Fanatical Take

A Surprisingly Fresh New Start: Thoughts After a First Play-through of Fire Emblem Three Houses

Fire Emblem Three Houses is the hottest new success from Nintendo’s line-up and as a old time fan, it has been a pleasure to see …

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Ode to Splatoon: One of Nintendo’s More Interesting Franchises

I won’t pretend to be an expert at Splatoon, but I’m sure most would agree the aesthetic and concept has won the heart of many …

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E3 2019 – The Outer Worlds: RPG Genre Hero?

The RPG genre has taken a hit in recent years. Following big publisher buyouts, many of the beloved RPG titles that we know and love …

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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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