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.

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Bernie Sanders and Take-Two Take Opposing Views On Video Game Developer Unionization

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick opened up with an interview with GameIndustry.Biz’s Brendan Sinclair about the studio’s challenges, from working with 3rd party studios and new console generations to the importance…


Court Documents Show Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford Diverted Funds to Personal Company

The recent court case against Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford has taken an interesting turn. New documents filed by Wade Callender, a former Gearbox corporate counsel who is suing Pitchford over…

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Bandai Namco Cancels Japanese Release of Dontnods Twin Mirror

More bad news for Dontnods next title, Twin Mirror. It was announced today that the games Japanese release has officially been canceled by publisher Bandai Namco, who cited that the…

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Eiji Aonuma and Other Big Names Receive Big Promotions at Nintendo

Some big names at Nintendo are getting brand new job titles within the company. Eiji Aonuma, along with Hisashi Nogami, Aya Kyogoku and Yoshihito Ikebata are all receiving promotions within…

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Veteran Technical Engineer and Bluepoint Games Co-Founder Andy O’Neil Passes Away

Andy O’Neil, a games veteran and technical engineer who has worked on several memorable titles over the past two decades, has passed away at the age of 47 of undisclosed…

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Square Enix Wants to Make Their Whole Library Digitally Available, Possibly Via Subscription

Ever wanted to play an obscure game from Square Enix like Terranigma or a classic title like Chrono Trigger?¬† Well, You may get the chance to soon someday, as Square…

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E3 2019 Attendance Down Slightly, Coming Back to LA Next Year

E3 2019 is finished, and gaming’s biggest event has come and gone with some good results. By the numbers, E3 2019 is an overall success, with 66,100 in attendance to…

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Adorable Corgi Pokemon and More Spotted on the E3 Showroom Floor

Pokemon Sword and Shield already had its own standalone Nintendo Direct, but that didn’t stop a bunch of new details from making its way to the Nintendo Treehouse segment of…

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Gears of War 5 Lobby Browser Will Help You Find The Online Game You’re Looking For

Eagle-eyed fans at E3 2019 this year noticed something unique about Gears 5,¬†that the game will contain a new lobby browser as part of a new online lobby system. Gears…

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Panzer Dragoon: Remake Revealed at E3 2019, Coming to the Switch this Winter

The Nintendo Direct E3 2019 showcase was chock full of titles and big reveals, but one game that flew under the radar but deserves a bit of spotlight is a…

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