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Styx: Shards of Darkness Review – Worth A Shot

If you are someone who even remembers 2014’s Styx: Master of Shadows, then you already have a good idea of what to expect going into the sequel, Styx: Shards of Darkness....
Battlefield 1 - “They Shall Not Pass” Review 2

Battlefield 1 – “They Shall Not Pass” Review

After DICE’s unreasonable asking price and botched delivery of Star Wars Battlefront’s Season Pass, it's fair to say I went into “They Shall Not Pass”—the first of four expansions set to...
Skyforge Preview - Failing to Scratch Our MMORPG Itches

Skyforge PS4 Preview – Failing to Scratch Our MMORPG Itches

There are very few MMORPGs worth playing on consoles at the moment, let alone those which let you play for free. Skyforge, however, might well be in a position to fill this...
Flywrench Review - Addictive, Enthralling, and Ridiculously Difficult 3

Flywrench Review – Addictive, Enthralling, and Ridiculously Difficult

If you haven’t heard about Flywrench, then now’s the time to listen up. An action-puzzle experience from Messhof (the minds behind Nidhogg), Flywrench is addictive, enthralling, and ridiculously difficult all at...
The Switch Needs More First Party Support

The Switch Needs More First Party Support

When Nintendo first unveiled the Switch last year, most people were positive about the new machine. The ability to play console games on the go is tantalizing, especially if the Switch...
What Could The Last Jedi Mean? 2

What Could The Last Jedi Mean?

In late January Disney revealed the official title for Star Wars: Episode VIII—The Last Jedi, Disney also released the simple and traditional logo, but with a red font. If it were...
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The Flame in the Flood Review – Beautiful but Unimproved

Back when it first launched in February last year, The Flame in the Flood was one the most soothing and picturesque survival games I’d ever played.That’s still true today, and the...
The Complicated History of Revolutions in Video Games

The Complicated History of Revolutions in Video Games

To read a book or watch a movie about a revolution is to be an onlooker, whereby involvement is limited to viewing the events unfold before you as a spectator, rather...
The Walking Dead: A New Frontier - Episodes One and Two (PC) Review

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – Episodes One and Two (PC) Review

Telltale certainly had a lot on their plate going into The Walking Dead Season 3: A New Frontier. Not only was the studio tasked with somehow accommodating the half a dozen...
Inside the weird and wonderful world of Spotify’s Gaming Genre

Exploring Spotify Gaming Playlists

What are the first few things that come to mind when you think of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End? Breath-taking vistas? Thrilling action? The Passenger by Iggy Pop? No? How about...
Super Mario Run Hits iPhone & iPad Dec 15th, Features One-Time Payment

Nintendo Shares Dive by 5% After Launch of Super Mario Run

Super Mario Run, Nintendo’s first official mobile game, was released only yesterday, but the company’s shares have already suffered from a significant drop since the title’s launch. Sky News reports that Nintendo’s...
Digital Discovery: Why We Love Museums in Videogames

Digital Discovery: Why We Love Museums in Videogames

It has been said that “a museum is a place where one should lose one’s head”, but I’m not sure this suggestion was meant to be adhered to quite as literally...

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Level Up Showcase

Level Up Showcasing Canadian Development Talent

The Level Up Showcase is an anual event, and on April 5, 2017 seventh anniversary of the occasion.Located in Toronto’s Design Exchange building, over two...