Players Win! Battlefront II Removes Microtransactions

I can't believe it. After fighting an uphill battle for what seems like years, players have finally stuck it to the big man. Star Wars: Battlefront II, an otherwise good game, was broken to the time up to it's launch, angering many gamers and Star Wars fans alike. Microtransactions and loot boxes directly linked to [...]

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Need For Speed: Payback… Is Abysmal

IGN's review sums up exactly how I feel about Need for Speed: Payback. It takes a step forward and two steps back. I cannot come close to understanding why EA would make a game about customizing and racing cars like a mobile app. Need for Speed: No Limits is excusable because it is a mobile [...]

Sony Too Violent?

Recently, in the Paris Game Week, Sony unveiled a plethora of games excitedly anticipated by gamers everywhere. We got to see a new trailer for Spider-Man, as well as gameplay for the new God of War. We also got to see some new content from the creators of InFamous; Ghost of Tsushima. The climax of [...]

Loot Box Overload

If you haven't been paying attention the past few months, here's a quick re-cap. Loot boxes are appearing in almost every major AAA game coming out this season. Games including Star Wars: Battlefront 2, Forza 7, and Middle Earth: Shadow of War have forced a loot crate system into the gameplay. Players can spend real [...]

Micro-transactions in Shadow of War

I wonder who was the despicable buffoon who thought putting micro-transactions in a single player game was a good idea. I loved Shadow of Mordor, and I have high hopes for the sequel. However, we just received some saddening news; Shadow of War, the second game in the Middle-Earth games, will contain micro-transactions that players [...]

Midnight Club Reboot?

Let's take a minute to talk about an arguably underrated racing game: Midnight Club. The series made it's debut in 2000 with Midnight Club: Street Racing. Back then, Rockstar was primarily known for the Grand Theft Auto games. The studio dipped it's toes into the street racing genre with Midnight Club, and the series has [...]