PROFILE:

A proud Seattleite and wannabe novelist, Mike loves to travel, to eat, to drink, and to play video games...excessively. If you don't think tattoos, scotch, soccer and 80's synth go together, you haven't met him.

Posts by Mike Pearce:

Yoga, bad puns, and Star Wars: Battlefront: Let’s Play Episode #6

by 6 days ago

    This week, Hunter Wolfe joins up with Mike to fight in a galaxy far, far away. After a recent yoga session, Hunter brings all sorts of awful jokes and terrible …

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    ’80s ‘tastic: Desync review

    by 7 days ago

    This represents the progression of my thoughts and reactions to Desync: The first minute in-game as an unapologetically avid ‘80s synth fan (much to my wife’s displeasure): “Damn, this soundtrack …

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    Josh and Mike aren’t good at Battlefield 1: Let’s Play Episode #5

    by 2 weeks ago

      Today, Battlefield 1 gets its first expansion, They Shall Not Pass. Premier Pass holders can try out all the French have to offer, but everyone else gets to wait until March …

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      The French Army’s debut: They Shall Not Pass

      by 2 weeks ago

      When Battlefield 1 released last October to great critical acclaim (see our review here), it included playable forces from the nations of Germany, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the …

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      Let’s play some Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands

      by 3 weeks ago

        This week Joe and Mike (or, Swoots, as Joe likes to him) are in the fictional narco-state of Bolivia fighting the dreaded Santa Blanca cartel. Bullets go flying, stuff gets blown up, …

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        Joe shows Mike the ropes: Let’s Play Episode #3

        by 4 weeks ago

          News editor Joe is a huge Hearthstone fan and has been asking Mike to give it a shot for weeks. So, for this week's episode, Joe finally gets to pass …

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          Mike and Joe Shoot Each Other: Let’s Play Episode #2

          by 1 month ago

            For this week's Let's Play, editors Joe DeClara and Mike Pearce decided it'd be a good idea to kill some zombies. As the post-Valentine's Day zombie purge progressed, Mike and Joe …

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            Strategy-lite, filthy casual’s delight: Halo Wars 2 review

            by 1 month ago

            Halo Wars 2, in many ways, picks up right where the original Halo Wars left off. The story jumps forward through slip space 28 years and straight into the current …

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            Gaming Trend’s New Series: Let’s Play

            by 1 month ago

              Welcome to Gaming Trend's new gameplay series. Each week, editor Mike Pearce (that's me) will be teaming up with other members of Gaming Trend. Together we'll be playing all sorts …

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              Feast your eyes on a Halo Wars 2 campaign mission [spoiler alert]

              by 1 month ago

              Eager to catch a glimpse of the UNSC taking on the Banished? Well, look no further. Here's the entire third mission from the upcoming Halo Wars 2 campaign. Beware of …

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              From Georgia with blood: Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 Beta

              by 2 months ago

              I got my first taste of CI Games’ Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 during PAX West 2016 last September. Until then, I’d never played any of the previous entries in the …

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              Not close and no cigar: M.E.R.C. Preview

              by 2 months ago

              M.E.R.C. is a new real-time tactical shooter from TinyMob Games that released on Steam’s Early Access program earlier this month. Set in a not-so-distant dystopian future, you command a team …

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