Brendan Quinn

Brendan Quinn
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Brendan’s favourite things in the world are videogames, comic books, and snowboarding. Not talented enough to actually work in these industries, he is content to write about them.
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Talking Crushmon with Lead Game Designer Young Jun Son

The mobile market is one of the most lucrative in the video game industry. If a company, established or start-up, can create a game that is the right mix of fun...
Fly like an Eagle - Interview with Eagle Flight's Inon Zur 5

Fly like an Eagle – Interview with Eagle Flight’s Inon Zur

Playing a video game has always been a marriage of audio and video. Mechanics and gameplay aside, having the right soundtrack paired with a specific aesthetic can elevate a game to...
Knight Guardians of Relativity - An Interview with TITAN1STUDIOS 1

Knight Guardians of Relativity – An Interview with TITAN1STUDIOS

Editor's Note: The following interview is available in full in this month's issue of CGMagazine, available now! TITAN1STUDIOS is a Canadian-based publisher developing transmedia content across novels, comics, video games, animation, and...
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands Review 5

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands Review

There’s a lot riding on the newest entry in the Ghost Recon franchise, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands. Ubisoft as a company does not have the most glowing reputation amongst video...
Horizon Zero Dawn Review - Great, Yet Familiar

Horizon Zero Dawn Review – Great, Yet Familiar

There was an interview I once watched with Johann Hegg, the lead singer from Swedish Death Metal outfit Amon Amarth. He was discussing the writing process for their concept album, Jomsviking....
Former Second Son Artist Danny Weinbaum Talks Latest Project 3

Former State of Decay Artist Danny Weinbaum Talks Latest Project

It’s always nice to see someone “chasing the dream” in the video game industry. Not everyone wants to work their way up the ranks of a big company. For some, the...
Nioh Review - A Fantastic Souls-Like

Nioh Review – A Fantastic Souls-Like

The affix “-like” gets thrown around a lot these days. Rogue-like, Souls-like, etcetera. Unfortunately, much like music, the best way to explain a video game is to compare it to other...
Steep (PS4) Review 1

Steep (PS4) Review

When it comes to videogames and snowboarding, I find myself in a unique position. Most of the hardcore skiers and riders I know don’t really play videogames, and if they do,...
The Frightening Future of DLC 4

The Frightening Future of DLC

The NPD Group recently released an infographic that details the amount of money spent by gamers of downloadable content (DLC).The information presented here exactly shocking – anyone who has played a...
Hitman: Episode 4 - Bangkok (pS4) Review 4

Hitman – 2016 (PS4) Review

When Hitman (2016) was announced, many players greeted the news with great hesitation. Its predecessor, Absolution, was a terrible game that left plenty of Hitman fans with a sour taste in...
Atari: Battling for the Mobile Market 4

Atari: Battling for the Mobile Market

Atari isn’t exactly a small indie outfit pumping out a few titles on Steam Early Access. The company is essentially responsible for creating the home console industry that, despite a crash...
Battlefield 1 is #JustWW1Things

The Ignorant Marketing of Battlefield 1

There’s a fine line to be drawn when basing a videogame on a war, especially in an era where social media and “outrage” culture are so prevalent. Ensuring that your game...

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