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Kingdom Come: Deliverance DLC To Revamp Cut Dog Companion Stretch Goal

The Kickstarter campaign for Warhorse Studios’ Kingdom Come: Deliverance was funded at £1,106,371 from a £300,000 goal in February 2014. It included several stretch goals: Live In-Game Period Music, Symphonic Orchestra Soundtrack,…

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KekRaptor: Polygon Starts New Wellness Program For N00Bs

In the gaming community, new players can feel overwhelmed in the new era of YouTube and Twitch. Seemingly left and right, you can see players maximizing their gaming skill potential,…

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[Update]Missing the Thematic Point – A Response to Ben Kuchera Regarding Batman Arkham Knight

Here I am again coming to defend the interpretation of a game that someone seems to have another problem with. Look, being critical of a game is perfectly fine and…

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Not A Hero — Polygon Rebuttal

If you’ve been watching TechRaptor at all today, you’ve probably noticed a wave of Not A Hero coverage – our review was a bit late  and we spent some time…

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Nintendo, The Console, and The Future: A response to Brian Crecente

Despite my problems with the current YouTube environment and what that means for critical coverage for Nintendo on YouTube, I still like the company as a whole. And in particular,…

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The Weekly Respawn 019 – Kern Petition

Welcome to TechRaptor’s Weekly Respawn, a podcast dedicated to gaming and technology. Each week, we’ll respawn with a brand new cast to talk about relevant topics and products. This week,…

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Mark Kern petitions to Heal the Rift between Gamers and Media

Ever since gaming emerged as a subculture into the public consciousness, it has been plagued by attacks from those who have been thrown into a moral panic by the violent…

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The Weekly Respawn 014 – Game Duration

Welcome to TechRaptor’s Weekly Respawn, a podcast dedicated to gaming and technology. Each week, we’ll respawn with a brand new cast to talk about relevant topics and products. This week,…

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The Weekly Respawn 013 – The Gamer Identity

Welcome to TechRaptor’s Weekly Respawn, a podcast dedicated to gaming and technology. Each week, we’ll respawn with a brand new cast to talk about relevant topics and products. This week,…

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Second Thoughts – Stop Deceiving the Consumer

Updated Editor’s Note 11/7/2017 – In an effort to further commit to our editorial vision of quality content about nothing but games or the industry, we are leaving this note…