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Robert Grosso

Staff Writer

A game playing, college teaching scholar who happens to write some articles every so often. Enjoys penning long-form articles that few probably read. Love the art of gaming, preservation, collecting and RPGs. Have worked as a journalist, critic, educator and blogger for over ten years now, with articles published (as user editorials) on Game Revolution and Giant Bomb as well as a contributor for the websites Angry Bananas and Blistered Thumbs. Now making TechRaptor my home.

Articles by Robert Grosso

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Why We Need a Knights of the Old Republic II Remake

Opinions
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords is often seen as a hidden gem among fans, and more than most games, it deserves a remake. The complexity of its characters, its introspective narrative, and the fact that it didn't have enough time to be completed, are the reasons why.
Published: Tue, 05/04/2021 - 12:00
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New Pokemon Snap Blushing Beach Guide

Guide
Ready to soak some sun on the Blushing Beach in New Pokemon Snap. It is the perfect opportunity for some good photos, so check out our guide here!
Published: Mon, 05/03/2021 - 09:40
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New Pokemon Snap Maricopia Reef Guide

Guide
Get ready to hit the surf along the Maricopia Reef in New Pokemon Snap. This guide goes over the Pokemon and photo opportunities at your disposal.
Published: Sun, 05/02/2021 - 17:29
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New Pokemon Snap Elsewhere Forest Guide

Guide
Here is a comprehensive guide to one of the most unique levels in all of New Pokemon Snap, the Elsewhere Forest.
Published: Sun, 05/02/2021 - 06:53
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Insurmountable Review

Review
Insurmountable is definitely a hidden gem of a game, one that provides the right mix of challenge and fun for the player’s delight. It is easily a mountain I would keep climbing, and that is as high of a recommendation you can give for anyone looking for something new to play. 
Published: Mon, 04/26/2021 - 15:03
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Ashwalkers: A Survival Journey Review

Review
Ashwalkers attempts to do something new with its blend of survival and storytelling, but it fails to be both compelling and a challenge for those who play it.
Published: Sat, 04/17/2021 - 10:30
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Sony Might Be Making a Mistake that Will Harm Game Preservation

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Sony is making a mistake in shutting down their PS3, Vita, and PSP stores if the rumors are true. It is a huge blow to game preservation, which is already difficult enough due to piracy and legally grey areas, but made worse with the lack of access for everyone to play games.
Published: Fri, 03/26/2021 - 12:00
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The Legacy of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

Feature
The legacy of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion cannot be understated, as it is an important game that was not only a transitionary title for the Elder Scrolls series but for the landscape of gaming as a whole.
Published: Mon, 03/22/2021 - 11:00
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In Rays of the Light Review

Review
In Rays of the Light is a really good, if brief, atmospheric adventure that will provide players at least some moments of introspection.
Published: Wed, 03/17/2021 - 10:00
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The Best and Worst Designed Legendary Pokemon

Feature
In all of our talk about Pokemon designs, we haven't touched the legendaries yet. That changes now as we look at the best and worst designed legendary Pokemon in the entire franchise.
Published: Mon, 03/08/2021 - 12:30
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Stronghold: Warlords Review

Review
Boasting classic mechanics that have aged like fine wine, the few additions and changes to the formula make Stronghold: Warlords a worthy entry into anyone's RTS library.
Published: Mon, 03/08/2021 - 11:00
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The Best and Worst Pokemon Designs of Generation VIII

Feature
The designs for Pokemon Sword and Shield are pretty good, but there are some that are still off. Which are the best, and which are the worst?
Published: Mon, 03/01/2021 - 13:00