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Robert Grosso

Staff Writer

A game playing, college teaching, erudite-minded scholar who happens to write some articles every so often. Have worked as a journalist, critic, educator and blogger for over five 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.


Nindies Showcase – HD Rumble Games for the Nintendo Switch

One of the major features for the Nindies Showcase is the use of the HD Rumble feature on the joycon controllers. The feature will be utilized heavily for four indie…

Nindies Showcase – Steamworld Dig 2

Steamworld Dig 2 has been revealed for the Nintendo Switch, coming later this year. The world debut for the game showed off a new character for the game a steambot…

Unreleased Game ‘Die Hard 64’ Uncovered

Another unreleased game for the Nintendo 64 has been discovered. Die Hard 64 was an unreleased title that was quietly canceled in 1999. The game, based on the Die Hard…

Game Changers – Halo: Combat Evolved

Whenever a new console is launched, there is always the question of how much staying power it will have. Companies like Nintendo, Sega, and Sony have weathered many storms, and…

Steam Prices Increasing in Several Countries Due to Sales Tax

Steam will be increasing prices for their games, enforcing sales taxes in several countries across the world. According to a statement by Valve, via Gamespot, tax amounts will be included…

Activision-Blizzard to End XP and Vista Support for PC Titles

Activision-Blizzard is moving forward for PC support. An announcement today on Battle.net by the community manager Tyvalir states Activision-Blizzard will no longer support Windows XP and Vista operating systems. Several titles will…

BioWare Shows Off Mass Effect: Andromeda Combat Gameplay

BioWare has dropped some gameplay footage on youtube this afternoon, finally showcasing an extended look into the combat gameplay of Mass Effect: Andromeda. The over five-minute video is the first…

Gaming Obscura: Binary Domain

When it comes to obscure games, it is rare to discuss a title that is a recent hidden gem. In the past we have discussed some recent titles, such as…

Expansion Pass Announced for Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

It was announced today that Nintendo will be releasing DLC in a season pass for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma announced today in…

Semi-Open World and More Confirmed for Vampyr

It has been a while since Dontnod revealed the game Vampyr to the public, but some new information has finally been given out about the upcoming action-RPG. Stephane Beauvanger, the…

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