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Should Next Generation Titles Cost More? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 48

Should Next Generation Titles Cost More? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 48

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 48, Sean, David, and Tim discuss whether or not next generation titles should cost more and the most they would pay for a video game at launch. The boys also talk about Mixer's demise, The Last of Us Part 2's sa...

The Last of Us Part 2 Spoilercast

The Last of Us Part 2 Spoilercast: A KeenGamer Podcast Special

Join KeenGamer writers David Lozada, Tristan Zelden, Anyka Pettigrew, and Tommus Gerwin as they dissect the plot twists, characters, and story beats that make The Last of Us Part 2 one of PlayStation 4's most ambitious exclusives to date. A...

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ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Review: Hot Rod Bargain

The ASUS TUF Gaming A15 is a laptop that focuses every bit of its engineering into cranking out as much power as possible for the least amount of money. The result is a computer that isn’t big on frills, but can play just about anything you...

Our "E3 2020" Favorites - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 46

Our “E3 2020” Favorites – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 46

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 46, David, Sean, and Tim go over their favorite announcements from "E3 2020," which includes Sony's PlayStation 5 showcase, IGN's Summer of Gaming, the PC Gaming Show, and the Guerrilla Collective. The boys also...

Gaming's Moment of Silence - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 45

Gaming’s Moment of Silence – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 45

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 45, Sean, David and Tim discuss the video game industry's response to George Floyd's death, the Black Lives Matter movement, and police brutality. The boys also talk about recent controversy surrounding Activisi...

Razer Viper Ultimate Review

Razer Viper Ultimate Mouse Review: Wireless Gaming Beast

Razer Viper Ultimate is a mouse that ticks all the boxes for any gamer looking for a true competitive super-performer. As if that wasn't enough, it's also wireless and feature-packed to an extent that almost justifies its eye-watering high ...

How Should Internet Comments Be Moderated? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 44

How Should Internet Comments Be Moderated? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 44

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 44, David, Sean and Tim discuss how websites and internet platforms should moderate their comment sections going forward given the proliferation of cyber harassment and government legislation. The boys also go o...

KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 43

What Games Do We Want Saved From Development Hell? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 43

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 43, Sean, David, and Tim discuss the games they'd like to see saved from development hell. The boys also go over their picks for titles that probably won't ever see the light of day. Other topics of conversation...

Genesis Thor 420 Review

Genesis Thor 420 Low Profile Keyboard Review: Minimalism at its Finest

Genesis brings the thunder with its Thor 420 low-profile mechanical keyboard. Its goal is simple. Use its great performance, attractive design and affordable price to make you kiss your old one goodbye and take a leap into the low-profile g...

Is Unreal Engine 5 Next-Gen Enough? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 42

Is Unreal Engine 5 Next-Gen Enough? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 42

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 42, Sean, David and Tim determine whether or not the recent Unreal Engine 5 showcase met their expectations for next-gen consoles. The boys also discuss Ghost of Tsushima, Paper Mario: The Origami King, the retu...

Did Inside Xbox Deliver on Our Next-Gen Expectations? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 41

Did Inside Xbox Deliver on Our Next-Gen Expectations? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 41

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 41, David, Sean and Tim talk about their favorite trailers from last week's Inside Xbox event and determine if it met their expectations for next-gen consoles. The boys also discuss the ongoing controversy surro...

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Could Amazon’s Crucible Disrupt The eSports Scene?

Amazon will soon be releasing their own eSports title, can it be a disruptor in the market? With their ability to penetrate the likes of Twitch, it is certainly likely that you'll be seeing a lot more of Amazon Games' biggest offering yet. ...

Is Cooperation Among Competitors Good for the Video Game Industry? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 39

Is Cooperation Among Competitors Good for the Video Game Industry? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 40

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 40, David, Sean and Tim determine whether cooperation among competitors is beneficial for the video game industry. The boys also talk about The Last of Us Part 2 and Ghost of Tsushima's new release dates, share ...

Can a Game Be Too Immersive? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 39

Can a Game Be Too Immersive? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 39

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 39, the boys discuss whether or not video games can be too immersive. The guys also talk about their experiences with Dark Souls 3 and Borderlands 3 and examine the far-reaching implications of recent security b...

Is Reselling Ethical? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 38

Is Reselling Ethical? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 38

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 38, Sean, David and Tim discuss whether or not reselling video game hardware is ethical. The boys also talk about their experiences with Animal Crossing: New Horizon's Stalk Market, gush over the freaks in Kakeg...

Thrustmaster T150 Pro Racing Wheel Review: Entry Level Excellence

Enter the world of gaming wheels and take your racing experience to the next level with Thrustmaster T150 Pro. Despite being an entry-level wheel, there's enough here to provide you with a satisfying experience that will make you shudder at...

Do Politics Have a Place in Video Games? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 37

Do Politics Have a Place in Video Games? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 37

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 37, David, Sean and Tim discuss whether or not politics have a place in video games given recent controversy in China. The boys also talk about their experiences with Borderlands 3's Borderlands Science and disc...

PlayStation reveals the PS5 DualSense controller

PlayStation Reveals The PS5 DualSense Controller

The DualSense controller for the PS5 has been revealed, and it's definitely different. The controller features a black and white colour scheme, with a less intrusive lightbar. PlayStation claims the DualSense will be "transformative" for ne...

GameSir VX2 AimSwitch Review

GameSir VX2 AimSwitch Keypad Review: Next Level Console Gaming

The GameSir VX2 AimSwitch is an ideal combo for everyone looking for that added bit of precision and control on consoles that will make them competitive even on the ever-growing crossplay multiplayer scene. There are pros and cons to using ...

What Mario Games Should Nintendo Remaster? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 36

What Mario Games Should Nintendo Remaster? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 36

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 36, David, Sean and Tim determine which Super Mario games Nintendo should remaster in celebration of the franchise's 35th anniversary this year. The boys also talk about their experiences with Animal Crossing: N...

Are Video Games Becoming a Go-To Social Platform? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 35

Are Video Games Becoming a Go-To Social Platform? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 35

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 35, Sean, Tim and David determine whether or not video games are becoming a go-to social platform, especially in the wake of COVID-19. The crew also talks about the Epic Games Store's recent publishing partnersh...

What Failed Game Franchises Should Be Revitalized? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 34

What Failed Game Franchises Should Be Revitalized? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 34

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 34, Sean, David and Tim discuss the failed video game franchises that they believe should be revitalized in 2020. The crew also shares its thoughts on PlayStation 5's specs, the Epic Games Store, Doom Eternal, C...

Valve, Microsoft & HP Collaborating on Next-Gen VR Headset

PC Gaming giants Valve, Microsoft and HP are teaming up to create a new VR headset: the HP Reverb G2. The only information released about the product so far is a 14 second teaser trailer that shows the front of the device. Here's what we kn...

Everest Seems to be the One Keyboard to Rule Them All

Everest seems to be the most customizable and innovative keyboard to ever grace the Kickstarter platform, seamlessly bringing together the worlds of high functionality and impressive gaming design. Innovation is something that’s rare ...

Genesis Radium 600 Microphone Review

Genesis Radium 600 Microphone Review: Streamer’s Choice

Radium 600 microphone brings a full package deal for any aspiring YouTuber/streamer - an easy to use plug and play experience, great looks, good sound quality and all the accessories you'll ever need. For the longest time, investing in a U...

What Are the Long-Term Effects of the Coronavirus on the Video Game Industry? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 33

What Are the Long-Term Effects of the Coronavirus on the Video Game Industry? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 33

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 33, David and Sean talk about the long-term effects of the coronavirus on the video game industry. Could big budget titles like The Last of Us Part 2 and Cyberpunk 2077 be delayed, even with crunch? Will the lau...

Should You Build Your Own Gaming Keyboard?

Today’s hardcore gamers are used to being able to design optimal conditions for themselves. In everything from picking out gaming chairs to setting up multiplayer communications with friends, it’s now possible to personalize the gaming expe...

Does Sony Need to Give Us PS5 Information Soon? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 32

Does Sony Need to Give Us PS5 Information? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 32

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 32, David, Tim and Sean discuss whether Sony needs to give fans more information about the PlayStation 5 given its upcoming release date, pressure from the competition and major PlayStation 4 titles on the horiz...

Do Refunds Work in the Digital Space? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 31

Do Refunds Work in the Digital Space? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 31

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 31, Sean, Tim and David ask whether platforms like GOG, Steam and more will ever find the right way to approach refunds for digital goods. The trio also discuss Plague Inc.'s removal from China's storefronts and...

Samson G-Track Pro Review

Samson G-Track Pro Review: The Ultimate USB Microphone

Samson takes you to the peak of what USB microphones have to offer with versatility, affordability and high sound quality all rolled into one in the form of G-Track Pro. Be you a streamer, podcaster or even a singer wanting to take your set...

Should Developers Consider Cultural Sensitivities? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 30

Should Developers Consider Cultural Sensitivities? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 30

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 30, Sean, Limarc, Tim and David determine whether or not developers should pay closer attention to cultural sensitivities when making their games. The crew also goes over Activision's decision to subpoena Reddit...

Is E3 Relevant? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 29

Is E3 Relevant? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 29

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 29, David, Sean and Tim ask whether E3 - the Electronic Entertainment Expo - is still relevant in 2020. The crew also talks about Cliffy B's recent comments regarding LawBreakers' failure, the PlayStation 5's su...

Should Kickstarter Be Indie Only? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 28

Should Kickstarter Be Indie Only? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 28

On the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 28, Sean, David and Limarc determine whether crowdfunding platform Kickstarter should be used by independent developers only. The crew also discusses Pokemon Home's upcoming launch, Torchlight 3's announcement, ...

Do You Have Rights in the Digital World? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 27

Do You Have Rights in the Digital World? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 27

On the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 27, Sean and David discuss whether or not consumers really have rights in today's digital age. Do video game fans own more than just discs and hardware? The pair also talk about Valve giving away copies of the H...

What Can We Expect in the Next Decade of Gaming? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 26

What Can We Expect in the Next Decade of Gaming? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 26

On the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 26, David, Sean, Limarc and Tim go over their predictions for what they believe may happen during the next decade of gaming. The crew also discusses Byleth joining Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Xbox Series X's lac...

Is the Pokemon Franchise Finally Evolving? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 25

Is the Pokemon Franchise Finally Evolving? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 25

On the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 25, David, Sean, Limarc and Tim determine whether or not the Pokemon franchise is headed in the right direction after last week's Direct. Find out their thoughts on Pokemon Sword and Shield's upcoming expansion,...

How Important is a UI? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 24

How Important is a UI? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 24

On the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 24, David, Sean, and Tim discuss the Nintendo Switch's home menu and the importance of a UI in gaming, streaming, and digital media in general. They also go over another WWE 2K20 glitch fiasco, The Witcher 3's r...

The PS5 To Outsell Competitors According To Market Analysts

The PS5 To Outsell Xbox Series X According To Analysts

Market analysts have had their say on what they believe will be 2020's biggest gaming trends. Among these predictions, some analysts think the PS5 will outsell the Xbox Series X. Others suggest the possible release of a 4K supported Nintend...

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from KeenGamer!

It is this time of the year! We at KeenGamer want to wish you happy holidays! Unpack your presents and have a great time! We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate everyone on the upcoming holidays. No matter the genre, platfor...

What Does the Future Hold for Google Stadia? - Keen Cast Ep. 20

What Does the Future Hold for Google Stadia? – Keen Cast Ep. 20

On Keen Cast Ep. 20, Sean, David, and Tim speculate what the future holds for Google Stadia and if the streaming console will ever be ale to recover from its lackluster launch. We also talk about Kathleen Kennedy's comments regarding the St...

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