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I am a cucumber in a fruit bowl.

The bigger picture with Epic’s purchase of Rocket League


So it seems now that Epic Games have procured Psyonix the creators of massively popular Rocket League: This move in itself isn’t anything out of the ordinary if you discount the bullshit press release by Psyonix making it look like … Continue reading

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The Questionable Ethics of Laura Kate Dale and Kotaku UK


Well, this kind of inept display of video game journalism should not be a surprise to anyone anymore, but this article by Laura Kate Dale and Kotaku UK is an act of bad faith: They have absolutely no journalistic integrity … Continue reading

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Gamers have the worst memory I swear…


For the love of God, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has yet to get any gameplay footage yet you can already pre-order it: Pre-ordering a game with no gameplay footage, and we have no other details whatsoever other than ‘now … Continue reading

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Nvidia’s shrewd if not rather diabolical marketing strategy


So, two days ago Nvidia released its GeForce 425.31 drivers which enabled non-RTX graphics card owners to enjoy the “benefits” and the eye-candy that is ray tracing. If you are an owner of the 10-Series GPU like the GTX 1980, … Continue reading

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Uh-Oh Dragon Age 4 seems to be in trouble…


Oh boy, this isn’t going to end well for Bioware, considering the backlash Anthem has received since its rather troubled and stunted release a few months back: And it is exactly as I predicted in an earlier article a few … Continue reading

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Borderlands review bombing ethical or not?


“Review Bombing” is the act in which large group of disgruntled gamers gives negative user reviews for a video game. This is often done in response to developers or publishers who add anti-consumer gameplay mechanics to their games. This is … Continue reading

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