Jake Valentine

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

Friday Morning Magic | Taking the Abzan Oath

Friday Morning Magic | Taking the Abzan Oath

It’s time for Magic fans to take their oath! Oath of the Gatewatch releases this weekend and Jake talks about updated his trusty Abzan deck.

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NCAA Football Isn’t Coming Back, Unfortunately, Pending A Miracle

NCAA Football Isn’t Coming Back, Unfortunately, Pending A Miracle

EA Sports brought hope to NCAA Football fans with a social media post before Monday’s National Championship game. Sadly, that’s not the case.

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Star Wars

Star Wars Episode VII The Force Awakens Review | We’re Home

Star Wars Episode VII The Force Awakens is a grand return of the franchise for fans and an enjoyable night out at the movies for everyone else.

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Square Enix is More Out of Touch than Vince McMahon | Fanatical Take

Square Enix is More Out of Touch than Vince McMahon | Fanatical Take

What do Square Enix and WWE’s Chairman have in common? They both know how to upset and frustrate their fans. Final Fantasy VII Remake’s “split release” is the latest example.

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It’s Not Me, Nintendo, It’s Wii U | Fanatical Take

It’s Not Me, Nintendo, It’s Wii U | Fanatical Take

Nintendo’s Wii U is a fantastic system, but I’m afraid its time for me to go in another direciton.

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Star Wars Battlefront Review | Stay on Target

Star Wars Battlefront Review | Stay On Target

Star Wars Battlefront provides one of the best experiences in a video game. Unfortunately, the gameplay fails to heighten that experience.

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Is Star Wars Battlefront Worth $60?

Is Star Wars Battlefront Worth $60?

There is a lot of mixed reaction concerning Star Wars Battlefront. Most of this stems from its price tag.

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Star Wars Battlefront Feeds Off Our Nostalgia

Star Wars Battlefront Feeds Off Our Nostalgia

There’s no doubting Star Wars Battlefront is an enjoyable game, but its dependency on nostalgia is a major disappointment.

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Does Star Wars Battlefront Even Need Single Player?

Does Star Wars Battlefront Even Need Single Player?

Star Wars Battlefront is a multiplayer only game from a developer who specializes in multiplayer affairs. So does it really need a campaign?

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Star Wars Battlefront is Live, Let's Play!

Star Wars Battlefront is Live, Let’s Play!

Good morning, Fanatics. Are you ready for some Star Wars Battlefront?

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Star Wars Batlefront Fails to Launch

Star Wars Battlefront Fails to Launch [Update]

Think that we’d get a working online game at launch in 2015? Star Wars Battlefront, sadly, says otherwise.

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The Joy Ride of Forza

The Joy Ride of Forza | Fanatical Take

Forza Motorsport 6 may not be at the top of my current gaming rotation, but it’s still nice to go for a drive every now and then.

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World of Warcraft Legion Cinematic Trailer Sure is Amazing…

War is coming to World of Warcraft. Granted, this is what feels like the third straight expansion we’ve said that.

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