Matt De Azevedo

September 15, 2016

Winning the Battle but Throwing the War: Is Sony’s Downfall Imminent?

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 […]
September 13, 2016

A Look Back At The Top 5 Biggest Disappointments of 2015

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 […]
September 13, 2016

‘The Witness’ is Simply a Must-Play for Any Fan of the Puzzle Genre

Small teams of people having been developing independent games since the dawn of the industry, but it wasn’t until relatively recently that indie titles have been on everyone’s radar. Valve’s Steam platform was certainly a huge catalyst in the rise of the indies, but they still didn’t get too much […]
September 3, 2016

1v1 Me Bro! (#1): ‘The Wolf Among Us’ Vs. ‘The Order 1886’

1v1 Me Bro! is a series in which I compare two (somewhat similar) games in an attempt to decide which is more worth your time. In 2004 a group of former LucasArts employees banded together to create a company called Telltale Games. Their early years were mostly split between working […]
July 31, 2016

‘We Happy Few’ Early Access Impressions

One of the biggest draws at Microsoft’s E3 press conference last month was We Happy Few, an indie game from the Montreal-based development studio known as Compulsion Games.  An impressive 4~ minute gameplay demonstration was shown, along with the announcements that the Xbox One would not only be the first […]
July 1, 2016

Trailer Anatomy #001 – The Lich King

Trailers are often looked upon as nothing more than simple marketing material, but each trailer in and of itself is a piece of art. Just like a film, book, or game, a trailer has a specific tone and pace. Each shot and cut are purposefully selected, each piece of audio […]
June 6, 2016

‘Overwatch’ and the Issue of Determining a Game’s Worth

From Triple A titles to indies and everything in-between, no game is immune to the inevitable swarm of criticism that will rain down upon it come its release. In the age of the internet, between the comment sections on popular websites and the multiple social media platforms available at the […]
May 23, 2016

Jennifer Hale’s Top 5 voice acting performances

When talking about video game voice actors there are two prominent names that come up these days: Troy Baker & Nolan North, and rightfully so, as their names seem to be in the credits of nearly every big game released over the past couple years. However, there’s a voice actor […]
May 19, 2016

Top 5 Females Who Transcend the Supporting Role

From Bayonetta to Lara Croft, there are a good amount of female leads in games who are strong, intelligent, and badass. Unfortunately, most female sidekicks tend to be nothing more than eye candy or comedic relief. However, every once and a while we see a fantastic supporting female, like Alyx […]
May 18, 2016

The Top 5 Animal Companions in Gaming

There have been plenty of great animal side kicks in gaming over the years, so it was tough to narrow this list down to just five. With that in mind, I’ve excluded any characters which are clearly animals, but at the same time exude extremely humanoid characteristics, like speech, so […]