OPINION

Our Favorite Memories from Gears

Gears 5 is mere hours away, and before that, we wanted to share a few of our favorite moments from the Gears franchise. There is no rhyme or reason for what we chose, just something we liked, loved, or appreciated about the series. Let’s ... [Read More]
September 5, 2019

The Most Anticipated games coming out before the end of 2020

The next 12-16 months could be one of the greatest stretches for video games ever. We are closing in on the end of this generation of consoles, and it looks like it’s going out with a bang. There are literally dozens of potentially great ... [Read More]
August 24, 2019

Shpeshal Ed’s Top 5 – Gamescom Edition

This week, in the midst of a hectic Gamescom, I've decided to keep with the theme. This is my Top 5 from Gamescom 2019. This is anything that's been shown or announced during this week. 5. Minecraft Ray-tracing preview Look, I'm not a big Minecr... [Read More]
August 20, 2019

At last, Microsoft finally have something they’ve been missing – a vision.

If there's one thing that's come to light over the last 18-24 months, is that the Xbox team finally seem to know who they are, and what they want to achieve with their products and their platform. [Read More]
August 19, 2019

The Lack of Information regarding Halo Infinite is leading to rampant speculation

Earlier this week, Tim Longo, Creative Director of Halo 5 and Infinite, left 343 industries. There was no word on why he left, only that he was no longer with the company. A few weeks back, a hiring ad was posted that was for a “live design ... [Read More]
August 18, 2019

Backlogs from Hell.

I can't help myself. I just keep doing it. I buy games with the delusion fully intact that I'll have the time to play them, but that most certainly is not the case. Games with Gold? At least they're free, but a Steam Sale? Gah! Quite litera... [Read More]
August 16, 2019

Head of Xbox studios shares his reactions to seeing Halo Infinite, his role in the company, first party, and more.

Head of Xbox Studios Matt Booty was recently on the Game Informer show to talk about his role as the head of Xbox studios. He talked about what his job entails, first party studios, and the future of the company. He also gave some of his reactions ... [Read More]
August 9, 2019

Halo 2 Anniversary’s Multiplayer is the Modern Halo I Have always wanted

Halo 2 Anniversary ( H2A) launched with Halo: The Master Chief Collection in Fall of 2014. It's well documented how broken the game was at launch and it was never really in an acceptable state until years after the game was released. Because of ... [Read More]
August 6, 2019

Shpeshal Ed’s Top 5 – Week 2

For this Top 5 I'm going to flip the script and give my Top 5 games from this generation that everyone loves, but didn't really click with me. These are games that garnered either critical or commercial success (or both) but for whatever reason, I ... [Read More]
August 6, 2019

Gears 5 – Tech Test impressions

Chainsaws for every type of player. I will admit that Gears multiplayer took a pretty long time for me to get interested in. After beating the traditional, but still pretty interesting campaign, I spent a very steady amount of time in the ... [Read More]
July 28, 2019

The Initiative- Imagining the Art of The Possible

Back in 2018 during Microsoft's E3 conference, Phil Spencer went on stage and announced five new studios. Four were acquisitions; Playground Games, Compulsion Games, Ninja Theory, and Undead Labs. Those four studios were already made studios and ... [Read More]
July 26, 2019