Can Warcraft IV and WoW Co-exist?

Blizzard’s titan of an MMORPG World of Warcraft released in 2004 and took the genre by storm. At its peak it hit 12 million subscribers and today it is at a strong 8.3 million, with a new expansion on its way. Blizzard is strongly supporting their title and continuing to update the lore. However, the…

Pikachu Lives Matter

By Halacy Russia was against the idea Pokémon go because the company behind the game Niantec, is allegedly closely linked to the CIA? Well they weren’t too far off, however it did make them look very paranoid stating that this technology was created so Uncle Sam could spy on comrade Zangief. Fast forward to today…

Black Mirror – Big Money

By Arnold Bowen That black screen in your pocket, on your console, your iPad, and your PC has generated up to $91 billion dollars last year according to Super Data – the gaming industry’s research provider. The expansion of gaming access from the console to the cloud and every source in-between (including the web-based YouTube and Twitch) has increased the…

Tragically Cancelled – StarCraft: Ghost

Video Game development is not an easy business and a lot of games don’t get to make the cut and it’s sad to see an anticipated title never release, all of that hard work and hours for nothing. Financial issues, changed ideas, wrong timing, businesses shutting down or getting bought any bump can kill a game…

DLCs Keep Comin’

Almost, every game that comes out these days has a DLC tacked on to it. They have been convenient with supporting a game post-launch with the ease of simple downloading and self-installing. Usually with PC games expansions were discs sold separately from the original game months after its release. To keep the player-base active and to entice new…

That’s So 80s

By guest writer Halacy The year was 1980-something it was the time of Reagan, Alf, high-tops (both the shoes and the hairstyle), acid washed skinny jeans and cocaine. The Hollywood movie scene was booming, plus nightclubs and drive-in diners were illuminated with neon lights. Fast-forward to the year 2000-something we have mobile phones smarter than…

Classic Video Game Web Series

When YouTube was in its infancy a lot of people who had filming aspirations were inspired. An easy platform to reach an audience for your product. All sorts of fan films and short films hit the website and people who wanted to tell their stories related to gaming had platform as well. Getting a cast…

Hints to Alan Wake 2?

By guest writer Halacy Kurenski If you take the persona of Charlie Sheen, the talent of Stephen King and a dash of Dick Tracy’s attitude and detective skills you get Alan Wake. An episodic game plays out similarly to a mystery television program, which includes narrative and plot devices normally used in TV, such as…

In-Depth Look at Art of Battle | For Honor

Ubisoft’s much hyped medieval action title, For Honor, is less than a month away from release. It features an alternate world where vikings, samurai and knights fight each other in duels and wars with a single player campaign but focus primarily for it’s multiplayer the largest selling point of this game is the combat system…

Op-Ed: Wii Gonna Switch It Up On U

By guest writer Halacy Kurenski Two generations ago, Nintendo lost me. The Wii had a new and innovative idea but it didn’t have the robust, exclusive and mature titles I wanted. They lost me and similar gamers who stuck with Nintendo. Since the Wii, Nintendo seems to be embracing the family-friendly market but I rarely…