Hailey and Kayla in the Spider-Man 2 side mission Graffiti Trouble

Hidden Gems: Don't Skip Spider-Man 2's Side Missions

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 swung onto PS5 consoles on October 20, expanding the environment from Manhattan across the bridges to Queens and Brooklyn. This means that Insomniac Games had the opportunity to…

November 16, 2023 | 09:00 EST

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Director: Zack Isn't the Only Spinoff Character in the Game

There’s still a little over four months to go until Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, the next chapter of the Final Fantasy VII remake trilogy, hits the stores, but we visited Square Enix at New York Comic…

October 27, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

Miles and Peter together at the start of Marvel's Spider-Man 2

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 Ending Explained, What To Expect From Spider-Man 3?

What happened during the Marvel's Spider-Man 2 ending? What will happen to Peter and Miles? Who are those other characters? We're going to explain below. Marvel's Spider-Man 2 weaves together the…

October 20, 2023 | 05:05 EDT

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Skyrim's Books: A Hidden Gem of Lore and Flavor | Bullet Points

Books tend to be a subject that is scholarly, or nerdy - but they play an important role in the real world. In Skyrim, players will find hundreds of different books to open, read, and explore deeper…

October 20, 2023 | 08:41 EDT

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Dragon's Dogma 2 Interview - Developers Discuss Capcom's Highly Anticipated Sequel

After over a decade, Capcom is finally bringing back Dragon's Dogma with its sequel, Dragon's Dogma 2.  At Tokyo Game Show, not only did I get the chance to play the game extensively (and you can…

October 18, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

The protagonist of Rusty Rabbit, Stamp, stands proud in the key art for Rusty Rabbit

Rusty Rabbit Interview: The New Game by the Fate/Zero and Madoka Magica Creator

During Tokyo Game Show, NetEase Games announced a brand new game titled Rusty Rabbit, featuring an interesting development partnership with Nitroplus and well-known writer Gen Urobuchi.  The game is…

October 17, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

Final Fantasy XIV A Decade's Journey Logo at Isetan

Final Fantasy XIV 'A Decade's Journey' Event Had Some of the Coolest FFXIV Merchandise

Square Enix and the Japanese luxury department store Isetan are hosting a really cool Final Fantasy XIV collaboration event in Shinjuku, one of the beating hearts of Tokyo's shopping.  The event,…

October 1, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

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All the Biggest Cyberpunk 2077 Update 2.0 Features

In its continuing efforts to rebuild Cyberpunk 2077 from its poor launch reputation, CD Projekt RED has released the enormous Cyberpunk 2077 2.0 update ahead of the Phantom Liberty DLC release. This…

September 23, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

A spread-shot cover of Jusant, showcasing the games logo, and the main character walking towards a rocky pillar that goes off-screen.

Jusant Interview - Sea-less Oceans, Moebius, & Hope

2023 is shaping up to be Don't Nod's year, with a fat handful of games showcasing a new direction for the studio. Starting in June with Harmony: The Fall of Reverie, the warm reception received is…

September 21, 2023 | 10:15 EDT

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Blue Protocol Interview - Amazon Discusses Localization, Monetization, & Representing Western Voices

Bandai Namco's new MMORPG Blue Protocol is already out in Japan, but Western players will have to wait a bit longer as Amazon Games works on the localization. Many may wonder about the philosophy…

September 5, 2023 | 12:48 EDT

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Pour One Out for the Worst Armored Core Arena Pilots

I love the Arena. Almost every Armored Core game features an arena or at least a ranking system, and it's a chance to show off some of the best and most interesting pilots in the Armored Core…

August 23, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

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Will Marvel's Spider-Man 2 on PS5 be a 10/10? - Low Poly 007

Insomniac has carried most of the PlayStation 5 generation on their backs so far. From the launch of the console with Spider-Man Miles Morales, to the technical showpiece of the PS5's SSD with…

August 1, 2023 | 09:01 EDT

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Should you play Armored Core VI after Elden Ring? - Low Poly 006

Last year FromSoftware won a record shattering number of Game of the Year awards for Elden Ring, the game that brought the Dark Souls and Bloodborne design philosophy to the wildly popular open world…

August 1, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

Flora in Story of Seasons A Wonderful Life

Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life Interview with Rika Hoshina: A Love Letter to Life & More

Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life has made its way to consoles and PC, and the remake of the 2004 farming sim is a well-developed, faithful rendition of its predecessor. The original A Wonderful…

July 5, 2023 | 10:28 EDT

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The Final Fantasy Game We Lost - Low Poly 002

Final Fantasy XVI is here, and we’ve all been eagerly awaiting the next entry in the historied role playing series from Square Enix. Upon the arrival of a game as hyped up as this, it’s only natural…

June 23, 2023 | 05:00 EDT

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Blizzard Builds Sanctuary in a "Much Darker Lens" for Diablo IV

The world of Sanctuary, home to the Diablo series, is vast and full of rich lore. With Diablo IV, we have a huge chunk of the Eastern continent to explore, which is divided into five separate regions…

May 30, 2023 | 12:30 EDT

Clive in Final Fantasy XVI

Final Fantasy XVI Interview: Naoki Yoshida Discusses Creating a More Mature Final Fantasy & More

With the release of Final Fantasy XVI right around the corner, I flew to London to play the game, which is certainly different from previous titles of the familiar franchise in a few key ways.  My…

May 22, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

Aloy swimming through an underwater canyon in Horizon Forbidden West

Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores Taught Me I've Had Thalassophobia for Years

For as long as I can remember, I've felt unsettled around deep water. There's no real reason for this; I never had a traumatic experience as a kid, and in fact, I grew up around swimming pools, lakes…

April 28, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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Blizzard Plans to Use Player Feedback to Balance Diablo IV

If you've played the Diablo IV beta, chances are you got to try out multiple classes and their different builds. And it's almost certain that some classes felt more powerful than others. While that…

April 25, 2023 | 01:00 EDT

A werewolf creature primed to attack the player character in Diablo IV

Diablo IV's Endgame Is Going to Keep You Captive

The developers at Blizzard are working some devilry behind the scenes, hellbent on keeping you captivated for hours on end. What better way to fuel your desire to play Diablo IV than through loot,…

April 12, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

Star Wars Jedi Survivor Interview

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Interview - Discovering the Philosophies Behind the Fallen Order Sequel

With EA and Respawn’s Star Wars Jedi: Survivor on the horizon, we naturally have a lot of questions. The game is shaping up to be a massive expansion and evolution of the systems and scope we saw in…

April 3, 2023 | 11:05 EDT

Project MBR

Project MBR Interview: Lunar, Grandia, & Gungriffon Veteran Yoichi Miyaji Discusses New Mecha Game

Recently, Sieg Games announced the upcoming multiplayer mecha game Project MBR, also launching a Kickstarter campaign to support its development.  The game is created by veteran developers led by …

March 15, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

Kratos and Tyr clasping hands with the God of War: The Official Cookbook of the Nine Realms cover art in the background

What the Ending of God of War Ragnarok Means for the God of War Cookbook 

Over the years, video games have expanded beyond software; now players can experience their favorite titles by collecting figurines, vinyl soundtracks, and even official Lego® models. Perhaps one of…

December 15, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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Forspoken Devs: Ella Balinska 'Resonated With the Character'

Forspoken, releasing January 2023, is Square Enix’s next greatly anticipated RPG. Featuring an open world, magic parkour mechanics, and a bleakly corrupted high-fantasy setting, it’s already shaping…

December 12, 2022 | 09:05 EST

Class archetypes lined up and benefitting from the Sets of Skills mod

Sets of Skills Mod Gives Skyrim Some Class

Ever since Skyrim was released (for the first time) back in 2011, the decision made by Bethesda Game Studios to remove classes from character creation has been a contentious one. Evidence of this can…

December 11, 2022 | 11:00 EST

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Sindri’s Story Perfectly Embodies God of War Ragnarok’s Major Themes

God of War Ragnarok has everything you want in a big-budget blockbuster game. The action is satisfying, the set pieces are full of jaw-dropping spectacle, and the story is gripping enough to pull you…

December 2, 2022 | 12:00 EST

A copy of the book Destiny The Exotic Collection Volume 1

Destiny The Exotic Collection Volume 1 Is A Visual Treat

If you are familiar with the world of Destiny, then you know that every iconic weapon has a story attached. It is one of the ways Bungie's space opera action MMO has helped players feel like they're…

November 24, 2022 | 11:00 EST

God of War Ragnarok Freya Danielle Bisutti Interview

Danielle Bisutti’s Life Lessons from God of War Ragnarok

Danielle Bisutti walked into her first table read for God of War in 2014 knowing only that she had a part in a video game. She soon learned she’d be working on the series as Freya, and the game would…

November 22, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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How Jackbox Games Helped Me Combat Loneliness During Lockdown

I'll be honest, the past two and a half years have not been my favorite. Some amazing things have happened for sure, but as a person who gathers much of my mental health energy from in-person events…

November 18, 2022 | 11:00 EST

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Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Brilliantly Uses Elements From the Game

It's one thing to retell the narrative of a video game in anime form, but it's an entirely different beast to tell your own story while still retaining the game's vibe. Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, a new…

September 15, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

The main character of Cult of the Lamb about to play Knucklebones with Ratau

How to Play Cult of the Lamb Knucklebones in Real Life

Cult of the Lamb released last week and has become a popular game across social media. In it you take up the lead to run a cult as the last Sacrificial Lamb. You get to name a cult, defeat demonic…

August 30, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

Bugs Bunny and Harley Quinn as they appear in the platform fighting game MultiVersus

MultiVersus Tier List - Best and Worst Characters

MultiVersus is the newest platform fighter to take over the gaming landscape, but because of that, it's become very competitive. Keeping an eye on a MultiVersus tier list would be best strategically…

August 18, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

Deceive Inc. and Sweet Bandits

Learning Deceive Inc. Spycraft with Sweet Bandits

There are a lot of spy games out there, but Deceive Inc. brings all the action and chaos of espionage to the surface. While there is a covert element to it, the game is built in a way where both…

July 27, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

An image horizontally divided, with a screenshot from Until Dawn of Hannah as a wendigo on top and a screenshot from The Quarry of Max as a werewolf below, The Quarry’s Creatures

Comparing The Quarry’s Creatures to Until Dawn’s Wendigos

If there's one thing Supermassive Games is known for, it's their horror games -- especially the supernatural elements that shape the spooky atmosphere. The studio's newest release, The Quarry, has…

July 1, 2022 | 01:00 EDT

Gran Turismo 7

How Gran Turismo Revolutionized Car Culture

When you hear the name Gran Turismo, you imagine a racing game filled with unprecedented potential and one that takes the love for car culture to the next level. It shares a belief that you need cars…

June 27, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

The Hag of Hackett's Quarry

The Quarry - The Hag of Hackett's Quarry Explained

Supermassive Games has done it again! Developers of Until Dawn and Man of Medan have once again created a thrilling and terrifying dramatic-horror game called The Quarry. While the game has only been…

June 17, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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The Meanings and Visions Behind Each Tarot Card in The Quarry

While wandering around Hackett's Quarry, players will need to collect Tarot cards to bring back to the fortuneteller after each chapter has concluded. While some see these cards as meaningless…

June 16, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

Saints Row

Saints Row Reboot Aims to Balance Humor and Emotional Depth

Saints Row is back! We here at TechRaptor had the privilege of watching a near hourlong Saints Row hands-off preview that featured breakdowns of missions, characters, mechanics, and more. We’re here…

May 18, 2022 | 10:00 EDT


Arcadegeddon Levelling up to Full Release

Back in July 2021, IllFonic Games released Arcadegeddon in Early Access on Epic Games Store and PlayStation 5. It was a notable departure from the studio's prior output. While they were known for…

April 20, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

Aloy in Horizon Forbidden West

What Does the Future of Horizon Forbidden West Look Like?

Just a couple weeks after the Horizon Forbidden West release, we ask: What could come next? Both Horizon Zero Dawn and Horizon Forbidden West have proven to be two of Sony's most powerful first-party…

March 7, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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Klonoa is Coming Back – Here’s Why Fans are Excited

Compared to the likes of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 and the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC, the announcement of Klonoa: Phantasy Reverie Series at the recent Nintendo Direct was probably little more than a blip…

February 28, 2022 | 12:00 EST

Elden Ring

Top 5 Old-School FromSoftware Games to Get You Set for Elden Ring

So, Elden Ring is coming out, and as such you know everyone’s playing their old Soulsborne games. But what if you’ve Souls’d too much? To where Soulsing loses its soul? Well, my good friends, let me…

February 23, 2022 | 10:30 EST

Mara Sov talking about difficult choices going forward.

Destiny 2: Everything You Need to Know For The Witch Queen

With less than a week left to go on Season of the Lost, Destiny 2 players are getting ready for the debut of its latest premium expansion, The Witch Queen. There is plenty to be excited for in this…

February 18, 2022 | 01:00 EST

Looking at the playground, Dying Light 2's Side Quests

Dying Light 2's Side Quests Are Easily Forgettable

When you have an open world, the main challenge is to fill it with things and activities to bring it to life. Dying Light had the city of Harran and Dying Light 2 stepped it up with the larger city…

February 15, 2022 | 12:00 EST

Heavy swing!

Decisions In Dying Light 2 Make No Difference

At its core, the Dying Light games are about trying to survive in a world overrun with zombies and relying on parkour movement to get around. While the first game had a story revolving around…

February 7, 2022 | 11:00 EST

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Could You Survive The Dying Light 2 Virus?

We’re all guilty of discussing, planning, and imagining ourselves in an apocalyptic situation. Usually, we give ourselves main character syndrome, where we overcome the many feats which cause the…

February 5, 2022 | 11:00 EST

It's out the window.

Bad Timing: The Dying Light 2 Immunity Mechanic Is Pointless

Techland's Dying Light, released in 2015, was a huge parkour-zombie-survival hit that still holds up today. It received an expansion called The Following, but officially became part of a series with…

February 4, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection - The Next-Gen Difference

Nearly a year after The Last of Us Part II's 60 fps patch, Naughty Dog's other PS4 efforts have received native next-generation support. Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves bundles Uncharted 4 and Uncharted…

January 26, 2022 | 10:00 EST