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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

BestWorst Gen 7

The Best and Worst Pokemon Designs of Gen VII

The Pokemon found in Pokemon Sun and Moon are pretty neat, and have some solid designs to them. Which are the best, and which are the worst?
Published: Mon, 02/22/2021 - 11:00
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Nintendo Direct 2/17 Recap

The long-awaited return of Nintendo is here, after over 500 days without a Nintendo Direct.
Published: Wed, 02/17/2021 - 17:07
Best Worst Pokemon Gen 6

The Best and Worst Pokemon Designs of Generation VI

Pokemon designs are always the highlight of any Pokemon game, so what did Generation VI give us? Let's look at some of the best, and worst, Pokemon designs from Generation VI.
Published: Mon, 02/15/2021 - 13:00
Worst Pokemon Design Gen 5

The Worst Designed Pokemon For Generation 5

We take a look at the worst designed Pokemon from the fifth generation, Pokemon Black and Pokemon White.
Published: Mon, 02/08/2021 - 12:00
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Links to the Past: The Development Timeline of Ocarina of Time, Part 4

In this final entry in our series, we look at the chaotic Stage 4 of development for The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, the multiple changes made to the game, the final tweaks days before release, and talk about Zelda Gaiden and Ura Zelda.
Published: Thu, 02/04/2021 - 13:00
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Links to the Past: The Development Timeline of Ocarina of Time, Part 3

Stage 3 of development for Zelda 64 was a major transition point, as it introduced child Link, Ganondorf, and more narrative aspects that would become major pillars of the finalized design.
Published: Wed, 02/03/2021 - 13:00
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Links to the Past: The Development Timeline of Ocarina of Time, Part 2

Part 2 in our series looking at the development of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time takes us through Stage 1 and 2 of development, up until July of 1997.
Published: Tue, 02/02/2021 - 13:00
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Links to the Past: The Development Timeline of Ocarina of Time, Part 1

We take a deep dive into the entire development history of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, looking at interviews, pre-release builds, art assets, and ROM dumps to catalog one of the greatest games of all times development.
Published: Mon, 02/01/2021 - 13:00
New Vegas Zombies Mod

New Vegas Zombies Mod Channels Your Inner Horde Mode


Ever wanted to shoot down hordes of zombies in Fallout: New Vegas? Well now you can thanks to a new mod.

Published: Tue, 12/29/2020 - 13:33
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Fan Recreates Breath of the Wild Hyrule in Minecraft


The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is arguably one of the best Zelda games ever made.

Published: Thu, 12/24/2020 - 12:36
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Ghost of Tsushima Fans Help in Restoring Damaged Torii on Tsushima Island


Fans of the hit PS4 exclusive Ghost of Tsushima have rallied to help restore a damaged piece of the real-life Tsushima Island.

Published: Wed, 12/23/2020 - 11:49
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The KFConsole Proves Anything is Possible in 2020


KFC, the fast food, fried chicken franchise, is entering the console wars with their own miniature console, the KFConsole.

Yes. You read that correctly.

Published: Tue, 12/22/2020 - 20:51