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By Luke Heyen, 3 months ago

The PC Game Launcher War

In recent months, PC gamers have been at war with each other over the new Epic Games Store and Steam. Arguments include Epic Games paying developers and publishers to release games exclusive to the Epic Games store, a spyware problem, and Epic’s store being “bare-bones” compared to Steam. Epic Games launched their store on December...

By Luke Heyen, 3 months ago

Reverie: Sweet As Edition Review

Reverie is a 2D, open-world, action-adventure game set on a fictional island off the coast of New Zealand. You play as the protagonist, Tai, trying to solve the mysteries on the island inspired by Maori legends. Reverie: Sweet As Edition is developed by a small indie team based in Auckland, New Zealand. This is the...

By Luke Heyen, 4 months ago

Niantic’s Earth Day Cleanup 2019

Niantic is hosting an Earth Day cleanup for the second year running. During last year’s Earth Day, Niantic convinced thousands of people to help clean up their communities. They are hoping to grow that number this year by providing incentives to players who attend events that will be held around the world with the help...

By Luke Heyen, 4 months ago

PlayStation’s First State of Play Recap

Sony held its first PlayStation State of Play live stream on March 25, which showcased ten games with a range of release dates and trailers. You can watch the full VOD on PlayStation’s YouTube channel. PlayStation opened the live stream with Iron Man VR by developer Camoflaj, where you will be able to fly around...

By Luke Heyen, 4 months ago

Google Stadia and a Microsoft-Nintendo Partnership Shape the Future of Gaming

Are we at the very start of something game-changing in the video game industry or is all this just going to pass us by? This week seemed to get bigger and better for video gamers as it went on, from Google’s Stadia announcement to Xbox sharing one of their more popular licenses in a continuing...

By Luke Heyen, 4 months ago

PlayStation Announces State of Play Livestream

PlayStation announced on their blog that they will be holding a live broadcast on March 25th at 2 PM PST. Referred to as “State of Play”, the live stream will host new trailers, game announcements, and gameplay footage for both PS4 and PSVR hardware. You can tune into State of Play on Twitch, YouTube, Facebook,...

By Luke Heyen, 4 months ago

LifeAfter Review

LifeAfter is a zombie survival game for mobile devices, created by Chinese developer NetEase. It originally released late 2018 in China and the English translated version launched on February 27th, 2019. LifeAfter is free for iOS and Android, set in a post-apocalyptic world where a zombie outbreak has taken over and you have to survive!...

By Luke Heyen, 5 months ago

Nintendo Jumps on Virtual Reality with a New Labo Kit

By Luke Heyen – @StickersPlays, @HitStartPod, co-host of the Hit Start Podcast Last month, rumors of a virtual reality headset for the Nintendo Switch had appeared seemingly out of nowhere. Today, Nintendo dropped the news on their website that they will be entering VR space this April with their Labo product line. It will offer...

By Luke Heyen, 5 months ago

Deltarune Chapter 1 Review

By Luke Heyen – @StickersPlays, @HitStartPod, co-host of the Hit Start Podcast Deltarune is developed and published by Toby Fox, the creator of indie success Undertale. Fans of the series will be happy with this new entry. It is currently available for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC for free. Deltarune is a turn-based RPG where...

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