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Alchemist Simulator Xbox Review

It is so very appealing thinking about alchemy in the fantastical sense. Building and creating potions with eyes of newts and tongues of frogs has long been a dream of some and I am here to tell you that now it is a possibility! Within reason, of course, and a lot...

Weird West Xbox Series X Review

The wild west has always been one of my favorite settings for media to take place in. There's just something so appealing about the gunslinger tropes that always manages to pull me right in. One issue that does often plague the genre however, is the unwillingness for...

Tunic Xbox Series X Review

Back during E3 2017 I was fresh out of High School, completely uncertain of my future. I mean that literally, the first day of E3 took place just a day after my graduation, and while I did feel a bit of uncertainty towards my future, the moment I saw Tunic get...

Xbox nabs another JRPG

Every day that I can write about another JRPG making its way to the Xbox ecosystem is a good day, and fortunately today is one of them. During today's Sony State of Play a new Strategy JRPG from Square Enix was announced called The DioField Chronicle. The game will be...

3 Xbox Console exclusives launching in March

The second half of 2021 was an extremely strong showing from the teams over at Xbox. From July to December they launched Microsoft Flight Simulator on Xbox Series X|S consoles, and released new games such as Psychonauts 2, Age of Empires IV, Forza Horizon 5, and Halo...

Cuphead Show season two is arriving this summer

The first season of the Cuphead Show took the gaming scene by storm. It quickly worked its way into the Top 10 shows being watched on Netflix, despite only consisting of twelve 12-minute episodes. It sports a nice 80% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes, held back...

Everything coming to Xbox Game Pass in March 2022

With the recent announcement of the first slate of Xbox Game Pass titles for March 2022, combined with a few recent surprises, we've got a good look at what Xbox Game Pass subscribers can expect to get out of the service this month. A second slate of titles should be...

Martha is Dead Xbox Series X Review

The slow burn narrative horror scene has grown rapidly the last few years, with titles such as Until Dawn, Layers of Fear, The Medium, A Plague Tale, and even The Dark Pictures Anthology. Horror is rarely at the forefront of the experience, at least the horror of the...

Call of Duty might be skipping 2023

According to Bloomberg, Call of Duty 2023 has been delayed by Activision-Blizzard, making it one of the first years in Call of Duty history without a yearly release in nearly two decades. A new Call of Duty has released every year since 2005. The 2022 Call of...

Say goodbye to the Bethesda Launcher

The days of using the Bethesda launcher are coming to an end as the company announced their plans to sunset the service later this year. The Bethesda launcher is a PC app that allows people to play their favorite Bethesda titles directly through Bethesda, instead of...

Nacon continues acquisitions, adding Daedalic Entertainment

Nacon is continuing its acquisition efforts it seems. Not too long ago they added Midgar Studios, developers on Edge of Eternity to their roster, and today they revealed their purchase of Daedalic Entertainment. Daedalic is known for creating games like...

Halo already renewed for second season

The first season of Halo doesn't begin streaming untim March 24th, but that hasn't stopped Paramount+ from moving forward with a second season.   The Chief of Showtime and Paramount Plus, David Nevins released a statement sharing: “This second-season pickup...

Retro Review: Asura’s Wrath

Quick Time Events, barely clothed characters, one post launch DLC, over the top anime screaming, and Godly pantheons being decimated by one individual, all these ingredients make up the recipe for a typical single player game from 2012. Asura’s Wrath is a title you’d...

Doors of Insanity PC Review

The year is 2022 and the roguelike genre has NEVER been bigger. What used to be a niche genre of video games less than a decade ago, has rapidly grown into one of the heaviest hitters in the industry, while simultaneously spawning dozens of subgenres. Due to the...

Microsoft is keeping an eye on how harassment claims are handled at Activision-Blizzard

Microsoft will be keeping an eye on Activision-Blizzard-King leadership and how they manage ongoing harassment claims to determine who they believe should maintain a leadership position in the company after the acquisition goes through. This news comes from Microsoft...

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Xbox nabs another JRPG

Xbox nabs another JRPG

Every day that I can write about another JRPG making its way to the Xbox ecosystem is a good day, and fortunately today is one of them. During today's Sony State of Play a new Strategy JRPG from Square Enix was announced called The DioField Chronicle. The game will be...

read more
Cuphead Show season two is arriving this summer

Cuphead Show season two is arriving this summer

The first season of the Cuphead Show took the gaming scene by storm. It quickly worked its way into the Top 10 shows being watched on Netflix, despite only consisting of twelve 12-minute episodes. It sports a nice 80% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes, held back...

read more
Everything coming to Xbox Game Pass in March 2022

Everything coming to Xbox Game Pass in March 2022

With the recent announcement of the first slate of Xbox Game Pass titles for March 2022, combined with a few recent surprises, we've got a good look at what Xbox Game Pass subscribers can expect to get out of the service this month. A second slate of titles should be...

read more
Call of Duty might be skipping 2023

Call of Duty might be skipping 2023

According to Bloomberg, Call of Duty 2023 has been delayed by Activision-Blizzard, making it one of the first years in Call of Duty history without a yearly release in nearly two decades. A new Call of Duty has released every year since 2005. The 2022 Call of...

read more
Say goodbye to the Bethesda Launcher

Say goodbye to the Bethesda Launcher

The days of using the Bethesda launcher are coming to an end as the company announced their plans to sunset the service later this year. The Bethesda launcher is a PC app that allows people to play their favorite Bethesda titles directly through Bethesda, instead of...

read more

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Taking games, new or old, and analyzing them to their core. We’ll be covering a wide range of topics for each title, from narrative qualities to accessibility features. 

Alchemist Simulator Xbox Review

Alchemist Simulator Xbox Review

It is so very appealing thinking about alchemy in the fantastical sense. Building and creating potions with eyes of newts and tongues of frogs has long been a dream of some and I am here to tell you that now it is a possibility! Within reason, of course, and a lot...

read more
Weird West Xbox Series X Review

Weird West Xbox Series X Review

The wild west has always been one of my favorite settings for media to take place in. There's just something so appealing about the gunslinger tropes that always manages to pull me right in. One issue that does often plague the genre however, is the unwillingness for...

read more
Tunic Xbox Series X Review

Tunic Xbox Series X Review

Back during E3 2017 I was fresh out of High School, completely uncertain of my future. I mean that literally, the first day of E3 took place just a day after my graduation, and while I did feel a bit of uncertainty towards my future, the moment I saw Tunic get...

read more
Martha is Dead Xbox Series X Review

Martha is Dead Xbox Series X Review

The slow burn narrative horror scene has grown rapidly the last few years, with titles such as Until Dawn, Layers of Fear, The Medium, A Plague Tale, and even The Dark Pictures Anthology. Horror is rarely at the forefront of the experience, at least the horror of the...

read more
Retro Review: Asura’s Wrath

Retro Review: Asura’s Wrath

Quick Time Events, barely clothed characters, one post launch DLC, over the top anime screaming, and Godly pantheons being decimated by one individual, all these ingredients make up the recipe for a typical single player game from 2012. Asura’s Wrath is a title you’d...

read more
Doors of Insanity PC Review

Doors of Insanity PC Review

The year is 2022 and the roguelike genre has NEVER been bigger. What used to be a niche genre of video games less than a decade ago, has rapidly grown into one of the heaviest hitters in the industry, while simultaneously spawning dozens of subgenres. Due to the...

read more

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3 Xbox Console exclusives launching in March

3 Xbox Console exclusives launching in March

The second half of 2021 was an extremely strong showing from the teams over at Xbox. From July to December they launched Microsoft Flight Simulator on Xbox Series X|S consoles, and released new games such as Psychonauts 2, Age of Empires IV, Forza Horizon 5, and Halo...

read more
Game Pass Recommendations: FPS

Game Pass Recommendations: FPS

 First Person Shooters are a dime a dozen, which can be both a good and a bad thing at times. Good, because it means that fans of the genre always have something new to sink their teeth into, but at the same time it leads many games to fly under the radar completely,...

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How has the GeForce Leak 2.0 held up?

How has the GeForce Leak 2.0 held up?

Nearly three months ago the infamous GeForce Leak 2.0 occurred, potentially leaking the release dates of many games. In the lineup of games caught in the fire were many of Xbox Game Studios' own titles. From Avowed. Fable, and even The Elder Scrolls VI. These dates...

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The (Master) Race is On

The (Master) Race is On

Over the last few years you may have noticed an increase in the usage of the word "acquisition", while it has always been a part of the industry it has received greater fanfare in the last few years. Be that due to a higher personal investment into the hobby by...

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2022 is going to be a showcase of Indie talent

2022 is going to be a showcase of Indie talent

 In the days of indie past there was a common sentiment that the scene was oversaturated by metroidvanias and pixel games. That almost every title released was just repetitive nonsense that no one should be worried about. I have always disagreed with this idea that...

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Top 10 Games of 2021

Top 10 Games of 2021

The first full year for the new generation of consoles may have been dampened by many different delays of both games and hardware, but out of the games that did release this year there were many incredible experiences spanning all platforms and genres. This list...

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Interviews

Exploring the minds of the industry and hearing the voices of those who work in the many sectors that encompass the gaming industry. 

GPN – Frequently Asked Questions

GPN – Frequently Asked Questions

Writer Conor Smith sat down with CEO Garrett Atkins to talk all about GPN, and answer your frequently asked questions! First of all, Garrett, can you introduce yourself and say a bit about your professional background? Hi, my name’s Garrett Atkins. Until recently, I...

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Tomas Sala – The Falconeer Interview

Tomas Sala – The Falconeer Interview

Initially released on the 11th of October, 2020 before being updated as a launch title for the Xbox Series X/S on November 20th of the same year, The Falconeer has become a shining example of not only the quality of Indie titles on Xbox but also the level of audience...

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