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 … Continue reading Players Win! Battlefront II Removes Microtransactions

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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 … Continue reading Need For Speed: Payback… Is Abysmal

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 … Continue reading Loot Box Overload

My Top Moments from E3 2017

Apologies to my readers (all 15 of you) for taking an unannounced hiatus from this blog. I've been concentrating on work and school, and with finals bearing down on me I had little time to write any new posts. Given that my finals week falls right on top of this year's E3, the timing could … Continue reading My Top Moments from E3 2017