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Why everyone’s laughing at BioShock’s Ken Levine

by Tyler Colpon April 13, 2015
Bioshock creator Ken Levine spoke at length with Game Informer about creating characters in both his previous games and his current, unannounced project. The interview is an insightful look at Levine’s writing process when it comes to character ethnicity and religious values and a peek at the “narrative LEGO” project he’s been teasing for a […]

If you don’t know, this is why we’re getting Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

by Tyler Colpon April 9, 2015
Update: Surprise, it’s Black Ops 3. Confirmed. It’s very likely that this year’s Call of Duty game will be Treyarch’s Black Ops 3. Why? Well, first of all, it’s been rumored and teased for a while, and a video release today straight up has a roman numeral three in the same font as the previous […]

Bloodborne – You need to keep an eye on these people

by Tyler Colpon March 31, 2015
If Bloodborne is truly like the previous Souls games, then people will be making discoveries about it for months, maybe even years, to come. There’s lore to suss out, mechanics to define, and exploits to discover. From Software doesn’t make games that fade away after the first month; it makes games filled with secrets and […]


How to skip the first three bosses in Bloodborne

by Tyler Colpon March 28, 2015
It’s been four days since Bloodborne’s official release and there’s already people digging away at it, looking for ways to break it. There’s a way to skip the first three bosses in the game with a few tricky jumps. If you’re wary of spoilers, stop now. This trick will skip Cleric Beast, Father Gascoigne, and Vicar Amelia, […]

Review | Game of Thrones Episode 3: The Sword in the Darkness

by Tyler Colpon March 25, 2015
“Words are wind, Asher. It’s choices that define who you are.” That’s a line plucked from the third episode of Telltale’s latest adventure game, Game of Thrones. The man who said this was nearly burned to death by a dragon when I chose not to rescue him instead of my long-time comrade. In a series […]

Review | Life Is Strange: Episode 2 – Out of Time

by Tyler Colpon March 24, 2015
The ability to go back in time and change what you’ve done is a life-changing super power. One that can fix mistakes, explore different options, remove regret, and save lives. There’s so many possibilities that it would be hard not to abuse it. For a story, especially a video game story, a power like that […]


What happens to Silent Hills if Kojima leaves Konami?

by Tyler Colpon March 19, 2015
GameSpot is reporting that Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima will leave Konami once his contract ends in December due to a fallout between the parent company and his subsidiary Kojima Prodcutions. His upcoming game, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain is still coming out on Sept. 1, but after that, according to GameSpot’s source, the […]

Bloodborne review says it only has 12 weapons in the first 40 hours – fans are upset

by Tyler Colpon March 11, 2015
Edge magazine just released its early review-like cover story on From Software’s Bloodborne. The article resembles a traditional review sans numerical score, which the magazine says it coming in the next issue. Almost all of it sounds good for people looking forward to the next Souls-like game, but one specific thing has some fans confused and […]

The 5 things only World of Warcraft veterans remember

by Tyler Colpon March 10, 2015
If you’ve played World of Warcraft for several years, you’ve likely come across some of the game’s quirks. They’re the kind of quirks that are hard to explain to people who don’t play the game, but are a great way to reminisce about the game’s past with those who do. These are five of the best […]


Only true Bloodborne fans are doing these things before it’s out

by Tyler Colpon March 5, 2015
Bloodborne is almost here. Like FromSoftware’s Souls games, it deserves some preparation. There’s an entire world with characters and lore and themes to learn about. So, with only 2 weeks left, here’s what the biggest Bloodborne fans are doing to get ready. Picking a name You can’t just walk into Bloodborne’s dark, victorian setting with […]

It’s about damn time Unreal Engine is free

by Tyler Colpon March 2, 2015
Epic Games has made its hugely popular game-making software Unreal Engine 4 free. There’s no trial period, there’s no pro version; it’s completely free. It’s a big move for the company, particularly because for the longest time Unreal Engine was unaffordable for most independent developers. It’s been used mostly for big games like Gears of […]

This is why The Order: 1886 is almost a great game

by Tyler Colpon February 23, 2015
The Order: 1886, Ready At Dawn’s gothic shooter, isn’t very good. It’s simply bad by most accounts. But there are bad games and there are bad games that are so close to being good. The Order: 1886 is one of the latter, a game that takes a solid foundation and flubs the execution. There’s a […]