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Gaming Today Okay Guys, It’s Time We Had a New Gremlins Game

There’s no doubt in my mind that, one day, Hollywood will eventually remember Gremlins was a thing and greenlight the inevitable reboot. It’s one of the few awesome films from good decades that hasn’t yet been exhumed, exploited, and ultimately ravaged by an industry too terrified to fund anything t...

 

Gaming Today Fuse: Demonstrating the Problem with AAA Videogames in One Set of Screenshots

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)When Insomniac announced Overstrike, I was quite excited. Sure, it was yet another shooter, and we hav...

 

Gaming Today How Telltale’s The Walking Dead Makes You Think of the Children

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)Spoiler Warning: Discusses events in TellTale’s The Walking Dead up to and including Episode Three. Ch...

 

Gaming Today Guild Wars 2 is Almost the Answer to My MMO Prayers

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)A short while back, I wrote an article decrying the tactics used by modern MMO developers, where they...

 

Gaming Today Rant Bites: Dark Souls PC and Michael ‘Wheat Thins’ Pachter

(This is another edition of RANT Bites, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)Time for some more Rant Bites — miniature ramblings that just aren’t extensive enough to make it...

 

Gaming Today Why Sony Handhelds Have No Games, Even When They Do

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)The PlayStation Vita arrived in North America on February 22, 2012. As we fast approach September, I c...

 

Gaming Today My First Terrifying Videogame Experience

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)Regular followers of my work will know that I love me a good horror game. I adore horror in general, e...

 

Gaming Today Hideo Kojima Should Direct Silent Hill Because He IS Silent Hill

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)Recently, Hideo Kojima set the brains of fans ablaze by registering his interest in the Silent Hill se...

 

Gaming Today The MMO is Not Just a Genre

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)Ever since World of Warcraft, the term “MMO” has carried with it a certain  set of expectations. In fa...

 

Gaming Today Kingdom Farts

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)You make a game, a movie, or a television series. It becomes really popular. People love it, can’t sto...

 

Gaming Today You’re No Better than Zynga

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)This week, gamers raised their hands in celebration as news of Zynga’s inevitable downfall greeted the...

 

Gaming Today This Generation Will Never Be Finished, Even When It Is

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)I have a bit of a problem with developers and publishers who suggest that everything we could do on cu...

 

Gaming Today Market Leaders Lead, They Don’t Follow

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)Let’s look at some really popular franchises, and see what they did that made them so popular.Call of...

 

Gaming Today Polytron versus Microsoft – Whoever Wins, We Lose

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)At the time of writing, gamers who care one whit about FEZ fall roughly into two camps — one camp that...

 

Gaming Today Cautious Excitement and OUYA, Together at Last!

(This is another edition of /RANT, a weekly opinion piece column on GameFront. Check back every week for more. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not reflect those of GameFront.)A good few folks have asked me for my opinion on OUYA, the open-source, Android-powered, $99 console t...