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By Nate Lakritz, 4 years ago

Overwatch Is Having a Free Weekend (August 2018)

Yet another Overwatch free weekend is approaching. If you still haven’t played the blockbuster multiplayer shooter, now’s your chance. From August 23-27, the game will be going free-to-play on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, with all maps and characters included. The only difference between the free version and full game is the absence of competitive...

By Nate Lakritz, 4 years ago

Sony Celebrates 500 Million with Limited Edition PS4 Pro

After two decades of selling PlayStation systems, Sony has finally reached 500 million total units sold. In celebration of this milestone, they are releasing a limited edition PS4 Pro themed around this impressive achievement. It will be available in a bundle which includes a similar-looking DualShock 4 controller, standard PlayStation Camera, and console stand. The...

By Nate Lakritz, 4 years ago

Rainbow Six Siege Is Free-to-Play This Weekend

Rainbow Six Siege veterans can expect to see a massive surge in new players over the weekend, as the game goes free-to-play on all platforms from 8/16 to 8/20. This free version will have absolutely no limitations compared to the full version, meaning all maps, modes, and operators will be unlocked. With the complete Rainbow...

By Nate Lakritz, 4 years ago

Nintendo Switch Online Launches in September

Even before the Nintendo Switch officially released, we began hearing rumors of a fabled online service that would be required for some multiplayer games. Well, the rumors have become official, as Nintendo recently announced a September release for their paid online service. It will provide “access to online play in compatible games, a selection of...

By Nate Lakritz, 4 years ago

Quake Champions Goes Free-to-Play

After a successful free-to-play trial period earlier this summer, Bethesda’s Quake Champions has permanently adopted a free-to-play model. The online multiplayer shooter has met mixed reviews for its long development cycle and high expectations from longtime fans of the Quake franchise. Eliminating the game’s price tag will likely take some pressure off its developers, as...

By Nate Lakritz, 6 years ago

Doom Review

DOOM is truly unique from other first-person shooters due to its ultra fast-paced gameplay and loads of extreme gore. Unlike the formulaic first-person shooters of the world, DOOM puts a absolutely ruthless, yet comedic mercenary through the gates of hell, not once, not twice, but three times. Bringing forth a demonic horror aspect piles even...

By Nate Lakritz, 6 years ago

No Man’s Sky Launch Issues

After a long delay and tons of anticipation by the entire game industry, we thought the No Man’s Sky launch would finally go smoothly. Well, it looks like we were wrong. Just days before its official release, No Man’s Sky was leaked again. This time around, it wasn’t by a crazed fan though. Gaming news...

By Nate Lakritz, 6 years ago

Pokemon Go Version 1.0.3

Pokemon Go Version 1.0.3 has gone live, and it sure appears to be a bummer. In the update notes on the iOS App Store, all that is written states, “Minor text fixes”. Unfortunately, almost immediately following the patch going live, Pokemon Go servers crashed globally. Of course this is nothing new to veteran trainers, but...

By Nate Lakritz, 6 years ago

Unearned Bounty Preview

It’s difficult to find a naval warfare game these days that doesn’t mainly appeal to ship enthusiasts. Complex strategy titles like Wargame, Steel Ocean, and Atlantic Fleet immediately come to mind when thinking about the genre. Rarely are players offered a less “hardcore” adventure in which to sail the seven seas in heated conflict. Well,...

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