Editorial

Next-Generation Gaming PCs – A cautionary tale

by 1 week ago

By Brad Wardell (Stardock) and Ron Burke (GamingTrend) During both of our PC gaming lifetimes, we’ve always built our own machines. As putting together computers has consistently become simpler throughout …

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Meet me at the Pokestop: Pokemon Go and the power of social mobile games

by 3 months ago

"Pokémon Go is going to suck," I said with confidence, "but I'm going to waste so much time on it." I made this very incorrect prediction about the quality of …

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Danganronpa showed me that feeling despair is part of finding hope

by 5 months ago

[The following contains spoilers for Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc. Reader discretion is advised.] Back in September, I got the words "You despair because you yearn for hope" tattooed in a …

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So you want to play…Dice Masters

by 7 months ago

At the Essen Spiel in October 2013 WizKids gave an interview to Eric Martin of BoardGameGeek which previewed their new game platform: Dice Masters. Based on the Quarriors system (also …

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Digimon has grown with its audience while others franchises remain stagnant

by 7 months ago

    If you were to look through a box of my childhood toys, you'd be sure to find several old collectibles from a lot of the mid-90s to early 2000's anime …

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    QSpex blu-bloQ technology is a gamer’s best friend

    by 10 months ago

    I am a migraine sufferer. If you don’t know what that is like, imagine having an ice pick stabbed directly into your eye, and then having it gently tapped with …

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    In his final game, Nathan Drake needs to lose something

    by 12 months ago

    More than getting to play through three of my favorite games from last generation, I'm finding that my favorite part of replaying the Uncharted trilogy through The Nathan Drake Collection …

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    Avoid 4K if you love your console games

    by 12 months ago

    I was ready to upgrade my TV. My then current TV, a 50’ Panasonic plasma, had served me well over the years with its deep colors and high refresh rates. …

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    So you want to play… HABA kids games

    by 12 months ago

    When I was contacted by HABA before Origins, I was excited to talk to them since they are known for great kids’ games in Germany. While some of their games …

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    Follow your heart, not a review score

    by 12 months ago

      I’ve always felt that my interest in video games is sorta unique from my friends and my peers. On the one hand, I adore them enough to spend time writing …

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      Without a consistent face, Dragon Age can’t be my story

      by 1 year ago

      It's not a secret that I'm one of Gaming Trend's biggest Bioware fans on staff. I've praised the studio for its portrayal of LGBT issues, become incredibly attached to the characters …

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      Halt And Catch Fire: Season 2 Finale

      by 1 year ago

        A friend of mine once sent me an article about how genre fiction needs to be about characters. It made the further point that science fiction often loses its way …

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