Jon Schear

Staff Writer

Graphic and web designer by day, amateur digital artist/illustrator and writer for Techraptor by night. When I’m not doing any of those things, you can find me getting extremely angry in WoW as I watch my Moonkin get killed multiple times in PVP or drinking scotch.


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Next Hearthstone Patch Will Remove a Number of Cards from Arena

The fine tuning needed to balance a game always has the potential to turn into an unending war, a constant struggle between company and consumer to keep game elements intact while at…

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KekRaptor: Top 5 New Features in World of Warcraft: Legion

It’s the time once again, folks. Another World of Warcraft expansion is about to drop and bring with it a flood of tears, joy, and general anger at the Blizzard…

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Sony’s Refund Policy Causes Havoc for No Man’s Sky Customers

No Man’s Sky has seen a rough week. On top of news regarding stagnating sales for the game on Steam, a lot of customers are upset about launch bugs and Hello…

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Blizzard Servers under DDOS Attack

If you’ve been an ongoing fan of World of Warcraft for the past decade (you’re getting a slow clap and a nod from me right now), you’ve most likely dealt…

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Track and Locate Pokemon with Pokevision, the Latest Addition to Pokemon Go

There can be no doubt that Pokemon Go has started a collective “poke-mania” in the U.S. The app available on both Apple’s App Store and Google Play has surpassed expectations.…

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Long War Studios Adds Two Mods to XCOM 2

Despite being hampered by various in-game bugs and release woes, XCOM 2 has managed to solidify itself as an entertaining and addictive strategy game. The added value of both XCOM:…

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New Approval Process for Mobile Games in China

The world of mobile game development is a harsh one. Developers tend to not only deal with a market over-saturated with mobile games, but also with stringent standards of approval.…

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Steam Comes Clean About Christmas Store Issue

Valve and Steam have both been a pretty big topic in the news over the past few weeks, and the news hasn’t been all that great. If you were online…

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Visceral’s New Star Wars Game will be an Open-World RPG

With the new Star Wars movie hitting theaters this week and the November release of the highly anticipated Star Wars: Battlefront, you’d think Star Wars fervor would be hitting critical…

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Yahoo Board Meeting This Week to Decide Company’s Fate

The hope after the appointment of Marrisa Mayer as CEO and president of Yahoo was that she could steer the company away from certain doom. Unfortunately, despite Marrisa’s acumen, the…