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Why is Fortnite Popular?

At this present moment, it would be hard to argue against any statement suggesting that Fortnite is the most popular game available. The game has broken so many noteworthy records related to player count numbers, play time figures and streaming in the past few months that it is almost difficult to keep track of them ...

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 ...

Why Do People Buy Consoles?

Over the past few years, suggestions of the death of both PC and console gaming have 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 ...

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 ...

Should All Games With Game-Breaking Bugs Receive Bad Reviews?

Last month, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice was released and raised a rather important question after famed video game critic, Jim Sterling, gave the title a harsh score after encountering a rather rare game breaking bug. This action did receive a lot of coverage after the title received favourable reviews from both critics and the general public, with many stating that it did live up ...

Why Do New Multiplayer FPS Games Struggle To Maintain Active Communities?

Earlier this year, Evolve: Ultimate Edition was included in the Xbox Live’s  Games with Gold service. I have yet to play it due to the fact that supposedly the game doesn’t have a very active community and this kind of had me thinking about the title and how many gamers were very excited for it when it first ...

Microtransactions Vs. Season Passes: A Star Wars Battlefront Story

Earlier this year, it was suggested that #StarWarsBattlefront2 would have no season pass and that, in turn, all #DLC for the game would be free. Despite the ambiguity surrounding this suggestion for some time, #EA confirmed this fact at #E3 last month saying that DLC will be free to all players. However, in order to recoup the losses faced from ditching the season pass scheme, ...