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Zach Riley

My name's Zach and I'm a college student supporting myself with freelance writing as I finish my degree. I largely focus on technology news and reviews for LoadTheGame, though I do report on games from time to time.

Blizzard Announces Newest Addition to Heroes of the Storm Roster

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Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard’s 2015 foray into the MOBA scene, has a new character joining its roster of combatants. Zul’jin, Warlord of the Amani was revealed by Blizzard today along with detailed information on how he functions as a Hero. Zul’jin fills the Assassin role in Heroes of the Storm, and uses his axes and unique Berserker mechanic to ...

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Demo for New Square Enix RPG NieR: Automata Available Today

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It’s been a busy couple of months for Square Enix in terms of releases, news, and new content. Final Fantasy XV launched at the end of November and new content was released soon after. New information on the eagerly anticipated Dragon Quest XI was revealed earlier this week, and Square Enix is encouraging players to re-experience their retro RPGs with an ...

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New Overwatch Holiday Comic Confirms Identity of Game’s LGBT Hero

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The Overwatch Winter Wonderland seasonal event is running from December 13th – January 2nd, and it brings a touch of holiday charm to the team-based competitive shooter. The holiday season is a time for happiness, cheer, and spending time with those you love. Overwatch’s cast is no exception to the rule, it seems, as detailed in the heartwarming holiday comic Blizzard ...

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Retro Square Enix Titles On Sale for Holidays

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Many of Square Enix’s classic games have lost some of their player base due to the necessity of using an old console to play them. Recently, however, Square Enix has allowed fans to relive their nostalgia by porting the “oldies” over to mobile devices. With the rapid surges in technology over the past few years, the average gamer holds a ...

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Civilization VI Ships Free Update Alongside Premium DLC

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Civilization VI launched on October 21st of this year after a six-year gap since the launch of the previous installment, Civilization V. Although Civilization V is pretty old at this point, it still boasts an impressive amount of players who regularly do their best to guide a chosen civilization to supremacy. Part of the reason for the large amount of persistent ...

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The Walking Dead Part I and II Available Today

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Telltale Games is well-known for their story-rich game entries which emphasize the importance of player choice. Fans of the developer should get excited, as The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier premieres today with the first two episodes: Ties that Bind Part I, and Ties that Bind Part II.  A New Frontier is slated to be a five part series ...

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You’ll Soon Be Able to Skip Story in Final Fantasy XIV

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Final Fantasy XIV has quickly grown into one of the most popular MMOs in the world. After the fiasco that was 1.0, Square Enix literally destroyed the world and started from scratch, releasing a newly redesigned game that has captured the attention of many a gamer. Final Fantasy XIV is known for its sprawling story that spans hundreds of hours from ...

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Skyrim Mod Enderal Teases New DLC Expansion

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Skyrim remains, to this day, one of the more popular RPGs. Entries in Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls series continue to thrive for years after their release due to support of the vibrant modding community. With the recent release of Skyrim Special Edition, Bethesda brought updated graphics to the best selling 2011 RPG, but many on PC have yet to jump ship. ...

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GTX 1080 Ti Confirmed Along With Details of Club GeForce

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On a recent job listing on LinkedIn, NVIDIA posted looking for a “Senior Marketing Manager – GeForce, Gamer Loyalty and Advocacy”. According to the job listing, NVIDIA plans to roll out annual benefits to all GeForce Experience users. Perks of using GeForce will include multiple rewards: A free full copy of an indie game once a year. A free custom skin ...

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New Dragon Quest XI Trailer Has Plenty to Share

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At Jump Festa 2017 in Tokyo, Square Enix unveiled the newest trailer for Dragon Quest XI, set to release in Japan sometime in 2017. The opening cinematic, as well as some gameplay, were revealed. Dragon Quest XI, like its predecessors, continues the tradition of fighting monsters and exploring worlds. From the little gameplay we’ve seen so far, it looks like the world ...

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