Tag: Hype

When Hype Makes You Label Things Overrated…

Nowadays, it seems like you can’t read an article concerned with some sort of  popular media (film, music, video game, tech, etc.) without coming across the words “hype” or “overrated.” Click on any piece or witty meme discussing a new movie, television series or some other popular product and you’re bound to find statements along ...

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 ...

Can I Get A Do-Over? Games The Gaming Community Changed Their Mind Over (For The Negative)

A few days ago, I was going through the posts on the True Gaming subreddit, when I came across a thread concerning the quality of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. After having completed and thoroughly enjoying the title, the creator of the thread asked the question of whether or not others felt that Breath of ...

The Video Game Market Actually Isn’t Crashing?

If you frequently visit #gaming news websites, blogs or YouTube channels, there is a significant chance that you may have previously come across the opinion that the video game market is headed for a #crash based on the year-on-year decline of #videogame sales. The basis of such claims had been figures released by #NPD; one of ...

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Hype: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

If there is anything that has the power to destroy an avid gamer’s ability to make sound decisions when purchasing new games; it is hype. It has happened all too many times. A publisher announces a new title which is accompanied by a set of amazing trailers. The internet explodes with individuals suggesting that it ...