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Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order Sequel & Smaller Unnamed Project Reported To Be In Development

This past November swiftly became a monumental achievement for both developer Respawn Entertainment alongside publisher Electronic Arts following the release of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The title acting as a new IP drawn in more fans as you would expect, but Jedi: Fallen Order also marked the first PC ...
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Report: Electronic Arts Canned A Star Wars Battlefront Spin-Off Last Year

The lineage of proposed Star Wars titles from publisher Electronic Arts continues to sprawl outwards as a new report has surfaced telling of yet another game that never made it to the light of day. Coming from Kotaku’s News Editor Jason Schreier, he reveals that a new project going by ...
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The Witcher 3 Receives Cross-Save Between PC & Switch

Following the release of CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher 3 to Nintendo Switch, we would assume that is where mainline support for new additional features would cease, right? However, it was revealed through an abrupt update that emerged earlier in the week that tells of a new addition being made ...
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Atlus Suggests Fans Be Vocal For Better Chances Of Persona 5 Being Ported To Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch fans as we known have indulged in a bevy of strong first-party titles among the supporting and still growing indie plethora of titles arriving to the Nintendo eShop for the company’s latest console. Howbeit, Switch owners still are hungry for more titles to be ported to the platform, ...
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Animated Shows Based On Blizzard-owned Overwatch & Diablo Leaked Through LinkedIn

The trend of video game-adapted shows continues to grow as properties like Konami’s Castlevania commences its third season next month and the chart-breaking debut of CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher on Netflix. Now it looks that Activision Blizzard is preparing to enter the entertainment race as well involving Overwatch and ...
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Google Extends Stadia Support To Razer Phone, Samsung, ASUS

I don’t think it is necessary to discuss the internet anticipating the rocky launch of Google’s Stadia platform ahead of its November arrival. Already being aware of the lacking capabilities that many users felt unnecessary to acquire the service at launch, there were other features we learned before being available ...
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New York Excelsior Makes History And Becomes First New York City Team To Host A Home Match

It was a historic weekend for the New York Esports scene as the NY Excelsior had their first ever Overwatch League homestand where they dominated. This also marked the first time a New York City Esports team hosted a home match and the second team will be the Subliners of ...
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Mortal Kombat 11 left out of EVO 2020 lineup

Yesterday, February 4th, the Evolution Championship Series announced the official games lineup for Evo 2020 in its reveal show on Twitch. The official games lineup will be the following: DRAGON BALL FighterZ (PS4) Granblue Fantasy Versus (PS4) Samurai Shodown (PS4) Soulcalibur VI (PS4) Street Fighter V: Champion Edition (PS4) Super ...
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Blue Mammoth Games Reveals 2020 Esports Roadmap For Brawlhalla

Unlike previous years that have shown growth for the continuously expanding competitive scene for Blue Mammoth Games’ Brawlhalla, 2020 looks to be the biggest year yet as the Atlanta-based studio alongside Ubisoft reveals the upcoming World Tour series for Brawlhalla Esports. Ranging between over a handful of online and in-person ...
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Activision Finalizes Deal To Livestream Esports Events Exclusively on YouTube

The current landscape of competitive gaming AKA ‘esports’ continues to grow and evolve into a globally-watched platform alike traditional sports leagues such as the National Basketball Association (NBA), National Football League (NFL), and even the Major Soccer League (MSL) as viewership continues to grow in popularity. Witnessing the record breaking ...
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ONE Esports Dota 2 World Pro Invitational Singapore Recap

The One Esports Dota 2 World Pro Invitational Singapore is a 6 day event , 3 days of online bracket plays and 3 days of lan stage . This is a prestigious Dota 2 tournament as it is one of the first few big events that are happening in Singapore ...
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Lil Capped & Ithrow Place 2nd In Brawlhalla 2v2 World Championship

DreamHack Atlanta has passed and it marks our second year competing in the Brawlhalla World Championship with Lil Capped and the first time having Ithrow under Rectify. Going into this event there was a lot of momentum from Montreal as our duo of Lil Capped and Ithrow won the 2v2 ...
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// Product Reviews

Review: MAINGEAR FORMA GT Gaming Chair

Price Of Reviewed Product $349 When I was a kid, I used to sit in front of our family computer on a folding chair you would generally find paired with a cheap card table. Of course, I was nine, and what I was sitting on was far less important than ...
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Review: HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset for PS4

As a father of three and maintainer of a full-time job, what I look for in my gaming accessories has changed pretty drastically over the years. Thankfully, HyperX has a solution that meets the majority of those needs, while maintaining a price point that is easy to swallow. The durability ...
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Product Review: BenQ Zowie XL2740 Monitor

Price Of Reviewed Product $599.00 The great folks at Zowie BenQ were kind enough to let us review some of their products including their XL2740 Monitor. Welcome to our review of the BenQ ZOWIE XL2740 monitor. This will not be your typical review because I think the XL2740 (at least ...
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CoolerMaster MH751 Headset – Review

The MH751 - Where has this headset been?! Review Summary If you’re looking for a clean, clear, crisp audio headset, with comfort that you’ve always dreamed about, then the MH751 delivers. In a land of endless headset possibilities, a well-established and highly regarded computer peripheral company hits the mark with ...
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// Media Events

The Game Awards 2019: Bravely Default II Gets 2020 Release Date For Nintendo Switch

Earlier this week, Nintendo suggested that fans of the platform should tune in for this year’s Game Awards show as it was expected that the video game company would have a big announcement for those currently wielding a Nintendo Switch. And it looks that the company has delivered on that ...
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The Game Awards 2019: League Of Legends Action Platformer Conv/ergence: A League Of Legends Story Revealed

This year’s Game Awards ceremony was already subjected to one Riot Forge title which was announced earlier during the show, but the new publisher already has another title ready for the world to see. Announcing Conv/ergence: A League of Legends Story, players will experience the same universe as the notorious ...
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The Game Awards 2019: Riot Forge Reveals Turn-Based RPG Ruined King: A League Of Legends Story

Coming from the bevy of announcement that developer Riot Games made back in October, the team revealed that there will be a bevy of first-party projects that are already underway: one being the dungeon crawler set in the League of Legends universe, codenamed Project F. However, Riot Games also made ...
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The Game Awards 2019: WolfEye Studios Reveals First Project Weird West

This year’s Game Awards shows to be a handful of firsts for the gaming industry with developers like PlayerUnknown Productions showcasing the team’s ‘first’ non-battle royale title for the series with Prologue. And now here is yet another one from WolfEye Studios, introducing Weird West. Set in the titular Wild ...
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The Game Awards 2019: Gearbox & Counterplay’s Godfall Coming To PC And PlayStation 5 Holiday 2020

This year’s Game Awards looks to be taking place in a special time for this current gaming market as we are on the brink of the upcoming transition to the next generation of platform systems. It was made clear that Microsoft would take advantage of the opportunity to flaunt some ...
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The Game Awards 2019: Netherrealm Studios Gives First Look Of Mortal Kombat 11’s Joker

The hype for Mortal Kombat 11 while still prevalent and well-tamed today, it has been pretty quiet in contrast to the time prior to the full reveal for the game’s current Kombat Pass. Already knowing the arrival of Sheng Tsung, Nightwolf, Sindel, and Spawn, what really had fans on the ...
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// Editorial

How Big Data Is Changing The Gaming Industry

Big data has been around for a while, and the gaming industry has been able to collect it on mass, however, how it’s understood and utilized is now coming to fruition. In a sector which generates billions each year, using big data is vital, and it’s slowly transforming the industry ...
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PSN Banned

Opinion: Sony revoking digital games access goes too far

Imagine if a representative from Sony were to come to your house and took away your physical games because you said racist stuff online. That’s essentially what happened to a PS4 user who goes by the name of “Rob” when Sony decided to revoke his access to his digital game ...
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PAX East 2019: Remedy Entertainment’s Control – First Impressions

Among the dozen of indie titles I managed to demo throughout the course of this year’s annual Penny Arcade Expo held in Boston, Massachusetts, I also got some down time with one of the more anticipated titles that is set to release later in 2019. This being Remedy Entertainment’s Control ...
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Opinion: I Didn’t Care About Battle Royale, Until Respawn Made One

Battle Royale as a whole truly never interested me since the crazed for the genre surface about two years ago. For the most part, I usually don’t touch multiplayer titles as a whole, with The Division or GTA Online being the few exceptions. As most of my friends are usually ...
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Opinion: 2018 Really Kicked Off The VR Platform

Walking into 2018, I carried a stigma towards virtual reality as a platform in video games seeing the current reception of most titles and anticipated for augmented reality to surpass the platform within the coming years. Following the line of VR titles from Bethesda the year prior, 2018 did not ...
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CoolerMaster MH751 Headset – Review

The MH751 - Where has this headset been?! Review Summary If you’re looking for a clean, clear, crisp audio headset, with comfort that you’ve always dreamed about, then the MH751 delivers. In a land of endless headset possibilities, a well-established and highly regarded computer peripheral company hits the mark with ...
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Sonic

Sonic The Hedgehog (2020) Movie Review

Video game-to-movie adaptations have a terrible track record, from Super Mario Bros. to Double Dragon to Street Fighter: The Movie to Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (the original Mortal Kombat was actually good) to Uwe Boll’s legendary flops. The problem with most of these movies is that they’ve taken too many creative liberties and making them into ...
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GET RECT Ep. 12: Comedy Soccerball

The GET RECT Podcast is back! This time on GET RECT we welcome Jan “SpelledJan” to the show for some serious debate about serious comedy, spherical soccerballs and superlative sidekicks. Everything but Gary awaits you within the vault of this episode of GET RECT. iTunes Stitcher Check out the podcast crew and learn more about ...
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GET RECT Ep. 11: It’s a Moving Target

This week the boys welcome Sam “MasterPlatypus42” to the show! And he’s right on time to get in on the Pre E3 speculation and prestidigitation. Also in this episode find out what Nick is mourning now, Sam’s ideas to improve pro sports rule-sets, and Evan’s tip for making your platform popular with the youths. (Spoilers: ...
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GET RECT Ep. 10: Garrett’s Mod

This week the boys do their impressions of e-store recommendation algorithms as they try to recommend games to each other in genres they dislike. Also in this episode find out how far will Evan go to support Suda 51, what sound effect best represents the space between a title and subtitle and all the ways ...
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GET RECT Ep. 9: We Forgot to Play Red Dead Redemption 2

It’s a time for reflection for the boys this week as they look back on all the games that were released this year – the good, the bad and of course Fallout 76. Which games were their favorites? Which ones were close? How much is a reasonable amount of money to pay for a second ...
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GET RECT Ep. 8: The ToddCast ft WonderBread!

This week the boys are stoked to have Rectify Smash Master WonderBread on the show! They are also stoked to jump on the suing Fortnite gravy train, to judge previous video game legal disputes and to decide which MK fatality is the best one to die by. Y’know, if you had to choose. Get over ...
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