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Load The Game’s experienced editors guide you through the newest gaming trends. Comparisons, charts, analysis and insights about the on-going evolution of the gaming industry are some of the topics the LTG team covers here. Whether you are a Nintendo Wii users, an Xbox One gamer or a PC enthusiast, we have interesting things to share!

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And the best Fallout 4 companion award goes to…Preston Garvey

Now that Fallout 4 has been out for just over a month, it’s entirely possible that you may have finished the main quest and are looking to complete your second playthrough. Maybe you want to experiment with a different playstyle, maybe you want to see if there are any major decisions or interesting locations that you missed the first time, ...

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The best of gaming in 2015: Game of the year and more

Year after year, video game developers try and outdo each other (and themselves) to make each year better than the year before. 2015 is no exception, with several major releases for huge franchises like Halo, Fallout, and Call of Duty, and that’s only mentioning what came out for the holiday season. However, while almost every game that came out was ...

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The REQ system in Halo 5 is practically the greatest thing ever

At some point in gaming history, it was decided that randomized rewards would encourage people to invest more time into certain games. Soon after, microtransactions were tied to the randomized rewards, drawing a fine line between gambling and gaming. Halo 5 is the latest game to follow this trend with it’s REQ system, letting you earn cosmetic items and more ...

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What is happening in Halo 5’s story? The good, the bad, and the odd

Ever since 343 Industries took over the Halo franchise just over three years ago, they had the (somewhat unenviable) task of continuing the story of the Master Chief. In Halo 4, they took it in an interesting direction by essentially questioning exactly how mentally stable the Chief is. Prior to Halo 5 releasing, the marketing campaign revolved around the possibility ...

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Top Twelve Games for Halloween

Halloween is upon us, and, for gamers, that can only mean one thing: It’s time to play (or replay) some amazing horror-based games. Video games have become just as much of a Halloween tradition as scary movies, haunted houses, and pumpkin patches. Every year, we feel an itch to turn the lights off, turn on our consoles, and willingly subject ...

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