Video Game Voice Actors Wanna Strike? Ta Ta!


With a majority vote of 96% approving to strike, some large names in the voicing business are demanding more pay for their recording sessions on top of royalties amongst their demands. TechRaptor previously covered the pre-strike while votes were still being tallied and also after to break the news. Is gaming doomed? Not by a long shot and here’s why. You know what ... Read More »

Screenshot Survey: Cyberspace Futuretech

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2015 has been a long year. I’ve just come to realize that as I look over what I’ve played, what I’m still looking forward to, and what games would rate the highest on my list. Games of all sizes are back in full force, whether they be small indie darlings or huge licensed playgrounds. It’s probably the first year since ... Read More »

The Business of Fun

Goodgame Studios Hamburg 2012. Foto / © Sabine Vielmo, Hamburg.

On the 3rd of August 2015, a financial newspaper called “The Nikkei” released a report on the work environment the devs at Konami make their games in. Konami recently stirred up a decent amount of controversy when they cut ties with Hideo Kojima, the creative mind behind the universally loved Metal Gear Solid series, but this unfortunately isn’t the only ... Read More »

How Black Ops 3 is Changing The Game


With Black Ops 3 less than a month away, Call of Duty fans across the globe are preparing for one of the most exciting installments in the long twelve year running series. Following on from the highly successful Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (and in date order Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare), Treyarch aims to give the series the ... Read More »

To The Green: Legacy of the Elder Star

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By pure chance, I have been playing a lot of shoot ’em up type games recently. From the combat sections of Undertale to the rockin’ skies of Steredenn to the complex simplicity of Vortex Attack, I’ve been perfecting my bullet dodging skills. Perhaps that was the initial draw to Legacy of the Elder Star, a unique side scrolling shooter currently making ... Read More »

The Escapist – An Opportunity to Discuss Anonymous Sources

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The recent dealings between Star Citizen and The Escapist have brought quite a few interesting questions forward to discuss. I’m not all that interested in arguing who is in the right and who is in the wrong, or who will “win” in the end, but discussing what has occurred and is still occurring in the light of journalism ethics is ... Read More »

The New Yorker Festival’s Tech@Fest – No Man’s Sky

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Following the conclusion of the New Yorker Festival’s Tech@Fest panel Cyber Privacy: Who Owns Your Information? (which I covered for TechRaptor here), I had about an hour to grab a bite to eat and see the area around the World Trade Center. When I returned to the Vesey Street entrance to get my ticket for the next event I was surprised to see ... Read More »

[Updated] Star Citizen – Lawsuits and Journalism Ethics

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Those of you that follow gaming news even semi regularly are probably aware that there are some serious allegations being leveled at Star Citizen, its developer Cloud Imperium Games (CIG), and Roberts Space Industries (RSI), a subsidiary of Cloud Imperium Games. It gets a little more murky when you take into account the allegations fired back from CIG towards The Escapist, who ... Read More »

This Week in Kickstarter – Call A Tree, Seriously

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This Week in Kickstarter we’ve got laser powered razors, the return of the BattleTech series, and a card game by Hank Green. BATTLETECH Turn-based tactical ‘Mech combat. From the creators of the Shadowrun series. BattleTech is a single player, turn based tactical game set in the 3025 era. It features mech combat and PvP multiplayer (after having reached its funding ... Read More »

Screenshot Survey: Mutant Lion Rocket

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Happy Sunday and happy October readers! Plenty of great big releases coming down the pipe all this month, but don’t let that dissuade you from checking out the smaller games you’ll be playing in the future. Every Saturday, indie developers share their works in progress, and I scour through to find the most interesting and overlooked stuff to present to ... Read More »