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Throwback Bit Thursday: Shadow of the Colossus

It feels strange to write about Shadow of the Colossus as a “Throwback” game. Just this year, I played through its brilliant remake (Developed by Bluepoint). But Shadow of the Colossus turned 15 years old this month, and two console generations have passed us by in the meantime, thus making the PlayStation 2’s technical marvel, […]

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Final Fantasy VII, and VIII Remasters Get Physical Releases

So far, Final Fantasy fans who yearn for the series’ golden days in the 90s have had a few options to enjoy those classics on current gaming platforms. Final Fantasy VII and VIII have been available in Remastered form on all platforms as a digital download. These digital downloads have been ideal for convenience’s sake, […]

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Level-5 Leaves North America, Is This the End for Ni No Kuni?

After the 90s – early 2000s the Japanese Role-Playing Game golden age ended, we saw many a great series go the way of the Dinosaur. Suikoden, Grandia, and Wild Arms, to name a few are some of the more beloved series that just went under.  Unfortunately, it now seems that Ni No Kuni is likely […]

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Current Generation Console Sales Could Predict Results of the Next Race

We are in the final months before the release of new Sony and Microsoft machines, and even Nintendo is rumored to be launching a new Switch next year. So, it is likely  that the latest sales numbers (and estimates) are probably close to what the final tally for this generation will be for at least […]

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A Plague Tale: Innocence (PS4/Xbox One) Review

    It is not often that I am generally pleased by a game that I hadn’t read much about, and therefore had low expectations for, before I finally played it. That’s the case with A Plague Tale: Innocence, Asobo Studio’s 3rd person action adventure game available on Windows PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. […]

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PS3’s Struggles Placed Sony in a Must Win Scenario With the PS4

  According to former Sony Executive Shahid Ahmad, who worked in the role of director for strategic content for the company until his departure in 2015. PlayStation 4 had to succeed for the company to survive the struggles brought by its PlayStation 3 and Vita platforms. In an interview that is part of the documentary […]

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The Last of Us: Part II’s Actors, and Staff Receive Death Threats *Spoilers*

As the fastest selling PS4 Exclusive, The Last of Us: Part II has encountered well deserved commercial success. As with most things that gain incredible prominence and acclaim, the game also has gained its share of detractors, and ‘haters’ across social media. In a strange case of nerdish outrage (or maybe not so strange), the […]

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The Last Of Us: Part II Review

Editor’s note: The Reviewer Samuel Rivera, Played 25 hours, and 12 minutes of the game (From the opening Scene to the end of the credits), he didn’t read any other reviews of the game prior to writing his own, even though he knew the Metacritic Score for the game was 96 at the time he […]

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The Last of Us: Part II Shatters PS4 Record Sales As It Sold 4 Million Units By June 21th

Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us Part II lived up to its hype as the most anticipated PS4 exclusive ever, by becoming the fastest selling exclusive title in the system. TLoU2 beats out the former title holder Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VIIR, which sold 3.5 million units in three days. The numbers shouldn’t be surprising. […]

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The Last of Us Part II: Violent, Dark and Cynical About Mankind

An in depth piece by GQ magazine chronicling (Director) Neil Druckmann’s struggles during the most anticipated PlayStation 4 game’s last two years of development, reveals incredible details about how Naughty Dog went above and beyond the call of duty to create a story, and characters ahead of anything seen in a video game before. Druckmann […]