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Every Super Mario 64 Stage Ranked

Every Super Mario 64 Stage Ranked

Let's rank all 15 stages from the seminal classic, Super Mario 64, to sort the best from the rest! This platformer has undoubtedly stood the test of time, but which of its many stages stand strong today, and which are beginning to show the ...

4 Read Dead Online Updates We Would Like to See

4 Red Dead Online Updates We’d Like to See

Red Dead Online is a success for Rockstar, but these are 4 updates that can be added which will make the game mode better than ever. Just like Grand Theft Auto Online, which had a rocky start but now has become a dominating cash force for t...

Returning to World of Warcraft: 10 Years Later

Returning to World of Warcraft: 10 Years Later

With the Shadowlands expansion rolling out today, let's travel back to Azeroth and see what's what. Having stopped playing over ten years ago, there's heaps of content and changes to catch up on. A lot of what will be discussed ain't new to...

Should Console Scalping Be Illegal

Should Console Scalping Be Illegal? Xbox Series X and PS5 Sales Are Being Abused

Console scalping has hit the gaming community harder than it ever has - should it be illegal? Prices on eBay, Facebook, and Amazon are absurd. The gaming community may need to fight back to bring an end to this immoral act. Laws have done n...

Why Was Among Us Allowed to Be a Nominee for the 2020 Game Awards?

Let's talk about Among Us, a game with immeasurable popularity, and try and reason why it's a nominee for the 2020 Game Awards, despite being a 2018 release. While other games have been nominated despite not technically releasing this year,...

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5 Nintendo Franchises That Deserve New Titles

Nintendo’s library is full of legends, but some games haven’t gotten the attention they deserve. Here’s 5 Nintendo franchises that deserve new titles. For one reason or another, these series have been dormant for too long, so let's give the...

Should Lovers Of Modern Warfare Buy Black Ops: Cold War?

Should Lovers of Modern Warfare Buy Black Ops: Cold War?

Fear not, Modern Warfare players, for this little article will give you all the information you need to decide whether to stay put, or make the next step in your FPS journey. The new Call of Duty game is finally here, but if you're still en...

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Our Hopes for Dragon Age 4

Our hopes for Dragon Age 4 are high in light of the critical acclaim of its predecessor, Dragon Age: Inquisition. So, what improvements do we hope to see? Reflecting upon the series’ past, we look optimistically forward to the future of thi...

5 Best Games That Help You Master Your Keyboard and Mouse Skills

5 Best Games That Help You Master Your Keyboard and Mouse Skills

Using a keyboard and mouse can be tricky, but we have some games for you to hone in on those skills. Whether you want a singleplayer or multiplayer experience, we have you covered on a wide range of games. You tactical shooter fans and knig...

5 Factors Contributing to Among Us’ Surge in Popularity in 2020

As we near the exit of this year, it seems appropriate to look back on what factors led to Among Us' surge in popularity, despite being nearly a two-year old game. There are a few reasons Among Us rose in popularity in 2020, and the world w...

5 Things We Want From An Assassin's Creed Series

5 Things We Want From an Assassin’s Creed TV Series

Here are the top 5 things we want from an Assassins Creed television series. It is among the most beloved of Ubisoft game franchises and one of the best-selling video game series in history. Here are some key things they can do to stop it f...

4 Great Xbox One Games You Can Play on Xbox Series X

4 Great Xbox One Games You Can Play on Xbox Series X

If you recently bought Microsoft's new Xbox Series X, you would be hard-pressed to not check out these 4 great Xbox One games to play via backwards compatibility. Thankfully, the studios behind all of these great games have put in a lot of ...

KeenGamer's Best Games of the Eighth Generation

KeenGamer’s Best Games of the Eighth Generation

With the eighth-generation of consoles coming to an end, and to celebrate the past seven years of video games, the KeenGamer staff came together to try and decide what the absolute best games were. Staff was asked to name their personal fiv...

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5 Things We Want to See in an AEW Video Game

Assuming that it's more than a mobile game, here is what we would like to see in an upcoming AEW video game lineup. AEW (All Elite Wrestling) recently announced that they would be holding a special event on November 10th to announce their u...

The KeenGamer’s Wishlist for Phasmophobia’s Official Release

Have you ever come up with an Idea for the official release of Phasmophobia that you think can improve the game? Here at KeenGamer, we got some of the players together to suggest some things we'd like to see added or improved on the game an...

5 Ways Assassin's Creed Valhalla's Lore Could Connect to Previous Games Cover

5 Ways Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Lore Could Connect to Previous Games

Let's speculate how Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s lore will bridge the gaps between previous titles. From evidence and clues sprinkled throughout the many trailers for the game, we can begin to piece together the game’s potential roadmap. Ass...

A Brief History of Hideo Kojima: The Making of Homo Ludensccover

A Brief History of Hideo Kojima: The Making of Homo Ludens

Hideo Kojima is a video game auteur who has made significant contributions to the history of video games. Known primarily for the Metal Gear series, Hideo has changed the way we understand video games and their potential as an art form and ...

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6 Best Free Steam Games That Are Worth Your Time

Here are 6 of the best free Steam games that are worth the time you’ll sink into them. Free games on Steam are often lacking in quality, but there are some hidden gems in the mix. You can’t beat the price, and your wallet will thank you. As...

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The Top 5 Mysteries & Urban Legends in Rockstar Games

Rockstar games are filled with strange moments that punctuate the often gritty open-worlds they inhabit. From cults to cryptids, you never know what you’ll find on the wild frontier or on the dusty roads of Blaine County. Here are the top f...

7 Characters That Should Be in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale 2

7 Characters That Should Be in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale 2

This wish list will detail characters that should be included in a potential PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale 2. Some were criminally left-out of the original and others have become gaming icons in the years since. If a sequel is ever re...

Forza Horizon 4: Will There Be a Third Expansion?

Forza Horizon 4: Will There Be a Third Expansion?

It's been over 2 years since Forza Horizon 4 came out and the community are predicting a third expansion. While no Forza title is being released this year, the community is now asking for an expansion to extend the game's life span. Forza ...

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Should Loot Boxes Be Illegal or Is There a Chance to Make Them Better?

Every gamer on the planet understands what loot boxes are and how annoying they can be. Should this mechanic be considered Illegal? This money absorbing mechanic has become a staple in modern gaming, so much so, that it's a relief when a ga...

Should You Buy A Disc Drive or Digital Console

Should You Buy a Disc Drive or Digital Console?

The newest consoles on the block come in two flavours: with a disc drive, and without - this will help you decide which one is right for you. Playing games from a disc may be a format almost as old as video games itself, but should you buy ...

November 2020 Gaming Anniversaries

Top 5 November 2020 Gaming Anniversaries

From recent hits like EA's Star Wars Battlefront to classics like Twisted Metal, Guitar Hero, and more, let's take a look at the major November 2020 gaming anniversaries worth celebrating in between the release of two exciting new consoles.

Top 5 PlayStation Franchises That Deserve PS5 Remakes

Top 5 PlayStation Franchises That Deserve PS5 Remakes

Classic PlayStation franchises like The Legend of Dragoon, Killzone, SOCOM, and more could benefit from a fresh coat of paint. With the next generation of consoles nearly upon us, let's take a look at the PS5 remakes we'd most like to see.

Top 5 JRPGs on Switch

Top 5 Retro JRPGs on Switch

In celebration of the first Fire Emblem game coming to the west, here's the top 5 retro JRPGs on the Switch to wet your appetite. Because older RPGs play and feel a little different from new ones. Any game on this list will act as training ...

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Top 10 Creepiest Locations in Fallout

Here's a list of the creepiest locations in Fallout, spanning across the entire franchise. The irradiated world of Fallout is bleak and depressing, but some parts are much worse than others. Even in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, there are s...

5 Zombie Games To Keep You Going Until Black Ops: Cold War

5 Zombie Games to Keep You Going Until Black Ops: Cold War

The gaming world is full of amazing zombie games where you can slay the undead, so here are some of the best to enjoy before Black Ops: Cold War! Many fans are excited for the return of zombies in this year's Call of Duty game, but what are...

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Why the Sega Game Gear Is Still Worth It

The Sega Game Gear was ahead of its time compared to Nintendo’s Game Boy but can be hard to go back to today with its blurry screen and unreliability. However, there are solutions to enjoying the Game Gear's library without the headaches. S...

5 Common Horror Game Locations and Why They're Scary

5 Common Horror Game Locations and Why They’re Scary

Like a string of terrifying first dates, horror games will keep bringing you back to the same locations. We can all attest to the scare power of these places, but why do they spook us so reliably? Read on to get an idea – and don’t worry. I...

Best Game Stories From Someone Who Hates Them

7 Best Game Stories From Someone Who Hates Them

Here are 7 games with narratives that are worth your time, even if you hate story-driven games. Sometimes you just want to smash demons, slay dragons, or plant trees hassle-free. That doesn't mean you should skip them all. Some stories are ...

13 Best Horror Co-Op Games Similar To Phasmophobia

13 Best Horror Co-Op Games Similar To Phasmophobia

Just in time for Halloween, here are the best cooperative horror games like Phasmophobia. Investigate a mystery with your friends and escape out of the clutch of evil spirits, sinister ghosts, zombies, bigfoot, and creepy space aliens by th...

7 Easter Eggs/Secrets in Forza You've Probably Never Heard of Before

7 Easter Eggs/Secrets in Forza You’ve Probably Never Heard of Before

Forza isn't really known for having easter eggs, but there have been a few interesting ones since the Xbox 360 generation. Despite Forza being all racing titles and often serious, it's rather difficult to include easter eggs. At least, the ...

3 Changes We Want to See in Injustice 3

What can NetherRealm Studios do to improve the game after the success of Injustice 2? This short list explores 3 changes that could further improve the already amazing work of the famous developers. The release of a third installment of the...

The Relationship Between Narrative and Technology in Videogames

Videogaming is a unique medium in that its ability to craft narratives is inherently intertwined with the available technology. The story of any game is expressed across multiple levels, both inside and outside the world of the game, and th...

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Our Hopes for Baldur’s Gate 3 After Divinity 2

Fans' hopes for Baldur’s Gate 3 are high after the success of Divinity Original Sin 2. However, there are shortcomings we hope the next title overcomes. Bearing in mind some of the issues with Larian Studio’s previous turn-based RPG, here i...

The 8 Best Free Multiplayer Games (That Support Crossplay)

No one likes spending money when they don't need to. Here are the 8 best free multiplayer games that also support crossplay. This list has a variety of games, from AAA first person shooters, all the way to a simple, card game. So no matter ...

3 Ways That Gotham Knights Could Be Better Than The Arkham Series

3 Reasons Why Gotham Knights Could Turn Out Better Than the Arkham Series

While it doesn't feature the famous Dark Knight, there are several reasons why Gotham Knights could end up being better than the famous Arkham games. Ludicrous? Maybe, but the details released so far could be the first signs of something re...

The $70 Price Hike Is Preferable to More Microtransactions

As Sony and Microsoft announced an increased price ceiling for PS5 and Xbox Series X games, there was some debate on whether it was preferable to pay more upfront, or deal with a AAA gaming landscape increasingly dominated by in-game storef...

What Are Live-Service Games and How Can Gamers Make Them Better?

Live-service games are all the rage. Fortnite, Destiny, Battlefield. The question is never if there will be more content, but rather, will the content be any good? So many live-service games make promises to keep content coming for years to...

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