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Xbox Game Pass – A Promising Start

Do I think Game Pass will be perfect? No. Do I think Game pass is the first step towards a digital revolution where gaming is a monthly service instead of dropping $60 for each new release? I certainly hope so.

Trophy Hunter, No More!?

Trophies are optional and I made the choice to become a Trophy hunter. But like anyone with a compulsion they continue to feed, I’ve recognized the negatives of my behavior and am trying to reform myself…

Marvel and Square-Enix Announce Project Avengers

This is The Internet and we never leave a short blurb alone, unless it’s about a complicated subject that actually matters or has scientific/political/economic repercussions, let’s jump into analysis, random speculation and hopes.

Nintendo Switch(ing) Opinions

With a rich and pivotal history in the gaming industry, it’s easy to root for Nintendo. They are the mascots of our childhood, the first entry point for many gamers and Nintendo consistently makes quality games – Nintendo is the Disney of the video game universe...which is why it is so incredibly frustrating that Nintendo refuses to succeed.

Geek Fallacy: Get Through X, and then it’s Great

Any variation of “After the first ten hours, it gets really good” isn’t acceptable, and we shouldn’t look down on people who don’t invest the upfront hours for dividends of entertainment down the road.

Time Crisis

Money is no longer the barrier to entry, time is.

New Approach to Movie Trailers

Instead of using footage from the actual film, the marketing team should be regulated to the scenes on the cutting room floor. Trailers should be made up 100% of alternate footage, deleted scenes and images not in the final version.

Why DLC is Important to the Gaming Industry

Of all the season passes, horse armor, palette swaps, pre-order bonuses and add-on missions I’ve never seen one that is critical or appeared as more than another sidequest in the world. The inclusion of DLC keeps the cost of gaming much lower which is ultimately good for all players – even those that hate the very mention of DLC.

Open World, Empty Gameplay

The environment is beautifully crafted, the characters move smoothly, but it is an empty, meaningless experience.