Fanatical Five

Fanatical Five | Our Top 5 Easter Eggs

by Jeff Smithon April 20, 2014
Since Warren Robinett slipped his name into 1979’s Adventure, developers have been adding their own touches to games. Whether it’s John Romero’s head in Doom II, Treyarch putting entire games in both Call of Duty: Black Ops games, or Metal Gear Solid 3’s “Guy Savage” nightmare mission, easter eggs have been a long-running stable of […]

Fanatical Five | Top 5 April Fools’ Jokes of 2014 (So Far)

by Alex Androskion April 1, 2014
April Fools’ Day is the one day a year that the Internet just goes insane. You can’t trust anything you read, it seems, but you can be amused by it.


Fanatical Five | 2014 Gaming Peripherals To Game Right With This Year

by Charles Powerson February 13, 2014
Gaming is platform-agnostic. From your mobile device to a PC or console, most gadgets offers a satisfying gaming experience. There are countless titles out there to suit players of every age, taste and interest. No matter how good the game is though, if your equipment lets you down then you’re not going to have much […]

Wii U

Fanatical Five | Wii U Games to Buy in 2014

by Darrin Wrighton January 17, 2014
The financial numbers are in for Nintendo, and it’s not pretty. While the 3DS is still selling like hotcakes, the Wii U will fall more than 6 million units short of their initial sale predictions for the current fiscal year. That’s really bad, and while some are declaring this the official death of the Wii […]

Fanatical Five | Five Things PlayStation Now Needs to Succeed

by Darrin Wrighton January 8, 2014
As you may have seen yesterday, Sony has announced their new game streaming service, PlayStation Now, at CES 2014. It sounds cool, but will it live up to the hype?

Mobile Gamer Gift Guide

Fanatical Five | Gift Ideas for the Mobile Gamer

by Matt Akerson December 11, 2013
Looking for a few gift ideas this holiday? Keep the mobile gamer in your life happy with these gadgets and gizmos.

Horror Holiday Gift Guide

Fanatical Five | Gift Ideas for Horror Game Fanatics

by Luis Mendezon December 6, 2013
The holiday season is upon us and everything in sight is transforming to convey a sense of warmth and joy, but what about those of us that love horror?
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Fanatical Five | Alternative Careers for Nintendo

by Darrin Wrighton November 20, 2013
The next generation of gaming consoles is here, and that means more and more people will soon be joining the annual “Nintendo is DOOOOOMED” chorus.

Tom Clancy Video Games

Fanatical Five: Best Tom Clancy Games

by Nick Keoganon October 2, 2013
After having heard the tragic news of Clancy's passing, we wanted to pay our tribute to him by focusing this fanatical five on the best Tom Clancy games released. Of course, our prayers and blessings goes out to his family.

Fanatical Five: Top Vertigo Stories

by Greg DeVrieson September 29, 2013
Since 1993, Vertigo Comics (an imprint of DC) has be the place to go for epic, strange and wonderful stories which are both fantastic and creative. Known for it’s more mature content, no subject matter is off limits. Below are my top ten favorites. Transmetropolitan The main character’s name is Spider Jerusalem, and it’s written by […]


Fanatical Five | Five Reasons GTA V Is The Best GTA

by Jeff Smithon September 13, 2013
It’s hard to imagine a gaming landscape without Rockstar North’s crime drama series, Grand Theft Auto. The term “open world game” likely wouldn’t inspire visions of a broad, living world without GTA’s constant groundbreaking.

Fanatical Five – Third Party Games on The Wii You Might Have Missed

by Arnellon August 16, 2013
With the Wii U available and a list of titles not currently available, this might be a good time to play some games you may have missed on its predecessor, the Wii. Sure, Nintendo’s first party line up of great Zelda and Mario games are a given, but what about some great hits from third […]


Fanatical Five – Ace Attorney Cases That Are Not The Final Case

by Arnellon August 2, 2013
Capcom’s resident attorney, Phoenix Wright, has made a big name for himself and is probably the most famous defense attorney in the video game world. He’s solved many cases and proved the many to be innocent. A lot of his cases were memorable, but most were just crescendo-ing to the final case of each game […]