Gaming and Remembrance: Dragon Age and an Epic Moment

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the early ’90s, HBO used to air a show called Dream On. I don’t remember much about it but it was essentially about a man who was brought up during the time when the television became a central fixture in the household. As with any show, he would get into hijinks, but his reaction …

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Drifting Joy-Con Continued, How NOT to Repair!

Drifting Joy-Cons Repair Fail

Reading Time: < 1 minute After a failed repair attempt on a drifting Joy-Con using an air blower, I figured why not take it apart and try to replace the drifting joystick. I didn’t want to wait for Nintendo’s warranty service any longer as I had already been waiting for 2 months at this point. A quick search on Amazon …

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Paper Mario: The Origami King Review, Do We Still Like it?

Paper Mario: The Origami King

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve been putting off writing this Paper Mario: The Origami King review for some time because I really wanted to like this game. There was one element in particular that drove me crazy and hoped it would get better but it didn’t. I was quite happy in the beginning as you can see in our …

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iOS xCloud Ends Early

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Microsoft’s development and testing of its xCloud service for iOS, which has been out and available for testing by iOS users since early this year, has come to an end earlier than expected. We learned first today via appleinsider.com about the termination of the xCloud for iOS services, likely disappointing droves of excited iOS and …

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Intellivision Amico Event Recap

Reading Time: 3 minutes Intellivision Amico held its live event this week revealing a bunch of details about the upcoming Amico console. The event happened a day late due to some last minute developments. A great number of details were revealed, and we are going to recap the highlights here! The Intellivision event kicked off with a montage of …

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Intellivision Amico Live Event August 4th

Reading Time: 3 minutes As Microsoft and Sony get ready to release their latest, greatest and most powerful consoles, revived brand Intellivision is also preparing for the release of its Amico console, and is holding a big event on August 4th to show off new details on both its hardware and software. There is little revealed about the event …

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5 Ways to Find a Nintendo Switch In Stock

Can't find a Nintendo Switch in stock? We may be able to help.

Reading Time: 3 minutes When first released, it was nearly impossible to find a Nintendo Switch in stock anywhere. Over three years later, the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite, and Joy-Cons are nowhere to be found. “But why?” Joy-Cons are hard to find due to two reasons: 1. Nintendo Switch popularity; and 2. Joy-Con Drift problems. (Check out our …

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Coop Grounded from Obsidian, a Game Pass Gem

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Obisidian’s Grounded, a backyard multiplayer coop survival adventure, is an absolute Xbox Game Pass gem. Yesterday, we reported that this multiplayer survival game had taken the number 1 spot on the Steam charts. Today, Grounded’s game director, Adam Brennecke, announced that Grounded has 1 million players in 48 hours. Adam Brennecke thanked the million or …

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Grounded Tops Steam Sales Charts

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Obisidian’s Grounded has reached the top of the sales chart on Steam just after 2 days since release. This popular survival game was released as a Game Preview on Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One/PC and on Steam on July 28th and the internet has been all a buzz about it. Both Grounded and Destroy …

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Grounded : First Impressions

Reading Time: 5 minutes Grounded – the single/multiplayer survival game from Obsidian Games, came available on Xbox and PC on Tuesday, thanks to a pre-release of the game. We talked about this title last week, as it was presented as part of the Xbox Game Showcase 2020, and are getting a much more in-depth look at the game this …

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Joy-Con Drift Got You Down? Check Out This Fix.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nintendo Joy-Con drift is old news. Sadly, it’s plagued two pairs of my own Joy-Cons and I know many that have the same issue. The good news is that Nintendo has extended the warranty time on them but the COVID-19 pandemic has caused quite a bit of a delay. As it stands right now I’ve …

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Interchangeable Side Panels for PlayStation 5

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’re one of those that have been wondering how a white PlayStation 5 will fit into their entertainment center, wonder no more… maybe. Some images have shown up on Twitter that appears to be a stack of side panels for the PlayStation 5. These images prove nothing but do show that the panels do …

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Dead Age 2 – A Pre-Release Look

Reading Time: 6 minutes Super Co-Op Bros Gets an Early Look at Dead Age 2 Dead Age 2, from HeadUp Games, is the sequel to the turn-based zombie apocalypse game, Dead Age, which was originally released in 2016, and is described by its developers to be a “mix of role-playing, rogue-like, fast-paced, turn-based combat and survival, all in one.” …

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The Wizard and Super Mario Bros. 3

Super Mario Bros. 3

Reading Time: 3 minutes This may sound a little crazy, but my absolute favorite video game movie is, The Wizard (1989) starring Fred Savage, Luke Edwards and Jenny Lewis. Of course, lets not forget that Beau Bridges and Christian Slater were both in it and we got the first peak at Tobey Maguire as well! If you’re not familiar …

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The Debate Over Difficulty Modes

Reading Time: 4 minutes To “git gud,” give up…or play in “baby mode” Recently, with the release of STAR WARS Jedi: Fallen Order, I entered into the realm of the “Dark Souls” genre of games. Games intentionally made with a difficulty level that is frustrating and demoralizing to the casual gamer. Don’t get me wrong here, I love STAR …

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Xbox Games Showcase 2020 Redux

Reading Time: 5 minutes Microsoft held its Xbox Games Showcase 2020 today, released a lot of new game footage and trailers from an assortment of upcoming games. The event showed off some great gameplay footage from Halo Infinite, a trailer for The Medium, and an assortment of other titles. There was no lack of self back-patting on Xbox’s behalf, …

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The Medium Brings Dual Reality Gameplay

The Medium - Dual Reality Gameplay

Reading Time: 2 minutes We heard about The Medium way back in May where the developer, Bloober Team, said they had more tricks to reveal and boy did they! Today, we learned what they have been working on and I have to admit, I am quite excited to give it a try. The Medium is the first to bring …

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Fable is coming to the Xbox Series X

Fable coming to Xbox Series X

Reading Time: < 1 minute Surprising to some, Fable is coming to the Xbox Series X as announced at the Xbox Games Showcase today. Not a a whole lot of information regarding the next release of Fable but we do know that it’s currently in development by Xbox Games Studio, Playground Games. Playground Games, of course, is the developer behind …

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Ubisoft Will Not Raise Prices of Next-Gen Games, yet

Ubisoft is not raising prices of games, yet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Just the other day, 2K Sports revealed the price of NBA2K21 would be $10 more for its Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 versions, sparking a debate about next-gen games and whether a price-hike might be expected. This price hike raised the question if this will be the “new norm” for game prices for next-gen …

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Xbox Game Pass Not Coming to PlayStation

Xbox Game Pass Coming to PC

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you recall, last year Phil Spencer made mention that the Xbox team would love to see Xbox Game Pass come to every platform possible. As you can imagine, this was an ambitious dream that only the likes of a tenacious company like Microsoft could tackle. Since then, Nintendo Switch has had some minor connectivity …

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