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Top 10 Best Side Quests in The Witcher Trilogy

It is common knowledge that The Witcher games are a key role model in immersive side quests. Here you can find the top 10 of the best side quests in The Witcher Trilogy and this is certainly going to be fun. Side quests are that which allow...

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Metal Gear Solid 3 Analysis: The 5 Phases of Dealing With Hidden Trauma

Playing Metal Gear Solid 3 after 8 years taught me how to deal with trauma, just like Naked Snake does throughout the game. It's hidden well and would take a great deal of life experiences to see. Games can sometimes teach us a variety of l...

5 Animal Crossing Special NPCs that Should Return in New Horizons

Several special NPCs are missing from Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Here are 5 existing Animal Crossing special NPCs that should return and join the ranks of characters such as Celeste, Saharah, and K.K. Slider as guests to watch out for o...

Why I’m Giving Up On The Games Industry

Why I’m Giving Up On The Games Industry

I, one of KeenGamer’s longest serving writers, have chosen to hang up my hat once and for all. I have dedicated many years of my life to writing about videogames. After a lifetime of undying loyalty to a games industry I loved, I've finally...

5 Guest Characters We Need In MK11

NetherRealm studios must be commended for not only creating an awesome fighting game experience, but for the creative additions of characters from different worlds. Here's a list of 5 characters I would love to see join the MK11 characters ...

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3 Things PC Gamers Can Expect From Horizon Zero Dawn And Death Stranding

Both Death Stranding and Horizon Zero Dawn are releasing on PC in 2020, and expectations are high. Here are three things PC gamers can expect from these upcoming titles. If you're looking for a post-apocalyptic open world and memorable stor...

Why Xbox Could Sweep The Competition With The Xbox Series X

Why Xbox Could Sweep The Competition With The Xbox Series X

Can Microsoft return to the glory days of Xbox 360 and take the top crown once again with Xbox Series X? Microsoft are looking to be in a very strong position ahead of the launch of their new next-generation console. Halo Infinite is confir...

5 Reasons Why Modern Warfare 2 Remastered Multiplayer Would Be Great

Modern Warfare 2 has finally been remastered, but unfortunately, the much-loved multiplayer mode doesn't return. Here are 5 reasons why Modern Warfare 2 Remastered multiplayer would be great. Should it be added? Would it split the community...

Do Handheld Systems Still Matter?

Do Handheld Systems Still Matter?

Handheld systems have been around the gaming industry for many years. Do they still have a place in the gaming industry? As the current and next generation of consoles evolve, these systems have struggled for the past few years. Handheld sy...

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Retrospective | A Unique Gameplay Experience

Initially released in 2001, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is one of the most unique games that one could play. As a visual novel courtroom simulator, it doesn't sound all that interesting. However, this Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney retrospec...

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Local Co-Op Never Went Away, It’s Actually Better Than It’s Ever Been

Forget what anyone tells you, local co-operative play is quite literally as fun as it ever has been. People overlook the personal multiple experience in favor of online mayhem. This should be an eye-opener for naysayers that claim local co-...

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The Evanuris: Speculation For Dragon Age 4

The evanuris are a mystery for players in the upcoming Dragon Age 4. With little to go on but speculation, we provide what you may have missed while playing Dragon Age: Inquisition and Trespasser. Despite their importance, all we know of th...

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Top 5 Games Keeping Me Sane While Under Quarantine

The coronavirus has done one thing right, keeping gamers playing games. For people needing something to play during the pandemic and are stuck at home, this top five list will help you stir up some ideas on how to kill time playing some gre...

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GTA: San Andreas Retrospective – A Gangsta’s Paradise

As we continue our look back at Rockstar's seminal franchise, let's take a retrospective glance at GTA: San Andreas. Considered by many to be one of the best games ever made, it represents much of what makes the franchise a first among equa...

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3 Interactive Movie Games To Try: When Film and Gaming Collide

Explore the world of interactive movie games by checking out these 3 iconic titles that span from the 90s to 2020. If you've ever watched a movie and wished you could have instructed your favorite character to make different decisions, inte...

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Metacritic’s Top 8, Console Only, PS4 Exclusive Games

Metacritic takes all professional reviews for a game and average out the scores, so here are the best 8, must-own PS4 exclusives according to Metacritic. Games that are ONLY available on the PS4 will be considered to be acceptable. No remas...

Top 10 Upcoming Narrative Games in 2020: Stories Rock

Craving game narratives? Then we have some good news for you: there are plenty of upcoming 2020 narrative games that will showcase unforgettable storylines. Meet the shortlist of the best story-driven games coming out this year, all in a co...

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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Is Underrated

I feel like Assassin's Creed Syndicate is massively underrated and is slept on by many people. Assassin's Creed Syndicate is a really good game, and if you disagree, then please give me a chance to show my side through this article. It was ...

Maneater: Why This ShaRkPG Deserves You Attention

Maneater: Why This RPG Deserves Your Attention

Maneater is an upcoming RPG that explores what it is to be a man-eating bull shark. Explore the watery depths of the United States, eliminating apex predators and pesky shark hunters. This game needs to be on your radar and here’s why. Jus...

Does Animal Crossing have LGBT+ Representation?

Today let's take a look to see if Animal Crossing has LGBT+ representation. Animal Crossing has a colorful cast of characters, but are we about to see any of them associated with pride flags in the future? And what's going on with Flick and...

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How SEGA Could Improve the Sonic Games

SEGA's biggest franchise has been struggling over the last decade. Here's a few details on how they could make consistently good Sonic games. The Sonic games they make have been hit or miss and it seems like they can't nail down how these g...

Ranking All Assassin’s Creed Games from Worst to Best

Which Assassin's Creed game is the best and which is the worst? The Assassin's Creed series has been a staple of gaming ever since its inception over a decade ago and it's not always been a smooth ride. Of course, that is to be expected wit...

Top 5 PlayStation Now Games You Must Play

The Top 5 PlayStation Now Games You Must Play

Game streaming won't be over-taking traditional methods anytime soon, but services like PlayStation Now offers a fantastic library of classic and relatively new titles to download or stream. The question is, what to play? Well, we have that...

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic | A Retrospective (Part 2)

We take a look at the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic series, where we examine the story and characters of this classic Star Wars game, and find just what it was about this series that makes it iconic nearly 20 years later in this re...

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5 Best Bunny Day Items in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

We have decided to highlight the best Bunny Day items in Animal Crossing: New Horizons in the lead up to the big day! The array of items to craft do have a certain charm to them, and we believe some of them are worth the seemingly endless b...

Why the Ending of Assassin’s Creed 4 Is Amazing

What if I told you that Assassin's Creed 4 has one of the greatest game endings of all time? You would probably call me mad, but let me explain before you pass judgment. I'm sure there are plenty of games you are thinking of, but you're pro...

Solutions and Revolutions: Themes of Playdead’s Inside

The follow up to Limbo was met with widespread acclaim when it released in 2016. Let's return to this modern classic and dive into some of the messages and complex themes of Playdead's Inside. In the aftermath, most speculation around the g...

Game Streaming Services Could Kill Consoles

Could this be the end of consoles? Game streaming services are rapidly gaining momentum, with media streaming giants worldwide (such as Microsoft and Amazon) gradually joining the race toward the ideal system. As a result those watching the...

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...

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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...

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