Day: May 15, 2018

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The 15 Worst Gaming Peripherals Of All Time

With the rise in popularity of quality VR headsets like the HTC Vive, the Oculus Rift, and the PlayStation VR, it feels like a good time to take a look back at some gaming peripherals that failed to impress. There have been a wide variety of gaming contraptions that have flooded the market and while some have been implemented successfully with accompanying software, the majority are cash grabs that rarely function as advertised. In my mind, the NES Zapper is the pinnacle of gaming peripherals and an example of an accessory that was simple, well-made and functioned with precision. read more

Outlast Franchise Sells 15 Million Copies; Red Barrels Teases Next Game
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Outlast Franchise Sells 15 Million Copies; Red Barrels Teases Next Game

Since it’s debut back in 2014, the survival horror title, Outlast and all its additions (as well as the sequel) have managed to bring in 15 million total copies sold. This has also landed the company about $64 million in revenue from the sales according to GamesIndustry.  It’s a pretty insane number considering the survival horror genre seems to get a lot less attention due to the niche appeal. read more

You Will Be Able To Play Anthem Solo
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You Will Be Able To Play Anthem Solo

In the current state of gaming, there has been a lot of contention amongst the community regarding the worth of single-player games. While single-player games still manage to rake in loads of cash (as seen with the recent releases God of War/ Super Mario Odyssey/ Horizon Zero Dawn ect) it seems that publishers continuously push the multiplayer aspect – maybe because it’s a way to monetize the audience even further, or maybe it manages to bring in more basic sales. Either way it’s something that sometimes hampers the single-player aspect of a release because resources have to be placed into the multiplayer component. read more