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Stern Pinball has turned its back on the pinball hobbyist
Stern Pinball has turned its back on the pinball hobbyist
When pinball manufacturers were closing their doors, Stern Pinball soldiered on. Now that things are looking good in the hobby again, Stern Pinball has turned into someting of a villain. READ MORE
Review: Summer Sale
Review: Summer Sale
With the Steam summer sale starting shortly, why not take a look at the game based on the event. READ MORE
Pre-Review: Street Fighter V
Pre-Review: Street Fighter V
Street Fighter V is out...technically. With so much missing and left to be added to the game, we take a look at the game as it is now. We'll provide a final review later on. READ MORE
Review: Star Wars Battlefront
Review: Star Wars Battlefront
Star Wars Battlefront released to much hype and fanfare. Offering a more simplified approach to an online FPS game, Star Wars Battlefront is a solid pick for Star Wars fans and casual shooter gamers. READ MORE
Satoru Iwata passes away at age 55
Satoru Iwata passes away at age 55
Nintendo has lost of one its most legendary figures, Satoru Iwata. As the current president and CEO of the company, Iwata oversaw huge evolutionary changes at Nintendo. READ MORE
Review: Ant-Man Pinball (Zen Pinball 2)
Review: Ant-Man Pinball (Zen Pinball 2)
Ant-Man Pinball is the latest entry in the ever-growing pinball portfolio from Zen Studios. Challenging, fast, and fun, Ant-Man Pinball looks like another winner. READ MORE
Let's not forget how amazing Japanese game development used to be
Let's not forget how amazing Japanese game development used to be
If you were born in the '90s or later, you missed Japan's golden era. I fear that we're going to start forgetting how amazing Japan used to be in regards to game design. READ MORE
Review: Portal Pinball (Zen Pinball 2)
Review: Portal Pinball (Zen Pinball 2)
Zen Pinball 2 secures one of gaming's quirkiest and inventive licenses. How does it translate to pinball? Read on to find out. READ MORE
Review: Star Wars Pinball: Rebels (Zen Pinball 2)
Review: Star Wars Pinball: Rebels (Zen Pinball 2)
Zen Studios' Star Wars Pinball: Rebels is another fine entry in the ever-growing Zen Pinball library and another winner for their line of Star Wars pinball tables. Read on for the full review. READ MORE
Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron Pinball (Zen Pinball 2)
Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron Pinball (Zen Pinball 2)
Zen Pinball is back with a timely release, coming just three days ahead of the film’s theatrical release. The Avengers: Age of Ultron has landed on pretty much every gaming device in the universe. Check out our full review. READ MORE
Review: Iron and Steel Pack (Zen Pinball 2)
Review: Iron and Steel Pack (Zen Pinball 2)
Zen Studios is back at it again with a pair of new pinball tables with the Iron and Steel Pack. Check out our full review. READ MORE
Nintendo New 3DS Review
Nintendo New 3DS Review
Nintendo has released the second big revision to the 3DS platform, this time offering a bit more power under the hood and a few more features tacked on. See how it measures up against previous models and other handhelds in the gaming space. READ MORE
Better Reach, More Relevance, Better Rewards
Better Reach, More Relevance, Better Rewards
See how other industries may be looking towards the video game industry to make a quick profit in this sponsored guest post.  READ MORE
The Current Preorder Culture Harms Gamers
The Current Preorder Culture Harms Gamers
It's come to the point where the current preorder environment is harming a gamer's ability to enjoy this hobby. Be it a casual or a hardcore gamer, the focus on preorders is making things worse. READ MORE
The Gamer Theory Podcast Episode 3 - 2014 in Review
The Gamer Theory Podcast Episode 3 - 2014 in Review
Sean and Jeff review the year that was and look forward to 2015 in this episode of the Gamer Theory Podcast. READ MORE
If it's over 500MB, it's not a patch, it's missing content
If it's over 500MB, it's not a patch, it's missing content
Developers and publishers are giving us incomplete, broken games with the attitude that they can always patch them later. The latest update to Assassin's Creed: Unity is nearly 7GB of data. This is getting out of control. READ MORE
Jeff's Top 10 Games of 2014
Jeff's Top 10 Games of 2014
It's here, Jeff's list of top ten games for 2014. Spoiler alert: The Wii U was 2014's big overachiever.  READ MORE
Review: Venom Pinball (Zen Pinball 2)
Review: Venom Pinball (Zen Pinball 2)
Zen Studios released another Marvel-themed table, this time featuring one of Spider-Man's most iconic villains. Venom Pinball is available now. Read on for our full review. READ MORE
Unfit for Duty: 343 Industries may not be the developer we need for Halo
Unfit for Duty: 343 Industries may not be the developer we need for Halo
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is still not working properly, Halo 4 had short legs in the online community, and many are worried about the direction Halo has been headed in since Bungie moved on. Can 343 Industries prove themselves fit to carry Halo's banner? READ MORE
Review: Halo: The Master Chief Collection
Review: Halo: The Master Chief Collection
343 brings the Master Chief saga (Halo 1, 2, 3, and 4) together in a single package with Halo 2 receiving a massive visual makeover. It has all the ingredients for the perfect compilation, but it falls a little short of the treatment these games deserve. READ MORE
Review: Sunset Overdrive
Review: Sunset Overdrive
Sunset Overdrive brings some crazy and stylish action to the Xbox One and makes a strong case for best exclusive on the platform. READ MORE
Review: South Park Super-Sweet Pinball/The Butters Show Pinball (Zen Pinball 2)
Review: South Park Super-Sweet Pinball/The Butters Show Pinball (Zen Pinball 2)
Zen Studios takes a crack at creating two virtual pinball tables under the South Park license. Surely Zen can improve on Sega's physical South Park table, right? Spoiler alert: they did. READ MORE
Review: Destiny
Review: Destiny
Bungie's first title since turning the reigns of Halo over to Microsoft and going out on their own is here. For me, Destiny is a perfect illustration of what Bungie does well and of where they have always struggled to succeed. See how it balances out in the full review. READ MORE
Review: Super Smash Bros. 3DS
Review: Super Smash Bros. 3DS
Super Smash Bros. is back, and it's welcomed return to form as Nintendo brings the fight to the Nintendo 3DS. READ MORE
Review: Mario Kart 8
Review: Mario Kart 8
Mario Kart 8 is a fantastic entry in Nintendo's long-running, much beloved, kart racing series. READ MORE
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