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Arcade Racing: Beyond the Big Four

author image by Patrick Mifflin | Features | 0 Comments | 18 Nov 2020

Fans of the arcade racing genre have been a long-neglected lot, thanks to an overall lack of output from genre pillars Sega and Namco, as well as some blurring of genre lines with the proliferation of “action racers” – or…

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Gamers Without Borders: Let’s Get Started

author image by Patrick Mifflin | Features | 0 Comments | 30 Oct 2020

Next month, Sony and Microsoft are launching allegedly new gaming hardware. More specifically, we’re just weeks away from the launches, and I’m still struggling to figure out why. Between the Xbox XS and PlayStation 5, there are two games that…

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Open World Games Shouldn’t Tell Stories, You Should

author image by Jon Yelenic | Articles Features | 0 Comments | 23 Aug 2020

NOTE: This article contains a spoiler for Ghost of Tsushima I’ve been playing a lot of Ghost of Tsushima. Most of my time is spent exploring its lush, open setting. Every inch is packed with purpose — towns and survivor…

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How We Lost The War

author image by Patrick Mifflin | Features PlayStation 4 Xbox 360 Xbox One | 0 Comments | 24 Jul 2020

Seven years. It’s really hard to believe, but it has been seven years since the disastrous Xbox One reveal that hung over an otherwise solid E3 2013 Microsoft conference like a rancid swamp ninja, smothering every last bit of potential…

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How “Portable Ops” changed “Metal Gear”

author image by Jon Yelenic | Features | 0 Comments | 20 May 2020

The year was 2006. By this point, Sony’s first handheld console — the PlayStation Portable — had featured two non-canon spinoffs in the critically acclaimed Metal Gear series: Metal Gear Acid and its sequel. But the system was due for…

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Chris' Top 10 Games of 2019

author image by Chris Selogy | Best of 2019 Features | 0 Comments | 31 Dec 2019

2019 has been a very busy year for games with a great variety of quality experiences we don’t usually see.

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Danreb's Top 10 Games of 2019

author image by Danreb Victorio | Best of 2019 Features | 0 Comments | 30 Dec 2019

Maybe there weren’t as many “heavy hitters” as there were the last couple years, but 2019 was definitely not a bad year in gaming as it was extremely difficult to come up with the 2019 releases I sincerely liked the…

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Leigh's Top 10 Games of 2019

author image by Leigh Lamb | Best of 2019 Features | 0 Comments | 29 Dec 2019

So, just a couple things to note. This year was really rough on me from a personal level, so my list is a bit different than some other peoples’ lists. I had a lot of things to deal with and…

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Patrick's Top 10 Games of 2019

author image by Patrick Mifflin | Best of 2019 Features | 0 Comments | 28 Dec 2019

2019 was an unexpectedly slim year for me. Despite finally getting my hands on (and head in) a PlayStation VR – or perhaps because of it – most of my gaming was actually stuff I missed out on in recent…

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Alex's "Top 5 Games" of 2019

author image by Alex Quevedo | Best of 2019 Features | 0 Comments | 27 Dec 2019

2019 was one hell of a year for me, but mostly on a personal level. In the gaming area, things were a little tough. Where does it fit in when you are trying to accomplish several major life elements? Definitely…

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Brandon's Top 10 Games of 2019

author image by Brandon Perkins | Best of 2019 Features | 0 Comments | 26 Dec 2019

As this decade comes to a close, we may very well be seeing the end of this gaming generation. With the reveals of both Sony’s and Microsoft’s new consoles, we are now currently living the twilight of the Xbox One…

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