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:

Bungie releases Destiny: House of Wolves DLC preview ahead of imminent release

by 4 months ago

The latest Destiny DLC entitled "House of Wolves" will become available to players on May 19th, and to give its fans a taste of things to come, Bungie has released …

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Halo 5: Guardians Cover Art Revealed

by 4 months ago

343 Industries has released the art cover for Halo 5: Guardians, which includes an image of some new, mysterious Spartans. Halo fans, rejoice!   In addition, 343 Industries has included …

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Mortal Kombat X Review (XB1) – “Flawless Victory”

by 4 months ago

The Mortal Kombat series has a long-running record as one of the best 2D-fighters of all time, so it is no small matter when I say that Mortal Kombat X …

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Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin Review – “Darker Souls”

by 5 months ago

When Dark Souls 2 came out last year, my only regret was that I had to dust off my old console to play it. There are admittedly few games that …

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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – “Victory Lap Edition”

by 5 months ago

I don’t think that there are many gamers who still haven’t played Borderlands yet, so I’ll keep this brief: Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel are two great games that …

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Dive Into The New HellDivers DLC Today!

by 6 months ago

Hot on the tail of the successful release of the excellent top-down shooter Helldivers, developer Arrowhead Studios has released the first set of DLC that is available now on the Playstation …

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“A Hell of a Time” – DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive Edition (XB1)

by 6 months ago

I was never much of a fan of the original Devil May Cry series, so when DmC: Devil May Cry rebooted the franchise in 2013, I was surprised to find …

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“Platforming Perfection” – Ori and the Blind Forest Review (XB1)

by 6 months ago

Five minutes into Moon Studios’ Ori and the Blind Forest, I knew it was something special--and I hadn’t even begun playing yet. The opening sequence is powerful, emotional, and comparable …

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“Under 9,000” – Dragon Ball Xenoverse Review (XB1)

by 6 months ago

Namco Bandai has been releasing Dragon Ball series games for almost as long as the series itself has been around. The manga debuted in 1985, and less than a year …

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“I Fought the Law and I Won” – The Escapists Review – XB1

by 7 months ago

I’ve never been to prison before, but I like to think that if I ever do end up in the big house I’d at least be able to look forward …

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Travis’ Top Ten Games of 2014

by 8 months ago

    I played nearly every game this year, which is something I can only claim to have done for the past few years, and despite that, this year it actually wasn't …

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    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy – 3DS Review

    by 9 months ago

    I have a confession. This time last year, I reviewed Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies, the fifth installment in the Ace Attorney series. It was my first time …

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