All posts by Tross

Is It Better to Wait Longer for New Releases?

March 11, 2017, 6:03 pm | article | 0 comment(s)

The launch of the new Mass Effect is almost upon us! After years of waiting, it has finally arrived! Good things come to those who wait, or so the saying goes, but whether or not it's better to wait longer for new releases is a topic worth discussing.

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Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Indie Support?

February 17, 2017, 2:40 pm | article | 0 comment(s)

Indie titles have since become a staple of any gaming library. However, there does seem to be an ongoing problem plaguing the indie scene.

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What Exactly Makes a Good Resident Evil Title?

January 25, 2017, 1:15 pm | article | 2 comment(s)

Perhaps the time is right to reopen the box that no one wants to open and discuss what truly makes a proper Resident Evil game.

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2017 is Shaping Up to Be the Year of the JRPG

December 21, 2016, 2:53 pm | article | 0 comment(s)

Word on the street is that Square Enix intends to add updates and DLC to keep the game fresh for a good while yet, and that will extend well into the new year. It's just one example of a prominent JRPG release to enjoy in the coming year.

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Five Videogame Ladies Who Would Make Great Presidents

November 11, 2016, 2:35 pm | article | 0 comment(s)

In tribute to the woman who nearly became president, here is a list of five female videogame characters who would make great presidential candidates and ideal presidents, at least from a humble Canadian's point of view.

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The PS4 is Still a Poor Retro Console

November 9, 2016, 3:39 pm | article | 1 comment(s)

Unfortunately, one area where the PS4 continues to lag behind its predecessor is in its retro support.

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A Case For Dedicated Handhelds

October 16, 2016, 1:54 am | article | 1 comment(s)

Like it or not, mobile gaming has largely displaced handheld gaming. But, there's still a case for dedicated handhelds to stick around.

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Skylight Freerange 2: Gachduine Vita Review

October 1, 2016, 3:01 am | review | 1 comment(s)

Once in a while a game comes along that's so intriguing that it's hard to ignore. Other times, a game that should get attention doesn't get enough of it. There's also the occasional game that's best off being ignored regardless. Then there's a specimen of a game that strangely enough could be placed in all three categories. One such game is Skylight Freerange 2: Gachduine for the Vita.

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The Castle of Illusion Debacle Highlights an Issue with Digital Storefronts.

September 9, 2016, 12:17 pm | article | 4 comment(s)

Unfortunately, this past week, we witnessed one of the major pitfalls of digital media as we waved goodbye to the 2013 remake of Mickey's Castle of Illusion. However, rather than placing the blame squarely on digital media, perhaps we ought to examine another problem that has been brought to the surface in light of recent events.

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Consoles Are Indie Machines, but That's OK.

September 9, 2016, 12:16 pm | article | 0 comment(s)

Indie titles tend to be quirky, creative, and come in all shapes and sizes. The latest set certainly has games that appeal to a wide variety of gamers and they're only a fraction of the budget indie titles on the PlayStation store to date, with plenty more sure to grace the storefront in the future.

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