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Opinion : Sony’s Digital Frontier Needs Updating

Opinion : Sony’s Digital Frontier Needs Updating

It is no surprise that we are swiftly spiraling into the digital age. With cloud gaming on the rise thanks to many companies such as Microsoft, Google, and Amazon; it is clear that our future will eventually transform. Our experiences continue to stand on the hard-disk foundation, which means that…
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Opinion : How to Rebuild The Avengers

Opinion : How to Rebuild The Avengers

As it stands, the Avengers initiative failed, with the shimmer lasting just mere weeks. The promises to deliver additional content which was front-loaded as early as E3 2019, has yet to be delivered. By this concept, we can most likely assume that the game has reflected the similar level of…
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How to Win Friends and Influence Gamers

How to Win Friends and Influence Gamers

I am somewhat of a social person. Even though I greatly appreciate isolation, partnered with a cozy blanket and a video game on a cold winter day, I still yearn for some sort of communication with the outside world. If there is one thing this pandemic has taught me, it…
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Let’s Address the Issue of Crunch

Let’s Address the Issue of Crunch

I didn’t think that I needed to discuss the concept of crunch. I thought that for years that we all stood on the same side of the line, if lives were affected in any way, that it is a bad thing. No matter what circumstances forced the hands to sign…
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Addressing the Toxicity Towards Women in Gaming

Addressing the Toxicity Towards Women in Gaming

My first experiences with online gaming were in the Uncharted 4 Survival mode. There, I met a wealth of fun people to play with from all around the world. Since then I’ve branched out to the Battlefield series, Destiny 2, and plenty more multiplayer games. It has been a fascinating…
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Games as a Disservice

Games as a Disservice

After several days of playing Kingdoms of Amalur as a palate cleanser from the bland meal that was Square Enix’s Avengers, I have come to a realization that half of all “Games as a Service” titles suck. I’m not going to candy-coat it, I’m going to be blunt with this…
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Nvidia GeForcing The Market

Nvidia GeForcing The Market

Over the last several weeks much deliberation occurred over the announcement and release of Nvidia’s brand new GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics cards. Boasting second generation RTX architecture named Ampere, Nvidia promises to bring a whole new generation of computing and graphical intensity. Most shocking is how this technology was…
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The Business of Video Games

The Business of Video Games

Video games are a business. That statement sums up this entire article, so naturally I can stop writing, yes? Of course not, because I need to provide my argument for this audacious claim. The biggest hurdle to this “argument”, ironically, is that video games are fun to play, and we…
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Opinion : Let’s Talk Video Game Spoilers

Opinion : Let’s Talk Video Game Spoilers

So, what exactly is a spoiler? Merriam-Webster defines a spoiler as: “Information about the things that happen in a movie, book, etc., that spoils the surprise or suspense for someone who has not seen it or read it yet.” When it comes to any sort of media -- books, movies,…
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The Gamer’s Guide to Anti-Consumerism

The Gamer’s Guide to Anti-Consumerism

Let’s take a step outside of our own little virtual worlds for just a minute to recognize that we have several problems in the gaming community. We have toxicity running rampant in several confined places, we have false accusations stating the under-performance of hardware, and almost all of this news…
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What Makes a Video Game Memorable?

What Makes a Video Game Memorable?

When we play games we want to enjoy a singular experience that is the game as a whole. Though there are many parts coming together to form that experience, we expect those parts to work together without standing in the way of each other. When a particular piece does stand…
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