PROFILE:

Avid video game lover who enjoys Tennessee Vol athletics more than one man should. I also listen to hip-hop whenever possible. I'm an odd fellow. Currently attending the great University of Tennessee.

Posts by Jay Malone:

Just have some fun — Just Cause 3 review

by 8 months ago

One series that has always known how to have fun is Just Cause. With the first game, developer Avalanche Studios seemed to have a clear vision, but its execution was …

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Back in the old days — Far Cry Primal preview

by 8 months ago

From modern day to the prehistoric times, so goes the Far Cry franchise. The series evolved tremendously from Far Cry 2 to Far Cry 3, but it seemed to be …

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Explosions, grapple hooks, and happiness – Early Just Cause 3 impressions

by 8 months ago

Explosions are a beautiful thing. No company has proven that more than Avalanche Studios, developers of titles such as Mad Max and the frantic third-person action series Just Cause. Their …

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More blood, more difficult — Bloodborne: The Old Hunters review

by 8 months ago

Difficulty is a tricky thing to tamper with in video games. It's also one of the most notable reasons why Hidetaka Miyazaki's Dark Souls series has become so popular. Miyazaki's …

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Clear improvement, but still lacking — WWE 2K16 review

by 9 months ago

After the first 2K-published WWE game, it was clear a serious change was needed. The franchise's previous installments, WWE '13 and WWE '14, were both solid and featured modes built …

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One step forward, one step backward — Assassin’s Creed Syndicate review

by 9 months ago

Assassin's Creed was once the beacon at which many open-world games strived to surpass. These days, that beacon has dimmed after a mediocre Assassin's Creed Unity release that spawned more …

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Hands-on with WWE 2K16’s MyCareer mode

by 10 months ago

WWE 2K15 had a lot of issues. The game did not die based on one failure, but a host of failures coming together to make one disappointing installment in a …

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Spike Lee leaves his mark — NBA 2K16 review

by 10 months ago

Telling a story is something video games have attempted to do since their inception. For years, people have worked tirelessly on providing a narrative through-line within their projects. However, one …

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Hitman delayed past 2015 into March 2016

by 10 months ago

Square Enix unveiled the new Hitman a few months back, and have now stated it will be missing its original intended release date of December 8th. Instead, you can expect …

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FIFA continues to excel — FIFA 16 review

by 10 months ago

Whereas many video game sports franchises have had their ups and downs in recent memory, FIFA has been nothing but consistent. After years of being in Pro Evolution Soccer's shadow, …

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A well-written apology — NHL 16

by 11 months ago

A few years ago, EA's NHL series was considered one of the best sports franchises around. It would consistently make key iterations on important features, all while maintaining the style …

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This wasteland needs some renovations — Mad Max review

by 11 months ago

Open-world video games have been very prevalent in the past few years. They are a great way to bring life to a bustling world to quickly entrench the player. One …

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