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The Royale – Creative Destruction

February 4, 2019 by Rutledge Daugette

The Battle Royale genre continues to grow, and with mobile’s market share increasing each year, it’s inevitable that we’d see clashes between PC and Mobile Battle Royales at some point.…

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Anthem VIP Demo – Quick Thoughts

January 28, 2019 by Rutledge Daugette

The Anthem VIP Demo weekend has come and gone, and a number of people at TechRaptor hopped online to play and check out what the game has to offer players…

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Where’s Wario? – The Unrealized Potential of Wario Land

January 25, 2019 by Trevor Whalen

Playing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate last year, I selected Wario. It was just once, I think—maybe twice. It’s hard for me to get excited about playing as him. I should…

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What Is mCable? Does It Work?

January 24, 2019 by Alex Parker

Since the early part of 2018 I have been seeing advertisements for the strange new device called the mCable by Marseille.  This magic gadget claims to enhance your image quality while…

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An Uncertain Destiny: Bungie’s Future Post-Activision Breakup

January 23, 2019 by Anson Chan

Given the sheer size of the video game industry, it would be safe to assume that the corporate side of gaming typically flies under the radar of the average consumer.…

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Let’s Talk About Loot Boxes and Kids – My Personal Experience

December 17, 2018 by Travis Williams

I never really saw what the big deal with loot boxes, packs, skins etc was. Who cares what other people do with their money? Sure, some people might get the…

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These Should Totally Be Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s 5 DLC Characters

November 12, 2018 by Marcus Hansson

A few days ago, I wrote about how Super Smash Bros Ultimate’s Game Director was asking fans to stop messaging him and his team about which DLC fighters they want…

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Assassin’s Creed’s Modern Story Has Outstayed Its Welcome

October 7, 2018 by Dan Hodges

The Assassin’s Creed series has gradually moved away from historical accuracy and toward fantasy and mythology. The historical period pieces are still there, of course, but they’re becoming more of…

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Extraordinary Is in What We Do – A Look at Lara Croft’s Character

September 13, 2018 by Courtney Ehrenhofler

“A famous explorer once said that the extraordinary is in what we do, not who we are.” —Lara Croft, Tomb Raider, 2013 Since Lara Croft’s first appearance in the original…

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The Best of Play NYC 2018

August 21, 2018 by Samuel Guglielmo

Play NYC 2018 has passed, and four of us checked it out. We got to see a ton of upcoming games, most of which were indie, and came away with…