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PlayStation 5 Dominates the Pre-Order Race According to Study

VGM, a company dedicated to market research, conducted a recent study in an effort to better predict the outcome of the pre-order battle between Sony’s  PlayStation 5, and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X/S home consoles. The numbers are in, and it seems that Microsoft’s purchase of Bethesda/ ZeniMax has yet to register in the consciousness of […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete

Our weekly Thursday ‘Throwback Bit’ section has gathered a good deal of popularity over the past few months. Remembering old games is always good – if nostalgic – and today’s chosen game is no different. Lunar: Silver Star Story is a monumental RPG that some presentation standards in place, standards that have been attributed to […]

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Report: Two Journalists Complain About Xbox Series X Heating Issues

Much has been said about the power, and necessary – state of the art – cooling units being utilized in the next generation consoles. Both Machines – The Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5 – are bigger in size than anything we have seen since the OG Xbox, and it seemed that both ran […]

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Gearbox CEO: PS5/XSX a Bigger Leap Than the 2-D to 3-D Console Jump

Ever since the PlayStation 3/Xbox 360 era, each subsequent generational jump has felt smaller, and smaller by comparison. There has never been a more impressive console jump between hardware generations than the one performed by the Nintendo 64 over the Sega Genesis, and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. I could, in fact say, that even […]

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The PlayStation 5 Remains Much of a Mystery to Western Audiences

In a stark contrast to Microsoft’s open approach towards its Xbox Series X/S console – the American company has allowed plenty of Western media, and some “Influencers” a hands on trial with its console – Sony has kept the PlayStation 5 under wraps. This has changed a bit over the last few days, as the […]

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Real or Fake? ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Evil’ Leaks

Nintendo is known for stellar first party games, and some of the most beloved video game franchises in history. The company is also known for its secretive nature when it comes to unveiling new titles. In this day and age of social media and internet news outlets, we have gotten used to following our favorite […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: Star Ocean The 2nd Story

Enix’s Star Ocean series is one of the few J-RPG franchises that originated in the 16-bit era that remains, to this day,  somewhat relevant on home consoles. While the latest entries have been disappointing as SO: The Last Hope, and Integrity and Faithlessness, have for the most part been fairly average RPGs. One thing that […]

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CD Projekt Goes to ‘Crunch Time Mode’ in Order to Fix Cyberpunk 2077’s Bugs and Glitches

After years of CD Projekt Red preaching that they wouldn’t subject its employees to the “Crunch Time” practices employed by most development studios (themselves included) across the industry, a Bloomberg report claims that the studio has broken its promise as we approach Cyberpunk 2077’s November 19th release date. On Monday, the renowned Polish developer (The […]

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Can Final Fantasy XVI Return the Series to its Sakaguchi Glory Days?

Everyone who regularly reads the site can attest to the fact that I am not a big fan of the Final Fantasy series post the departure of its creator Hironobu Sakaguchi. I am not alone in that line of thinking either. In fact, apart from Final Fantasy XII ( the game absolutely felt nothing like […]

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Metro Exodus (Xbox One/PS4) Review

Metro 2033, and Metro: Last Light are in my opinion, the greatest first person shooting single player experiences ever made. Based on the Russian novels by Dmitry Glukhovsky, the games perfectly captured the essence of the books. The novels were highly atmospheric. Reading through Metro 2033, I could imagine the chilly temperatures of Russia’s vast, […]