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What I Want from E3 2019: A Reason to Get Excited Again
4 months ago

What I Want from E3 2019: A Reason to Get Excited Again

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I always been excited for E3. It’s Video Gamer Christmas. For weeks, months even, the biggest names in games and entertainment horde all their secrets like parents slyly tracking down a surprise puppy for their tween. The gaming industry eventually drops all pretenses of keeping quiet, teasing us with short video clips and logos for the final few days before the conference.
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Editorial: Yes, I Gotta PlayStation 4 to Play Marvel’s Spider-Man. So.
1 year ago

Editorial: Yes, I Gotta PlayStation 4 to Play Marvel’s Spider-Man. So.

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All too often, fans of TV shows, movies, and video games fill the internet with broad declarations they have no intention of seeing through. I said I was going to buy a PlayStation 4 to play Marvel’s Spider-Man over the summer. And that’s exactly what I did.
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Xbox Cloud Gaming Rumors: Let’s Start Asking the Right Questions
1 year ago

Xbox Cloud Gaming Rumors: Let’s Start Asking the Right Questions

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When rumors of something as seemingly as landscaping altering and exciting as an Xbox cloud console and companion service arrive in your newsreader, there’s a cycle that starts.
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Editorials: We Need Single Player PS4 & Xbox One Games
1 year ago

Editorials: We Need Single Player PS4 & Xbox One Games

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Every year, game makers and publishers stuff specific trends into their games. This year, we have two of these themes: Alexa as your personal gaming assistant and games completely divorced from what anyone would consider a robust single-player experience. Alexa in everything doesn’t bother me. A potential drop in single-player games released each year absolutely does.
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Editorials: My Hopes & Dreams for E3 2018
1 year ago

Editorials: My Hopes & Dreams for E3 2018

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No one starts the month of May dreaming about video game launches and new consoles, but they sure end it that way. The closer we get to June, the more I dream of what companies will have to show us at E3 2018.
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The 5 Surprising Things My 2017 Surface Pro Has Replaced
1 year ago

The 5 Surprising Things My 2017 Surface Pro Has Replaced

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I was in a coffee shop last week when someone finally had the nerve to ask me why they never see me without my 2017 Surface Pro. Since then, I’ve figured out why it’s my constant companion: It’s replaced a ton of other devices I used to rely on.
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I Sold My Xbox Elite Controller, and That Was a Mistake
2 years ago

I Sold My Xbox Elite Controller, and That Was a Mistake

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Despite saving for weeks to get it and trading away a ton of accessories to afford it, I sold my Xbox Elite Controller. Not since purchasing The Legend of Korra for Xbox One have I made a mistake this bad.
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I’ve Come from the Future: 3 Days with the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier 
3 years ago

I’ve Come from the Future: 3 Days with the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier 

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I didn’t realize it when it started, but Monday would be the first day of a four-day tech high for me. Maybe you don’t know what a tech high is, but you’ve probably experienced one. It happens when all the stars align just right. You’re researching something cool that you were only mildly interested in. Then, as if you’re returning to a police station to claim a bag of money that no one else did, you get excited. Your heart flutters. You realize that the piece of tech you’re looking at could change everything. Last Monday I purchased the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier.  
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