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Fallout 4 Trailer – War Never Changes

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Yesterday we were greeted with a “Please Stand By” message on Bethesda’s website https://thegeekintel.com/2015/06/02/fallout-4-officially-announced-with-big-news-coming-in-24-hours/ with a countdown which ran out this morning. Everyone expected a simple trailer but what we didn’t see coming was a full blown 3 minute trailer with in-game video. Let’s break down what we saw and why it’s awesome.  Read the rest of this entry

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Fallout 4 Officially Announced With Big News Coming In 24 hours

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This morning we woke up to some exciting news regarding the question is a new Fallout game happening? We have been hearing rumors and fake leaks for months but it appears we finally have confirmation. This morning Bethesda studios tweeted out Read the rest of this entry

Youtube Is Trying To Beat Twitch At It’s Own Game

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Last year when video game streaming was at an all time high Youtube wanted to make its way back into the game by purchasing Twitch for 1 billion dollars but ultimately Amazon was the winner in the Twitch buy-out. However now Youtube is paving its own way back into video game streaming. Youtube has recently announced that it is seriously working toward offering, and ultimately beating, Twitch at its own live streaming game. To kick things off Youtube has acquired Read the rest of this entry

Petition For A Remastered Edition of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Passes 90,000 signatures

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I’m sure we all remember Modern Warfare 2. It was truly a game changer for the Call of Duty franchise and introduced many new features and improvements to the game’s core mechanics. In my opinion MW2 was the last “great” Call of Duty game. Sure it’s successors have been Read the rest of this entry

PAX East Lacuna Passage First Thoughts

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Lacuna Passage, made by Random Seed, is an open world game that takes place on Mars however this is not your standard space sandbox game. You play as an astronaut by the name of Jessica Rainer on the second Hermes mission to Mars in search of finding the missing first Hermes crew which was the first manned mission to mars. This leaves you alone on the baron surface of Mars inspecting the old crew’s Read the rest of this entry

PAX East Overwatch First Thoughts

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Going into PAX East 2015 this year I purchased a 3-day pass so my scheduling was a bit more relaxed and I really had no plan for friday other than to walk aimlessly. Then I got talking to some dudes in the queue line with me and they mentioned they were going to run right to the Overwatch booth so I figured might as well go follow them there to Read the rest of this entry

The Problem With The Current Video Game Launching Trend

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Now this isn’t going to be me, the gamer, sitting on my high horse complaining about games but instead a perspective on why it is games launch with non-working components and what can be done to fix it. Recently the gaming community has been spoiled with some great titles such as GTAV, Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, and Halo: The Master Chief Collection however their launch was hardly a success, what did they all have in common? Game breaking bugs and server problems.

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If you picked up GTAV on release day I’m sure you remember this error message or at least one of the many during the first few days of launch. The game’s online portion, which is the main reason many but into the franchise, was virtually unplayable. Same thing has happened more recently with Halo: MCC and it’s long load times, AC Unity with it’s frame rate issues, and COD AW with it’s crippling lag. Why is this? Well personally I think the reason is pretty obvious. Read the rest of this entry

Irrational Games Is Closing It’s Doors, What Does This Mean For The Bioshock Series?

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Ken Levine has announced today that after the next Bioshock Infinite Burial At Sea DLC he will be closing Irrational Games for good. He co-founded the company behind Bioshock 17 years ago and says he wants to peruse other projects, and the only way to do that is to close down Irrational Games at the expense of everyone that works there. However he will still Read the rest of this entry

Chroma: A Spectacular Musical FPS

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Chroma is a Greek word meaning color often the term used to measure the purity of color. What goes better with color? Music that’s what and that is exactly what the game developers over at Harmonix and Hidden Path Entertainment, Read the rest of this entry

My 2014 Tech Predictions

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2013 has been a year of many technological breakthroughs and feats including Google Glass, 4k display, and next-gen consoles. Imagine what we can possibility see in the growth of technology in 2014. Many of the things I mention could very well be announced during the upcoming CES as well. Well I am here to give you my 2014 tech predictions! Enjoy.  Read the rest of this entry