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Live Your Nightmares in “The Evil Within 2”

Bethesda decided to treat fans of the first “Evil Within” to a sequel. This sequel remained under the radar until its announcement, coming as a shock to fans. “The Evil Within 2” was revealed during 2017’s E3 Conference held in Los Angeles. Fans couldn’t wait to immerse themselves back into Bethesda’s world of survival horror and ammunition conservation. Bethesda even reintroduced old fan favorite
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“Destiny 2” is an Uncommonly Good Sequel

“Destiny 2” was a game that was expected to fail, but Bungie Studios delivered to its fans with the release of an excellent sequel. Bungie took a different approach this time around by switching up multiplayer, while also greatly improving upon the story of the “Destiny” universe. This game is loosely a First-Person Shooter Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (FPS MMORPG) and stands alongside
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Voice Actor Troy Baker on Career Development and “Middle-earth: Shadow of War”

If you’ve picked up a video game in the last fifteen years it’s likely that, somewhere along the way, you’ve heard Troy Baker’s voice. With over 300 individual voice credits to his name Baker has been a prolific figure in the voice acting industry with lead roles in The Last of Us, Bioshock Infinite, Uncharted 4 and Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. But it wasn’t
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Yooka-Laylee: A Love Letter To Nineties Platformers

“Yooka-Laylee” is what every mascot platformer in the nineties wanted to be. It isn’t perfect, but it’s colorful, creative and has the addictive quality that “collectathons” live and die on. While the controls are sometimes wonky and some parts of the game feel unpolished, it does the job it was made to do. Made by the same team that did “Banjo Kazooie,” “Banjo-Tooie” and
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Mario Party 2 “Constellations” feels like Stargazing

“Mario Party 2” is avail¬able now on the Wii U eShop. This title, despite being older, falls in line with many mod¬ern design principles. It com¬bines the conventional nature of a modern party game with the wacky antics of a Mario title. Slap in some of that ran¬domness that everyone loves and you have a true friend¬ship-ruining competitive and collaborative experience. Each board is

“Nioh” – Dying Has Never Felt So Good

“Soulslike” is a term that is being tossed around a lot lately. Ever since FROM SOFT­WARE’s “Dark Souls” stormed the gaming world and revi­talized the hardcore genre of games and brought it into mainstream gaming, many games have tried to recreate its formula and its success. “Nioh” is the most recent of those attempts, and hopes to take what was great about the “Souls”
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Do 2017 Right With These Huge Game Launches

A new year begins, and the anticipation for upcoming titles starts right back up. This year is especially big for the video game industry as Nintendo, the longstanding industry titan, will be launch¬ing their handheld/home console hybrid: the Nintendo Switch. Along with that will come some very high profile game launches. Let’s dive right in and look at some of the biggest titles of
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Burn Your Break With These Winter Hits

No holiday season is complete without blockbuster games. Especially if you’re a student, you might find yourself needing a game or two to kill time over break. Let’s dive right in and look at some of the biggest titles you should be playing this holiday season. First and foremost, after a ten-year development cycle, fans of the critically acclaimed “Final Fantasy” series should rejoice.