Editorial

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

by 2 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 …

Continue reading →

In his final game, Nathan Drake needs to lose something

by 4 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 …

Continue reading →

Avoid 4K if you love your console games

by 4 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. …

Continue reading →

So you want to play… HABA kids games

by 4 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 …

Continue reading →

Follow your heart, not a review score

by 4 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 …

    Continue reading →

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

    by 5 months 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 …

    Continue reading →

    Halt And Catch Fire: Season 2 Finale

    by 6 months 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 …

      Continue reading →

      How Street Fighter V and EVO awakened my inner competitive fighter

      by 7 months ago

      Believe it or not, even after years of being submerged in video games and gaming culture, my first time playing a Street Fighter game happened about a month ago at …

      Continue reading →

      Halt And Catch Fire S2 | E6 & E7

      by 7 months ago

        Television is taking the opportunity of low summer viewership to gauge the tolerance of the censors. Five of George Carlin’s seven words are now regular parts of speech on many …

        Continue reading →

        Her Story breaks storytelling conventions and brings about one of the best narratives in years

        by 7 months ago

        While playing through a narrative-heavy game, the anticipation of the unknown is what keeps the player moving forward. You continuously wonder where the story is going, and what kind of …

        Continue reading →

        Halt And Catch Fire S2 | E5 “Extract and Defend”

        by 7 months ago

          “Son of a bitch.” Those are Sara Wheeler’s words, and that’s how this episode begins, with Sara cursing out her father for daring to send a premarital agreement for Joe …

          Continue reading →

          Halt And Catch Fire S2 | E4 “Play With Friends”

          by 8 months ago

            Happy funtime Gordon is back, sniffing chalk and running around in his vintage orange full-body Adidas track suit. He’s cross-pollinated with Louis Tully from Ghostbusters, becoming an irritating little guy …

            Continue reading →