As I consider the events that have characterized the past few weeks in gaming culture, the idea that continually worms its way into my mind is that of polarity. Because as incredible as the stream of quality releases has been, the grotesque underbelly of the community has repeatedly come to light. This contradiction has potentially smeared what could have been a defining season for gaming on a mainstream level. Instead of celebrating the masterpiece releases of Horizon Zero Dawn and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild we are left screaming into our collective pillows at the hateful immaturity that radiates from corners of the internet.
Continue reading It is time for the silent majority to be heard →
With less than a month to go, Atlus has released a new trailer to the highly anticipated game, Persona 5. Continue reading New Persona 5 Trailer →
It is safe to say that open-worlds have become this generation’s defining gameplay feature. Immersive worlds, diverging paths, exploration; these buzzwords and phrases characterize a large portion of the AAA gaming space. Games like The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and Grand Theft Auto 3 paved the way for The Witcher 3 and Metal Gear Solid V to capture the time and imaginations of the gaming community. The success of these titles has caused the feature to percolate into the rest of the industry, leading to a landscape dotted with sprawling worlds and open air.
Continue reading Recent masterpieces debunk open-world fatigue →
With hundreds of Funko Pop figures showcased during the New York Toy Fair this year, a sizable amount of them were from video game franchises. From Overwatch, to Doom, and even Mass Effect: Andromeda – here are 55 figures in all their funko-fied glory!
Continue reading 55 Video Game Funko Pops – NY Toy Fair 2017 →
For many gamers having the opportunity to appear in an adored franchise would be a dream come true. But what happens when the role offered doesn’t quite measure up in scope or significance expected? Continue reading Kumail Nanjiani Joins Mass Effect Andromeda Voice Cast →
Join the podcast crew of Myles Farrington, Adam Leonard and Chris Cobb as they mull and converse over the most topical of news. They touch on the stories of Destiny FREAKIN’ 2, the Castlevania Netflix series, Steam Greenlight’s dusk and so much more. They cover it all! This is also the premiere episode of Chatting with Cheesus! Welcome to the MONG podcast, enjoy! Continue reading MONG Podcast 155 | Chatting with Cheesus →
One of the most anticipated games of 2017 now has a release date. Bioware has announced that Mass Effect: Andromeda is only a few months away. Continue reading Mass Effect: Andromeda Release Date Revealed →