War 1. In an FPS landscape full of games like this that thrust players into epic warfare, how does it compare in the oversaturated genre? Finding...

Cyberpunk 2077 Pre-Orders Outperforming Witcher Series

Cyberpunk 2077 Pre-Orders Outperforming Witcher Series

The anticipation is building every day, and it shows as Cyberpunk 2077 pre-orders are outperforming the Witcher series. This says a lot as Witcher 3 is still selling like hotcakes. According to CD Projekt Red, for now, it is fairly even bet...

Red Dead Online Will Become a Standalone Experience

Red Dead Online Will Become a Standalone Experience

Rockstar will start selling Red Dead Online as a standalone game starting December 1. Now, players wanting the Wild West experience without the campaign can go ride horses with the rest of the community at a smaller cost. Make sure you snag...

Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Leaks and Physical Copies Out in the Wild

Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Leaks and Physical Copies Out in the Wild

Due to streamers getting their hands on the game, we now have leaks of Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay. To make the possibility of spoilers worse, images of physical copies have popped up in the wild. Browse cautiously to avoid having anything ruin...

Watch Cyberpunk 2077 Run on the Xbox Series X and One X

Watch Cyberpunk 2077 Run on the Xbox Series X and One X

New footage shows Cyberpunk 2077 run on both the Xbox Series X and One X, giving the first console look at the game. Previously, CD Projekt Red has focused more on the PC release. Now we have an idea of how both generations will handle the ...

5 Best Games That Help You Master Your Keyboard and Mouse Skills

5 Best Games That Help You Master Your Keyboard and Mouse Skills

Using a keyboard and mouse can be tricky, but we have some games for you to hone in on those skills. Whether you want a singleplayer or multiplayer experience, we have you covered on a wide range of games. You tactical shooter fans and knig...

Rainbow Six Siege Aruni Operator Guide

Rainbow Six Siege Aruni Operator Guide

Aruni is coming to Rainbow Six Siege, and our guide will help you know everything about her. Her powerful gadget and option to carry a DMR is a game-changer for defenders. Think of her as a mix of Sledge, Jager, Kapkan, and Castle. Also, sh...

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