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#MeToo Movement In The Video Games Industry

The past month has been one hell of a ride, which makes you want to ask just what the hell is happening? Well, The #MeToo is happening in the video games industry again. This is not something new, but whenever it happens, it's always overwh...

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We Need To Talk About Marvel’s Avengers

I've been keeping an eye on Marvel's Avengers since its announcement, and ahead of its release, I'm worried. A lack of detail on the structure of the game has left a lot of people scratching their head as to what they would be getting. Two ...

Paws and Soul: First Step Demo Preview- A New Life.

Paws and Soul: First Step Demo Preview — A New Life

In the run-up to the arrival of the peaceful adventure game, Paws and Soul, the developers have released a short demo for us to try out. We find ourselves in a serene forest, unsure of who we once were, but by exploring the land around us, ...

Should Video Games Be Critized Over Length?

Should Video Games Be Criticized Over Length?

Video games can often be criticised for their length, but is it other external factors that continue to push this argument? Is it too complex of an argument to have a definitive answer and is there other things, even in society itself, we m...

Ubisoft Forward Predictions: What Should We Expect?

Ubisoft Forward is this Sunday, and we at KeenGamer thought we would share some of our predictions. What will we see of Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and will Splinter Cell finally return? We discuss all the possibilities for the showcase and ...

5 Times Video Games Caused Outrage

The following 5 video games, for better or worse, have cemented themselves in the history of video games due to the outrage they have caused. The controversy that surrounds these titles is caused by a variety of reasons, including narrative...

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9 Reasons Why The Last Of Us II May Be The Game Of The Generation

Today, we will look at the reasons as to why The Last Of Us Part II is indeed, one of the best games ever made, and possibly the game of the generation. Needless to say, the public reception has been decidedly mixed. Professionals think thi...

Why Breath of the Wild 2 Will Be The Perfect Video Game

Why Breath Of The Wild 2 Will Be The Perfect Video Game

The sequel to the best game ever will be a perfect game, probably. Here is an attempt at explaining why perfection will be followed with perfection. While it is hard to say with any certainty, there is definitely evidence to suggest this co...

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First-Party Xbox Showcase Predictions List

The date has finally been announced for the major Xbox first-party showcase. In typical fashion, we've put together a prediction sheet of what we think (and hope) will show up later this month. Anticipation has been brimming for months all ...

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4 Historical Periods Assassin’s Creed Needs To Explore

From dismantling political dynasties to killing brutal dictators, Assassin's Creed has taken us on an often blood-soaked tour throughout history. The complex tapestry of human history is long and has many exciting and informing periods that...

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Why The Last Of Us Part II’s Ending Was Perfect

The Last Of Us Part II's ending is perfect, and here's why. Players around the world have been circulating discourse online about this thought-provoking game. From its themes to heart-wrenching scenes, it's no secret that this game is a mas...

Baby Dino Adventures Preview: Jurassic Heart (And Condition)

Roll back the rock to the dawn of gaming with Baby Dino Adventures, a platformer inspired by games of old. With colorful pixel graphics and a little dino hankering for meat, there's little doubt that potential is high. Find out how the curr...

The Best Companions in The Last of Us Part II

If you were wondering who the best companions were in The Last of Us Part II, look no further. We created a list that breaks down who would be the best person to take on a long, dangerous journey. If that wasn't enough, we also split the pa...

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Why LGBTQIA+ Representation in The Last of Us Part II Is Important

The Last of Us Part II features an LGBTQIA+ relationship between Ellie and Dina. Diversity and inclusivity in video games is important because games, like many other art forms, reflect our society and its values. The following article delve...

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Top 5 Minecraft Updates That Helped The Game’s Longevity

Not many games continue to grow in popularity quite like Minecraft has. Let's look at the top 5 Minecraft updates that have kept the game going through a solid decade. Going from a small indie game to a million-dollar franchise, it's clear ...

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4 Games Releasing In July That Deserve Your Attention

July brings with it several exciting games, releasing throughout the month. Whether it be engrossing VR experiences or a remake of a cult classic, July has something for everyone. Here are four games that deserve your attention this month. ...

5 of the Hardest Crash Bandicoot Levels

WOAH! Crash Bandicoot returns this year with Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time. In honour of this wacky marsupial's return, let's look back at some of the hardest Crash Bandicoot levels we've had to endure from the N. Sane Trilogy. The las...

Which Upcoming Skateboarding Game Is For You?

Skateboarding games are back! With the announcement of Skate 4, return of Tony Hawks 1+2 and a few new titles, many skateboarding fans are gearing up for a return to the parks. But which one is for you? Here's a quick dive into what you can...

Why Monster Hunter World’s Progression System is One of the Best

Monster Hunter World has one of the best progression systems in video games. It always feels like you're making progress towards something new. With this article, we intend to examine the elements that make it so effective among the wide ca...

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The Naughty Dog Quiz: Just How Naughty Is Your Knowledge?

It's fair to say that Naughty Dog has become one of the biggest game companies in the world. With an ever-growing CV of top AAA games, we have decided to compile a set of questions to see if you know how far Naughty Dog have come. Do you kn...

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4 Reasons the Xbox Series X is Better Than the PS5

You’d have to live under a rock to keep from knowing about the eternal console wars. Every person who games has their preferred console – even if they own both. Having the PS4 and Xbox One, the PS4 has always been my console of choice. Howe...

What Might The Wicked + The Divine Look Like as a Game?

What might The Wicked + The Divine look like as a game? Let's take a look into this phenomenally intelligent series and how it might be reimagined as a game. We'll look at various aspects of the series and how a game might draw inspiration ...

Top 10 Indie Games Nintendo Switch

Top 10 Indie Games On Nintendo Switch

Indie games seem to always shine on handheld consoles. We breakdown our favourites from the massive library of quality indie games on the Nintendo Switch. While portability makes a lot of games better, no handheld console has done indie gam...

What The Last Of Us Part II Backlash Tell Us About Video Game Discourse In 2020

What Does The Last of Us II Backlash Tell Us About Video Game Discourse in 2020?

The Last Of Us Part II has faced a vitriolic backlash from a vocal minority. What this tells us about the state of video game discourse is unclear, but one thing is clear: lots of people are very angry. Maybe some of these people are a litt...

The Last of Us Part II Pushes Boundaries on How we Perceive Video Game Villains

The Last of Us Part II Pushes Boundaries on How We Perceive Video Game Villains

What do we define as a villain? Recent years in film and television have made that question a complicated one. In video games, now with The Last of Us Part II, Naughty Dog's latest critcially acclaimed PS4 exclusive has brilliantly blurred ...

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The Post-Apocalyptic Fallout Quiz: Will You Set The World On Fire?

It's time to stop exploring the wasteland, and start answering its greatest questions. We've got 15 conundrums, based on Bethesda's long-running, post-apocalyptic paradise, for you to endure. Don't take too long though, RadAway will only do...

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Do Launch Titles Really Matter For The PS5 And Xbox Series X?

With all the hype around the upcoming arrival of a new generation of consoles, do the launch games that will accompany the PS5 and Xbox Series still have as much significance as past launch games had? While the excitement around the technic...

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CrossfireX Preview: Old Gunplay for Simpler Times (XB1)

CrossfireX mixes different styles of gameplay together in a way that feels somehow wrong and right simultaneously. On one hand, the gratuitous violence and over-the-top action feels fun. On the other hand, the spawn trapping, clunky movemen...

The Last Of Us Part II is Fundamentally Flawed

The Last of Us Part II Is Fundamentally Flawed

The sequel to 2013's seminal survival-action game is here. While this should be cause for the entire industry to celebrate, The Last Of Us Part II is fundamentally flawed because of terrible pacing and an odd plot structure. This article co...

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Which Animal Crossing Villager Personality Type Are You?

With all the varying types of villagers in the Animal Crossing franchise, you might have found yourself wondering which one you are. Take our personality quiz and find out! Between the old fashioned cranky villagers to the snack loving lazy...

Will Eliminating Load Times Make a Meaningful Difference? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 47

Will Eliminating Load Times Make a Meaningful Difference? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 47

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 47, David, Sean, and newcomer Tommus discuss whether or not the elimination of load times will make a meaningful difference in how we play games. The boys also talk about Cyberpunk 2077's delay, New Pokemon Snap...

Clam Man 2: Open Mic Preview – A Clam Good Time

Welcome to the stage, where your life truly begins. Play as Clam Man, after the events of Clam Man, where reality has become different and RPG mechanics are now the norm. Open Mic is the prologue section of the much longer Headliner, which ...

10 Things We Want To See From Assassin's Creed: Valhalla.

10 Things We Want From Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

The upcoming Ubisoft game Assassins Creed: Valhalla is somewhat of a known quantity. There will be a huge map, an expansive story, and a lot of random things to do in it. Oh, and maybe some assassination stuff in there. Here is what we want...

The Problem With Metacritic User Reviews

The Problem With Metacritic User Reviews

Metacritic is synonymous with review scores, but the site has one major flaw that has caused controversy ever since the site's launch. Metacritic user reviews problems are in the news yet again, and The Last of Us Part II has perfectly high...

Pokemon Sword and Shield: Isle of Armor – Should You Buy?

The first part of the expansion pass for Pokemon Sword and Shield released a few days ago as of today. You may be wondering if this DLC is actually worth the money; check out this article and decide for yourself! It offers a whole new map, ...

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Among Trees Preview: Become a Part of the Forest

Among Trees embraces the quiet serenity of the forest and places you underneath the canopy of a dense deciduous wilderness. It’s up to you to forage for food, survive dangerous wildlife encounters, and build your cabin up from nothing but a...

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The Real Reason Why Cyberpunk 2077 May Have Been Delayed

Cyberpunk 2077's newest delay could point to a next-gen launch. Now releading on November 19th, fans online have speculated that the developers are releasing the game on next-gen consoles this Holiday. An enhanced version of the game has al...

Spider-Man: Miles Morales Would Be a Perfect Launch Game to Challenge Halo Infinite

Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales will launch exclusively for PS5 later this year. This is the perfect title for Sony to release this year as a launch title to challenge the Xbox Series X and Halo Infinite. It will be the first of many PS5...

Mario Kart Wii Quiz Tracks and Battle Courses

Mario Kart Wii Quiz: Tracks and Battle Courses

Start you engines, because we're going through the many tracks and battle courses in Mario Kart Wii. This quiz is to show how much you know about the tracks and battle courses in this game. Do you know these courses as well as you think you...

Pokemon Presents Predictions: What We Could See Next

Nintendo blew everyone away with its announcement of a new Pokemon Snap game, over 20 years after the first. With a new Pokemon Presents presentation just over the horizon, we can only speculate as to what is yet to be announced, so that's ...

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