Fanatical Take

Some Genres We Want Platinum Games to Reinvent

Platinum Games have been known for their wall-to-wall action, but recently they stated they would want to branch out, here are some ideas I think would do well for them.

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What Days Gone Got Right, and What it Got Wrong

A dive into the Days Gone’s divisive Reviews, what went right, and what went wrong.

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Fanatical Take: So, Soldier 76 is Gay

So Soldier 76 is gay….here’s our fanatical take.

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The Forgotten Spartan, A Look Back at God of War Ascension

God of War: Ascension isn’t really talked about anymore. Was it franchise fatigue, or was there really nothing worth discussing?

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PUBG Early Access

The State of Early Access in 2018 | Fanatical Take

Early Access is nothing new to PC players but they have been creeping into console gaming for some time now….

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The Death of Single Player Games? A Brief History and Ideas to Move Forward

With the sudden closure of Visceral Games, the idea of a AAA single player game has come under fire. And this isn’t the first time something similar has happened.

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What Do We Do With Loot Boxes? | Fanatical Take

There is no single answer to help these companies recoup some of their losses from game sales, but something needs to change.

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Destiny 2’s Problem is a Social One | Fanatical Take

Destiny 2 has a lot of great people playing, but why can’t we all just play nice? This a wonderful game, so let’s not ruin it.

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Destiny 2

Why I Will Only Rent Destiny 2 | Fanatical Take

Why I will rent Destiny 2 instead of buying it: a critical examination of all of the lessons learned from Destiny, Activision, and Bungie.

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Hellblade is a Watershed Moment for Games and Storytelling | Fanatical Take

Hellblade offered a shock to the senses, teasing me for blindly following conventional gaming tropes and questioning my motives for doing so.

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Tacoma: Diversity and The Future | Fanatical Take

Tacoma shows how the “Walking Simulator” genre can explore deeper topics such as diversity and the future by minimizing gameplay elements.

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ARMS Might Have Legs | Fanatical Take

I spent some time in the testpunch for ARMS and it looks like it’s on the right path to being one heck of a time.

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Vanquish on PC is Perfect for Fans, Few Others | Fanatical Take

Platinum Games has quite a track record of fan-favorites. However, there’s always been one game that never had much of a spotlight, Vanquish.

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