EGLX Interview – Extra Life Toronto Guild


While this is late coming for a variety of reasons, our EGLX coverage is going to start coming out now as we’ve fixed some of the technical problems. First up was an interview I had with the new Extra Life Toronto Guild. Starting up relatively recently, they are the local chapter for the well-known Extra Life Charity in Toronto, and in particular ... Read More »

E3 2016 – Jesse Rapczack Interview on Ark: Survival Evolved

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Just after the PC Gaming Show, where he made a big announcement, I was able to talk with Jesse Rapczack Co-Founder and Co-Creative Director of Studio Wildcard about Ark: Survival Evolved. For those unaware, he announced an official mod, Ark: Primal Survival, where you will be able to play as the dinosaurs, build up a pack, mate with other dinosaurs, ... Read More »

Resident Evil 7 Quick Thoughts


If you had told me a month ago I would be recording a video talking about why the next flagship title in the Resident Evil series is worth looking into, I would have called you crazy.  Had you told me I would be sitting in a small room playing the next Resident Evil game in VR, I would have died ... Read More »

E3 2016 – Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord Interview

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I attended a presentation with Taleworlds Entertainment all about siege in Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord. Later I returned and Taleworlds graciously agreed to an interview, so I spoke with Frank Elliott and Steve Negus about more siege details, factions, relationships between lords, and more. We first talked about much of what you can see in this video here, which is ... Read More »

E3 2016 – Yooka-Laylee Presentation and Interview

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We had the opportunity to attend a presentation with Playtonic Games to see a gameplay demo of Yooka-Laylee. For those unfamiliar, Yooka-Laylee is considered by many to be a spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie. Kickstarted last year, Yooka-Laylee brings together many of the same talents from Rare, the people that made Banjo-Kazooie. From what I saw in my presentation, Yooka-Laylee is ... Read More »

E3 2016 – XSEED Localization Specialist “Hatsuu” Talks Trails/Kiseki Series


Back at the tail-end of 2011, I bought five games off of Amazon: Solatorobo: Red the Hunter, Chrono Trigger DS, The World Ends With You, Monster Hunter Tri, and The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky. All five of those games ended up becoming personal favorites. For most western gamers that have dipped their toes into the “Trails” JRPG series—called “Kiseki” or ... Read More »

EGX Rezzed 2016 – Tokyo 42 Interview with SMAC Games (Sean Wright and Maciek Strychalski)


When at EGX Rezzed 2016 last month, writer Alex Baldwin and myself had the chance to sit down with Sean Wright and Maciek Strychalski, who are developers from SMAC Games, an indie studio that are currently developing a very interesting isometric shooter called Tokyo 42. So what’s the game about? Well you are tasked with assassinating different targets while also finding your ... Read More »

TechRaptor’s Upcoming Games – May 2016 [Video]

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May the 4th be with you this Cinco de Mayo [Ed. Note: Oops sorry, got it out a day late]! We’ve got a lot of shooters this month and last time I checked, nothing says mothers day like an online FPS.  Overwatch  Overwatch is a stylish and frantic shooter that features 21 different characters with various play styles and abilities.  No matter who you ... Read More »

EGX Rezzed 2016 – Mode7 Interview with Paul Kilduff-Taylor

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During our time at EGX Rezzed 2016, myself and Alex Baldwin were able to meet up with Paul Kilduff-Taylor, the Co-founder of Mode7 Games. You may know of this development team as the creators of games such as Frozen Synapse and Frozen Cortex.  Paul Taylor and Ian Hardingham founded the UK based studio back in 2005 and released the award-winning Frozen Synapse in 2011, but for those ... Read More »

Blacksea Odyssey Quick Thoughts Video: Hunting Aliens And Grabbing Booty


Well, what’s this? Another top-down roguelike for me to play through? Luckily for me, I’ve already got experience from Starward Rogue and now a new challenger appears in the form of an Early Access game titled Blacksea Odyssey! Want to find out what I think? Make sure to watch my Quick Thoughts video below: To summarize, Blacksea Odyssey has to be one of ... Read More »