18 years ago, Halo: Combat Evolved was released on the XBox to massive commercial and critical success. It almost single-handedly put the Microsoft console on the map and ushered in a new era of competitive multiplayer and single player shooters.Read More
If 2018 could be summed up in two words they would probably be battle royale. The genre took the gaming world by storm with the advent of titles like PUBG and Fortnite earlier this year, with both games hosting millions of concurrent players at one point or another and raking in boatloads of revenue.Read More
One of the most surefire ways a game can stir up controversy nowadays is to bring into question the issue of historical authenticity. It seems like no other topic has the capacity to incite such an incendiary response from the gaming community…Read More
This years E3 may have been filled with exciting previews of upcoming titles, but it was also rife with its fair share of controversy. None were more shocking than the revelation that beloved gaming icon Waluigi was to be excluded from the roster of the highly anticipated Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.Read More
Shooters have been one of the most popular video game genres for decades, and much of that is due to the rise of multiplayer support, as well as the constant iteration of game modes and features that stem from the shooter "mold".
Because of this, shooters have to ability to reach nearly any demographic of gamer, and can satisfy almost any range of gaming styles, from casual to intensely competitive. Despite the sustained success of shooters, it's starting to feel like they might be are losing touch with their roots.Read More
Much to the delight of Call of Duty fans worldwide, the series decided to go back to its roots with Call of Duty WWII. After many installments dealing with firefights in space, the return to World War II was exactly the shot of life the franchise needed.Read More