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The Update Epidemic of Modern Gaming

Halo 2 Update
on Sun, Nov 23, 2014 | By Joseph Lara

In the years since the release of the sixth-generation consoles, players have grown accustom to a regular interval of modern game updates. During the sixth-gen you rarely saw substantial updates unless it was a game with an online multiplayer component, such as Halo 2. Halo 2 saw significant changes due to title updates, if you were playing during 2004-2006 you know how different...

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Review – One Sophisticated Shooter

on Sat, Nov 8, 2014 | By Dan Adcock

  Advanced Warfare is the latest Call of Duty developed by Sledgehammer Games. With this being the eleventh entry in the series, combined with this being the first one developed from the ground up for the new gen consoles, the pressure to deliver was higher than ever. Despite these incredible steep expectations, Sledgehammer Games has met that challenge and delivered...

Master Chief Collection: What makes this release so special

Master Chief Collection
on Sun, Nov 2, 2014 | By Dan Adcock

  Few franchises reach the level of success that Halo has accomplished over the past 13 years.  When Microsoft jumped into the console gaming scene, Master Chief became the reason gamers invested in their new video game system and proved to arguably be their hugest franchise to date. The graphics were cutting edge, the controls were near perfection and the campaign was...

Halloween Gaming

The Evil Within: Halloween Gaming
on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 | By Dan Adcock

Halloween is a great time for both horror movies and gaming.  For those players who enjoy a good scare, these games will be right up your alley. We have compiled a list of the best scary games to play between the haunted houses and Friday the 13th marathon. A few just hit the stores this month and are quite brilliant. For the love of retro games, we also included an older...

Alien Isolation Review: PlayStation 4

Alien Isolation Review: PlayStation 4
on Fri, Oct 10, 2014 | By Dan Adcock

Alien Isolation is aimed at fans who love the tense and dark atmosphere that the films provided. It envisions the universe that Ridley Scott created. The space station Sevastopol will be hosting this particular nightmare. It’s home to one nasty Xenomorph whose sole purpose is to hunt you down by sight, sound and even smell. Plot Many years ago, Ellen Ripley broke a...

Top 10 Most Influential Video Games for the NES

Most Influential NES Games
on Fri, Oct 3, 2014 | By Dan Adcock

The Top 10 most influential video games is a tough list to narrow down. Having played since the NES era, there are hundreds of games that come to mind. For that reason, I wanted segment these lists specifically by game console or generation. With over 800 games for the NES, there are a lot of titles to choose from. These games ranged from shooters and action adventures to the...