Opinion Articles



steamwatch 30 12 2017

SteamWatch - A Steam Retrospective

Valve's Steam platform has been able to successfully stand as one of the pioneers of PC gaming ever since its launch in 2003., presenting itself as
6boardgame

6 Upcoming Exciting Tabletop Games

2018 is going to see some huge new releases in the world of tabletop gaming, as well as some incredible releases and updates for already establishe
pax south techraptor top 10

Top 10 Games at PAX South 2018

Tackling a convention as a one-man show is never ideal. There are always too many games to see and not enough time to see them.
Destiny 2 Preview Image

Beyond Eververse: Destiny 2's Mighty Blow to Bungie's Reputation

There is little doubt that the vast majority of AAA game releases in 2017 were haunted by the specter of microtransactions.
Nintendo logo

2017 Was A Magical Year for Nintendo

Two years ago, I would have said that Nintendo was in a spot of trouble.
Stories Untold 01

2017: The Hair-Raising Resurgence of Horror Games

I never like to call a genre dead or dying.
yomawari midnight shadows horror

Yomawari: Midnight Shadows - Overlooked Games of 2017

Following the critical success of the original game Yomawari: A Night Alone, and the hype surrounding the announcement of a sequel, I expe
Arika-Street Fighter EX Darun Mister

A Look Back at the Fighting Games of 2017 - Between Rounds

Out of all genres that one can do a “year in review” for the hardest to probably discuss would be fighting games.
RPG divinity original sin character art header

A Look Back at the RPGs of 2017 - An Improved Initiative

If 2017 can be remembered for one thing, it is the growing dominance of role-playing games within the video game market.
mercy-overwatch

Time For A Checkup - A Look Back At the State of Overwatch

One of the most defining key aspects of modern gaming is the ability for developers to release an update for a game at virtually any time that they
Rainbow Six Siege 2

Time For A Checkup - The State of Rainbow Six Siege Heading Into 2018

On paper, Rainbow Six Siege sounds like an average to below average game that would fizzle out after a couple months for a whole host of r
wolfenstein2

The Shooters of 2017 - From Destiny to Wolfenstein, What Flopped and What Flew?

Of all the genres that exist for games, one can argue that none have wider appeal than shooters, especially those of the first person variety.
danganronpa V3 logo

Danganronpa V3 - Overlooked Games of 2017

With so many excellent games coming out in 2017, games that would have been a huge success in other years got swept under the rug. Danganronpa<
Star Wars Humble Bundle 3

The Dark Side Of Letting Politicians Regulate Games Like Star Wars Battlefront 2

With all the controversy that Star Wars Battlefront 2 stirred up, it was only a matter of time before the powers that be took notice.
Star Wars Battlefront II

Can EA Salvage The Star Wars Battlefront 2 Fiasco Through Compromise?

It should be no secret by now that Star Wars Battlefront 2 has been on the receiving end of
Wild West Exodus header 1

Wild West Exodus Armoured Justice Theme Posse Unboxing

Today, after too long a wait thanks to real life concerns so rudely taking up too much of my hobby time and money, we can finally take a look at on
Infinity USAriadna header

Wargaming Baby Steps: Choosing the Army That’s Right For You

As much as I am loathe to acknowledge it, the holiday season is rapidly approaching.
Gameboy

The Game Boy Classic – What Should It Have?

With sales of the Classic consoles reaching over two million units, it wouldn’t be the most surprising thing in the world if Nintendo announced the
Overwatch Moon

Can An Overwatch Movie Succeed Or Should Other Options Be Explored?

With a playerbase of some 35 million people, Overwatch is a global phenomenon that, for the time being, is more or less the poster child o
overwatch loot box

Who's to Blame For Microtransactions, EA and Activision or Gamers Like Us?

It is no secret that things like loot boxes and skin packs are far from beloved by most gamers.
BotWTitle1

The Weakest Links: The Flaws In Breath Of The Wild

I finished The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild recently.
middle-earth-shadow-of-war

The Shadow of War: People Are Pushing Back Against Microtransactions, But Does It Matter?

One of the most despised aspects of modern gaming is, unquestionably, the proliferation of microtransactions.
N64

The Nintendo 64 Mini – What Would It Need to Have?

With the release of the miniature SNES Classic and the success of the NES Classic, it’s logical to assume Nintendo would continue its pattern of ma