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Dan Rockwood

Staff Writer

I'm a New England-based writer who loves games and the industry at large. My favorite video game is Majora's Mask, and I will always says yes to looking at cat photos. I play all games but spend most of my time on Switch and PS4/PS5, with favorite genres being action adventure. 

Articles by Dan Rockwood

Elizabert Megafig in Bugsnax

Bugsnax is the LGBTQ-Positive Game I Didn’t Expect

Bugsnax advertised itself as a silly, unique game in which you capture and consume the titular Bugsnax. What I didn't expect was how Bugsnax is an LGBTQ-positive game with healthy same-sex relationships.
Published: Tue, 06/29/2021 - 13:00
Wario in WarioWare: Get It Together

WarioWare: Get It Together Announced at Nintendo Direct E3 2021

WarioWare: Get It Together announced and releasing September 10, 2021.
Published: Tue, 06/15/2021 - 12:34
The Outer Worlds 2 trailer announcement

The Outer Worlds 2 Announced

The Outer Worlds 2 announced! The Outer Worlds 2 trailer was revealed and announced at Microsoft’s E3 2021 presentation as an upcoming title from Obsidia
Published: Sun, 06/13/2021 - 14:26
Asteroid battle in Falling Frontier

E3 2021: Three Cool Sci-Fi Games Releasing this Year

Set for release by the end of 2021, Hooded Horse showcased three sci-fi games at E3 2021: Terra Invicta, Alliance of the Sacred Suns, and Falling Frontier. See our thoughts from the Hooded Horses press event.
Published: Sat, 06/12/2021 - 10:30
Mountain slopes in Carve Snowboarding on Oculus Quest

Carve Snowboarding Review

Carve Snowboarding is a spiritual successor to 1080 Snowboarding, but how does it perform on a modern VR headset? Check out our Carve Snowboarding review and see what we thought of this VR snowboarding game.
Published: Tue, 06/01/2021 - 12:00
Loftwing in Skyward Sword

The Skyward Sword Amiibo Is Disappointing But Not Surprising

In The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, a key quality of life feature is locked behind a $24.99 Amiibo. This is disappointing, but not surprising given Nintendo’s history with Amiibo.
Published: Tue, 05/25/2021 - 11:00
Resident Evil Village

Where Does Resident Evil Go from Village?

Resident Evil Village may be the latest entry in the survival horror franchise, but what’s to come next? We look at the Resident Evil Village ending and see what the next entry may be.
Published: Mon, 05/24/2021 - 13:00
Minecraft world

Video Games: Therapeutic Benefits of Fictional Worlds

It’s no secret that video games have therapeutic benefits, but we wanted to learn more. We spoke with Dr. Anthony Bean, a clinical depth psychologist and video game researcher.
Published: Thu, 05/20/2021 - 12:00
Mask of Pleasure in the Hall of Pleasure in Resident Evil Village

Resident Evil Village Mask of Pleasure Guide

See how to get the Resident Evil Village Mask of Pleasure. Enter the Hall of Pleasure, retrieve the Mask of Pleasure and escape Castle Dimitrescu.
Published: Mon, 05/10/2021 - 04:25
Resident Evil Village baby monster

Resident Evil Village Baby Monster Guide

Not all fights can be won. See how to run away from and escape the Resident Evil baby monster.
Published: Mon, 05/10/2021 - 04:21
Lady Dimitrescu in Resident Evil Village

Resident Evil Village Lady Dimitrescu Boss Battle Guide

If you’re having trouble defeating Lady Dimitrescu, check out our Lady Dimitrescu battle guide.
Published: Sat, 05/08/2021 - 15:03
Resident Evil Village Azure Eye Puzzle

Resident Evil Village Azure Eye Guide

The Azure Eye is one of many Resident Evil Village treasures. See how to solve the Azure Eye puzzle and where to find this valuable collectable.
Published: Sat, 05/08/2021 - 13:15