Posts by Patrick Dane

The Underappreciated Magic of Anthem

Anthem has had a rough go of it since coming out. As is becoming a rite of passage for online loot shooters like The Division and Destiny, Anthem is having a troubled launch. It's is a game that has a lot of potential but is garnering ire due to it lacking a significant reason to […]

Metro Exodus Review – The Rack

[rwp_box_recap id="0"] Metro Exodus is a tough one. As a reviewer, you ask yourself if a game is good or bad. You look at graphics, gameplay, story, and then you appraise how well they all blend. Obviously, there's a lot more to it but reviews are mostly boiled down to those components. Is a game […]

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God of War DLC was on the Cards but it was Too Ambitious

God of War director Corey Barlog has said that there were early plans for DLC for the game, but it was decided they were too ambitious for the delivery method. God of War is on a big high right now. It's coming off multiple major Game of the Year awards and there is definitely a […]

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Half-Life 2 Writer Appears to Return to Valve

After leaving in 2017, Half-Life 2 co-writer Erik Wolpaw has returned to Valve. For the past decade or so, Valve's interest appeared to be focused on very specific ventures. Cementing Steam as the top PC store was one such, with the Vive, Steam Link, their controller and other various side projects filling out their time. […]


Patrick Dane's Favorite Games of the Year of 2018

So, another year is past. 2018 was, in a lot of ways, a trash fire on the grand scale. From division, to politics, to flossing, there were a lot of things that dominated our attention probably for the worst. With 2019 on the horizon though, there is at least a sense of hope as to […]


PUBG Mobile Might Have as Many Players as Fortnite

New numbers in a report seem to suggest that PUBG Mobile might have as many, if not more, players than Fortnite.   The Battle Royale race over the last year has been fascinating to watch. What started with ARMA mods and spun off into its own games, the genre was catapulted to success in the […]

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Overwatch Gets an Adorable Stop-Motion Holiday Animation

Blizzard has released an adorable new stop-motion animation celebrating the holidays featuring both Reaper and Tracer again. Not so long ago, we got an endearing Overwatch short. Except, unlike the impressive CGI ones that delve into the characters of the game,  it created a new fun, Toy Story-like universe where Tracer and Reaper statues came […]

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Angry Birds is Coming to VR Next Year

Rovio has announced that Angry Birds is getting a VR experience next year called Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs. Angry Birds time in the limelight seems to have died down a little. At one point, it was quite easily the biggest video game in the world, with various brand spin-offs, and of course, a movie. […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Sold 3 Million Copies in 11 Days in the US

Nintendo is reporting that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has become the fastest selling Nintendo Switch game in the US, selling 3 million copies in just 11 days. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is on a good run. The game has seemingly hit to wide praise, bringing a massive roster of Nintendo and other iconic gaming characters […]


Grab a Free Copy of Subnautica on the Epic Store Over the Holidays

Subnautica is currently free on the Epic Store, ready for players to claim until after Christmas. I immensely enjoyed my time with Subnautica when I played it earlier this year. The game has floated around early access for years but finally came out at the start of 2018. If you aren't acquainted, it's a classic […]

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Anthem Shows Off the Legion of Dawn in New Trailer

Bioware has shown off a new trailer for the upcoming Anthem, shedding a little light on the elite group Legion of Dawn. Anthem is not very far away at all now. The game is set to unleash a whole new live world onto players, one filled with nature and mystery. It's looked pretty neat since […]


DayZ is Now Out of Early Access and You Can Play it For Free This Weekend

Bohemia Interactive's DayZ has finally left early access and PC players will be able to play the game for free all weekend. Well, this has been a long time coming. DayZ was an important game when it first launched in Early Access. The ARMA spinoff helped launch the survival genre, which came to take over […]

Tony Hawk's Skate Jam

Tony Hawk has a New Game for Mobile

Tony Hawk has revealed Tony Hawk's Skate Jam, a new mobile game trying to replicate the classic formula on the go. It's available now too. The Tony Hawk games were an real force in a lot of young lives. The past time and culture really affected a generation in the first decade of the new […]

KINGDOM HEARTS III – Opening Movie Trailer

Kingdom Hearts Gets Opening Cinematic With New Skrillex Collaboration

Square Enix has released the opening cinematic for Kingdom Hearts 3, featuring a collaboration between Hikaru Utada and Skrillex. With the big rush for the Game of the Year and wrap up of 2018 on everyone's minds, it's easy to forget we are jsut a few short weeks away from a big barrage of games. […]

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Anthem Gets Story Trailer Showing Off Impressive Cutscenes

Bioware took to the stage during the Game Awards to show off a new Anthem trailer focused on the story of the game. In the last few weeks, Anthem has been showing itself off a little more. We've been seeing the world, customisation and a little more gameplay, but there are still lingering questions as […]

Far Cry New Dawn: Official World Premiere Gameplay Trailer | Ubisoft [NA]

Far Cry: New Dawn Shows Off Beautiful Post-Apocalypse World

Ubisoft has revealed a new standalone title, Far Cry: New Dawn. You don't have to go far to find a post-apocalypse game. Taking on a world ravaged by some kind of catastrophe is a concept tied to gaming since its conception. That said, what makes it endearing is that there are so many places you […]

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Ubisoft is Teasing a Nuclear Far Cry to be Revealed at The Game Awards

Ubisoft has put out a teaser trailer for something Far Cry, centred around a nuclear bomb. It's set to be fully revealed tonight at The Game Awards. The Game Awards are tonight and people are excited. The show is quickly becoming one of the biggest yearly gaming events when it comes to announcements, so there […]