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5 Common Horror Game Locations and Why They're Scary

5 Common Horror Game Locations and Why They’re Scary

Like a string of terrifying first dates, horror games will keep bringing you back to the same locations. We can all attest to the scare power of these places, but why do they spook us so reliably? Read on to get an idea – and don’t worry. I’m sure th...

Best Game Stories From Someone Who Hates Them

7 Best Game Stories From Someone Who Hates Them

Here are 7 games with narratives that are worth your time, even if you hate story-driven games. Sometimes you just want to smash demons, slay dragons, or plant trees hassle-free. That doesn't mean you should skip them all. Some stories are so well cr...

13 Best Horror Co-Op Games Similar To Phasmophobia

13 Best Horror Co-Op Games Similar To Phasmophobia

Just in time for Halloween, here are the best cooperative horror games like Phasmophobia. Investigate a mystery with your friends and escape out of the clutch of evil spirits, sinister ghosts, zombies, bigfoot, and creepy space aliens by the skin of ...

7 Easter Eggs/Secrets in Forza You've Probably Never Heard of Before

7 Easter Eggs/Secrets in Forza You’ve Probably Never Heard of Before

Forza isn't really known for having easter eggs, but there have been a few interesting ones since the Xbox 360 generation. Despite Forza being all racing titles and often serious, it's rather difficult to include easter eggs. At least, the titles hav...

3 Changes We Want to See in Injustice 3

What can NetherRealm Studios do to improve the game after the success of Injustice 2? This short list explores 3 changes that could further improve the already amazing work of the famous developers. The release of a third installment of the Injustice...

The Relationship Between Narrative and Technology in Videogames

Videogaming is a unique medium in that its ability to craft narratives is inherently intertwined with the available technology. The story of any game is expressed across multiple levels, both inside and outside the world of the game, and there is a r...

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Our Hopes for Baldur’s Gate 3 After Divinity 2

Fans' hopes for Baldur’s Gate 3 are high after the success of Divinity Original Sin 2. However, there are shortcomings we hope the next title overcomes. Bearing in mind some of the issues with Larian Studio’s previous turn-based RPG, here is a list o...

The 8 Best Free Multiplayer Games (That Support Crossplay)

No one likes spending money when they don't need to. Here are the 8 best free multiplayer games that also support crossplay. This list has a variety of games, from AAA first person shooters, all the way to a simple, card game. So no matter what type ...

3 Ways That Gotham Knights Could Be Better Than The Arkham Series

3 Reasons Why Gotham Knights Could Turn Out Better Than the Arkham Series

While it doesn't feature the famous Dark Knight, there are several reasons why Gotham Knights could end up being better than the famous Arkham games. Ludicrous? Maybe, but the details released so far could be the first signs of something really great...

The $70 Price Hike Is Preferable to More Microtransactions

As Sony and Microsoft announced an increased price ceiling for PS5 and Xbox Series X games, there was some debate on whether it was preferable to pay more upfront, or deal with a AAA gaming landscape increasingly dominated by in-game storefronts. In ...

What Are Live-Service Games and How Can Gamers Make Them Better?

Live-service games are all the rage. Fortnite, Destiny, Battlefield. The question is never if there will be more content, but rather, will the content be any good? So many live-service games make promises to keep content coming for years to come. Liv...

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Why Seasonal Gaming Events Are Important

Holidays might be difficult to celebrate right now, but that doesn't mean some of your favorite games are missing out on these seasonal events as a whole. The fact of the matter is, these events are important to not just the players but the studios s...

The Console's Limitation Could Be a Reason for No New GTA

Console Limitation Could Be a Reason for No New GTA

Most of us believe that Rockstar's point of releasing GTA V for the next generation consoles was money. Viewing Rockstar's controversial decision from another perspective, we can't rule out the current generation's limitations. Would the Xbox One rea...

PS5 and Xbox Series X/S SSD Prices: Are They Worth the Cost?

Fast SSDs will come standard for both the Xbox Series and PlayStation 5 systems, but they will come at a cost. Are the features and speed of SSDs worth the staggering cost or are Sony and Microsoft making a big mistake by requiring them? PC gamers ha...

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The 8 Best Horror Games on Xbox Game Pass

Here's a list of the best horror games on Xbox Game Pass that you can play this Halloween. As the spookiest day of the year draws ever closer, you may be looking for a great horror game to get you in the festive mood. Here are eight titles varying in...

Trails in Continuity: Exploring the Trails Series’ Arcs

The Trails series is known for many things; ambitious world-building, memorable series characters and NPC's, cliffhanger endings—to name a few. Last year, the franchise had its 15th anniversary. Let's look into the Trails series' arcs that Nihon Falc...

Why Physical Games Are Still the Future of Gaming

Physical Games are still the future of gaming! There are a ton of benefits that physical games have offered, which digital games lack. While the next-gen will be moving forward with physical gaming with disc drives present in both the PS5 and Xbox Se...

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Top 5 PC Mods That Change the Game

PC gaming has a wealth of mods that can completely change a gaming experience. Check out the Top 5 PC mods that change the game. Mods can improve a game, add quality of life improvements or give you a brand new gaming experience and these mods can su...

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Top 4 Puzzle Games for Beginners

These 4 puzzle games are perfect for beginners who want to be eased into the genre. Some involve numbers, others shapes and some a bit of abstract thinking. If you have ever been curious about puzzle games, but found them too daunting, starting off w...

What Comes Next for Donkey Kong? Making the Ape a Priority!

What can Nintendo do to honor the anniversary of Donkey Kong Country Returns and what direction does the company go in with one of their oldest characters? Next month will mark a full decade since the iconic ape of the Big N's catalogue graced the Wi...

Remakes and Remasters: Reframing Gaming History

Remakes and remasters are our best gateway into the past but are they helping preserve gaming history, or are they reshaping it? Companies need to find a responsible way of retelling classic stories, and gamers need to hold them accountable for it. T...

6 Ways of Improving Breath of the Wild’s Sequel

The beloved Breath of the Wild is not without its flaws. Our list highlights these weaker areas in the hope of seeing them rectified in the sequel. While we first have the Age of Calamity prequel to look forward to, Ganon’s return is nigh. For a more...

3 Companies Microsoft Could Potentially Buy Next

With Microsoft's purchase of Bethesda, could there be more companies arriving exclusively to Xbox? Microsoft may go on purchasing more companies in the future, and depending on who they buy, it could be a game-changer that could put Xbox back into th...

Top 5 GTA VI Locations We’d Like to See

After playing through the campaign of Grand Theft Auto V yet again, have you thought of what your Top 5 GTA VI locations are? With the last title being as lauded as it has been, it's believed that Rockstar will be attempting to go even bigger and bet...

Gamification Can Improve Your Life, Health, and Outlook

Gamification Can Improve Your Life, Health, and Outlook

Unmotivated? Unorganised? All this can be solved in time thanks to gamification, and it can make your life a lot better. Games are everywhere nowadays, but you would be surprised how much it influences other aspects of your life. People can make a ga...

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Grand Theft Auto: The Franchise’s 5 Greatest Controversies

The Grand Theft Auto franchise has long been a vehicle for the mainstream media's criticism and the scorn of moral crusaders. Rockstar's seminal series has been blamed for all manner things, from racism to being the impetuses for murder. Here are fiv...

Why Capcom Should Bring Back Darkstalkers

Capcom has released many Street Fighter games, but one of their fighting game franchises is often overlooked. To the dismay of many fans, Darkstalkers has been mostly abandoned by Capcom. Let's go over the reasons why this beloved franchise deserves ...

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Best Visual Novels You Should Definitely Try Out

We have the best visual novels to suggest to you, but we do recognize that many gamers don’t consider visual novels as games. Sluggishly leafing through dialogues, from time to time making choices. Additionally, many don’t like the anime style of the...

3 Reasons Why FIFA 21 Could Be the Best One Yet

3 Reasons Why FIFA 21 Could Be the Best One Yet

After the horrific FIFA 20, FIFA 21 is finally here, and it could be the best one yet. EA have made a lot of great changes to its core modes, especially Ultimate Team and VOLTA. Let's have a look at 3 of the best additions made so far! Despite failur...

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