Spencer Campbell

PROFILE:

Spencer graduated from UNC Asheville with a degree in New Media in 2013. He's a game collector, snatching up cartridges and discs wherever he can.

Posts by Spencer Campbell:

Notch leaves Mojang, Minecraft sold to Microsoft — “It’s not about the money. It’s about my sanity.”

by 5 days ago

In a post on his personal blog (pastebin mirror), Minecraft creator Markus Persson has stated that he's leaving Mojang in order to maintain his personal identity. I’ve become a symbol. …

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Fire, fall, repeat — Firefall

by 1 week ago

I’ve been excited for Firefall since it was announced back in 2010.  The premise seemed so promising back then -- a shooter with jetpacks and resource gathering, cel-shaded graphics and …

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Shiro Games announces Evoland 2, promises “complex story with a number of game-changing mechanics”

by 3 weeks ago

Shiro Games hopes to take players through the magical history of video games once more with Evoland 2, but this time with a more focused story.  The genre bending RPG …

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DS’ed and Confused: Nintendo’s baffling mission to obscure their next handheld

by 3 weeks ago

On paper, Nintendo’s new 3DS model seems like a pretty legitimate grab at hardcore gamers. It features two extra shoulder buttons, more forgiving 3D, a new control nub, a faster …

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Metatheory Podcast Episode 3 – a pre-PAX Prime celebration

by , , and 3 weeks ago

    PAX Prime is only a matter of hours away, big companies and small indie teams alike will be flocking to Seattle to show off their latest and greatest games. The …

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    Dragon Age Inquisition to feature four player co-op

    by 3 weeks ago

    For the first time in the series, Bioware has announced that Dragon Age Inquisition will have four player co-op. The co-op campaign will be separate from the single-player campaign and …

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    Forza Horizon 2 demo date and achievements announced

    by 3 weeks ago

    If you've been waiting to play Microsoft's exclusive racing game Forza Horizon 2 but haven't been able to make it to the plethora of events it's been showcased at, then …

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    Metatheory Podcast Episode 2 – like an episode of Full House, but with 100% more video games

    by , , and 4 weeks ago

      The Gaming Trend crew comes together for the second episode of the brand new Metatheory Podcast. This episode stars Sean Lama as CHO (Chief Hosting Officer), with Kenneth Shepard, Spencer …

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      Metatheory Podcast debut episode – Gamescom rocks our world this week

      by , and 1 month ago

        Come one, come all, to the very first episode of the Metatheory Podcast hosted right here at Gaming Trend! We're very proud to bring this show to you on a …

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        TGIF: Gaming Trend’s Weekend Lineup

        by , , and 1 month ago

          It’s Gamesom 2014 week, and there has been no shortage of awesome game demos and announcements coming out of Cologne, Germany. Gaming Trend has been there every step of the …

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          Metal Gear Solid V gets silly with new cardboard box mechanics

          by 1 month ago

          Metal Gear Solid is a pretty bipolar game.  One minute you can be talking about a deep conspiracy concerning government plots, and the next you might be getting felt up …

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          Steelseries’ new mousepad hopes to be “the last surface you will ever need to buy”

          by 1 month ago

            The computer peripheral company Steelseries has announced the new DeX mousepad at Gamescom this year. Steelseries promises that the mousepad will feature an extremely low friction surface, and its durable …

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