Gaming

The Writer Within XII

Last week’s Writer Within was terrible. It’s the one entry I hate the most because I had to define myself against some anonymous body snatcher with multiple personalities and a sick fascination with c...[Read More]

The UK Government wants to hear from YOU: Is gaming harmful or helpful to society?

The House of Commons; UK Government, has created a select committee in order to gather evidence on whether or not gaming is harmful or helpful to society: Call for evidence from gamers Is gaming harmf...[Read More]

The Life is Strange 2 Trailer is finally here

So…we finally got to see a new Life is Strange 2 trailer but before we go too in-depth into it. Here it is: Whew! Well did you get all that? So many answers to what will be in the game and yet s...[Read More]

1979 The Revolution: Black Friday Review

1979 The revolution finally finds its way to consoles after being available on PC and mobile platforms. Based on the actual real life event of the 1979 Islamic revolution or ‘Iranian Revolution&...[Read More]

City of Brass Review

Overview City of Brass is a rogue like first person action title from Uppercut Games. With an Arabian Nights theme, Skyrim style two handed combat and Mirror’s Edge style movement, the game is a...[Read More]

Physical vs. Digital Games: The Definitive-ish Answer

While it may not inspire the same fervor as the console wars, the debate over whether it’s better to buy video games as an actual physical item or to simply download digital copies of them still...[Read More]

New Years Resolutions 2018: Gaming Industry Edition

New Years Resolutions 2018: Gaming Industry Edition With the page turning on 2017, and the new calendar year upon us it is a chance to start fresh, make changes to your life and undoubtedly see how yo...[Read More]

The Writer Within VI

LEVEL SIX: SCIENCE Gaming is a mental health issue. That’s a real thing that has happened, a real classification. Now we could talk about how sensitive and warped our society and culture had bec...[Read More]

January 2018 Games With Gold announced 

What’s a better way to start off the new year than with free video games. Microsoft has announced the lineup of free Games With Gold titles that Xbox Live Gold members will be able to download t...[Read More]

Suit Up For A Chicken Dinner

Starting tomorrow December 7th,  Xbox is releasing one of three Xbox exclusive customization packs for Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). The packs were announced at Paris Games Week in earl...[Read More]

Taking A Look At The Console War

For many, many years the console wars have been raging on between platform owners. It is an epitome of first world problems, where adults bicker and argue like schoolyard children. It seems people who...[Read More]

The Writer Within IV

LEVEL FOUR: TOXICITY You know what’s funny about Sexism? Nothing, nothing at all. If 2017 has taught us anything it’s that we, as humans, are not as advanced as we like to make ourselves out to be. Ra...[Read More]

Loot Boxes, Microtransactions and why I think some gamers are getting very lazy

Loot Boxes are a very hot topic at the minute – there is some controversy over the microtransaction system that requires real money to be spent after a game has been purchased and if indeed this...[Read More]

The Writer Within III

LEVEL THREE: Jet Pilot Games no longer release complete, at least not the majority of them, and they usually require day one patches. Also, we’ve reached a time where a bad game can actually be fixed ...[Read More]

Why I’m Waiting For The Next Xbox To Upgrade (Opinion)

Anyone who knows me knows I’m a huge Xbox fan, in fact to the exclusion of most other platforms. But I wanted to explain why I am not purchasing an Xbox One X, and there may be others who feel t...[Read More]

South Park: The Fractured But Whole Review

Introduction Well I went on down to South Park, and I had myself one hell of a time. South Park: The Fractured But Whole is a role-playing video game developed and published by Ubisoft, in collaborati...[Read More]

Maize Review

Overview Dropped into the middle of a cornfield, with no explanation on who you are, Finish Line’s Maize will take you on a journey of discovery within a Scientific Research Facility. Your missi...[Read More]

Assassin’s Creed Origins Review

Overview Get ready to hop back into the animus with the 10th installment of the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Assassin’s Creed Origins. It is an action-adventure, stealth game and the longest AC game to...[Read More]

Gumballs & Dungeons Review

It is very rare when you find a mobile game you enjoy for longer than a week or so. It is even more rare to find a game and really enjoy it as well as feel close to the other players in it even just a...[Read More]

(Opinion) NeoGAF has self-destructed

Earlier today on October 21st, 2017 NeoGAF owner Tyler “Evilore” Malka was accused of Sexual Harassment. The repercussions of this accusation have been tremendous, with all but 1 admin res...[Read More]

Why Supporting Your Prefered Platform Is Important (Opinion)

Xbox! Playstation! PC! Switch! Mobile! We all sure do love our games, don’t we? We live in such a golden age for gaming it still kind of blows my mind on how far we’ve come since the days ...[Read More]

What the Ataribox May Be (And What It Isn’t)

Everyone remembers when Atari was king of the hill back in the 70’s and early 80’s. Most will also remember Atari’s epic fall and the Great Video Game Crash of 1983 that it is often ...[Read More]

NBA 2K18 VC Backlash

With the launch of the highest rated annual sports title NBA 2K18 on September 19th, a majority of the hype fell on 2K’s rebranded game mode MyPark, now titled as The Playground. In the playgrou...[Read More]

USB Webcams Finally Being Tested for Xbox One

Starting today, Xbox LIVE Insiders Alpha Ring Members (phew, that’s a mouthful), will now be able to begin testing using standard webcams for Mixer streaming. When the Xbox One launched every un...[Read More]

Xbox In The Navy?

U.S Navy sailors will soon be able to control The Virginia-class submarines using Xbox controllers. Yes, you heard me right.  The periscopes on the subs can rotate a full 360 degrees and the joysticks...[Read More]

Memorable Scenes – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – “The Wolven Storm”

There are moments in games that simply make you stop and just appreciate what you have just seen. It might be something you affect yourself and in other cases, you might have no control whatsoever. It...[Read More]

Assassin’s Creed: Origins Enhanced May Feature 1080p/60FPS

One of the most anticipated titles of the Holiday season may be about to offer players more options thanks to the power of the Xbox One X. The effect of an Xbox One X Enhancement has already been chro...[Read More]

It’s time to go back to Arcadia Bay with Life is Strange: Before the Storm…

  ….but before that, lets take a look at why we fell in love with the Town and it’s occupants, in the first place. When Dontnod’s Life is Strange was announced, its strong word of mouth and...[Read More]

September Xbox Game Pass Update Brings Top Titles

A couple of must play games are headed to the subscription service on Xbox One in September. Xbox Game Pass is $9.99 per month and offers a wide selection of games to download and play at will. You ma...[Read More]

Original Xbox One Model Discontinued

The original Xbox One is done, or has been for some time, according to reports from Glixel. The beloved behemoth launched in November of 2013 at a price tag of $499 with next-gen Kinect included, and ...[Read More]

Rise of The Tomb Raider and The Power of X

It’s been well documented how many Xbox One X Enhanced games are coming, but for the first time we got to see how well one of the major multiplatform titles stacks up against previous versions o...[Read More]

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