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:

Borderlands 2 “Gear Up” Event Makes Way for Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt

by 2 years ago

Borderlands 2 is getting its third campaign DLC tomorrow with Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt, a download that will bring players to a whole new continent alongside their favorite gentleman. …

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Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition to get Patched this Month

by 2 years ago

Minecraft's anticipated Title Update 7 came to players on the Xbox 360 on December 19th, which gave players more than a few reasons to return to Mojang's pixelated world. Unfortunately …

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Skyrim: Dragonborn DLC Review

by 2 years ago

Years ago I spent much of my time wandering the island of vvardenfell in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, and my obsession was extended during my adventures in Solstheim with …

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Guardians of Middle-Earth Gets The Great Goblin and Thorin Oakenshield

by 2 years ago

Guardians of Middle-Earth has only been out for a few weeks, and players have already received four characters to add to their arsenal. First Bilbo Baggins and Bert the Troll …

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Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt Queued for Release as Borderlands 2’s Next DLC

by 2 years ago

After more than a week of rumors, Borderlands 2's next DLC entitled, "Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt" has been confirmed by Gearbox Software, alongside a wealth of information. The DLC …

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Experience the First Few Minutes of Bioshock Infinite

by 2 years ago

This morning Irrational Games and 2K Games revealed the first few minutes of Bioshock Infinite, their very, very long-awaited title due for release on March 26th of next year. Check …

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Tomb Raider “Guide to Survival Trailer: #1″ Available

by 2 years ago

Crystal Dynamics' origin story of Lara Croft brings a fresh approach to a long-running series in the upcoming title, "Tomb Raider," one of the most anticipated games of 2013. Today, …

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Dark Souls 2 will be “More Straightforward and Understandble”

by 2 years ago

In case you missed it, Dark Souls 2 was announced at Spike's Video Game Awards last week alongside a trailer. Check it out! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-dcwB3qTMA[/youtube] Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaka will …

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Halo 4 News: Everything You Need to Know About the Next Few Weeks

by 2 years ago

The next few weeks will see many new developments in the world of Halo 4, and those of you itching for the low-down needn't look further than GamingTrend.com. Here's all …

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Mass Effect 3: Omega DLC Review

by 2 years ago

Mass Effect 2 has always been the Empire Strikes Back of the series for me, so I was ecstatic when I heard Commander Shepard would be returning to the ME2 …

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Guardians of Middle-Earth Review

by 2 years ago

The multiplayer online battle arena genre (or MOBA) has been a phenomenon almost exclusive to PCs since it debuted in Defense of the Ancients years ago, as it requires fast …

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Dance Central 3 gets Carly Rae Jepsen Hit Tomorrow

by 2 years ago

Carly Rae Jepsen's hit "Call Me Maybe" might annoy a few of us (myself included), but none can deny the song's popularity, and tomorrow that popularity will spread to Dance …

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