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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Taking Another Look at Destiny

What's better than wielding weaponized light and blasting alien brains with a giant hand cannon on a distant planet? Doing it again, only with purpose. It's been a while since gameplay footage was revealed for the next installment in the Destiny franchise, so you all should have all seen it by now. Destiny 2 promises [...]