Valve’s latest foray into the unforgiving world of gaming hardware is their impressive Steam Deck. I’m sure you know all about it, but for the sake of the uninformed (and Google’s search algorithm), let’s talk briefly about what the Deck is, what it does, and why so many gamers are calling it a “Nintendo Switch Killer.” Nintendo has always dominated the handheld market. Ever since … Continue reading The Steam Deck is NOT a Threat to Nintendo
Everyone grab your fancy suits and Sunday dresses because a new Switch is coming to town! Wow, it looks so amazing I can’t wait to see what’s inside! Oh, wait…. Is that? Is that the same Switch I have now with a fancier shirt on? False alarm everyone. Grab the sweatpants and liquor, we’re sitting this one out. It’s an Avocado….. Thaaaanks When Nintendo said … Continue reading The REAL Reason We Can’t Have a Switch Pro (Maybe)
Most of us would be lying if we said we didn’t fantasize about playing games for a living but is Twitch really the best platform in which to live out our dreams? Twitch certainly does have huge viewership potential as well as fun and unique ways for viewers to interact with the channel. However, it’s no secret live streamers all across the globe have a … Continue reading We Might See the Death of Twitch–and Maybe That’s a Good Thing
Back in 1980, a competitive Space Invaders tournament made history, but nobody realised it at the time. 40 years later, we now look back at this as the first ever eSports event, as 10,000 gamers went head to head to see who could record the highest score. It was a sign of things to come in the gaming world, with more competitive video gaming tournaments … Continue reading How big will eSports become?
With new console and PC part sales on the rise, you have likely heard of the scarcity problem the tech industry is facing right now. Let me be the first to say that finding and purchasing a PlayStation 5 is nearly impossible, and it doesn’t look like this will be changing anytime soon. All of this frustration can lead to fear of never owning a … Continue reading Forced Scarcity in Gaming – Ripping Off Fans with FOMO and Market Manipulation
Sega’s systems have had plenty of great RPGs, but like Rodney Dangerfield, they get no respect. Sega Dreamcast was a very intriguing system that never lived up to its full potential. Despite having internet connectivity and good graphics, the Dreamcast lacked the sales to keep up with the competition. Remember, the system suffered from the misfortune of having the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and GameCube launching … Continue reading The 15 Best Sega Dreamcast RPGs