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6 Cuphead Bosses That Made Me Question Life

A brawl is surely brewing for Switch owners next week! Cuphead’s announcement for the Nintendo Switch has excited many fans and has also paved the way for new comers to the 2D, side-scrolling, run ‘n gun platformer. Described by some as the...

Top 10 Characters that should be DLC for Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 is very close to being released. Because of the short time left, the entire roster is practically revealed. Here are some characters that I think would be great additions post launch as DLC characters for Mortal Kombat 11. ...

Epic’s Exclusive Snagging Tactic Is a Good Thing, Here’s Why

With Epic's aggressive tactic of buying exclusive rights to upcoming games like Borderlands 3 and Metro Exodus, people have been getting pretty angry. Luke disagrees though, he thinks that Epic's attempts to bolster the Epic Games Store and...

Mortal Kombat 11 Covers Up and Changes

Mortal Kombat has always been in the midst of controversy and justly so, but it garnered the franchise quite a reputation. However, after 27 years, Mortal Kombat has decided to become more 'mature' and 'respectful'. This decision has sparke...

Is Monolith Soft Leading Development on a Zelda Game?

After years of providing development support for the Zelda series, could Monolith Soft finally be making its own entry? Introduction Anyone familiar with recent entries in “The Legend of Zelda” series is probably aware that Nint...

5 Reasons to buy the Trails of Cold Steel Decisive Edition

Is the decisive edition worth spending $49.99 USD? Here are five reasons to buy The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Decisive Edition. Originally released on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold...

What We Want for Borderlands 3

With the trailer for Borderlands 3 still fresh in our minds, let's take a look at a wishlist of features we want for the upcoming installment in this crazy looter shooter series! Introduction With the official announcement of Borderlands 3 ...

Will PlayStation VR Survive Into Next Gen?

The PlayStation VR has so far done a great job of standing out in the high end headset market. People speak highly of it for such reasons as price or great exclusive games. But has it been enough to persuade enough people (in Sony’s eyes) t...

How video games unknowingly satisfy the male need

Video games although designed for the purpose of entertainment and escapism performs various other functions. One of these functions is the male need. This pertains to the core psychological needs of men. The inception of video games into t...

Why People Like Hard Games

With Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice finally out, let's take a look at why people like playing hard games. For many gamers, video games are a chance to relax or escape from a challenging day, so why do other gamers want to punish themselves with ...

Is The Hybrid Switch Design The Next Evolution In Gaming?

Nintendo's leap into their next generation of gaming consoles introduced an innovative hybrid design like the industry has never seen before. While under-performing compared to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the Switch offers a true feelin...

Ten of the Best Strategy RPGs on Modern Consoles

Strategy RPGs have been popular since the 80s, but the genre has ebbed and flowed through the decades, surviving extinction and reviving in a beautiful new genre that blends the old and new. What are the best Strategy RPGs on modern console...

Top Ten Things We Want to See in Animal Crossing 2019

Scheduled for a 2019 release, Animal Crossing (working title) can’t be far away. This list explores the top ten elements and mechanics we want to see added or make a return in Animal Crossing for Nintendo Switch. 10. A Return to form Althou...

The Video Game Industry’s Obsession With Remakes

What exactly is the deal with all of these remakes? Why do they happen? What are some good and bad remakes? I will discover all of the main reasons games get remade and list some of the best and worse remakes I can think of. With the recent...

Battlefront II’s Capital Supremacy Falls Flat

Battlefront II fans had something exciting to look forward to today. Capital Supremacy dropped and offered great things. In fact, this new game mode boasted many things fans had been asking for since before the game’s release. Perplexingly,...

8 Things You Should Ask Before Buying A Video Game

As great as console or PC games are, things can get expensive. With AAA titles usually averaging around $60 when they first hit store shelves, it's no wonder the used game market still has a decent pulse, be it through game stores like Game...

Top 5 Persian Influenced Games

Persian people always had a strong presence in the Gaming industry. Today we take a look at the top 5 Persian influenced games. You can check them out and expand your knowledge of Iranian achievements! So, two days ago was the beginning of ...

Rainbow Six Has a Toxicity Problem

Rainbow Six Siege has been nominated for a BAFTA under the best evolving game category. While it cannot be denied that Rainbow Six Siege has greatly improved since its launch, the game still has a severe problem with player toxicity. Rainbo...

Pokémon Sword and Shield: Familiar Land or Brave New World?

Many people believe that Pokémon is long overdue for a revamping. The Pokémon Sword and Shield trailer seems to have dashed these hopes, but is there something we're missing? Introduction Many people agree that Pokémon is in dire need of an...

How Loading Bars Really Work

The loading bar (or percentage) sits the near bottom of our screen between levels and every time it’ll have its repeated quirks. It goes slowly from 1% - 10% then races to 80% and hovers maddeningly at 95%. Every gamer has sat in silence lo...

The Various Failures of Fallout 76

Fallout 76 saw issues straight out the gate. From nuke codes failing to the notorious canvas bags, this article takes a look at some of the bigger incidents surrounding one of last years most controversial games. Strap in folks Country Road...

What to expect at E3 2019 from the major gaming companies

With Sony out of E3 this year and EA announcing they're skipping the conference, 2019 is already turning out to be an interesting year for the event. There are still bound to be a lot of announcements, however. Here's what you can expect fr...

Could a Dark Souls battle royale game be made?

FromSoftware Director, Hidetaka Miyazaki, recently said that he would love to make a battle royale game. Naturally, people are assuming that a FromSoftware battle royale game would take place in the Dark Souls universe. Is this a legitimate...

NBA 2K19 is Unbearable and Here’s Why

NBA 2K19 is the best basketball game out there, which honestly says a lot about NBA Live 19. While the game definitely shows signs of improvements from its predecessor, there are still significant issues that are yet to be addressed which i...

Why Are Single Player Games Still Thriving?

While live service and GaaS formulas continue to grow in the connected world of gaming, single player, story driven titles are still finding their own monumental success. Over the last couple of years it's been the single player titles like...

Ranking the Devil May Cry games

With Devil May Cry V out this week, what better way to build up the hype than make a list to see where they rank? Where will your favorite installment of this long-running series be rated? Read on to find out. It's hard to believe that ...

5 Of The Worst Games In 2018

Check out my Top 5 Worst Games of 2018. Some of the duds and deuces that were left in the ceramic throne over the course of 2018 can be found here. If you want to know what games truly bombed last year, check out my article! The Gaming Gods...

Quantum Break: The Misunderstanding

Delving into the past, and taking a second look at Quantum Break. Having personally played the game twice, I believe that Quantum Break’s story is misunderstood. Instead of seeing it as a game, dig deeper and see it as an immersive experien...

Emulation and Its Importance

Just how important is Emulation to the preservation of gaming history? What even is Emulation? We look at these questions and others in this article. A good amount of people in the gaming community, especially retro/older gamers, have at le...

5 Family-friendly Fortnite Streamers other than Ninja

Looking for talented Fortnite streamers to watch? We’ve got you covered with five family-friendly Fortnite streamers other than Ninja. Fortnite: Battle Royale is by far one of the most-watched and most-streamed video games of the past decad...

What a New Batman Game Needs

Since their last Batman game in 2016, Rocksteady have been rather quiet. Around a month ago, a leak suggested that a new Batman game named "Crisis" was rumored to be in the works. Though it’s deemed by many as unlikely, a huge Batman fan li...

Apex Legends: The Saviour of Battle Royale

After nearly two years of the battle royale craze the genre was beginning to show signs of stagnation. Apex Legends Addresses many of the issues found in BR games while providing some interesting innovations. INTRODUCTION In the early 2010s...

5 of the Best Endless Runner Games for Android

Android's endless runner games enthrall myriad players. It's well worth including at least one infinate runner game on your phone or tablet. The app list below includes five of the best endless runners for the Android platform. Endless (or ...

The Long and Hopeful Road to a New Jak and Daxter

The last numbered Jak and Daxter game is over 14 years old. With the recent re-releases of the games on PS4, could we finally be closer to a new entry in the series? Introduction It has been just over 14 years since the original release of ...

How Division 2 Brings A New Standard To Sequels

Many have tried, many have failed, a small fraction of the games made will perform well, only a handful of them will continue and some will grow to legendary status! Trying to re-create an amazing experience is like trying to catch a fly wi...

The Legacy of Devil May Cry

Devil May Cry V is right around the corner, with a demo dropping on February 8th and the full release a month later. It's time to take a look at the origins of the legendary action series, it's influence on gaming and why it is so beloved b...

Astroneer: Early Access Done Right

After two years in early access, Astroneer 1.0 launches this week. Compared to other early access titles, Astroneer has had a smooth run. What makes Astroneer different? Are good examples of early access enough to justify the practice in 20...

Titanfall 3 shelved in favour of Apex Legends

It looks like Respawn Entertainment has released Apex Legends. A free to play, battle royale game set in the Titanfall universe! Time will tell if this is the future of the series or a small break from the main instalments. Very recently Re...

Resident Evil 2 Remake: Survival Horror Renaissance

Survival Horror has been a troubled genre since the release of Resident Evil 4. Could the Resident Evil 2 Remake breathe new life into it? Introduction to Survival Horror Survival horror games came roaring into gaming consciousness with the...

Dark Clouds Loom Over Anthem A Month Prior To Release

After an initial experience released in the form of a demo, players have reported to suffer from a variety of frustrating technical issues, ranging from infinite loading screens to being constantly kicked out of game servers. However, this ...

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