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More Thoughts From Me #14: Stop With The Rumors Already!

LuigiJudgesYou ” Hey listen…I’ve heard that the NX is…”. On the internet, anybody can say anything they want. They can tell you the truth and they can lie too. Oh boy they can lie. People especially love to make up rumors about stuff that they love or think they’ll love. They do that with things they hate too. When it comes to video games, this is pretty common. The worst part though is that fan sites will report these rumors…. Rumors…

 

More Thoughts From Me #10: Video Games Don’t Need Stories

Tetris One of my early entries to this column said that every video game needed a story. Now I’m back to give you the opposite position: Video Games don’t need stories! Tetris, Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros, and many other games do not have stories. After my last article about video games needing stories, I had some people say, ” Ya, but this game doesn’t have one.” And its true. Not all video games need stories. In fact, I’ll just…

 

Oddworld Inhabitants Announces Oddworld: Soulstorm

OddworldSoulstorm I’ve been a fan of the Oddworld games since the first game on PS1. When it was announced that the new game, Oddworld N’Tasty, was coming to the Wii U I was really excited. As it turned out, New N’Tasty for Wii U was a great game! And now the developer, Oddworld Inhabitants, has announced a new game in the franchise. What’s this game called and what’s it about? Read on to find out!     Oddworld Inhabitants has announced…

 
 

Developer Two Tribes Announces Retirement After Next Game

TwoTribes Two Tribes has developed games such as Toki Tori 1, 2, Rush, and Edge. Their upcoming game, RIVE, is a departure from their usual puzzle focused games. Last year, gamers were given an early look at the game via a special E3 demo. This game is still coming, but the developer has now announced it will be their last game ever. Read on to find out why and what I think about this announcement. After RIVE, Two Tribes is calling…

 

May the Lego Force Be With You: Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Is Coming In June

LegoStarWars Traveler’s Tales has created a lot of Lego games for multiple consoles. The Lego game that started it all was Lego Star Wars and now Traveler’s Tales is going back to that Galaxy Far Far Away. Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been announced and it will be coming in June 2016!   Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be coming to multiple systems (Wii U, PS4, Xbox One, etc) on June 28th. Game Informer will feature the…

 

Gaming Deals Across North America

KidsPlayingVideoGames_full_690x384 The Black Friday craziness has begun, and although you might not be getting the door crasher or lightning deals, there is still plenty of good options out there. Although this list does not include links, it hopefully will point you in the right directions. These are some of our personal favorite games and accessories. Most - although not all - of these deals are Canada specific with the price, but available across North America.

 
 

Steam World Heist this Fal

steamworldheist_690x388 Steam World Heist is set to release this Fall on select platofrms. However, very few people actually know a few interesting tidbits about the Steam World lore, one of which is a Tower Defense came called SteamWorld Tower Defense.

 

Will Assassin’s Creed Fatigue Happen?

assassins-creed-3-image3_596x388 Assassin's Creed is undoubtedly one of the larger franchises in current video games, and can boast being one of the best AND one of the worst franchises to date. Most people were on board for Assassin's Creed when it first launched, and many praised it for the unique gameplay. Collecting flags - at least at that point - was a minor annoyance at best. Assassin's Creed was heralded by many as the next big thing.

 

Can consumers continue to pay the high price?

Gamestop The rising price of AAA video games at Canadian retail locations is making me wonder something: how long can consumers continue to pay the high price of games? Best Buy Canada and Amazon Canada have been offering a bunch of pre-order incentives for games announced at E3 2015. With a 5-10$ discount, these retailers are charging 64.99 - 69.99; that means the regular price on these titles is 74.99 - 79.99. With a 13% sales tax in Ontario, that means a brand new AAA tilte at full cost could set ...

 
 

Hotline Miami 2 Developer Responds To The Game’s Banning In Australia

Hotline-Miami-2- Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been banned for sale in Australia after the Australian Classification Board refused the game due to an implied rape scene. The scene in question is optional, and it can be skipped by a notice that warns of the content alluding to sexual violence which the user must choose yes or no to continue. Yet according to the classification report of Hotline Miami 2 it is still being refused classification: