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The Death of the Videogame Mascot

The Death of the Videogame Mascot

The concept of the videogame mascot is dying out. Learn how abandoning the need for a mascot can lead to better and more diverse console exclusives. PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo all have differing strategies, for better or worse. There o...

6 BR Locations Apex Legends Should Add to Arenas

6 BR Locations Apex Legends Should Add to Arenas

With the launch of Arenas, these are 6 BR locations Respawn should add to the game mode. The 3v3 elimination matches shake up the Apex Legends experience on new and existing locations. Let's take a look at what areas from the game's Battle ...

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The 10 Best Movies on Shudder

With so many movies on the horror streaming service, it can be hard to know when you've found a good one. This list of the 10 best movies on Shudder will help you narrow down your searching time. From 80s classics to horror-comedy to the be...

The 5 Best Family Board Games in 2021

Board games are back with a bang! This list contains some incredible options available to play with an option to suit just about anyone. Playing board games as a family no longer needs to be a boring playthrough of Monopoly or Scrabble for ...

Rick and Morty Season 5 Trailer What We Know So Far

Rick and Morty Season 5 Trailer: What We Know So Far

Everything you need to know about Rick and Morty Season 5 is right here! Trailers, sneak peeks and even an early-stage scene have revealed crazy plots, awesome references and even more Smith family adventure, coming June 20th. Rick and Mort...

Inside 5 Years Later: One of the Best Puzzle Games of All Time?

Back in 2016, PlayDead's Inside was released to understated acclaim. 5 years later, should it be considered among the absolute cream of the crop in regard to puzzle games? The game's originality, accessibility and aesthetics are certainly s...

3 Reasons Why Apex Legends Is the Best Battle Royale

While there are many battle royale games out in the wild, few of them have maintained the level of interest that Apex Legends has. This will explain why Apex remains the best battle royale available. But why has it remained one of the bigge...

5 Reasons Bloodborne Deserves a PS5 Upgrade

On the PS5, Bloodborne remains a last-gen experience. Here are 5 reasons why Bloodborne deserves a next-gen patch. From improved frame rates to updating resolution, the new console should be the best place to play From Software's masterpiec...

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Why Video Game Comic Adaptations Work

Comic books are arguably the best medium for video game adaptations. Here are reasons why video game comics work as an adaptation and as their own series. In an era of video games being adapted in many forms, comics still remain a popular o...

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21 PS2 Classics You Can Play on PS Vita

Looking for classic PS2 games to play on the go on your PS Vita? Look no further. From JRPGs, platformers, to action games and even visual novels, here are all the popular sixth-generation ports you can get for PS Vita, the little handheld ...

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Top 6 Worst Videogame Soundtracks

Check out this top 6 worst videogame soundtracks list to see which ones to avoid at all costs! Some videogame soundtracks will live on in your memories for years after you finish the game, but there are others that stay with you for all the...

Who Is the Best Mortal Kombat Character?

Have you ever wondered who the best Mortal Kombat characters are? Let's take a look at the best characters the franchise has to offer. With the recent release of the latest live-action film adaptation, there's no better time to decide just ...

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4 Problems Needing To Be Fixed in MLB The Show 21

While the issues are far from game-breaking, here are 4 problems with MLB The Show 21 that need to be fixed as soon as possible. With the release of MLB The Show 21 as the first multi-platform next-generation title in the franchise, there i...

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Why You Should Try Levelling Alt Jobs in Final Fantasy XIV

Levelling alt jobs in FFXIV can be daunting due to the idea of the exp grind. However, it opens up more forms of engagement with the game's experience. Here is why new playstyles, lore expansions, cosmetic options and revisiting old content...

Star Wars The Bad Batch Has Incredible Potential

Star Wars: The Bad Batch Has Incredible Potential

The Bad Batch Season 1 releases on May 4th, and fans got just a hint of the potential this show has when it first appeared in Clone Wars Season 7. It'll be difficult to top its predecessor, but The Bad Batch has the potential to be a fan-fa...

5 Comics to Read After The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

Finished binge-watching and still craving more Falcon and Winter Soldier? These five comics should satisfy that desire to see more of these superheroes. This list ranges from understanding their origins and personal conflict to seeing the d...

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Top 5 Squadmates to Focus on for Mass Effect: Legendary Edition

When gamers think about some of the most iconic ensembles of characters in a videogame series, many will name the Mass Effect Trilogy. And with Mass Effect: Legendary Edition on the horizon, let's rank the 5 squadmates you'll want to focus ...

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Why Subnautica Is Such a Terrifying Experience

Subnautica is terrifying, yet it’s not marketed as a horror game. So why then does the game invoke such terror in so many players, making it hard to play? From its environments, to its approach to suspense, here is why Subnautica is one of ...

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Making Sense of Trico: The Last Guardian’s Misunderstood Hero

To better understand why The Last Guardian's Trico clicked with some gamers and annoyed others, this article will explore the story behind the beast to see what makes it tick. Although a somewhat polarizing figure, Trico is a unique element...

Here’s What the New European ‘Super’ League Could Mean For FIFA 22

The recently announced European Super league could bring big changes in FIFA 22. What could the new European Super League mean for FIFA's future? Here are some of the things that could happen if these 12 teams succeed and the breakaway goe...

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The 4 Best-Looking Esports Logos

The best esports logos maintain aesthetic balance through the combo of general qualities like creativity and clarity with technical aspects like font style and border design. For both large and aspiring orgs, this balance is a necessity, on...

7 Games That Are Truly Unique

7 Games That Are Truly Unique

These 7 games are unique in their own way. Instead of reaching for the usual tropes and ideas, these games tried something a little different. Ranging from wacky mashups, unique stories and settings, cool mechanics, to just downright weird ...

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How the “Looking For Group” Feature in Overwatch Turned Out to Be a Great Addition

How the Looking For Group feature in Overwatch changed the social gaming experience during the difficult year of 2020 for many players. From great new friends to awkward situations, here's why you should definitely give it a go. One of the ...

KeenGamer's 5 Best 3DS Games

KeenGamer’s 5 Best 3DS Games

The Nintendo 3DS is officially ten years old, so we thought it would be a great time to highlight the best games on the console. The last dedicated handheld by Nintendo was a unique device that provided many incredible and unquestionably gr...

Yes, They're Remaking The Last Of Us, but Don't Panic

Yes, They’re Remaking The Last Of Us, but Don’t Panic

With recent news indicating that a remake for The Last of Us is in the works, many people are fearing the worst. However, there's no need to worry. Naughty Dog is unlikely to make changes to the story or characters which would ruin this mas...

After 35 Years, Which Version of Link and Zelda Is The Best?

Nothing says gaming royalty like the iconic duo of Link and Zelda. Let's discuss which version of the duo is best, spanning the entire franchise. There are some versions of the characters that are more memorable and recognisable than others...

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How Bend Studio Turned Days Gone From a Mess to a Masterpiece

Bend Studio managed to take Days Gone from a rocky launch and turn it into a must-play masterpiece for the PS5. If you pick up Days Gone today, you might wonder why it received such lukewarm reception from critics. However, behind this game...

Cyberpunk 2077 vs. The Witcher 3: An Uneven Contest

When it comes to the inevitable Cyberpunk vs. The Witcher comparison there is only one clear winner. 2015's The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt was inarguably developer CD Projekt Red's greatest success and it now hangs like an albatross around th...

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Is Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster Worth the Price?

Is Shin Megami Tense III Nocturne HD Remaster worth the asking price? With the JRPG cult classic arriving on May 25th, there has been much excitement over the cult classic being brought to modern systems. While there have been improvements ...

Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Still Worth It a Decade Later

Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Still Worth It a Decade Later

Originally released in December of 2011, Star Wars: The Old Republic is still worth it nearly a decade later as both a completely standalone single-player RPG or a sprawling MMO to lose yourself in. Whether as a returning preferred player, ...

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The 4 Most Well-Designed Esports Jerseys of 2021

Here are four of 2021's most well-designed esports jerseys. From pattern placement to color highlights, these player and fan-worn tops excel in style, and in an industry where organizations work hard to catch eyes, they do just the trick. ...

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5 Features We Would Love to See in Mario Kart 9

Mario Kart 9 could be in development, and these are some features fans should love to see implemented into the series. Mario Kart 8 was originally released on the Wii U almost a decade ago. At this point, fans are clamoring for the next opp...

10 Mechanics to Satisfy an Appetite for Destruction

If you have a fascination with demolition in terms of virtual coordination, this verbose list of video game mechanics might be worth throwing bouquets at. A wise man once said: “The gods may have given us fire, but blowing stuff up? That wa...

The Complexity of Redemption in Red Dead Redemption II

Everyone loves a redemption story, but few do the complex idea justice. Red Dead Redemption II differs in this. Many stories tend to focus on the nobility in redemption, and ignore the misdeeds that led to one's journey to seek it. Rockstar...

Control and the Progress of Storytelling in Video Games

2019's Control, through its unique visual style and willingness to keep the audience at arm's length in regards to its story, warps the perception of how a video game can tell a tale. Despite being a relatively young medium, it is amazing h...

5 Reasons to Play Disco Elysium The Final Cut When it Releases on March 30th

These 5 reasons should be enough to make you want to play Disco Elysium's Final Cut when it finally releases on PS5 this March. The irreverent RPG is finally coming to console on March the 30th with added content and this is the perfect tim...

Why Rome: Total War is Still the Best Game in the Series

Why Rome: Total War Is Still the Best Game in the Series

Rome: Total War is getting a remaster in April. Here's why Rome still maintains its place as the best game in the Total War series. The rest of the series has since made a lot of changes - some for the worse, some for the better. Overall, h...

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Why Bravely Default Had a Better Opening Than Bravely Default 2’s Story

While Bravely Default 2's story provides an uncannily similar opening to its predecessor, the original possesses a few key features to give it an edge. From the narrative, to the introductions of characters, this article summarises the dist...

5 Features That Should Be Added in Total War: Warhammer III

5 Features That Should Be Added in Total War: Warhammer III

These are 5 features that should be implemented, changed, or reworked for Total War: Warhammer III. With a release date aiming for late 2021, the game promised to be Creative Assembly's magnum opus and the final installment in the highly su...

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5 Controversial Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Features

Despite a hugely successful and well received launch, controversial Assassin's Creed Valhalla features have gradually generated animosity from the fans. Outlining the 5 most prominent complaints, this article will provide some clarity towar...

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