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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!

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PS4 vs XB1 – Which has better AAA Games

No matter where you go, the general consensus in the games industry is that PS4 has a bigger, better library than Xbox One! But is this really true? It’s very easy to just tally the numbers of games and pick out the few highest rated to make an assertion regarding a console’s superiority. PS4 has more games, and some of its exclusives ...

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Final Fantasy Go

The Best Way to Play Final Fantasy on the Go

Gaming has changed. More specifically, the accessibility of gaming has changed. The elephant in the room, smartphone and tablet gaming, is responsible for a great deal of the shifts our medium has undergone over recent years. Today we live in a world in which a device for making phone-calls, is your hub for multimedia, and for many, a primary platform for ...

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Journey Back to the Classics: Call of Duty 2

Always enjoy the classics.  They’re the reason why certain games exist.  Without their foundations, gaming wouldn’t be the same.  Remember Call of Duty 2?  Can you believe it has been almost been 10 years since the game was released?  That entry into the Call of Duty franchise introduced new and basic concepts.  Even though regenerating health was seen in Halo 2, the grenade icon ...

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GTA-5

Is Virtual Reality a Threat?

Technology is rapidly advancing.  In the last 15 years, we have seen gaming evolve from 3-D animations to life-like environments.  It’s breath-taking if you think about it.  We possess the capacity to upgrade our various forms of entertainment, but will it be our downfall? Virtual reality is becoming the new trend in gaming.  How does it work?  Gamers would wear ...

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HoS Beta

Why Heroes of the Storm Could (Not) Be The Next Big MOBA

Last week, I wrote an article discussing the reasons why Blizzard Entertainment’s new MOBA, Heroes of the Storm, has the potential to become the next big game within the genre. From Blizzard’s reputation to the competitive scene that is expanding at an impressive rate, Heroes has a lot of things going for it. With all of this in mind, there are ...

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Neverwinter

Neverwinter Belongs on every Xbox One

Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter wasn’t even on my radar when I first saw it appear in the Xbox Store on March 31, 2015. In fact, I had never even heard of it. But the wait for the Xbox One edition of The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited is absolutely killing me, so I immediately jumped at the chance to have a free-to-play ...

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Kung Jin

Mortal Kombat’s first gay character… Can we get over it?

The cat is out of the bag. NetherRealm’s latest game, Mortal Kombat X has the first gay character in the series. He is called Kung Jin, a former thief, and an archer for the Shaolin monks, and in some flash-back cut-scenes his sexual orientation is revealed. This was brought to the gaming media’s attention through Gaystarnews, and I am not ...

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Why Heroes of the Storm Could Be the Next Big MOBA

It seems that every couple of months new MOBAs are being released. Though some of the genre’s new comers are able to find a decently sized fan base, none of been able to truly challenge the stranglehold that DOTA 2 and League of Legends hold on the genre. However, there is a new challenger on the horizon that is looking ...

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Kinect

Have We Forgotten About the Kinect?

I keep my Kinect in a drawer.  Why?  I can’t find a use for it; there is no reason for me to plug it into the back of my One.  Aside from my random recording sessions or Netflix binges, my Kinect is pretty much gathering dust.Don’t get me wrong, the Kinect is great for voice commands, but the last time ...

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Game Sequels

6 Game Sequels That Need To Happen

There is a serious issue in the games industry with developers releasing countless sequels to games in which sequels aren’t even warranted. It’s a case of corporate greed and lack of originality, and incessant demand from easily-pleased consumers. You see it in the film industry and in even within the music industry too, but I won’t bore you with my bitter rants ...

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