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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!

Do multiplayer only games work?

Between the upcoming Rainbow 6 Siege, Star Wars Battlefront, and Call of Duty Black Ops III for the last generation of consoles, it seems like more and more developers are starting to consider ditching single player campaigns in favor of multiplayer exclusive games. Whereas it was once a practice to tack on multiplayer onto games that didn’t need them, nowadays ...

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Are Amiibo Cards the Future of Amiibo?

Not too long ago, Nintendo announced that they have shipped around 10.5 million Amiibo since their launch late last year. However, we’re all aware of the issues surrounding the availability of Amiibo figures. Some figures are damn near impossible to find, and even if you can find one for sale, it’s probably from a scalper who’s going to charge you way ...

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The Books of Sorrow and the Taken King’s story

By now, you have probably collected a large number of the 50 calcified fragments if you wish to obtain one of Destiny’s newest exotic weapons, the Touch of Malice. With each calcified fragment, you open up another chapter in the Books of Sorrow, a collection of stories that detail the origin of the Hive and Oryx, the Taken King. In ...

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What Polygon’s article regarding the appearance of female game characters got wrong

In an article by Colin Campbell of Polygon (which can be found here), the appearances of various female game characters were adjusted to more closely resemble “average” women. Of course, there’s a certain irony in how the parties involved in the article are all men, but let’s put that aside and focus on the point being made. It is essentially argued that the ...

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Is Bungie’s Destiny falling apart? Part 3: A structural weakness

(This is an opinion piece meant to be an end to the series of articles Is Bungie’s Destiny falling apart? and The Devil’s Advocate: Bungie’s Destiny isn’t falling apart) Destiny. It is supposed to be Bungie’s 10 year project, a decade long endeavor to follow in the steps of their last great series that revolutionized gaming. For it to last the ...

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Destiny the Game

The Devil’s Advocate: Bungie’s Destiny isn’t falling apart

(This is an opinion piece meant to offer some balance to the issues raised in the article ‘Is Bungie’s Destiny falling apart?‘.) Contrary to what some may say, Destiny is a perfectly fine game. Sure it has its rough spots, all games do, but compared to many other games out there, Destiny is hardly crashing and burning. If anything, it ...

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