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Changing Our Comment System, Growing a Community

TechRaptor has now been around for almost 7 years, and in that time (with the exception of ~6 months), we've always used Disqus for our on-site com
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Recapping TechRaptor in 2019

This year has been one of many highs, a few lows (yay algorithm updates!), and a ton of growth for TechRaptor.
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New Year, New Raptor - Our New Mascot!

Over the years, we’ve made numerous iterations in logo, raptor mascots, and just general artwork that we use across the site.
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TechRaptor 3.0, Our New Site, IS LIVE

After over a year of planning, months of development, and a month-long sprint to launch by the end of Q3 - we're finally live on our newly redesign
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Moving TechRaptor Forward - New Site Design & Release Roadmap

If you've been with TechRaptor since our inception in 2013, you've seen 3 different designs over the years.
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2018 TechRaptor Awards - Nominees and Readers' Choice Vote

The awards season for video games is upon us, and now it's our turn to let you know what we think about 2018 in gaming.
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Introducing A Month of Coverage Club

As the Reviews Editor of TechRaptor, I know more than anyone just how many games are released.  Along with my team, we do our best to cover everyth
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From The Founder - Fixing Membership And Fulfilling Promises

When I started TechRaptor in 2013, I wanted to create a website that was fair, balanced, and, above all, true to its readers.
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5 Years Of TechRaptor - A Retrospective From The Founder

I started TechRaptor in 2013 with the goal of providing a place for people to come for quality content, free from any extra nonsense or some of the
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2017 TechRaptor Awards - Game of the Year

2017 will be remembered as one of the best years in gaming.
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2017 Techraptor Awards - Board Game of the Year

There's no denying that 2016 was one of the best years in board gam
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2017 TechRaptor Awards - Indie Game of the Year

What it means to be an indie game has been the topic for much debate, and we've taken the approach of "you'll know it when you see it." The rise of
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2017 TechRaptor Awards - Best Expansion/DLC Award

The quality of DLC and expansions have been pretty hit or miss depending on the year.
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2017 TechRaptor Awards - Best Visuals Award

From one year to the next the art of video games seems to take it up a notch across the board.
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2017 TechRaptor Awards - Best Soundtrack Award

Music has played a huge part in gaming since day one. There are many tracks people that don't play games would even know.
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2017 TechRaptor Awards - Best Writing Award

Video game writing has come a long way for most titles.
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2017 TechRaptor Awards - Best Multiplayer Award

Everyone gets in on the action of handing out arbitrary awards for self-defined categories and TechRaptor is no exception.
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2017 TechRaptor Awards Nominees and Readers' Choice Vote

It's the time of year for every publication to bring out arbitrary lists and attempt to whittle down the hundreds of games released this year to th
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TechRaptor Will Be Streaming For AbleGamers on November 18

This year, TechRaptor will be setting out to raise money for AbleGamers!
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[Updated] We are Making Some Big Changes And Here Is Why

Update 2: We've been watching the comments, of course, and have seen a better solution that for some reason didn't come to mind in
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We're seeking more talented writers to join us!

TechRaptor is growing on a daily basis, with solid daily views, and our articles being picked up from various sources regularly.
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Best of E3 From the Home Team

We can't all attend E3.
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Best of E3 2017 From the Showfloor

We saw many great games while we were at E3 this year, so it made the decisions for who we were going to give our six Best of E3 awards a little di
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TechRaptor at E3 2017

TechRaptor will once again be on the show floor at E3, returning for E3 2017.
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Highlighting TechRaptor's Series

Due to our own failings, there may be a large portion of our readers who are unaware of some of our series we have here on TechRaptor.
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Introducing GOG as a new Partner and Pack Membership Update

Hello TechRaptor Readers, Pack Members, and Subscribers!
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TechRaptor Will Be Streaming For Extra Life 2017!

Once again, TechRaptor will be going to bat f
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Where's Our Nintendo Switch Review?

The Nintendo Switch launched today and with it what appears to be<
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[Updated] 2016 TechRaptor Awards - Nominees and Reader's Choice Vote

Update 1/16/17: Reader's choice voting is over, thanks to all who participated! Now it's time to start announcing the winners.