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EA Play 2017 Recap

For the second year in a row, EA has kicked off the E3 festivities with a press conference that featured interesting reveals and awkward moments. While retaining its focus on mainstream hits, the showcase offered intriguing new angles on established franchises mixed with promising first looks at new IP. Ending with an extended look at Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer, EA’s presentation was an obvious step up from their first EA Play event.

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Fall’s gaming dominance is over

The fall has always been the busiest part of the gaming year. The end of September sees the beginning of a yearly onslaught of games that puts constraints on every wallet and day planner in the industry. For the players, the fall was the beginning of the arduous wait until our Holiday wishes were made reality. Black Friday was the date that put a hard cap on the season and virtually guaranteed increased success for an individual game or publisher.

And it is in the process of losing its relevance.
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E3 2016 Picks

If I have to be honest about this year’s E3, I would have to say this was pretty underwhelming. Over the past few years we’ve had amazing announcements coming from both Microsoft and Sony, but this year it felt lackluster. Continue reading E3 2016 Picks

MISSING THE HYPE TRAIN – COPING WITH A SUDDEN LOSS OF NEW RELEASE HYPE

Well, boys and girls, that blessed time is upon us: holiday season, when the year’s biggest and most-anticipated video games finally hit us one-after-another until our wallets cry out for mercy. Many of us will excitedly buy these for ourselves, for a friend or possibly receive them as gifts in turn. No matter the method, one thing is certain: we’re all united in our excitement for a particular game.

Unless… we’re not. Continue reading MISSING THE HYPE TRAIN – COPING WITH A SUDDEN LOSS OF NEW RELEASE HYPE