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Jay Rankin

Jay Rankin is currently a masters of journalism candidate at Carleton University, and he recently completed an MA in creative writing from the University of Windsor. Jay likes, poetry, pizza and comics—as well as fighting with his cat, Zeus. Oh, and games. He likes games.

What to Expect from Destiny 2’s Curse of Osiris DLC

With the latest expansion hitting the Destiny 2 universe tomorrow, we should take a moment to discuss where the game stands and where it's...
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Esports Don’t Need the Olympics, but Do the Olympics Need esports?

In case you missed it, esports almost became part of Paris’ 2024 Olympics. When Paris was announced this summer as being the destination of an...
Destiny 2 Warlock

Destiny 2 Is Just Another Year in Bungie’s Rocky Space Shooter Quest

Destiny is a lot of fun, but it's also something I've been playing for three years. Destiny 2 has been out for just more than a...

NES Classic Edition Returns Next Year, But Will Probably Be Unattainable

This is just a reminder that Nintendo said it's bringing back its super-popular, retro NES Classic Edition console, but you're probably not going to...
Champions of Odin is a first-person spellcasting game

Champions of Odin: Early Access Impressions

Champions of Odin wants to be a first-person, RPG-ish, spellcasting game. Unfortunately, in its upcoming early-access form, it is hard to discern how well...
The Metroid amiibo for the Nintendo 3DS Metroid: Samus Returns

Metroid: Samus Returns Content for Nintendo 3DS Locked Behind Amiibo Paywall

Nintendo is locking crucial gameplay content in its upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Metroid: Samus Returns behind the use of amiibo figures. While the iconic game character figurines...
Shdowrun Returns launched in 2014

How Shadowrun Returns Brought RPGs Back to Their Roots

Reboots can be a tricky business. In video games, most of our favorite heroes have been subject to reboots that failed to live up...
Pokemon Go Fest poster

Niantic’s Pokémon Go Fest Fails 20,000 Fans in Chicago

When Pokémon Go first hit our mobile devices, many imagined Pokémon-themed events drawing trainers from all around the globe. This very thing happened in...

The Ataribox: Just Another Atari Blunder or a Retro-Smart Move?

Atari has released new images for its upcoming Ataribox console and it looks like this could either return the company to top grace or...
A Javelin piloted in Anthem

Anthem Signals a Shift in BioWare

It has been awhile since BioWare's Anthem was announced at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, but now it is time to step back from the gamer-holiday joy...