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Point Streak Podcast: Gaming Pet Peeves

While Point Streak certainly is pro-gaming, even the Enthusiacs can sometimes be given to bouts of negativity.  Best to get it out of our system in an entire episode devoted to Gaming Pet Peeves.  From dodgy controls to bad checkpoints to

Point Streak Podcast: Character Customization

This edition of Point Streak talks about the presence of Character Customization in modern gaming.  Not isolated to just fashion, gender and racial choices, some games allow the player to completely design the nature of its hero from the ground up.  What is the appeal

The PS4 Needs Backwards Compatibility

Before we get started, let me be clear that I like my Playstation 4.  The controller is a marked improvement over the previous three iterations of the Dualshock design, it’s compact and quiet compared to the Xbox One, and while

Horizon: Zero Dawn Review – My Disappointment

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Horizon: Zero Dawn is one of the most widely-revered and adored games I have seen come out in recent years. Ahead of its release, copies that had been sent out for review were being praised left and right, and with

The Hype Train: Fun or Damaging?

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I am guilty. As a lifelong gamer, I should know better, but I repeat: I am guilty. Guilty of succumbing to the hype train of future video games over and over again. But is this necessarily a bad thing? I’m

Point Streak Podcast: Cross-Platform Play

Point Streak starts 2017 with a bang as we delve into the subject of Cross-Platform Play.  The technical barriers are being broken down gradually, but what other attitudes, fears and corporate dithering blocks the way yet?  Do some games and

Nintendo Switch: My Wants Vs. My Expectations

With Nintendo’s live event a little less than a day away, everyone tuning in will most likely be looking for more chunks of information about the Nintendo Switch. Since last October, anyone who saw and was intrigued by the Nintendo

Point Streak Podcast: 2017 Gaming Preview

What a better way to end 2016 with a Point Streak about…2017 – specifically, games slated for release that year.  This year is almost in the can, what gaming goodies can we expect (realistically) in the next trip around the

Point Streak Podcast: Music & Soundtracks

In this edition of Point Streak we look at an important facet of the artistry of games, Music and Soundtracks.  It can make a good game great, add emotional flourishes or even become part of the core gameplay experience.  Does today’s gaming

The Attic: ‘The Survey’ Spoiler Free Review

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Welcome to The Attic, please take our survey. One of the many indie horror games that have arrived on Steam in recent months is The Survey. At first glance it may look like a carbon copy of so many others,