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:

Unshockingly Awesome: The Bioshock Collection review

by 3 months ago

There‚Äôs always a lighthouse. Also, there‚Äôs always a remaster. The Bioshock series contains some of the most transformative titles in gaming, and possibly the most important games in the past …

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Here’s all the Destiny: Rise of Iron content that we can show you before September 20th

by 3 months ago

If you're like us here at Gaming Trend, you're too excited for Destiny's upcoming expansion, Rise of Iron, to wait for it to drop on the 20th. Well, you're in …

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Check out Destiny: Rise of Iron’s first story mission

by 3 months ago

Gaming Trend had the opportunity to play Destiny: Rise of Iron, and today we're sharing our experience with the first story mission from the expansion! Check it out: We'll have …

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HardCore: ReCore review

by 3 months ago

I‚Äôve never played a game quite like ReCore. At its heart, it‚Äôs a 3D platformer, but it‚Äôs also an open-world exploration game, and an RPG, and a third-person shooter. I …

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Legal Weapon 6 – Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice review

by 3 months ago

The Ace Attorney series has one of the worst pitches for a game of all time: Let‚Äôs make a game where the player takes on the role of a defense …

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Peaks and valleys: Valley review

by 3 months ago

The first 15 minutes of Valley are some of the most confusing moments I‚Äôve ever experienced in a game. You find yourself waking up on an excluded island, discover strange …

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“Skylar and Plux” aims to resurrect the golden age of platforming – Right Nice dev interview

by 3 months ago

Many of us at Gaming Trend are huge fans of¬†the 3D platforming genre, which has been all-but-dead in recent years, so naturally we were excited to hear about an upcoming …

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“Fight and Flight” – Strike Vector EX review

by 4 months ago

Strike Vector was originally released in early 2014, as a dogfighting game for PC. The title was well-reviewed by Gaming Trend, but unfortunately never took off, with fewer than a …

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Kicking off the rust – Destiny: Rise of Iron preview

by 4 months ago

September marks the start of the third year for Bungie's¬†popular shared-world shooter, Destiny, and the upcoming expansion, Rise of Iron, will serve¬†as its vanguard.¬†With the spotty first year behind them, …

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Bungie announces “iron gjallarwing sparrow” pre-order bonus for Destiny: Rise of Iron

by 5 months ago

Today, on Bungie's Twitch stream, the Destiny developer announced that those who pre-order the upcoming expansion Destiny: Rise of Iron will receive an exclusive, heavily-rumored vehicle called "the iron gjallarwing …

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Caravan calamity: The Banner Saga 2 review

by 5 months ago

‚ÄúBleak‚ÄĚ is a great word to describe the world of The Banner Saga. The sun has stopped setting, the apocalypse is coming, and people are dying all around the player. …

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The Technomancer review

by 5 months 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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