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Why Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Introduction Is One of the Best Ever

What makes Assassin's Creed Valhalla’s introduction so special? Entering the game as a young Eivor, you will be met with distinctly human interactions, especially those warm ones between a loving father and his child. Conflict interrupts this warmth,...

Our Wish List for the New EA Sports College Football Game

Our Wish List for the New EA Sports College Football Game

After the big news on Tuesday, we should dig a little deeper and come up with a wish list for the new EA Sports College Football game. Let's briefly discuss what the news means, what has been revealed so far, and some of the things we hope that the g...

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If You Loved Greedfall, Try These 3 Games Like It

With Playstation Plus subscribers likely finishing up their adventures in Teer Fradee, here are some other games like Greedfall. If the sleeper RPG success by French developer Spiders has left you wanting more, these are your next favorites.   I...

8 Relaxing Games to Revisit in 2021

Looking to unwind? These 8 relaxing games are perfect for those times when you just need to chill out and get away from it all. 2020 may finally be behind us, but finding time to escape will be as important as ever if the start of 2021 is anything to...

VR in the Next Generation: Why It's Set To Take Off

VR in the Next Generation: Why It’s Set To Take Off

VR is ready to launch into mainstream success. But why? Many people doubt the validity of Virtual Reality, believing that it is a mere fad that will soon fall. Rest assured, VR is no gimmick. Strap yourselves in, VR is coming quicker than you expect....

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Is Review Bombing as Bad as It Seems?

Review bombing generally has a negative reputation, but this argument might show you that review bombing can be more than just gamer entitlement. It also works as an effective platform to communicate with others as well as the developers themselves. ...

Is EA’s Conor McGregor Legacy Model Better Than the Original? (And Other Legacy Contenders)

Does EA UFC 4’s throwback avatar to McGregor’s original victory in 2014 impress, and which other UFC fighters might deserve Legacy treatment? In the aftermath of UFC 257, where Conor McGregor lost a UFC rematch against Dustin Poirier, these questions...

Top 5 Most Promising New Game Franchises Arriving in 2021

Top 5 Most Promising New Game IPs Arriving in 2021

Plenty of promising new game IPs are slated to launch this year. From aesthetically unique titles like Kena: Bridge of Spirits to bizarre supernatural adventures like GhostWire Tokyo, it seems there's something in store for everyone.

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Top 5 February 2021 Gaming Anniversaries

Contrary to what some might believe, February has always been a popular month for video game releases. From Pocket Monsters Red and Green to Stardew Valley and more, let's take a look at some of the February 2021 gaming anniversaries worth acknowledg...

The Current State of Star Wars: Old Republic, KOTOR Canon

With more diverse Star Wars games on the way, what is the current state of canon when it comes to the Old Republic era and games like Knights of the Old Republic? Now that Lucasfilm Games has been revived, rumors abound of a possible remake of the 20...

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 iconic Doom...

12 Games in 12 Months: January Edition

Tired of your ever-growing backlog? Come read and join a valiant effort to complete 12 games in 12 months! Each month will be heralded with the completion of yet another game and the nomination of a new one to play, so come partake and read my ailing...

Is GameStop Making a Comeback? Stock Prices Soar but Will They Stay?

Is GameStop Making a Comeback? Stock Prices Soar but Will They Stay?

GameStop stock has been on a bit of a rollercoaster. It has risen and fallen multiple times in the last couple of days, which has taken the internet by storm. This has been documented as saviors from Reddit who are sweeping in and saving the stock. ...

6 Creative Games for Creative Gamers

6 Creative Games for Creative Gamers

Let your creativity run wild! These 6 games might help you spread your creative wings. Sometimes instead of running and gunning or button mashing, it's nice to sit back and let your creative juices flow. Whether that's making wacky structures or draw...

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 model bein...

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Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Patches We Would Like To See

Find out what few areas Ubisoft should focus on during their post-launch updates. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla patches would go a long way to helping it overcome its shortcomings, especially regarding bugs and missing features. Sometimes the game can f...

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5 Upcoming Indie Games That Not Enough People Are Talking About

Here are 5 upcoming indie titles that I think are being criminally overlooked, and you should definitely keep your eye on. From action platformers to Neo-noir detective adventures, there should be something here for everyone to enjoy. After all, indi...

Gamer's Thumb: What Is It and How to Treat It

Gamer’s Thumb: What Is It and How to Treat It

Playing videogames for prolonged periods of time can lead to hand pain. Here are some gamer's thumb treatments to prevent such conditions. It can be very serious and the issues need to be more widely known to ensure proper hand health. Despite what m...

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How Insomniac’s Peter Parker plays better than Miles Morales (For Now)

Despite the many improvements introduced in Spider-Man: Miles Morales, a closer inspection shows that Peter still plays better than Miles. While the game perfects traversal and introduces new powers, the rookie hero still has much to learn to catch u...

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Are Gamers to Blame for Cyberpunk 2077’s Horrible Launch?

The heat has died down, but that just means it's time to ask one of the big questions: Are gamers to blame for the terrible launch of Cyberpunk 2077 and how it turned out? Gamers played a role in the creation of the game, but that may have been its d...

Is New Pokémon Snap Worth the $60 Asking Price?

Gorgeous as it is, and fueled by pokémania-inscribed nostalgia, is New Pokémon Snap worth the $60 asking price, all things considered? Each new trailer has shown all that this series needs to properly evolve into the current generation, but given the...

Is 2021 the Year of Cat Games? 4 Games for Cat Lovers Releasing This Year

Is 2021 the Year of Cat Games? 4 Games for Cat Lovers Releasing this Year

Cat games might see a renaissance in 2021, with 4 already confirmed to release this year. Here’s what you need to know about the ones on the horizon. Could 2021 see a new feline gaming trend start, or will it be a small boom for these types of games?...

3 Reasons Why Astro Bot Should Be PlayStation's Mascot

3 Reasons Why Astro Bot Should Be the PlayStation Mascot

The new face for PlayStation is here, and it's Astro Bot. While it's a new addition for Sony, these little bots are already making a big impression. We're going to list the reasons why Astro Bot should be the face of PlayStation from now on. When thi...

Top 3 Must-Have Sims 4 Mods

Top 3 Must-Have Sims 4 Mods

Dealing with some mediocre Sims gameplay? Check out these must-have Sims 4 mods that will totally give your gameplay a twist. Incorporating mods is probably the gamechanger you're missing. This will provide you with detailed descriptions of each one ...

Top 10 Rarest Cars in Forza History

Top 10 Rarest Cars in Forza History

See the top 10 rarest cars to ever appear in Forza history! Thousands of cars have been featured in Forza since launch and only a handful of them have been really difficult to obtain or, in current state, impossible to drive around with. Although the...

A Response to New York Times' Article: Children’s Screen Time Has Soared in the Pandemic

A Response to New York Times’ Article: Children’s Screen Time Has Soared in the Pandemic

This is a pointed response to New York Times' new article. Video games had always been the bad wolf whenever it comes to technology. Even though there's a lot of research telling us that video games don't cause any direct harm to a person's psycholog...

6 Nintendo Switch Games We Hope To See in 2021

2020 was a good year for Nintendo Switch games, but what lies ahead in 2021? A few games have firm release dates earlier this year, but most known Switch titles simply have "2021" as a release window. After looking over everything that could come out...

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Cyberpunk 2077 and the Illusion of Choice

This is where Cyberpunk goes wrong and only occasionally gets right. Spoilers ahead! Cyberpunk 2077 is a game that you expect to give you meaningful choices, but the choices you are given are mostly illusions. Very rarely does a choice you make have ...

Why More Developers Should Adopt the Nemesis System

Why More Developers Should Adopt the Nemesis System

Monolith Studio's nemesis system is a great idea that could improve almost any game. However, few other developers have even bothered to try it. This article will explain why more games should implement the nemesis system in their core gameplay. When...

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