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Markus Piil

A staunch supporter of the technical arts, Markus has been working as a software developer for two startup tech companies in Western Canada. Gaming aside, he likes adventuring in the mountains, camping with the wife, and playing metal tunes on the guitar.
Black Ops 4 Title Reveal

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Reveal

Call of Duty fans congregated for the Black Ops 4 Reveal event, hosted by Treyarch, Activision, and the Black Ops 4 staff. Beginning with a hype...
Rage 2

Bethesda’s RAGE 2 Announced

Today, Bethesda's Twitter account released the recently-yet-highly-anticipated trailer for RAGE 2, ahead of its June 10th E3 press conference. After a leak on Walmart's...
Fortnite v4-1 Patch Thanos

Fortnite Patch v4.1 Brings in Marvel’s Thanos for Limited Time

When Epic Games tweeted about their upcoming Avengers-inspired event that would bring Marvel's infamous villain, Thanos, to the Fortnite Battle Royale mode, fans of the builder-shooter were...
State of Decay 2

State of Decay 2 Gameplay Launch Trailer Breakdown

The Gameplay Launch Trailer for Undead Labs' State of Decay 2 has landed, showcasing some core elements of how your day-to-day survival plays out in...
Far Cry 5 Shovel Launcher

Far Cry 5 Gets Patch, Weekly Event Adds ‘Shovel Launcher’

The Far Cry 5 Patch 01.05 update is now live, bringing with it a host of fixes and tweaks to the game on PC, PS4,...
One Year Scholarly Gamers

One Year of Scholarly Gamers!

To get a solid understanding of the ground we tread today, it's often quite helpful to look back to the road we've been travelling....
Far Cry 5 Title Card

Far Cry 5 Review (Spoiler-Free)

Title: Far Cry 5 Released On: March 27, 2018 Genre: FPS Action/Adventure Reviewed On: Xbox One X Also Available On: PlayStation 4, PC Developer: Ubisoft Montreal / Toronto Publisher: Ubisoft MSRP: $59.99...
Far Cry 2 Title Screen

When Features (Re)Define a Franchise Pt I – Dynamic Fire in Far Cry 2

I expect that most of you have found yourselves discussing some given game with a friend only to share (or hear about) this amazing thing...
The Division Loot Boxes

But .. We Used to Love Loot Boxes!

Amid the latest turmoil regarding Electronic Arts' microtransactions and loot crates in the full-price Star Wars Battlefront II, I wanted to take a minute...

The Escapists 2 PC Game Giveaway

The Escapists 2 Giveaway! Tonight we'll be giving away a copy of The Escapists 2 for PC at Matt Ferguson's (ScholarlyGamer) Twitch Channel! Tune in between 7-10pm...