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‘Sniper Elite 4’ Review – Several Inches Off the Mark

Matt De Azevedo
As prolific as sniping is in gaming, the virtual recreation of the act is a far cry from its real life counterpart, and for good reason. Sitting in a single spot for hours on end while patiently waiting for your spotter to identify a target wouldn't exactly translate to a
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Trailer Anatomy #003 – Emotional Resonance

Matt De Azevedo
Trailer Anatomy is a series in which I analyze video game trailers. To see other entries in the series please click here. Whether you’re a diehard Nintendo loyalist, a devout Xbox fan, or just an all around gaming enthusiast, you have to admit that Sony has been the undisputed king...
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Trailer Anatomy #002 – No Words Needed

Matt De Azevedo
Trailer Anatomy is a series in which I analyze video game trailers. To see other entries in the series please click here. If patience truly is a virtue, then gamers aren’t a very virtuous bunch. As a collective, we aren’t ashamed to have nigh unreal expectations of those who supply...
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The Top 10 All-Time ‘Halo’ Multiplayer Maps

Matt De Azevedo
I’ve spent a considerable amount of my life running around in a virtual set of Mjolnir Powered Assault Armor. With over two thousand hours logged into Halo 2 alone, and thousands more spent across the other mainline Halo titles, I’m comfortable in saying that I know most of the series’...
Indie Reviews Indies

‘Aragami’ Review – Become One With the Shadows

Matt De Azevedo
Aragami Developer(s): Lince Works Publisher(s): Maximum Games Platform(s): Windows, Mac OS, Linux, PlayStation 4 Reviewed on: PlayStation 4 Release date: October 4, 2016 These days it’s common to see stealth being relegated to a minor feature in games rather than a full-fledged genre of its own. Titles like Mafia III...
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Winning the Battle but Throwing the War: Is Sony’s Downfall Imminent?

Matt De Azevedo
Often I’ll see people on internet message boards scoff at the idea of the so called “console wars”, calling the entire concept nothing more than a childish delusion, but don’t be fooled, there is a war being waged. The gaming industry is a booming business, and companies like Microsoft and...
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A Look Back At The Top 5 Biggest Disappointments of 2015

Matt De Azevedo
Not many people were disappointed in the failure that was Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5. It’s hard to disappoint fans when we expect failure. Before we can be disappointed, first we have to believe in the product that you’re selling to us. Below is not a list the worst games...