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Cities Skylines Review (PS4 Review)

Cites Skylines is a game that is best described as a Sim City clone, but is it as fun as Sim City was? Read on to find out. Cites Skylines is a game that really borrows from the idea originally delivered from Sim City by Electronic Arts. Cites Skylines however does something that Sim City… Continue reading Cities Skylines Review (PS4 Review)

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Ideas For The Future of NHL Video Games

Overview With the reveal of the NHL 18 features due out at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas later tonight, it seemed as good of a time as ever to think about ways to make EA's annual hockey release better. There are many complaints about the servers and  I will not be harping on that… Continue reading Ideas For The Future of NHL Video Games

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Gen 4 Sports Games

Recently I have gotten to thinking about the current state of sports games, and overall I think we could and probably should be further along in the process. In particular EA's NHL series, which bums me out as a huge hockey fan. However it isn't all bad, the NBA 2k series has been very good… Continue reading Gen 4 Sports Games

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E3 2015 Presentations Recap And The Games I Am Looking Forward To After The Show

Every year there is an expo in Los Angeles California there is a show called the Electronic Entertainment Expo (e3) and it brings the best video game developers to the forefront to show off their recent offerings. This one covers my thoughts on the 2015 presentations. Microsoft Microsoft had a really strong conference to open… Continue reading E3 2015 Presentations Recap And The Games I Am Looking Forward To After The Show

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E3 Preview

Every June the video game industry takes center stage at the biggest media event of the year for video game development companies. And every year there are multiple surprises from these companies, and some surprises are sometimes spoiled ahead of a big announcement. However this year it has been pretty quiet on the spoilers to… Continue reading E3 Preview

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Western Digital MY PASSPORT® X Review

Western Digital was nice enough to provide me a review copy of their My Passport X hard drive which is meant to be used as a gaming hard drive on the Xbox One or the PC. I received my unit from Western Digital in early April and I have taken the last couple of months… Continue reading Western Digital MY PASSPORT® X Review

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SportsCenter Anchor Stuart Scott Passes at age 49

Today ESPN and sports fans lost an icon, Stuart Scott lost his battle with cancer. Scott started his career at ESPN back in 1993 on ESPN2 on its SportsNight show and quickly made his mark on the network. It was not long after that he made his presence known on ESPN's SportsCenter and beyond in… Continue reading SportsCenter Anchor Stuart Scott Passes at age 49

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Sports Money: Contracts And The Real Losers

NOTE: The numbers in this piece were pulled in early 2014 when piece was originally written, these numbers may or may not be higher in today's sports. With the addition of Giancarlo Stanton's $300 plus Million dollar contract it is likely that the figures are higher. Is it me, or have ticket prices gone up… Continue reading Sports Money: Contracts And The Real Losers

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The future of EA’s NHL Series Depends On….

Lets get the facts out of the way with first. EA's NHL 15 is a disaster, in my review I gave it a 6.5 overall and a 9.0 for gameplay. Now for my opinion, the 6.5 overall stands since it is a decent, not good product but I refuse to stick by the 9.0 for… Continue reading The future of EA’s NHL Series Depends On….

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WWE 2k15 Review (PS4/Xbox One)

WWE 2k15 is the first offering on the PS4/Xbox One and it was given a lot of hype by critics and fans leading up to it's late October release. But does it live up to the hype? Let's dig in a find out. Background This year was the first year that 2k had a full… Continue reading WWE 2k15 Review (PS4/Xbox One)

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NHL 15 Review (PS4 and Xbox One)

EA's NHL series has finally hit next generation consoles for the first time in the PS4 and Xbox One era this year and there is a lot of excitement for next gen hockey this year, but does NHL 15 live up to its hype? Read my review to find out. Gameplay The gameplay for NHL… Continue reading NHL 15 Review (PS4 and Xbox One)

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Madden 15 Review (PS4/XBox One)

Every year around this time we get to dig into the new Madden game. Over the last 8 years it has been for Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, but this year we start off with the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions of the game to wet peoples appetite for NFL Football which is just… Continue reading Madden 15 Review (PS4/XBox One)

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E3 Briefings Recap

  E3 brought us a lot of great moments as usual. Ubisoft had another surprise at the end of their show, plenty of sports games, and even the reveal of Grand Theft Auto V for PC, and next gen consoles. So read on for a recap of the highlights of the opening day. A list… Continue reading E3 Briefings Recap

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E3 2014 Preview

This year's e3 2014 should be very interesting because this will be the first year that the PS4 and Xbox One will be in existence coming into the event, so one would assume that game companies will want to impress and improve on the offerings they come out with. Especially with no real big time… Continue reading E3 2014 Preview

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MLB 14 The Show Review (PS4)

Baseball season is about a quarter of the way through and we're finally digging into a PS4 version of the MLB 14: The Show through and through. Over the last couple of weeks I have played this game a lot, there is a lot in this game that isn't new, but pretty well done. So… Continue reading MLB 14 The Show Review (PS4)

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Target a Victim of a Security Breach

Minnesota based Target Stores has been a victim of a security breach, according to Krebs on Security the breach appears to have happened between just after Thanksgiving possibly up to December 15th. The breach compromises info that is on the magnetic strip on the back of the card itself. It appears nearly all locations have… Continue reading Target a Victim of a Security Breach

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Tom Clancy’s The Division: Snowdrop Engine Video

Ubisoft today released a video demoing its new Snowdrop Engine. The video shows off how the engine makes the game look different in various situations mostly dealing with lighting and particles. This video is nice to look at, but I am worried that the game will be all on foot and no driving around at… Continue reading Tom Clancy’s The Division: Snowdrop Engine Video

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NBA 2k14 Review (Next Gen: Reviewed on PS4)

It's finally time for me to dig in to reviewing PS4 games, not so much because of any sort of embargo or any of the likes. But mainly because I've been trying to get a good feel for these games. And NBA 2k14 has had me cultivated to say the least. Preface The part about… Continue reading NBA 2k14 Review (Next Gen: Reviewed on PS4)