Too Many Games and Decision Paralysis

Too Many Games and Decision Paralysis

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re unsure what game to play, and you spend tens of minutes just choosing, ending up playing nothing a lot of the time? It’s a situation that’s more common than you think, although the evidence for its occurrence is very anecdotal. As gamers today, we’re the most spoiled for choice than we’ve ever been, but this is a double edged sword. In […]

Why Gamers React Strongly To Criticism Of Their Interests: A Personal Perspective

Why Gamers React Strongly To Criticism Of Their Interests: A Personal Perspective

Like avid fans of other mediums of entertainment, gamers can be quite passionate about gaming. Whether it’s their hobby, dedicated lifestyle, or their job, gamers invest a lot of time and money into what they do. You often find that gamers can react strongly when their games are criticism, and in some cases this reaction borders on toxicity. While the extreme cannot be condoned, there is some legitimacy behind why […]

Will We Ever See Street Fighter On Xbox Again?

Will We Ever See Street Fighter On Xbox Again?

It’s become abundantly clear that Street Fighter V will remain a PS4 console exclusive indefinitely. Sony funded the development of the game to be a ‘platform’, with which all updates will be pushed to the singular copy of SFV, meaning there will be no new editions or expansions. However, ‘console exclusive’ means just that: a PC a version is available, therefore only the Xbox One goes without SFV at all. […]

The Lupe Vs Daigo SFV Exhibition Showcases Dramatic Excitement In The FGC

The Lupe Vs Daigo SFV Exhibition Showcases Dramatic Excitement In The FGC

In case you didn’t know, last night, through some rather complex series of events, rapper Lupe Fiasco faced off against world renown fighting game player: Daigo Umehara. It was a first to 3 wins set, in the latest big fighting game, Street Fighter V, and was set up by Mad Catz to stream on Twitch’s official channel. Watch the video below to see the set itself. Now, let’s just get […]

10 Visual Features In Current Gen Games Which Continue To Impress

10 Visual Features In Current Gen Games Which Continue To Impress

Author’s Note: I am a console gamer, however I am not partial to any console beyond having a personal preference. This article is meant to be a celebration of what current gen console technology can achieve. The snarky sort among you will likely remark how PC has been able to achieve a lot of these features a long time ago, and you would be correct. But remember, this isn’t a […]

The Fighting Games Of 2016

The Fighting Games Of 2016

As a big fighting game fan myself, I’ve definitely got my eye on what this year holds for fighting games. 2015 was a decent year for both the competitive fighting scene, as well as casual fan enjoyment, with entries such as Mortal Kombat X and BlazBlue Chronophantasma Extend. Many also enjoyed the tons of hours they got on the Street Fighter V beta. This year, 2016, we’ve got even more […]

Dead Or Alive Xtreme 3 Isn’t Coming To The West, And We Shouldn’t Be Surprised

Dead Or Alive Xtreme 3 Isn’t Coming To The West, And We Shouldn’t Be Surprised

The news has been making the rounds that Koei Tecmo, publishers of the Ninja Gaiden, Dynasty Warriors and Dead or Alive series, will not be releasing Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 in the West. Basically, that means the game will only be available through import from Japan. Both Nichegamer and Techraptor have written some decent reports on this. To give some context, the ‘Dead or Alive’ franchise is a series […]

10 First Person Shooters Worth Buying This Holiday Season

10 First Person Shooters Worth Buying This Holiday Season

It’s beginning to look a lot like…Black Friday. What, you thought I was going to say Christmas? Don’t be silly, consumer goods rushes must be at least once every month! Jokes aside, the holiday seaosn is fast approaching, and the cheap deals for consumer goods will be upon us. If you’re looking to finally take the plunge into the current gen of game consoles, or buy yourself that shiny new […]

[Opinion] Xbox’s Free Games With Gold Help You Discover New Tastes

[Opinion] Xbox’s Free Games With Gold Help You Discover New Tastes

Author’s Note: The opinions expressed here are solely mine, and are based on my experience with the Games With Gold titles. Any suggestions or assertions made here are done on my own volition, and are neither sponsored by Microsoft or any of the game companies who contributed their free games. Basically, I just like the program and I’m here to share why I think it’s useful. The Xbox ‘Free Games […]

If There’s One Problem I Have With Black Ops 3’s Campaign, It’s This

If There’s One Problem I Have With Black Ops 3’s Campaign, It’s This

Author’s note: The following is a nitpicked and personal gripe with the design decisions of Black Ops 3’s singleplayer campaign, and is not indicative of the game’s quality nor any other aspect of the experience beyond the campaign in particular. I have thoroughly enjoyed the game, and this is not a review of it, but instead my own thoughts on the game in general. From the beginning of Black Ops […]