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Almost Left For Dead: A Look At Rainbow Six Siege’s Outbreak Mode

March 7, 2018 by Anson Chan

When Rainbow Six Siege was first shown off at E3 2014, it seemed like another run of the mill modern day military shooter from Ubisoft, at least from a thematic standpoint. Yet,…

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The Futility of Simplifying Your Fighting Game

February 21, 2018 by Matthew Fetrow

In a recent interview with Destructoid, Daisuke Ishiwatari, creator of the Guilty Gear franchise, stated that fans of the long-running anime fighting game can expect the eventual sequel to have…

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Effort Vs. Effect – Overwatch’s Mercy Conundrum and the Impact of Skill

February 20, 2018 by Anson Chan

Across most kinds of games, there generally exists some kind of feature that is presumably designed to help ease new players into a game until they build up a greater…

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How Effective Would Hawaii’s New Loot Box Law Be?

February 19, 2018 by Anson Chan

Hawaii state Representative Chris Lee may be many things, but he certainly is a man of his word when it comes to tackling loot boxes in games. As of February…

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8 Things I’d Like To See In Astroneer

February 14, 2018 by Robert N. Adams

I recently previewed the sci-fi sandbox Astroneer and had an absolute blast with the game. It’s just past version 0.5 and has a lot of the game’s core systems sorted out, and…

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Is Call of Duty: WWII DLC 1 Worth Playing?

February 12, 2018 by Alex Parker

In early 2016 the Call of Duty community received one of the greatest zombies maps of all time: “Der Eisendrache.” This DLC brought intensity to the overall narrative, four wonder…

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RIOT – Civil Unrest and the Politics of Our Perspectives

February 7, 2018 by Robert Grosso

It is almost impossible to escape the modern day grind of sociopolitical analysis these days. The constant divisiveness between political affiliations, the rise of misinformation and the emotionally charged debates…

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Most Anticipated Games Of 2018 – Staff Survey

February 6, 2018 by Rutledge Daugette

Here at TechRaptor, we’re always excited about the latest and greatest in upcoming games. With such a diverse staff at the site – we’re able to cover so many different…

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Most Anticipated Games Of 2018 – January Reader Gaming Survey

February 6, 2018 by Rutledge Daugette

At the beginning of every year, we typically have a good look at what games will be releasing throughout the upcoming 12 months, and every year is pretty much full…

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Overwatch League and the Trial of “Casual” Audiences

January 30, 2018 by Anson Chan

From a conceptual standpoint, the Overwatch League is a natural and presumably inevitable progression of Esports as it, like the general direction that gaming is heading in, represents the normalization…