Guacamelee! 2 Review

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Guacamelee! 2 is a beat ‘em up, platformer game released for PS4 & PC on August 21, 2018. It was developed and published by Drinkbox Studios (@DrinkBoxStudios).

There’s a sense of pure joy that kept swelling up inside me during my playthrough of Guacamelee! 2. Continue reading

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Stephan’s E3 2018 Predictions

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Here it is, my favourite week of the year: E3! The Electronic Entertainment Expo, where the world’s video game industry comes together in Los Angeles, California for a week of announcements, previews, teasers, awkward programmers talking to auditoriums full of people, awkward celebrity hosts trying to sound excited about games… it’s a magical time. Continue reading

PlayStation Experience 2017 Announcements

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The annual celebration of PlayStation kicked off Friday night when thousands of PlayStation fans packed into the Anaheim Convention Center for the Opening Celebration of the fourth ever PlayStation Experience. Taking a different tone than the traditional conferences we’ve seen at E3 and Gamescom, this year the stage was set with couches and chairs where various PlayStation executives and designers wearing ill-fitting blazers and graphic tees sat down and had a more personal presentation for the PlayStation fans watching. Continue reading

PlayStation Paris Games Week Recap

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I was quite disappointed by PlayStation’s E3 conference this year. There was little to no indie game presence, very few new game announcements and a focus instead on longer trailers for already announced AAA games. I was a bit worried after E3 that PlayStation was losing their way after 4 years of a fairly strong run with the PS4. I found myself gravitating towards Xbox for their strong indie support with gems like Cuphead, Below and loads of other ID@Xbox games as well as amazing support for fan requests like backwards compatibility, System UI upgrades and greater customization options. But today I was reminded why I love PlayStation so goddamn much. Continue reading

Stephan’s Top 100 Video Games

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I’ve been blessed in my short time on this planet to have played hundreds and hundreds of video games. From a very young age, my interest in video games was sparked by my Aunt who moved in with us and brought her Nintendo 64. My parents then indulged my obsession over the years, getting me games for the holidays and my birthdays. My Dad sat next to me on our living room couch from the beginning, through so many different adventures. From Portal 2 to Ratchet & Clank and Don’t Starve he always showed a huge interest in my passion which made me feel more and more excited to explore video games, write about video games and ultimately work in video games. Continue reading