Category: Opinion

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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Tristan 2015 was a big year when it came to the amount of games I played. Making a list was hard! But here’s what scored big with me this year: Xenoblade Chronicles  This game surprised me. When it launched in Japan it felt like it had a very lukewarm reception. I took the dive and […]

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Fallout 4 Tips

Are you new to Fallout? Me too! You may have noticed that being a first time survivor in the wasteland can be tough—I know I have. As a newcommer here are some tips I\’ve discovered and ones I found online to help you out. This list will be ongoing to check back for updates! ​ […]

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Wow, I can’t believe it’s been two decades (my heart) since the launch of the original PlayStation back on 9/9/95. Where or where does the time go? Admittedly I did’t have a PlayStation when it originally came out but I had friends who had one and I remember playing it all the time. Eventually when […]

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