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Jack Waibel

Staff Writer

Jack Waibel is a writer, dungeon master, and lifelong gamer, with words appearing in EGM and TechRaptor. He’s tapped more land cards than modern science can measure and still brags about being TIME’s 2006 Person of the Year. 

Articles by Jack Waibel

KekRaptor: PS5 'Does and Does Not Have a Price,' Says Jim Ryan, Holding Dead Cat as Example

TR Originals

Early last week, GameSpot reported that Sony has still not decided on a price point for the PlaySt

Published: Sun, 02/09/2020 - 11:00
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Don't Discard Legends of Runeterra


Life is good if you're a collectible card game fan.

Published: Thu, 01/30/2020 - 12:00

The Stretchers Is a Sure Cure for Boredom

TR Originals

My wife and I burn through couch co-op games like a race car burns through tires.

Published: Mon, 12/30/2019 - 12:00
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Google Acquires Journey to the Savage Planet Developer Typhoon Studios


Google announced today that it has acquired Typhoon Studios, the independent game studio currently developing Journey to the Savage Planet

Published: Fri, 12/20/2019 - 09:00
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Xbox Games With Gold January 2020 Includes Batman, Star Wars, and a Bear


Earlier today, Microsoft announced the January 2020 Games With Gold lineup via the Xbox Wire.

Published: Thu, 12/19/2019 - 15:30
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Former Dangen CEO Ben Judd Dismissed From Digital Development Management, Resigns From BitSummit


Ben Judd—the former CEO of Dangen Entertainment an influential figure within Japan's indie games industry—has been dismissed from his position as Executive Vice President of Digital Development Man

Published: Fri, 12/13/2019 - 13:54
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[Updated] Dangen Entertainment and Former CEO Accused of Preying on Indie Developers


In a 2017 interview with Polygon, Dangen Entertainment's Nayan Ramachandran described the

Published: Wed, 12/11/2019 - 13:00
Pokemon Sword and Shield Review

Pokemon Sword and Shield Review


Pokemon has always been a franchise with one foot in the future and another in the past.

Published: Wed, 11/20/2019 - 12:00
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Blizzard Announces New Expansion, Auto-Battler Mode for Hearthstone


At BlizzCon 2019 today, Blizzard made two major Hearthstone announcements. First, the company unveiled the card game's next expansion, Descent of Dragons.

Published: Fri, 11/01/2019 - 19:50
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Blizzard Announces Overwatch 2, Includes "Shared Multiplayer Environment"


At BlizzCon 2019, Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan took to the stage to officially announce the development of Overwatch 2

Published: Fri, 11/01/2019 - 15:44
Silvanas breaks everything

Blizzard Announces World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Expansion


At BlizzCon 2019, World of Warcraft Game Director Ion Hazzikostas took to the stage to announce the game's next expansion: Shadowlands

Published: Fri, 11/01/2019 - 15:02
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Blizzard Opens BlizzCon 2019 With Apology


BlizzCon opened on a more restrained note than usual this year. Rather than opening with a sizzle-real of teasers or epic announcements, Blizzard President J.

Published: Fri, 11/01/2019 - 14:14