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by bapenguin

Is it Time to Find the Best Gaming VPN?

The rise of E-Sports has taken a lot of folks by surprise, in just a short amount of time the concept of watching someone play a video game - let alone watching someone play a video game for money - has gone from a pipe dream to the norm. Streaming platforms like Twitch and Mixer see millions of hours of engagement a day, and with the top five

by Mattaghetti

Value or Validation

    I should admit, throughout my time writing, and even as far back as when I began watching and playing games, my outlook was always skewed to the wrong side. I constantly have to reel myself back to where I need to be, my focus often creeping towards convincing people that what I love has value, rather than focusing on th

by Mattaghetti

Press X to Play

    ‘Press X to Jason’ the screen reads, as you play through Heavy Rain. ‘Press X to pay respects’ the screen offers, as you begin Call of Duty; Advanced Warfare’s campaign; these scripted moments are something that try and engage the gamer but often feel as though they are awkward moments, much l

by bapenguin

NHL 17 Review

Every year I debate whether or not to pick up the latest NHL game, usually holding off until the day of release and finally giving into the urge. It’s not that I don’t like video game hockey, in fact, I absolutely adore it. But it’s a tough pill to swallow a $60 price tag year over year. EA tends to throw in buzz words for ne

by Charlie Lucy

Virtual Reality: A New Frontier that Needs New Games to be Played

After years of hot-seat games, split-screen races, and other rudimentary forms of multiplayer gameplay, my first LAN game came as a breath of fresh air. Not having to share my computer with another human being, and being able to play along with my friends in a relatively comfortable way (we didn't have "gamer" chairs back then) was a great exp

by bapenguin

Plarium's Versatile MMO Games Catalogue

There are very few gaming company that hold so many good games in their browser catalogue. Most of the time we concentrate on one specific game to review but this time we are going to take a look at the free online games that Plarium Online Games browser catalogue offer to millions of gamers every day.