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Donald Trump and the Violent Video Games Boogeyman

By Chris Jarrard, Feb 27, 2018 1:10pm PST

The leader of the free world continues to point fingers and assign blame to targets without merit.


"Here's another recent article on the topic: ..."

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Opinion: Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's Evo Snub Is Not a Death Sentence (But It's Close)

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 07, 2018 1:00pm PST

This certainly isn't the first time the dedicated Marvel community has faced adversity, but more than ever, they face an uphill battle for relevance.


"Capcom didn't buy enough McRibs :(. The game is also quite lackluster after Marvel 3. "

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What the New Mario Movie Can Learn From Mario RPGs

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 06, 2018 2:00pm PST

A lot has changed since Super Mario Bros. hit theaters in 1993. One of the biggest changes is that Mario has starred in a handful of RPGs. And there are some key elements from those RPGs that makers of the upcoming Illumination Mario movie may want to borrow.


"It worked for most of Wall-E. And Fantasia barely had any and it's one of the best animated ..."

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Opinion: Mario and the Perils of Modern Video Game Movie Adaptations

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 01, 2018 2:00pm PST

Mario is about to give Hollywood another try, but the landscape for video game movie adaptations is much tougher to navigate than it was in 1993.


Prediction: Did Blizzard Accidentally Leak the Next World of Warcraft Expansion?

By Greg Burke, Jul 08, 2017 1:45pm PDT

Greg Burke took a close look at Hearthstone's Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion announcement, and thinks he may have found a hint about the next World of Warcraft expansion.


"I just saw that her hair turned white, and now I'm listening to 90s music."

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Opinion: Titanfall 2 is Still Being Virtually Ignored by Publisher EA

By John Keefer, Jun 22, 2017 2:30pm PDT

More free DLC is coming for the game, and the publisher could not even make time in its EA Play conference to boost it.


"Titanfall 2 seems to have a lot of new players and not so much on players that have played a ..."

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E3 2017 Shows a Convention at a Crossroads

By Steve Watts, Jun 19, 2017 11:30am PDT

E3 2017 was a baby step into a convention that is about to undergo some big changes, impacting both fan engagement and press access.


"I don't get why everyone needs to do a press conference at the same time. Sony or MS could do it ..."

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E3 2017: Between 3 Xbox Ones and Play Anywhere for PC, Microsoft Caters to Everyone

By David Craddock, Jun 11, 2017 7:05pm PDT

Whether you prefer Xbox as a console or as a service, Microsoft’s three Xbox One SKUs and cross-play with Windows 10 cover nearly all bases. 


"Yeah now if they would fix the core issues with the game. :( AI issues. desync while playing. ..."

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Opinion: Voice Chat on Nintendo Switch is Messy, But Not a Deal Breaker

By David Craddock, Jun 02, 2017 1:10pm PDT

While Nintendo should be taken to task for its backwards implementation of voice chat on Switch, consumers have been using its proposed workarounds for years.


"Good read, David. But, if I'm going to be honest... Nintendo's lack of care about how "shoddy" ..."

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Far Cry 5 is Timely and Political, Whether Ubisoft Wants It to Be or Not

By Steve Watts, May 26, 2017 12:00pm PDT

Ubisoft Montreal is shying away from staking a position, but the Montana of Far Cry 5 is a skewed version of real social and political tensions.


"Won't it be non-timely when it releases next year? If we are still around."

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Leaked Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Art Will Make You Question Everything

By David Craddock, May 23, 2017 12:59pm PDT

The Rabbid cosplaying as Princess Peach is taking a selfie—a sexy selfie!


Sonic Forces' Character Creator is Smartest Move for Sonic in Years

By Steve Watts, May 16, 2017 11:30am PDT

Turns out Sonic Team is crazy like a fox.


Fire Emblem Echoes Has a Massive DLC Roadmap Planned

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2017 6:45am PDT

Just how ambitious are its DLC plans? The Season Pass costs more than the game.


"That's kind of annoying actually. Good thing I can't seem to get into this series very far."

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SNES Mini is the One Sensible Reason to Discontinue the NES Mini

By Steve Watts, Apr 19, 2017 6:15am PDT

A new report sheds a whole new light on last week's decision to cut off supply of Nintendo's breakout novelty item.


"For the NES, no. Probably not for this supposed SNES either. But I'm hoping they eventually put ..."

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Destiny 2 is Showing What First One Never Had: Humor, and a Goal

By Steve Watts, Mar 30, 2017 11:45am PDT

Bungie's marketing so far shows signs that it's learned from its storytelling mistakes.


"I never played halo on pc. How does it work. The console games are so reliant on fixed turn ..."

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