Banning Loot Boxes

The fire started by EA has become a roaring inferno, and I'm just sitting back and enjoying the carnage. That's not to say I'm not worried about the government getting involved with something they know nothing about. With the government; give them an inch and they'll take a mile. In fact, we should be worried … Continue reading Banning Loot Boxes

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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

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

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 … Continue reading Sony Too Violent?

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 … Continue reading Micro-transactions in Shadow of War

Violence in Video Games

We've all done it. We've all shot those innocent pedestrians in the face while roaming the streets of Los Santos. We've all slaughtered random defenseless NPCs simply out of boredom. Hell, even Need for Speed gave us the option to ram and total police vehicles. If you own any game where you can indulge in … Continue reading Violence in Video Games