Tag: Video games

Why 2016 will be the year of the Female Gamer

The demographics in the gaming world are changing as female gamer stats reveal women become the majority, not the minority, sooner rather than later. Unless you spent 2015 living under a rock, you probably noticed that the gaming demographic has enjoyed a considerable evolution over the course of the last decade. During this time, female players and those of an older persuasion have become increasingly dominant, with the former demographic now apparently accounting for 52 percent of all players across multiple platforms. Given the stereotypical view of gamers as being adolescent or young male adults with minimal overheads and a...

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Destiny Review: Does Bungie Deliver?

Destiny is one of the most highly-anticipated and ambitious games of the year. The latest sci-fi epic from Bungie comes with plenty of hype as the creators of the Halo franchise promised something unlike we have ever seen before with a huge, solar system-spanning story and unprecedented social interaction. Destiny is set in a future where humanity is struggling for its very existence against an evil known as The Darkness. Eons before, an alien object known as The Traveler was discovered on Mars, ushering in the Golden Age of humanity, where mankind spread throughout the solar system until The Darkness arrived and triggered a...

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Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo Actually Have Games to Show at E3

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, more commonly known as E3, takes place this year in Los Angeles from June 10-12. It is always a big deal for gamers considering all the game announcements, trailers, and information revealed by the major gaming companies, but this year’s show is setting up to be particularly important as all the major players have something to prove. Microsoft Aside from Nintendo, no company needs to have a huge show more than Microsoft. The company has undergone radical change in the past year, with a new CEO, Satya Nadella, as well as a new head of its Xbox division, Phil...

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Titanfall Drops: Your Titan is Now Ready

Easily the most-hyped game of 2014 thus far, Titanfall has been billed as the first truly must-have game for the Xbox One and compared to such legendary titles as Halo and Call of Duty. But does it live up to the hype? The answer is a resounding yes. This game is awesome. The first title from Respawn Entertainment–the new studio created by Infinity Ward founders Jason West and Vince Zampella, the creators of Call of Duty–Titanfall is what would happen if Call of Duty, Halo, and Assassin’s Creed had a beautiful, beautiful love child. Titanfall combines the frenetic action...

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Call of Duty: Ghosts releases today

“I ain’t afraid of no ghosts!” Well, you should be… In case you’ve failed to notice the onslaught of television ads, a rather big game comes out today. Call of Duty is arguably the biggest franchise in gaming history, with each new title breaking the sales records established by the title that came before it. The latest iteration of the franchise is Call of Duty: Ghosts. Created by Infinity Ward, Ghosts is set in the near-future, ten years after the United States has suffered a devastating attack. America is no longer the most powerful nation in the world and...

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