PROFILE:

You know that jerk online that relentlessly trash talks you after every kill? That guy was probably Travis "Tie Guy" Northup. Competitive, snarky, and constantly wearing a tie--he's like the Barney Stinson of nerdy stuff. He has been writing his opinions about electronic media since he was a teenager, and is pretty much the only person to hold his opinions in high regard. When he isn't busy heckling video games, he is working as sales manager for a technology media conglomerate or partaking in various comedic pursuits.

Posts by Travis Northup:

The Technomancer review

by 2 days ago

The Technomancer takes place in the relatively distant future, 200 years after humanity has colonized Mars. Players take on the role of Zachariah Mancer, a member of the technomancer order …

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Breach preview

by 4 days ago

    The Deus Ex series is best-known for its single-player campaign, which stars everyone‚Äôs favorite moody cyborg, Adam Jensen. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided plans on extending beyond the story campaign, however, …

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    I got drunk and stole a boat in Rare’s Sea of Thieves – preview

    by 1 week ago

    Sea of Thieves fulfills a fantasy I‚Äôve had for a long time. As a pirate, Sea of Thieves gives the player the freedom to sail the high seas, search for …

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    Watch Dogs 2 preview

    by 2 weeks ago

    Hacking is a dangerous business. I recently learned this firsthand during my time with Watch Dogs 2, when I murdered an innocent quest-giver in cold blood. Watch Dogs 2 puts …

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    Crash Bandicoot is getting a bunch of remasters, and coming to Skylanders

    by 2 weeks ago

    Sony announced during their E3 press conference that Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2, and Crash Bandicoot Warped would all be receiving remasters in the near future. In addition, Crash Bandicoot …

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    Sony announces a new PSVR game called “Farpoint”

    by 2 weeks ago

    Sony announced a new PSVR game called "Farpoint." Here's the trailer:   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukEgUSGLm90[/embed] Little else is known about this new title, so stay tuned to Gaming Trend for more.…

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    The Last Guardian gets release date, new trailer

    by 2 weeks ago

    Team Ico took to the Sony stage at E3 today and announced that The Last Guardian would be launching on October 25th, 2016. A new trailer accompanied the announcement that …

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    Trials of the Blood Dragon gets a launch trailer

    by 2 weeks ago

    At their E3 press conference today, Ubisoft showed off a new trailer for the new¬†Trials: Fusion DLC called Trials of the Blood Dragon. Check it out: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bsZUb1tNxk[/embed] Additionally, Ubisoft tells …

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    EA announces indie game program, “EA Originals”

    by 3 weeks ago

      EA announced during their EA Play conference that, in response to the success of Unravel, they have created a program¬†dedicated to publishing indie games. A spokesperson said that their goal …

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      Bungie to offer “Iron Gjallarhorn” to those who pre-order Destiny: Rise of Iron

      by 3 weeks ago

      Today, Bungie announced that those who pre-order their recently announced Destiny expansion, Rise of Iron, will receive an exclusive version of the Gjallarhorn rocket launcher, called "Iron Gjallarhorn." Here's the …

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      A New Destiny Expansion is Coming in September

      by 3 weeks ago

      Today, during a live Twitch stream, Bungie announced the next Destiny expansion for players coming out in September 20th, called Rise of Iron. ¬† Guardians must rise to the challenge …

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      “You really want a happy ending, don’t you?” – Witcher 3: Blood and Wine review

      by 3 weeks ago

      The story of The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine calls Geralt to a new country in the Continent (yes, that is really the name of the land in The Witcher) …

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