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David MacDonald

A life long game and half life long writer, David always sought to combine his passions and write about games online.

Miiverse to not be in Nintendo Switch

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Miiverse is something that has been knocking around Nintendo products for some time now. With it, you could create a custom avatar that could interact with other avatars of other players. It was first introduced with the Nintendo Wii and has been a part of Nintendo ever since. The 3DS even took it once step further with the addition of ...

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Radiant Update Announced for Darkest Dungeon

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Darkest Dungeon is a game that has a lot going on. It was a game that proved that Early Access games could have amazing support from developers. What’s more, it’s a game where the support continued long after the game had been officially released. Red Hook Studios had promised a lot in the game’s Kickstarter campaign, and they successfully delivered ...

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Nintendo Switch Subscription Service Announced

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Paid subscriptions for multiplayer are something that have, sadly, become expected in gaming. It’s become the norm that sixty or so dollars will be needed to access the multiplayer portion of a game for console gaming. The Xbox 360 was the first to adopt the policy, with the Playstation 4 following in suit. Both systems try to sweeten the deal ...

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Half-Life 3 Probably Never Happening

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Half-Life 3 has become memetic among the gaming community. Being an awaited continuation of a beloved gaming franchise. However, recent evidence has been brought to light that it will never be made. Andrew Reiner of GameInformer has published an article regarding an interview he had with a Valve employee. Something that needs to be stressed is that this interview was ...

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Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove Announced

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Shovel Knight is a game that was a bit of an indie darling in 2014. Backed on Kickstarter, was released to extremely positive reviews as well as commercial success. It has since then been ported to nearly every major gaming platform, including the 3DS and PS Vita. Yacht Games, the developer of Shovel Knight, kept the fanbase alive by releasing ...

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Overwatch May Get a Valentine’s Day Event

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Overwatch has had a grand total of three major events now, the Olympics, Halloween and the Holiday Season. They’ve become rather a staple of the game, and each bring familiar prospects to the experience. A colorful array of new skins, lines, emotes and other unlockables, unique game modes and a unique tone. There is some controversy over the items being ...

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Mass Effect Andromeda Lacks Season Pass

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Season passes are something that is highly divisive among gamers. Some enjoy them, as it earns them all of the DLC for a game at a reduced price. Others sneer at the concept, seeing them as asking for money when a product hasn’t proven itself yet. For better or for worse, season passes have become a staple of the AAA ...

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Dues Ex: Mankind Divided Pre-Order DLC Goes Free

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Pre-order bonuses are, sadly, a staple of AAA gaming. You don’t have to look far to find an example of a game that utilizes this practice. Costumes, weapons, or even entire levels that can only be acquired through pre-ordering. Dues Ex: Mankind Divided was particularly noticeable in this regard. Augment Your Pre-Order went so far as to offer the game ...

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Mass Effect Andromeda Resolutions

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Appearance has been a part of the gaming debate for as long as there has been one. Older gamers will remember the bit wars of the 1990s, with Sega and Nintendo trying to outdo each other. Back then, graphics dominated the arguments for which console was better. Nowadays graphics aren’t as heavy touted, as things have gotten more complicated. Resolution ...

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Long War 2 Announced for XCOM 2

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Mods have added a new perspective to games for a long time. Ever since they became a thing, they’ve been adding more and more layers to already great games. Be it something as simple as a UI update, or as radical as a feature length campaign. One of the most famous mods out there is the Long War mod for ...

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