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Dark Souls III

Dark Souls III

Ethan Clark, Blogger

July 5, 2018


Filed under Blog

The Dark Souls franchise is one of those game series I never intended to get into. Myself being average skill level at best, I always felt like the game would end up pushing me away from the third person boss rush archetype. And honestly for a while, it did. I picked up the original DS on PC and pla...

Destiny: Complete Edition

Destiny: Complete Edition

Ethan Clark, Blogger/Journalist

May 1, 2018


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Despite a common consensus online that Destiny 2 is lacking content, Destiny 1 and its DLC are often seen as having moderately good and quality content; of course, three years of refinement and content can make even the worst game fun. This review might be more biased than usual considering I have q...

A Quiet Place Review

A Quiet Place Review

Ethan Clark, Blogger/Journalist

April 10, 2018


Filed under Blog, Opinion, Showcase

Noise has become so boring in movies today. The thundering “WAAAAAAAMMMPP” of a background chorus, forced and repeated “I love you's" and “Get downs." We’ve become so attached to the same old dialogue that we’ve gained opposition to anything different. I saw A Quiet Place’s trailer back ...

Fallout: New Vegas DLC

Fallout: New Vegas DLC

Ethan Clark, Blogger/Journalist

March 28, 2018


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Despite having a buggy launch, Obsidian continued to push out content for New Vegas in the form of several downloadable content packs, which furthered the story, and answered questions left unanswered by the main game. All of them are as phenomenal as the base game, besides the “OK” Honest Hearts DLC....

Fallout New Vegas: The Prodigal Son

Fallout New Vegas: The Prodigal Son

Ethan Clark, Journalist and Blogger

March 5, 2018


Filed under Blog

After the financial failure of Interplay, Feargus Urquhart left with several co-workers to form Obsidian Entertainment in 2003. Bethesda, having acquired the Fallout license, approached Obsidian with the proposition of a fourth, spin-off Fallout game. After about a year, Obsidian released Fallou...

Fallout 3 DLC: Revenge of the Content

Fallout 3 DLC: Revenge of the Content

Ethan Clark, Blogger

February 10, 2018


Filed under Blog, Showcase

With Fallout 3’s release, Bethesda announced five paid downloadable content packs (DLC) were to be released in the coming months. These DLC (Operation Anchorage, The Pitt, Broken Steel, Point Lookout, and Mothership Zeta) were received with moderate reviews. As I hated Fallout 3, I felt like I should...

Subnautica: 2100 Meters Under the Sea

Subnautica: 2100 Meters Under the Sea

Ethan Clark, Blogger/Journalist

February 1, 2018


Filed under Blog, Showcase

Subnautica finally left early access to overwhelmingly positive reviews on January 23. I've been following the game on Steam, and I personally think that it's the prime example of what an early access game should look like. So today, I dive back into the terrifyingly beautiful planet of 4546B to find what ex...

The Basics of Microtransactions

The Basics of Microtransactions

Ethan Clark, Blogger/Journalist

January 26, 2018


Filed under Blog, Showcase

Microtransactions have become a staple of modern gaming lately, and no matter what you play you’re bound to find at least one example of it unfortunately. From downloadable content (DLC), to rare materials, games today have found plenty of new ways to take your money for items that should have been...

Fallout 3: The Black Sheep

Fallout 3: The Black Sheep

Ethan Clark, Journalist

January 11, 2018


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After the release of Fallout 2, Interplay/Black Isle suffered from massive debt, and was forced to cancel a planned Fallout 3 (now dubbed Van Buren), and online game: Fallout Online. In 2004, Bethesda Softworks purchased the Fallout franchise for 5.75 million dollars from the now bankrupt Interplay. Bet...

Criticism in Video Games

Criticism in Video Games

Ethan Clark, Game Journalist

December 6, 2017


Filed under Blog, Showcase

Normally I would be reviewing Curse of Osiris for Destiny 2, but I’ve been reading online about current gaming news and I think this is something to be said. Don’t worry game reviews will be returning, but first I need to get this off of my chest. Bandwagons ruin games. Not a surprising statement but one that I...

Fallout 2: Meh

Fallout 2: Meh

Ethan Clark, Journalist

November 13, 2017


Filed under Blog, Showcase

In 1998, Black Isle Studios, the newly named rpg division of Interplay, released Fallout 2. The newly released game promised a broader world, more choices, and a larger story. Critics praised the game for accomplishing more than what the original Fallout did. Many fans praise it as the best Fallout g...

Fallout: The Series That Changed RPG’s Forever

Fallout: The Series That Changed RPG’s Forever

September 27, 2017


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A video game company, Interplay Productions, developed a game called Wasteland in 1988. The post-apocalyptic RPG (Role Playing Game) was received with critically positive reviews, but due to legal issues with Electronic Arts, a sequel wasn’t made until much later. After several attempts at making sequ...

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