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Geekend Update 02/03/2017

Welcome to the first Geekend Update of February! Check out what some of the Middle of Nowhere Gaming crew is up to this weekend:

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Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Review


For the past few years  there have been a few remasters from last gen games coming to current gen hardware. Some of these remasters can be great when the remaster is better than the original release, or they can be lazy ports that don’t add anything significant to make you want to buy it again. Thankfully, Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection is in the former camp. While Bluepoint Games does add improvements into each of the games, it does take out some of the features that were in the original release.

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Who Needs a Remaster?

It’s been a little over a year since the newest console generation released to an eager audience. Then, it was clear to many who made the leap that the next-generation of gaming was starved for new and exciting titles. Indies, last generation cross-buys, and early exclusive titles tended to the 2014 Game Famine’s most temporary needs, but nothing felt like it really pushed the hardware or justified the need for it. It was a time of regret for some, anger for others, and there were those just happy for what they had.

But something unholy was born out of that time, something wretched and ugly. It was the work of a few money-hungry publishers. They preyed on the needs of the many, and instead of producing something new, they released The Remasters.

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A Console Bundle to End All Console Bundles

If you don’t have a PlayStation 4 yet, you’re very lucky and it’s a great time to pick one up. A new deal has hit the market that almost makes this writer disappointed that he picked his up at launch. Continue reading A Console Bundle to End All Console Bundles