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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...

Christmas Cover 2019

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...

How Synthetic Voices Will Change the Gaming Industry

Resistance to synthetic voice technology comes from a worry that it will threaten the job market for voice actors. However, it could prove to help voice actors as well. In this article, we will focus on how synthetic voices could greatly af...

MyKronoz ZeBuds Lite Review

MyKronoz ZeBuds Lite Wireless Earbuds Review: A Great AirPods Alternative

MyKronoz brings the ZeBuds Lite earbuds to the overcrowded market, managing to offer a great all-round experience at only the fraction of the price when compared to the more known competition. INTRODUCTION Wireless earbuds market exploded i...

Velocilinx Boudica Gaming Peripherals Review

Velocilinx brings the Boudica collection of peripherals consisting of a mouse, headset and a keyboard that aim to bring excellent gaming performance right out of the box while spicing up your setup with a ton of stunning RGB effects. lThe c...

Are Unfinished Games an Epidemic? - Keen Cast Ep. 19

Are Unfinished Games an Epidemic? – Keen Cast Ep. 19

On Keen Cast Ep. 19, Sean, David, and Tim offer their opinions on what publishers and developers should do to stem the tide of unfinished games that have been releasing recently. They also talk about Death Stranding, Disney Plus' shaky debu...

Should We Be Saying #ThankYouGameFreak? - Keen Cast Ep. 18

Should We Be Saying #ThankYouGameFreak? – Keen Cast Ep. 18

On Keen Cast Ep. 18, David, Sean, and Tim talk about the recent Pokemon Sword and Shield Pokedex leaks and determine whether or not they'll be picking up a copy of either game this week. Should fans accept developer Game Freak's decision to...

Keen Cast Ep. 17

How Can Blizzard Make Things Right? – Keen Cast Ep. 17

On Keen Cast Ep. 17, David, Sean, and Tim discuss how Blizzard how make things right after its weak apology at BlizzCon this year. What should the company do to distance itself from the Hong Kong controversy? We also talk about Overwatch 2,...

Do Video Game Leaks Damage a Game's Momentum? - KeenCast Ep. 16

Do Leaks Damage a Game’s Momentum? – Keen Cast Ep. 16

On the sixteenth episode of Keen Cast, Sean, David, and Tim determine whether or not video game leaks damage a title's momentum before release. We also talk about those Overwatch 2 reports, the never-ending controversy surrounding Fallout 7...

Is Censorship Good or Bad for Games? - KeenCast Ep. 15

Is Censorship Good or Bad for Games? – Keen Cast Ep. 15

In Keen Cast's fifteenth episode, Sean and David decide whether or not censorship is good for the video game industry. Would we support titles that are heavily censored? We also talk about Google Stadia, Xbox Game Pass' supposed success, La...

Noblechairs Hero Review: The Endgame Gaming Chair

Noblechairs Hero series brings the worlds of premium looks and excellent back support together into a chair that can easily fit into any PC gaming setup as well as office space without sticking out like a sore thumb. INTRODUCTION I’ve...

Analogue Pocket

Analogue Announces Pocket, the Portable Retro-Gaming Handheld

Be prepared to relive the handheld era! Analogue is coming strong in 2020, aiming for gamers nostalgia with their Pocket, a handheld retro-gaming device that could check most players boxes when it comes to third-party handheld consoles. Ana...

Was Blizzard Wrong? - Keen Cast Ep. 14

Was Blizzard Wrong? – Keen Cast Ep. 14

In Keen Cast's fourteenth episode, David, Sean, and Tim determine whether or not Blizzard was wrong with the way it handled a pro Hearthstone player's comments regarding the Hong Kong protests. We also talk about more PlayStation 5 news, Do...

Are Superhero Movies “Cinema”? - Keen Cast Ep. 13

Are Marvel Movies “Cinema”? – Keen Cast Ep. 13

In Keen Cast's thirteenth episode, David, Sean, and Tim determine whether or not superhero movies can ever be considered cinema. We also talk about our impressions of Marvel's Avengers, My Hero: One's Justice 2, and more from New York Comic...

PlayStation confirms the PS5 is coming holiday 2020

PlayStation Confirms The PS5 Is Coming Holiday 2020

PlayStation has finally revealed that the PS5 will be releasing holiday 2020. The PS5 will feature an SSD & will continue to support blu-ray's. Major changes to the DualShock controller included septic feedback & adaptive triggers, that wil...

Tai-Hao Gaming Keycap Sets Review

Tai-Hao provides an elegant, visually appealing solution for when you feel like the RGB on your keyboard just isn't enough. They also provide you with enough choices to keep it clean and simple as well as completely eye-catching. INTRODUCTI...

How Long Should Developers Support Live Service Games? - Keen Cast Ep. 12

How Long Should Developers Support Live Service Games? – Keen Cast Ep. 12

In Keen Cast's twelfth episode, Sean, Tim, and David try to figure out how long developers should support live service games before moving on to other projects. We also talk about The Last of Us Part 2's lack of a multiplayer component at l...

Are Roadmaps and Season Passes Just Empty Promises? - Keen Cast Ep. 11

Are Roadmaps and Season Passes Just Empty Promises? – Keen Cast Ep. 11

In Keen Cast's eleventh episode, Sean, Tim, and David try to figure out whether roadmaps and season passes are just empty promises or beneficial for developers and consumers in the long run. We also talk about Pokemon Sword's newly announce...

Thronmax Pulse Microphone & Caster Boom Arm Review

Thronmax brings its A-game with products that look to satisfy gamers looking into more serious streaming and recording gear while being kind on their wallets at the same time. INTRODUCTION Streaming has become a serious business in the last...

What Do We Think of Post-Launch Loot Boxes? – Keen Cast Ep. 10 – Image by Tim Ronan

What Do We Think of Post-Launch Loot Boxes? – Keen Cast Ep. 10

On the tenth episode of Keen Cast, David, Sean, and Tim voice their opinions on post-launch loot boxes and discuss whether or not they're apprehensive of the developers and publishers who've implemented them. We also talk about Pokemon's As...

Is EA Really as Bad as People Say? - Keen Cast Ep. 9

Is EA Really as Bad as People Say? – Keen Cast Ep. 9

On the ninth episode of Keen Cast, David, Sean, and Tim determine whether or not publisher EA is really as terrible as the gaming community says it is. We also talk about that CD Projekt Red's decision to make Cyberpunk 2077 almost entirely...

Divoom Ditoo Pixel-Art Retro Bluetooth Speaker Review

When you imagine a Bluetooth speaker, you usually have a picture of an uninspired, blocky or rounded piece of tech whose sole purpose is to play music. But, if you ask the Hong-Kong based speaker company Divoom - they can be so much more. T...

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