Category Archives: Editorials

My thoughts on a particular subject.

A Brief, Satisfying Return to Halo 3

  So today marks a glorious return to one of my all-time favorite games : Halo 3. It was surprisingly easy to convince a group of friends to get together and enjoy the fragfest multiplayer. Gone were the now ubiquitous … Continue reading

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AMD’s Mantle to Uneasy Start

Well it is a bit late, but Mantle API has finally come to Battlefield 4 PC. When I finally got the update for the game, I quickly went to AMD’s website for the drivers. They weren’t there. But being as … Continue reading

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Will the Elder Scrolls Online Flop?

  The juggernaut franchise The Elder Scrolls has been the go-to series for fantasy-RPG action. With big releases like 2011’s Skyrim and 2006’s Oblivion, developer Bethesda has its largest following ever. To follow through on that hype, parent company Zenimax … Continue reading

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Steam Machines Too Complicated for Consumers?

During CES 2014, Valve revealed 13 different Steam Machines from various manufacturers. From top-of-the-line machine builds, to valid competitors to Xbox One and Playstation 4, Steam Machines are a varied bunch. After reviewing the specs on each of the machines, … Continue reading

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Top 5 Indie Games of 2013

While indeed most games we as gamers play are made with bigger budgets, studios, and dedicated teams, today I’m paying my respects to the little guys and gals out there who have made some fine games. 5. Angry Video Game … Continue reading

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Top Five Games to Play During Winter

5.Don’t Starve is a relatively new indie survival game that came out this year. Players of Minecraft or Terraria will be somewhat familiar with the concepts of gathering and crafting the items needed to survive. When night falls, a campfire … Continue reading

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Issues With the Next-Gen Systems

Today, I’m going to go over all of the 8th generation gaming consoles (minus the Steam Machines, they are not out yet). While Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo’s machines are a welcome bump up in power, each console has its fair … Continue reading

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Are Video Games Art?

This is one of the most asked questions of the video games industry, and is an important one to answer. While under the looser interpretations, almost anything can be considered art, the deeper, underlying question I believe is : Are … Continue reading

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Nintendo Gets Online Interactivity

After experiencing online play with Nintendo’s Wii console, I had consigned their online prospects to an early demise. The interface was messy, friend codes annoying, and experience laggy. So I was immediately surprised with the Wii U and 3DS’s much … Continue reading

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What will Next-Gen Mean?

At the start of the 7th console generation, we were introduced to the Xbox 360, Wii, and PS3. What did these consoles mean to the gaming industry as a whole? It meant more powerful machines of course, so prettier games … Continue reading

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