Jake Valentine

Born in Boston, residing in Cincinnati, and playing far too much Magic: the Gathering.

What Xbox Play Anywhere Could Mean for the Platform’s Future

What Xbox Play Anywhere Could Mean for the Platform’s Future

Is it possible that Microsoft is trying to transition the Xbox brand from a console to a digital service similar to Steam?

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Day 0 Press Conference Recap | E3 2016

Day 0 Press Conference Recap | E3 2016

EA and Bethesda kicked off E3 Sunday with their press conferences. They didn’t exactly elicit excitement, however.

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Watch Dogs 2 Officially Revealed Prior to E3

Watch Dogs 2 Officially Revealed Prior to E3

Ubisoft has finally showcased Watch Dogs 2 in preparation for E3 2016.

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DOOM

DOOM Review | Ultraviolence

DOOM has no business being a good game, yet it may end of being one of 2016’s best.

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Wizards of the Coast Announces Five New Products for Magic the Gathering

Wizards of the Coast Announces Five New Products for Magic: the Gathering

Wizards of the Coast announces their upcoming releases from September – January 2017 for Magic: the Gathering.

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Here's What People Are Saying About DOOM

Here’s What People Are Saying About DOOM

DOOM is back and people seem pretty excited about it. Let’s find out what they’re saying!

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PAX East 2016 | The Metronomicon

PAX East 2016 | Hands on With The Metronomicon

The Metronomicon is a tactical musical rhythm turn based RPG. It’s also one of the best games I played at PAX East 2016.

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PAX East 2016 | Starbreak

PAX East 2016 | Starbreak Hands-On

At first glance, Starbreak looks like a side-scrolling MMO. The dev team on hand called it a Metroidvania Online Action Adventure.

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PAX East 2016 | Does DOOM Really Need Its Multiplayer?

PAX East 2016 | Does DOOM Really Need Its Multiplayer?

DOOM, set to release in a few weeks, will have a full-fledged multiplayer affair. Does it really need it, though?

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PAX East 2016 | Does Gears of War 4 Have A Division Problem?

PAX East 2016 | Does Gears of War 4 Have A Division Problem?

At PAX East 2016, I wanted to find out if Gears of War 4 still plays like Gears of War.

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Friday Morning Magic | Shadows Over Rotation

Shadows over Innistrad is ready to release into the Standard format. Jake discusses what it means for the future of the Magic.

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Five Differences Between XCOM and Fire Emblem | Fanatical Five

XCOM 2 released earlier in February. Three versions of Fire Emblem recently released too. What a time to be a turn-based strategy fan!

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World of Warcraft Review | From Azeroth to Nostalgia

World of Warcraft Review | From Azeroth to Nostalgia

In honor of this silly holiday, Jake takes a look back at the history of World of Warcraft.

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