Should Violence Be Used In Video Game Trailers?

There’s no denying that video game trailers are supposed to get people excited about upcoming new titles, so understandably developers and publishers try to do everything in their power to make them as appealing as possible. This could mean including high-speed action sequences with an adrenaline-inducing soundtrack or maybe some emotional scenes from the game’s ...

6 Video Games To Put On Your Christmas Wishlist

So, we’re fast encroaching on the holiday season and for many gamers the holidays are a time in which to stock up on some of the best titles released throughout the year, especially as there should now at least be a little bit of time to be able to play them too. This year saw ...

A New Hope: Did The Gaming Community Just Beat EA?

Over the last week, the launch of the highly-anticipated Star Wars Battlefront 2 has largely been shrouded by a great deal of controversy. EA’s recent decision to temporarily remove the loot box system from Battlefront 2 has had many contemplating the question of whether or not consumer outcry against microtransaction systems has finally resulted in ...

Can You Trust Video Game Reviews?

Let’s face it; buying a new game can be expensive and often does require a significant time-investment from the player. With so many games having been plagued by issues on release in the past, it really is no surprise that many gamers have come to rely on some sort of review system as a method ...

Who Creates The Most Hype With Regards To New Games?

Whenever a new major video game is announced, there is always some degree of hype surrounding it as people like getting excited about new things. Most major releases follow a very similar pattern in this regard, which can basically be summed up as the following: A new game is announced and people get excited for ...

Are Loot Box Systems In Gaming Similar To Gambling?

Over the past few weeks, a number of highly-anticipated titles, such as #ForzaMotorsport7, #MiddleEarthShadowofWar and #StarWarsBattlefront2, have been released with or have been confirmed to contain game-altering #lootboxes. The news of so many big-name titles containing loot box systems in their #games so soon one after the other has had the gaming community in quite a bit of a frenzy as of ...

Why People Love Cuphead

By now, you’ve probably heard about #Cuphead and how hard it supposedly is. The #XboxOne and #Windows exclusive has been taking the world by storm since being released at the end of September and has had many jumping in just to find out whether they can actually beat it. There’s has been some debate regarding how hard the #game actually is, with some people suggesting that ...

Why Do People Buy Consoles?

Over the past few years, suggestions of the death of both #PC and #console #gaminghave flooded the internet on separate occasions. If one were to search this topic at this point, one would find many articles on the subject providing a multitude of reasons as to why the suggestion being made is indeed the truth. While the exact reason ...

The Nintendo Switch Has So Many Upcoming Third-Party Games: Will This Boost Interest Among The Naysayers?

Recently, Bethesda revealed that they would be releasing Nintendo Switch ports of Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus and Doom, which seems to have had many people once again discussing the practicality of owning a Switch. It cannot be denied that there were a lot of people who were extremely excited about the Nintendo Switch when it was first ...

Are Developers Making Video Games Too Easy?

The other day I was talking to one of my friends about recently released games, when the subject of video game difficulty was brought up. Basically, what brought about the conversation was the supposed high level of difficulty faced when playing when playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. This conversation sort of had me thinking ...