• PlayStation Home: Interesting Idea with Weak Execution

    Sony debuted PlayStation Home in December 2008. So, at the time of its closure on March 2015, the community’s existence will be a little over...

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    Sony debuted PlayStation Home in December 2008. So, at the time of its closure on March 2015, the community’s existence will be a little over six years. As a hardcore PlayStation fanatic and owner of all the PlayStation consoles, I generally had no time for PlayStation Home. I recall checking out Home two or three...
  • Sorting Through the Mess That is the Final Fantasy Franchise Today

    If you’ve been interested in games for a while — even in passing — you’ll know the name Final Fantasy and the weight that comes...

    If you’ve been interested in games for a while — even in passing — you’ll know the name Final Fantasy and the weight that comes along with it. One of the most revered series of all time now, it has been chugging along since the initial game was released back in 1987. From there it...
  • Are the Changes in WWE2K14 Enough to Warrant a Purchase?

    Wrestling games are kind of like crack to me at times. Even if I’m not in one of those “on” periods where I actually watch...

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    Wrestling games are kind of like crack to me at times. Even if I’m not in one of those “on” periods where I actually watch wrestling, I still play wrestling games almost as if it were a religion. There has been a bit of a love/hate relationship with the THQ/Yukes WWE games over the years...
  • Battlefield 4: It’s Time to Stop Wasting Resources on Single Player

    Battlefield 4’s release is coming up quickly, as it is slated to be released on October 29th in the United States. As always, it will...

    Battlefield 4’s release is coming up quickly, as it is slated to be released on October 29th in the United States. As always, it will be released in the Fall when there are a lot of other huge releases coming out, never mind that this Fall will also see the release of the Xbox One...
  • The Walking Dead Does Zombies and Narrative Better Than The Last of Us

    The Last of Us and The Walking Dead are the two games that you’ll talk about when you talk about modern zombie games. Both The...

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    The Last of Us and The Walking Dead are the two games that you’ll talk about when you talk about modern zombie games. Both The Last of Us and Telltale’s The Walking Dead are pretty different games, but both games have seen a great deal of critical and commercial success in their own right. They...
  • Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Shows Off Crazy Possibilities

    There was no better feeling than waking up to an unexpected Grand Theft Auto V gameplay trailer showing, you know, honest-to-goodness gameplay footage from the...

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    There was no better feeling than waking up to an unexpected Grand Theft Auto V gameplay trailer showing, you know, honest-to-goodness gameplay footage from the game and showing how some of the mechanics work. If you haven’t checked it out already, please, by all means do, or this article will make about as much sense...
  • The Xbox One and PS4 Generation Isn’t Ready For Digital Distribution

    I feel like when it comes to the Xbox One over the past few weeks, the horse has just about been beaten to death with...

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    I feel like when it comes to the Xbox One over the past few weeks, the horse has just about been beaten to death with pointing out flaws in Microsoft’s logic and reasoning, so I’m going to hop onto a different topic that points out a fatal flaw in the reasoning of both Microsoft with...
  • Watch Dogs’ Stark Existence Much Closer to Reality Than We’d Like

    We as citizens of the world live in odd times, as we live in the day and age where Americans are being spied upon by...

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    We as citizens of the world live in odd times, as we live in the day and age where Americans are being spied upon by their own government through the NSA and its PRISM program. As the world moves towards more of a digital future the subject of privacy becomes more and more of a...
  • The Last of Us and the Concepts of Tension and Release in Gaming

    Tension is one of those things that can make art more meaningful and provide the viewer/listener with a journey through an emotional experience. It was...

    Tension is one of those things that can make art more meaningful and provide the viewer/listener with a journey through an emotional experience. It was something that I first really learned about as a musician, by studying some great musical pieces that featured that tension and release that built up anticipation and took the listener...
  • The Last of Us: Can it Live Up to the Reviews?

    Earlier today I got my shipment notification that my copy of The Last of Us was on its way to my door, which will cap...

    Earlier today I got my shipment notification that my copy of The Last of Us was on its way to my door, which will cap off what has been a few weeks of reading some truly exceptional reviews for Naughty Dog’s upcoming cinematic action-adventure survival horror title. By all means, all of the reviews are...