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OPINION PIECES

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!

Zelda Wii U

Without Zelda, What’s Left for the Wii U This Year?

Nintendo’s console has been struggling to stay relevant for a few years now. Particularly with the release of Sony and Microsoft’s next-gen PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the Wii U has simply become less and less appealing. The console has trouble scoring any exclusive releases and is instead often cut out of games coming out on both the fellow competing systems. ...

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ReviewScores

Let’s Discuss Review Scores

*These opinions are my own and do not reflect the views of any of my fellow journalists at Load The Game* Review scores have been a hot topic in the gaming community for quite a while now, but have seemed to explode in social media over the past few months. With the popularity of video game journalism and content creators ...

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Game Release Delays

Delays in Gaming: Pros and Cons

Delays of your most anticipated games can often be frustrating. A game that you’ve been waiting months, even up to a year for, has been delayed and now you are forced to wait even longer for it to release. Frustration is the natural reaction to disappointment; however, it is important to understand why it is that games get delayed in ...

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Steam

3 Early Access Games Worth Your Money

Early Access. The two words that make most of us cringe when we are looking at an interesting game on Steam. “Is this game worth my money? Is it worth my time? Will they actually finish the game or am I just paying for a glorified alpha that will remain incomplete?” If you’ve ever heard yourself ask those questions, then ...

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Evolve

Are DLC-heavy games like Evolve hurting the gaming industry?

For years I’ve been trying to figure out where the term DLC popped up within the gaming industry. It’s certainly not a term I’ve grown up with gaming through the 90’s. Initially, I’ve heard people using the term, not even knowing what it represented. Then, learning that it stands for Downloadable Content, I’ve kept wondering “how is it different than ...

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Fallout 4 announcement Pax South

Fallout 4 could be made official at Pax South and why

At pretty much every major gaming event from the past two years we’ve kept an ear out in the hopes that Fallout 4 would finally make an appearance. No luck so far, but we will continue the tradition this weekend with Pax East 2015, which is already underway and will last until Sunday, January 25th. Out of all the gaming ...

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A comparison of three gaming keyboards

Keyboard Comparison: Razer vs Corsair vs Roccat

When it comes to PC gaming, there are a lot of factors that go into a quality gaming experience. One of those factors would definitely have to be the keyboard used. Gamers need a keyboard that can keep up with them, a keyboard with precision and dependability. A bad keyboard can affect a gamer’s play session. This list will show ...

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Both World of Warcraft and Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn are looked at

World of Warcraft vs Final Fantasy XIV

World of Warcraft has been the defining MMORPG for years. It brought the genre to the forefront, and is what many people consider when the subject of MMORPGs comes up. A contender has risen in the MMORPG realm, however: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Final Fantasy XIV is similar to World of Warcraft, and yet it is quite different. Both ...

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A comparison between three Xbox 360 controllers

Xbox 360 Controller Comparison: PDP vs Microsoft vs Razer

When it comes to console gaming, one of the most important things to a gamer is the controller. A bad controller can lead to a bad gaming experience. Thus, it is important to pick up a good controller. You need something that is precise and responsive, while at the same sturdy and dependable. This list will take a look at ...

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