As 2017 ends and 2018 begins, Eric takes a look at some of his favorite gaming experiences of the past year, and ends looking ahead to the next. Favorite Gaming Moment of 2017 Back in 2015, I called The Unfinished Swan’s third level my favorite gaming moment of the year, because of how it subverted […]
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Depending on what you want out of it, the Switch could get pricey.
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After months of rumors and speculation, Nintendo finally showed off its next system, a handheld-console hybrid called the Switch. It’s safe to say a lot of people are eagerly awaiting its March 2017 release date, but there’s several reasons Nintendo could have another Wii U-esque failure on its hands.
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Pokémon Go is breaking through to popular culture in a way few video games have, so much so that it’s surpassed Donald Trump in search traffic, even during the middle of the Republican National Convention.
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I’ve played Ratchet & Clank games since the duo first appeared in 2002, and I’ve been a big fan of the series since those days. Playing the PlayStation 4 reimagining of the original game was definitely fun, but some small changes make me uneasy about the game as a whole.
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Endless-snowboarding game Alto’s Adventure came to Android earlier this year, nearly a year since its original release on iOS. Over that year, the game has been near-universally praised, so I wanted to see what the hype was about. Was I as impressed? Simply put, no. My impressions from the game are as follows.
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Firewatch is a game about running away from your problems, told through the eyes of Henry, who is trying to avoid dealing with his wife Julia’s early-onset dementia. Its realistic characters and engrossing environment make Firewatch a success, albeit with small missteps.
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Three exciting new maps are coming to Rocket League in February, to kick off Psyonix’s new “Rocket Labs” initiative. Taking a page from its predecessor, each of Rocket League’s new arenas will have a unique shape, promising to mix up the basic strategy and gameplay that has remained (mostly) unchanged since launch.
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Sony announced its free PlayStation Plus games for February 2016 today, and Vedran’s favorite game of 2015, Helldivers, is among the titles. If you have a PS Plus subscription for either the PS3, PS4, or Vita, we highly recommend you give Helldivers a try! The rest of the February list can be found here.
Hardware: Rivals would be reminiscent of the Twisted Metal series, if playing Twisted Metal was unsatisfying.
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