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Are We Moving Towards a “Portable Console” Era of Video Games?

Portability seems to be an ongoing topic in gaming today. Is this the future, or is it a trend? Valve, Nintendo, and Microsoft are playing significant roles in bringing the excitement of gaming anywhere you go. With Valve's Steam Deck, Nintendo's lat...

What Makes Challenge Runs So Engaging?

What Makes Challenge Runs So Engaging?

What makes Challenge runs so engaging? The concept of adding self-imposed challenges to our favorite video games has been around for many years. Communities and competitive scenes have been created from these runs, offering another layer of depth to ...

Where Is the Crew 3 and When Can We Expect Any News?

Where Is the Crew 3 and When Can We Expect Any News?

Why have we not heard any word on The Crew 3? Despite The Crew 2's age and loss of active players, it still receives updates frequently. Surprisingly, The Crew 2 managed to live longer than the super successful Forza Horizon 4 and have content planne...

Ranking the Yakuza Games From Best to Worst

What's the best Yakuza game? With so many games in this formerly niche Japanese series, it's time to take a look at Ryu Ga Gotoku Studios' catalogue and rank which games reign above others. The Yakuza series has been subject to many memes due to its ...

4 Comic Book Heroes That Should Get a Standalone Game

4 Comic Book Heroes That Should Get a Standalone Game

Let's take a look at four examples of comic book heroes that could translate well into video games and make for a unique and fun experience. Countless comic book heroes can be made into a standalone game. Crossover games have shown the potential of i...

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5 Great Games That Should Be On the Nintendo Switch

Take a look at these amazing games and see how great it would be if they were available on Switch! Many games have found a home on the console, from indies to AAA titles. This list will cover which games need to be ported over as soon as possible. Wh...

Why Replaying Your Favourite Games Is Great

Why Replaying Your Favourite Games Is Great

Replaying one of your favourite games can be a rewarding and comforting experience. If you want to master the gameplay and see everything there is, multiple playthroughs is the way to do it. Here's why we keep coming back for more. Going back and rep...

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Bloodborne’s Story – The Challenge of Cryptic Storytelling

Bloodborne's story is about mystery and intrigue, all of which is exposed through gaining insight. However, does its cryptic storytelling pose a challenge? From lacking context to obscuring the lore, is the game too heavily dependent on outside guide...

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16 Game Series That Will Take You on a Virtual Tour to Japan

There are quite a number of games that take place in Japan, but how many were made to feel like a genuine virtual tour to the country? These 16 game series took careful steps to make sure playing through the game actually feels like walking down the ...

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Pokemon Diamond & Pearl: 8 Iconic Tracks That’ll Get Stuck in Your Head

With the remakes along the way, let's look at some of the most iconic tracks from Pokemon Diamond & Pearl. From Routes to Battles, these games are stuffed to the brim with tracks that have been sticking in players' heads for over a decade. There are ...

What Makes Fighting Games Both Fun and Memorable?

Have you ever wondered what makes fighting games so memorable and fun? Let's cover why that may be. In Fighting games, the typical bread and butter mechanics are a staple in every game, while adding unique mechanics that separate from each other. Oft...

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Final Fantasy XIV: What Makes Shadowbringers The Best Expansion?

Why out of all of the Final Fantasy XIV expansions is it so often claimed that the latest reigns supreme? What makes Shadowbringers the best expansion? This article will explore how the allies, villains, setting, and even the protagonist contribute t...

The Successes and Failings of Rezzed Digital

EGX Rezzed has gone virtual, trading their exhibition halls for livestreams. But has something been lost in the transition? Let’s take a look at the successes and failures of an event that has been completely rebuilt in the wake of the pandemic, and ...

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Ranking the Uncharted Games From Worst to Best

Which Uncharted game is the best? Uncharted is widely recognized as one of the most groundbreaking and consistently great franchises in gaming. For both long-time fans and newcomers to this action-adventure classic, here’s a ranking of the franchise’...

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Goodbye, Volcano High: An Update on a Strange Game

Goodbye, Volcano High was announced in 2020 and much time has passed without an update regarding the game. However, behind the scenes is a very interesting studio working on a game that has managed to turn heads for many different reasons. Although n...

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Holdfast: Nations At War: Gaming’s Most Chaotic Multiplayer Experience

Holdfast: Nations at War is a different kind of multiplayer experience from what you are used to. Its battles are bigger, the tone wilder and the community more niche than in any other game. There are, however, many downsides associated with the cha...

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7 Next Games You Should Get a Platinum Trophy in

These 7 games will provide you with a great time while allowing you to add an extra platinum trophy or two to your collection. It can be quite a satisfying sound when that platinum trophy icon pops up on your screen, but many games make you suffer fo...

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8 Characters That Should Return in Tekken 8

It's time for the King of Iron Fist Tournament to feature some returning faces. Let's take a look at 8 characters who should make their return in Tekken 8. Tekken 7 expanded the series' heaving roster of fighters, but at the expense of some who appea...

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Marvel Films/Shows That Are In the MCU Multiverse

With the Disney + show Loki now finished, there are lots of talking points on people’s minds. Most notably, the inclusion of an MCU multiverse and which Marvel films/shows are and will be in it is a huge point to address when looking towards the futu...

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5 Major Game Releases Coming in August 2021

Let’s look at the best games coming out in August 2021! Big names like Hades and Godfall releasing for new platforms, and newcomers like Humankind are set to steal the show, setting next month to be one of the best for game releases. Sports fans can ...

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How The Sims Could Host More Music Festivals In The Future

Not long ago, The Sims 4 hosted Sims Sessions, its first ever live in-game music festival. Could The Sims host another music festival in the future? What artists would people like to see? What did they get right with Sims Sessions? Could they make it...

How Does Celeste Teach Stoicism?

Have you ever thought of interpreting Celeste through the eyes of Stoic philosophy, rather than psychology? Seneca, Epictetus or Marcus Aurelius couldn't have possibly thought that Stoicism could permeate the likes of banger indie games like Celeste,...

Was WoW: Chains of Domination Worth the Wait?

Was WoW 9.1: Chains of Domination Worth the Wait?

Was WoW's newest 9.1 patch worth the wait? Does this new content live up to expectations? Having waited nearly 7 months since it was announced, players have finally gotten to dive into WoW's newest content, Chains of Domination. Let’s talk about the ...

The top five movies based on real life serial killers

The Top Five Movies Based On Real-Life Serial Killers

Nothing strikes fear more than that most elusive predator, the serial killer. Still, that hasn't stopped Hollywood from taking the depraved murders of evil people and making memorable movies that chill and entertain. Here are five films based on real...

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Why Movie and TV Tie-Ins Were One of PS2’s Greatest Hits

Movie and TV tie-in games have a turbulent history, but many years ago they were one of the PS2's greatest hits. It's time to take a look at why. The console is regarded by many as the greatest console of all time. Some PS2 tie-ins made a strong impa...

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Top 10 Zoo Management Games

Thanks to the power of simulation games, you can design and run your own zoos in these zoo management games. In games such as Zoo Tycoon and Planet Zoo, you can take care of all kinds of exotic animals, as well as your guests. Some games even lets yo...

10 SNK Characters and Teams That Should Appear in KoF XV

As SNK reveals more characters each week, these Top 10 amazing picks for KOF XV would gather fans' attention for their returns. With their gameplay, personality, and overall popularity, these additions will be a welcoming one if SNK is willing to sha...

How the Sophisticated Sky Capturing Puts the Forza Horizon Franchise to Life

How the Sophisticated Sky Capturing Brings the Forza Horizon Franchise to Life

The advanced sky capturing gives the Forza Horizon franchise a natural and realistic feeling. Yet, it's a long process from capturing to complete in-game sky. It's a technology that was introduced during the development of Forza Horizon 3, which prov...

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5 Characters That Could Be the Last Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighter

With one more slot left to go, which character could potentially join the fray and throw down in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate? Kazuya Mishima has recently joined the diverse and robust cast of characters in the Smash Bros. franchise. We have five poten...

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