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Mario's 35th anniversary: What should happen

What Nintendo Should Do With the 3D Mario Games

The biggest rumor of the week is that the 3D Mario games are getting remastered by Nintendo. If this ends up being true, Nintendo should go a certain direction so that these games can be even better than their original counterparts. The wor...

It’s Been 36 Hours and I Already Despise Bunny Day

Remember March 31st, when your island wasn't plagued with eggs? Me, too. That's why this article will explain how it's dumb and bad. Bunny Day is a scourge upon an overall enjoyable and serene game, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons doesn't...

Top 5 Games Set in London

Dark, wet and angry looking commuters. Just some of the ways in which London could be described by many. In this short piece, I’ll be listing my favourite games set in London. As ugly of a picture I just painted, I can’t help but miss walki...

5 Next-Generation Console Remasters We Need To See

5 Next-Generation Console Remasters We Need To See

Remasters are an opportunity to reflect on what made old games so spectacular while giving them a lick of paint. With the next-generation consoles on the way, I thought we could look at five games that desperately need to be remastered or r...

curing isolation with Forza 4

Curing Isolation With Forza Horizon 4

Dying to get out? You need to give Forza Horizon 4 a try. With an extremely detailed world with rotating seasons and tons of cars to drive around with, let me explain how I use gaming to deal with isolation. It's simply one of the best onli...

Marvel vs. Capcom 2: Looking Back Upon Its 20th Anniversary

This past February was Marvel vs Capcom 2's 20th anniversary. Marvel vs. Capcom 2 is a pillar of the fighting game scene that is still extremely popular to this day. With it set to take the main stage at EVO this year, let's take a look bac...

What Happened to Ryley Robinson After Subnautica?

What Happened to Ryley Robinson After Subnautica?

Ever since its release in January 2018, Subnautica has been gripping casual and hardcore gamers alike for its use of innovative game play, beautiful scenery and graphics, and its ability to scare the living daylights out of us. One aspect t...

Smash Ultimate Fighters Pass 2: Who's Next?

Smash Ultimate Fighters Pass 2: Who’s Next?

With the amount of star power the first Pass had, here are a few characters we think will be in the second Fighters Pass for Super Smash Bros Ultimate. The Super Smash Bros Ultimate Fighters Pass is finished, but Nintendo announced that the...

Xbox Series X & PS5 Backwards Compatibility: Why It’s Important

With new consoles on the horizon, the conversation surrounding both the Xbox Series X and PS5 is about backwards compatibility. Playing games from previous generations is an important feature for a lot of people and it's great that the majo...

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The New Animal Crossing and DOOM Games Are Great for the Same Reason

Animal Crossing New Horizon's relaxing island getaway and DOOM Eternal's high-octane trip to hell are surprisingly similar, thanks to tight loops and polish. Could it be that these games could be the necessary push to change the direction o...

Why Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the Game the World Needs Right Now

The world is a scary place right now, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons can't come soon enough. Whether it's chatting to your villagers, reeling-in fish, gathering fruit or digging for fossils, Nintendo's newest Animal Crossing title is the...

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Top 10 Maps in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Modern Warfare 2 contains some of the greatest maps in the Call of Duty franchise. From Highrise to Terminal, here are the top 10 maps in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. With the Battle Royale mode added to the newest Modern Warfare game, i...

4 Characters We Want in Dragon Ball FighterZ

4 Characters We Want in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Dragon Ball FighterZ continues to gain popularity with its stacked roster that's filled with some of Dragon Ball's most popular fighters. Here's our list of 4 characters we want to be added in. With the Season 3 Pass giving some hope for th...

TOP 10 GAMES TO PLAY WITH NON-GAMER FRIENDS IN QUARANTINE

Top 10 Games To Play With Non-Gamer Friends In Quarantine

People worldwide are facing some difficult days, with some cities being on quarantine or lockdowns, and others recommending social distancing to slow the spread of Coronavirus. While we gamers know how to spend a few weeks at home playing o...

What to Expect From Sonic the Hedgehog in 2020

What to Expect From Sonic the Hedgehog in 2020

As Sonic the Hedgehog dashes his way into the new decade, the series is coming up on its 30 year anniversary. Ever since SEGA announced that they'll be dropping Sonic news on the 20th of every month this year, the series seems to have some ...

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...

6 Things We Want to See in Metroid Prime 4

What are your expectations for Metroid Prime 4? We list 6 things that we are dying to see Nintendo incorporate into the newest edition of the franchise, over a decade later. While the release date has yet to be confirmed, here's hoping they...

Half-Life: Alyx

5 Reasons to be Excited About Half-Life: Alyx

Read this list of 5 reasons why you should be excited to play Half-Life: Alyx, the big comeback for Valve and the big reason to start or to continue playing VR. It’s been 17 years since we last had a chance to embark on an adventure through...

Top 5 things we want to see in Assassin's Crreed: Ragnarok

Top 5 Things We Need In Assassin’s Creed: Ragnarok

All leaks and rumours point towards Ubisoft's next Assassin’s Creed focusing on the era of the Vikings. This setting could deliver a tone of exciting possibilities for exploration and narrative, beyond anything the franchise has yet achieve...

VR: More Than Gaming Hardware

VR: More Than Just Gaming Hardware

In this short article, I'll be exploring VR and how it impacts contemporary society in ways that go beyond gaming. The world of VR gaming has somewhat of a niche audience. Some love it, others don't quite see the point of it, and some just ...

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – A Retrospective (Part 1)

Considered to be one of the greatest RPGs of all time, we take a look back at what made Knights of the Old Republic so groundbreaking, and why the series is so beloved by Star Wars fans in this retrospective opinion series. Can you believe ...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Play Hollow Knight

Hollow Knight, the immersive metroidvania 2D platformer that you need to try! With these 5 reasons to play Hollow Knight we will show you why it's unique playstyle will change your opinion of 2D games. In 2020, there are heaps of new games ...

5 Things We Want In Modern Warfare Season 2

5 Things We Want in Modern Warfare Season 2

Season 2 of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer is in full swing with the return of Rust and Ghost! Here are 5 things we want in to be added to the new season, from more classic maps to an official ranked mode. A Battle Royale mode is ...

Is the Three Houses Ashen Wolves DLC Worth the Money?

The Ashen Wolves DLC has brought up a familiar question: Is it worth the asking price? Browse the different features available in the expansion pass and come to a final decision! Whether character intrigue, strategy challenges, or the fresh...

Top 10 Modded Skins in Spyro Reignited Trilogy Cover

Top 10 Modded Skins in Spyro Reignited Trilogy

Take a look at our top 10 impressive skin mods for Spyro Reignited Trilogy! This list includes new skin designs and remade skins of classic Spyro characters. If you're not sure where to find great skins for Spyro Reignited Trilogy, we've go...

Uninformed Opinion – How Playing Video Games Is Killing You

Do video games kill? Video games have grown in popularity since the conception of Pong in 1958 and have since been the subject of scrutiny of both the intellectual as well as the uninformed. In this article, we respond to some of the claims...

The top 5 Assassin's Creed games

Top 5 Assassin’s Creed Games Ever Made

The Assassin’s Creed franchise has many memorable games, but which five are the best? We’ve spent over a decade travelling through time, meeting histories most notorious figures, twisting the course of time while you’re at it. It’s time to ...

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Movie Adaptions of Video Games Are Not What We Need

Video games turned into movies have always sucked to some degree. It may not completely fix the issue but turning to TV rather than movies could be beneficial when adapting a 60-hour video game into a long-running series rather than shoving...

5 Actors Born To Play Video Game Characters

5 Actors Born To Play Video Game Characters

Doesn't it feel like some actors are just perfect for certain roles? In the case of this article, i'll be exploring my favourite actor choices for some of the most popular video game characters of the last decade. Did any of your choices ma...

10 Things We’d Like to See in the Sequel to Skyrim

Skyrim was released nearly a decade ago, but its sequel still remains a mystery. Even if we don't have any real information (yet!), we can still speculate about what we'd like to see in the sequel to Skyrim, and see how a sequel could impro...

Grand Theft Auto 3: Criminally Innovative

GTA 3 Retrospective: Criminally Innovative

It’s time to cast our nostalgic eye over Grand Theft Auto 3, generally considered as one of the most influential games of all time. Many give the game credit for giving birth to the open-world genre. Welcome back to the gloomy streets of Li...

AAA Games Aren’t Bad, You’re Just Bored

It's too easy to say all AAA games are bad nowadays. It's also untrue. In fact the truth is brighter than you might think! You might not be able to change the games industry, but you can change the way you look at games. Will it help? Dunno...

Was Adding Byleth as Smash Ultimate DLC a Bad Decision?

Compared to the overwhelming hype produced by the inclusion of Joker and Banjo-Kazooie, Byleth's inclusion as Smash Ultimate DLC has been met with a lot of criticism. With all the outcry, do fans have a reason to be upset with Nintendo? Or ...

Character Skins We Need To See In Star Wars Battlefront 2

Character Skins We Need To See In Star Wars Battlefront 2

Over the past few months, many have noticed EA and Dice’s valiant efforts in turning Star Wars Battlefront 2 into a solid experience. The updates to the game plus the recent movie release seems to have motivated the Star Wars faithful into ...

Why the Uncharted movie will never happen

Why The Uncharted Movie Should Never Happen

The Uncharted movie has been delayed yet again, and I don't believe it will ever get made. There are two reasons for the film's troubles going forward; the uncanny valley effect and the track record of video game movies. Allow me to explain...

6 games on my next-generation wish list

6 Games On My Next-Generation Wish List

The next-generation of console hardware is just around the corner, and that means brand new games! Whether it’s the return of beloved characters or the defection of franchises that have only ever exclusive to one platform, the years ahead a...

Which Games Deserve a Television Series Next?

The Witcher has proven to be a major success for Netflix. The question is: what games are deserving of a television adaptation next? We at KeenGamer will be taking a look at five video game series that truly deserve a TV show of their very ...

Outer Worlds: Why Parvati’s Asexuality is Ace

Parvati from Outer Worlds is asexual and that's great! We look at what exactly asexuality is, why diversity is important to create interesting characters and why positive representations of asexuality in games is especially important. “You...

Top Gaming Moments of 2019

The Top 20 Gaming Moments of 2019

Gaming has generated some incredible moments for the media and fans in the year of 2019. Many will agree that so many gaming moments of 2019 have come and gone in a flash. We've collected all of the highs and lows of the year into one compr...

Sleeping Dogs: the most underrated game of the decade

Sleeping Dogs: The Most Underrated Game Of The Decade

Out of all the fantastic open-world games we've seen over the decade, Sleeping Dogs is one of the most underrated. A heart-pounding tale of crime, justice and morality, Sleeping Dogs deserves its place among the best of its genre. Let's exp...

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