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Blog Post Archive

‘Pokémon GO’ Missed An Obvious April Fool’s Day Joke Opportunity

Is there a Pokemon GO April Fool's Day joke today? So far, it doesn't seem like it, but there was something pretty obvious and funny Niantic could have done.

The Nintendo Switch Needs Virtual Console To Fill In Its Release Gaps ASAP

A non-Nintendo console would have more options to fill the dead space. But Nintendo does not have Mass Effect or Ghost Recon. Instead, what Nintendo should have as a “back-up plan” is its collection of older games, made accessible by its Virtual Console.

Why I Worry ‘Destiny’ Is Boba Fett-ing Nathan Fillion’s Cayde-6

Bungie is giving Cayde-6 a larger and larger role in Destiny, particular as they head toward a sequel. While this might be fine, without a larger change in tone, making your comic relief your lead may not be the right path forward.

I Am Sufficiently Whelmed By The ‘Destiny 2’ Trailer

After a week fraught with leaks, Destiny 2 is finally official announced, thanks to teaser posters, a teaser trailer, and now a “full” cinematic trailer which was just put online a few hours ago. So, how is it?

Pokemon GO’s Water Festival Was Great And Should Be A Model For Future Events

Pokemon GO's Water Festival event came out of nowhere to be one of the best things the game has done since launch, and Niantic should do more events like it in the future.

Five Things BioWare Should Fix In ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Moving Forward

BioWare is asking for continued feedback as to how to fix and improve Mass Effect: Andromeda moving forward. Here's mine.

The ‘Destiny 2’ Question: PS4 (Pro), Xbox (Scorpio) or PC?

Destiny 2 will be coming to Xbox One, Xbox Scorpio, PS4, PS4 Pro and probably PC. Players now have a pretty important platform choice on their hands as a result.

‘Rocket League’ Coming To Nintendo Switch Should Not Even Be A Debate

The developer of Rocket League is still unsure about whether the game will make it to Nintendo Switch, and that may not bode well for larger third party releases.

What I Loved About ‘Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ Is Fading Near The End

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild may be a great game, but it's one that loses some of its core appeal the more you play, as systems and objectives change over time.

Let’s Read Too Much Into Bungie’s ‘Destiny 2’ Teaser

Yesterday, for what was apparently the first time ever, Bungie confirmed the existence of Destiny 2 with some new teaser art. It’s hard to believe that this is the first time they’re actually acknowledging the game, given that it’s been an open secret for pretty much years now.

The Anti-Thrones: ‘The Walking Dead’ Boss Says He Wants The Show To Run For 20 Years

We’re just about to wrap up season seven of The Walking Dead, and as interest in the series begins to sag a bit, many fans are wondering if there might be an end date in sight. Turns out there is, but it may not be what you were expecting.

‘The Walking Dead’ Really Misplayed Its Big Sasha Moment

The Walking Dead has been cultivating a very specific storyline all throughout this season and last, the slow transformation of Sasha into the comic character Holly. But they've apparently stopped short of giving her a much-awaited moment of glory.

Mass Effect: Andromeda’s Producer Talks Me Through The Ending’s Loose Threads

Mass Effect: Andromeda's ending has many loose threads, some connected to future content, but others that seem like plotlines that should have been resolved. What's left unclear on purpose, what's a bug, and what might you have miss...

A ‘Pokémon GO’ Shiny Magikarp/Gyarados Water Festival FAQ

Shiny Magikarp and Gyarados are finally a reality in Pokemon GO, but fans have a million questions about the pair. Here are some answers.

‘Ghost Recon: Wildlands’ Is Literally ‘Open World: The Game’

Ghost Recon: Wildlands is competent, but it's also one of the most generic open world games on the market in an era when there's been a lot of creativity in the genre.

How To Be Less Terrible At Mass Effect: Andromeda’s Multiplayer

Mass Effect Andromeda's multiplayer can be hard to get a handle on at first, but there are a few things you should know that should help you get on your way to victory in no time.

Possible ‘Destiny 2’ Poster Leak Reveals New Aesthetic And Release Date

Supposedly, an Italian GameStop leaked a Destiny 2 poster, which has showed up in two separate images circulating this morning, and if legitimate, it reveals a September release date with a PS-first beta coming this summer.

What BioWare Should Learn From The Reaction To ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’

Though Mass Effect: Andromeda gets a lot right, its flaws are readily apparent. Here are the lessons BioWare needs to learn from the game's missteps going forward.

‘Pokémon GO’ Announces New Water Festival Event With Increased Gyarados, Lapras Spawns

Pokemon GO has just announced a new Water Festival event that starts today, and will see increased spawns of Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile and their evolutions, along many other water types.

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