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April 14, 2013

The Evolution of Video Games

Over the last 25 years, video games have undergone quite an evolution that goes far and beyond their graphics and capabilities. The marketplace once had a very hard time identifying exactly what video games were, but now, they’ve become a market of their own.

 
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February 4, 2013

The Game Fanatics Staff: Marisa Sundell

The Game Fanatics Staff Bio about Marisa Sundell.
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January 14, 2013

Video Game Violence vs. Gun Control: Looking Past the Real Problem

With recent events such as the Aurora (Batman) and Sandy Hook Elementary shootings, the issue of gun control and violence has become the talk of the media, and it seems that, once again, interactive media like video games have been the primary focus. Honestly, are we surprised? We shouldn’t be, because it’s a very easy target and sadly, a lot of misinformed people buy into this argument simply because video games over the past 15 years have reached a level of “realism” that is easy to point the finger at. It’s become very easy for people like Jack Thompson to go on Fox News and blame games like Medal of Honor for being “murder simulators.” [...]

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November 1, 2012

“Heroes Wanted:” Ubisoft Wants You!

Ubisoft has released a new trailer for their new upcoming title, Watch_Dogs, but it’s not your typical trailer.

 
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October 31, 2012

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – European Limited Edition Details

Konami has released the details on the upcoming limited edition release of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Packed with some pretty cool goodies, I think fans of the series will be pretty pleased.

 
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October 24, 2012

Halo 4’s DLC Announced

With the release date of Halo 4 inching ever-so-closely, 343 has decided to announce it’s plans for the game’s downloadable content, which consists of three map packs that contain three maps each. A total of nine maps.

 
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October 22, 2012

Sony’s “The Aftermath” Teaser Video

Sony has been teasing some sort event on October 23, 2012, with a series of videos released over the past few days. These videos feature small references to various PlayStation franchises, which lead many to believe it could be the announcement of PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royal, or even the PlayStation 4.

 
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October 19, 2012

Halo 4 Launch Trailer – “Scanned”

Halo 4 is just right around the corner, and although a lot of fans are either trying to avoid spoilers or get their hands on all the info they can, 343 and Microsoft have released the launch trailer.

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October 12, 2012

Mountain Dew “Energy” Teams with Halo 4!

It seems to be a bit of an annual thing now, as the flavor has become very popular in it’s limited runs. Thus, it has been brought back once again for the upcoming release of Halo 4. Mountain Dew‘s “Energy” flavor is geared towards gamers who love a lot of sugar, and then some.

 
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August 30, 2012

Columbia Pictures Announces Metal Gear Solid: The Movie

At the 25th Anniversary of Metal Gear event, fans were treated to the long awaited confirmation that Metal Gear Solid was coming to the big screen!

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