Category: Opinion

Oyi. As if the multiple delays and horrendous last trailer weren\’t enough, Kickstarter backers have yet to receive codes or physical copies for Mighty No. 9. You know, the game fans funded to the tune of over four million dollars to help create. As you can imagine, the Kickstarter community is none to pleased. To […]

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Welp, E3 2016 is over and all three main platforms gave okay showings. Some announcements stood out to me but the majority was underwhelming. I\’ll just dive in. Xbox Microsoft’s Xbox One S is sexy, but with their more powerful Xbox One console codenamed Project Scorpio planned for release next holiday, it may not make […]

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I’ve been playing video games ever since I can remember which as you may or may not know is all due to Nintendo and Super Mario Bros. 3. Games and I have grown up through five generations together, and that’s a lot of time. All the while some games have transported me to new worlds […]

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Some PAX Tips

As some of you may know, I\’ve been trying to go to PAX East for the past five years now and it finally looks like I\’ll be going this year. A friend of the site, Janelle, is no stranger to conventions and wanted to share some tips and tricks she\’s learned over the years. Hey, […]

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On Friday, it was reported that Microsoft held an afterparty at The Game Developers Conference. This party included light refreshments, people in button downed shirts staring at their phones, and female dancers half naked in schoolgirl uniforms.  Hours before this took place, Microsoft hosted a lunch revolving around women in games.  How to positively include […]

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Hello everyone! I\’m thrilled to share that we made it on Rebates Zone’s Top 50 Video Game Sites list! We landed number 43 which is awesome considering we share the space with juggernauts I grew up with and read daily like IGN, Kotaku, and Destructoid. I started Pixelrater entirely on my own and managed all […]

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Daigo Umehara. That name may not mean anything to you. That name may mean everything to you. Having been in the competitive scene for over a decade, he’s widely considered to be one of the (if not the actual) greatest fighting game player of all time. To me, Daigo Umehara reflects a feeling. The first […]

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Holy hell. I don’t know about anyone else, but 2015 felt like such an insane year for video games. We had a lot of games that overwhelmed and underwhelmed. We didn’t get a lot of broken games, though a few fell through the cracks that were nearly unplayable (I’m looking at you PC version of […]

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