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Best Survival Games 2016

With so many new survival games releasing, it can be hard to figure out what the best ones to play are, that’s if you even come to know about them! Whether you are looking to survive while stranded on a tropical island or test your survival skills during the zombie apocalypse, this list of the best survival games to play in 2016 will have you covered.The only question is, what games do you g...

The Best Boxing Video Games Ever

Although the sport of boxing isn’t nearly as popular as it once was, it still has a loyal following. And even though actual boxers themselves may not be the most interesting or charismatic, when it comes to pop culture, that is easily remedied. From Rocky to Raging Bull to Million Dollar Baby, Hollywood consistently releases boxing movies. And now with Creed being a critical and box office h...

Xbox 360 Celebrates 10th Birthday

  The Xbox 360, Microsoft’s uber successful 7th generation console recently celebrated it’s 10th birthday over the weekend. The Cole was originally released via retail on November 22nd 2005. When the 360 first came out, it was an event marked as the start of HD gaming, something now commonplace in gaming today. The Xbox 360’s specs at launch were as follows: 3.2 GHz PowerPC ...

The Most Anticipated Xbox One and PS4 Games of 2016

  With the 2015 year coming to a close and only a few big gems patiently waiting for their release dates as we draw nearer to the new year it feels like a right time to look at the most anticipated games for 2016. This was a great year for gaming and gamers overall who were treated to spectacular titles like Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Fallout 4 and the list...

A quick note about Video Games as Art

They are. I could leave it at that really but I think Jesse would find it hard to justify posting so minuscule an “article” to the site, so I think I’ll elaborate a bit more. I’ll be honest and say that I’m officially sick of having to argue whether games are art. Most of the people disagreeing with the idea are either snooty intellectuals who are afraid of having to admit that they are wrong or p...

The Next Xbox One Update Coming February

Gamers would have just received the large update recently that brought backwards compatibility to the console but Microsoft seems to already be looking into the future of the console. Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra made some interesting comments in a podcast with Larry “Major Nelson” Herb. It was announced that the next big Xbox update was coming in February with the December and Januar...

Jump To Gamer Retro Rag Review – Official UK PlayStation Magazine: Issue #39

  Jump To Gamer is a way for me to get away from just looking solely at individual games and look more at wider themes and issues. Back before the true rise of the internet, a lot of people still got most of their news from actual paper publications. The amount of magazines devoted to gaming was much larger back in the 90’s than it is now. We’re living in a digital age and the paper press is ...

AR-Cade “Miitomo, Why it’s Awesome”

Some may know that after the Corporate Management Policy Briefing / Semi-Annual Financial Results Briefing for Fiscal Year Ending March 2016 Oct. 29, 2015 Nintendo’s stock dropped slightly. This got many thinking every HARDCORE Gamer’s go-to phrase “Nintendo is doomed”. It didn’t take long for people to start sharing their opinions on how Nintendo’s stock drop w...

The Ins and Outs of Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

  With the highly anticipated Xbox One backwards compatibility feature release date just around the corner Microsoft has been releasing more and more bits of information about what features backwards compatibility will have. With Sony having a clear lead on Microsoft in the console sales race it’s clear that Microsoft is hoping that this console exclusive feature will give the Xbox One ...

Is The Debate Over Oryx A Turning Point In The Gaming Debate?

  So Laura Dale thinks the titular character in Destiny’s DLC “The Taken King” is transgender?. Meanwhile, Mundane Matt disagrees and thinks that he’s a sequential hermaphrodite?. And people are debating this in a relatively reasonable and analytical way with a maturity not normally seen around these subjects? Don’t get me wrong, there have been some trolls on either side of the divide but mo...

YouTube Gaming Now Offers Mobile Services and Sponsorship Option

    In a new article from YouTube today the blog announced that “YouTube Gaming” would be available for some mobile devices, would offer a sponsorship button, and will have improved features. YouTube will let you record your own mobile gameplay, on only Android as of now, by using the “mobile capture” feature on YouTube Gaming. You can use the camera to record you...

Next Hearthstone Patch To Introduce Major Changes

This is quite possibly the biggest change up to the Hearthstone meta since The Grand Tournament. Word from Blizzard’s Community Manager Zeriyah is that Warsong Commander will undergo some intense changes. The mana cost won’t change and the attack value is not going to be lessened but the effect from Warsong Commander will be “Your charge minions have +1 attack”. The implica...

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