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Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn Gets New Behind the Scenes Look at Character Creation

A44 games, the team behind Ashen, continues to drop updates about their upcoming RPG Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn. A new behind the scenes video on character creation released today shows how in depth the world will be. One of the core principles for the development of Flintlock is that ...
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Alike The Coming Suicide Squad Game, Now Gotham Knights Is Focusing Solely On Xbox Series X|S & PlayStation 5, WB Games Shares

Believe it or not, but fans were initially promised Gotham Knights for a 2021 release. While the major Batman pipeline for avid video game players simmered down with Batman Arkham Knight in 2015, Warner Bros. Montreal (Batman Arkham Origins) announced it will be working on a new project related to ...
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Electronic Arts Officially Cuts Ties With FIFA Announcing Rebrand To EA Sports FC Moving Forward

In recent years, it became apparent that major publishers are eager to reinvent prominent franchises with complete rebrands of its intellectual property; especially if it’s a soccer/football game series. While Pro Evolution Soccer faced a vacant year in 2020, the following year introduced eFootball as Konami would be transitioning the ...
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New Microsoft Patent Could Make Physical Games Eligible For Digital Use

Rewinding back to the summer of 2013, you surely remember what gave Sony the advantage ahead of releasing the PlayStation 4, right? Although Microsoft left a lasting impression for more than a decade since the inception of Xbox, running hot off of the Xbox 360 swayed the firm to innovate ...
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PlayStation 5 Sales At 19.3 Million, PlayStation 4 Exceeds 117 Million New Financial Report Shares

Since the release of the PlayStation 5, the latest video game console from Sony has only created new milestones for the overall industry. It was not long until the system already became the highest-selling console of all time in the United States alone. But then it shattered records of previous ...
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Nintendo Latest Financial Report Shares Sales Now Exceeding 107 Million Units Sold Worldwide

Upon recognizing how far the Nintendo Switch has come, it is best comparing its to its older sibling consoles. For example, the Nintendo Wii when its generation ended was understood to be the company’s most successful console – then. However, the Nintendo Switch has already began to shatter records to ...
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Nintendo Switch Reportedly Outperforms Lifetime Sales Of PlayStation 4 In The United States

The new generation of console hardware continues to spin circles around previous hardware juggernauts from before. In one report from Install Base, the outlet indicated that the Nintendo Switch is the most popular console ever for the Japanese firm. The story disclosed outperforming the Nintendo Wii first-party sales even. Following ...
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Smash.gg is rebranding to Start.gg on May 16

Smash.gg, which has been without a doubt the best online tournament platform for esports competition is getting rebranded. Today, Microsoft announced that Smash.gg will now be called Start.gg with a brand new look to the logo and with features debuting on May 16, 2022. In case you missed the news ...
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Recent Alpha Ring For Xbox Insiders Reveals New Feature To View Secret Achievements

For the additions that comes to Xbox over the months since the release of Xbox Series X & Xbox Series S, Microsoft continues to roll out impressive updates to better the overall experience on the platform. In February, the firm revealed that Twitch will be fully integrated into the Xbox ...
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Microsoft Reported To Launch ‘Streaming Puck’ For Xbox Cloud Gaming By Next Year

If you have not heard this week, Microsoft made its first official step in making xCloud – or what the firm is now calling Xbox Cloud Gaming – accessible to everyone with compatible devices. In that, the Xbox division is featuring Epic Games Fortnite on mobile devices via the streaming ...
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Twitch Adds Esports Directory To The Platform’s Search Categories

The intensive growth of electronic sports, dubbed esports, has continued to grasp a larger stance on entertainment platforms in the last couple of years. Last year in 2019 marked to be yet another monumental feat for the growing industry as League of Legends established an impressive milestone in the form ...
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Rectify Signs CS:GO 2020 Roster

Today, Rectify announced the signing of brand new CS:GO 2020 Roster that will be competing in the ESEA Main League in Season 34.  The team consists of the following players: tRill Yip Dew Crimson Twin This team is quite familiar with each other making only one roster change with Dew ...
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Esports Popularity in Asia

It’s no secret that Asia is the largest eSports market, with China having the largest industry by number of gamers. Over 600 million Chinese citizens, or around over half of the country’s population, participate in mobile, console, and PC gaming. However, other Asian countries are just as dedicated to gaming ...
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Activision Announces Return Of Call Of Duty League With Online Events Starting Next Friday

Last year, Activision Blizzard revealed the newly revamped franchise of competitive Call of Duty with the Call of Duty League. Announcing a $6 million prize pool for the duration of 2020, fans were eager to see teams from across the United States to compete for the top place. And with ...
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Combo Breaker Cancels Its Memorial Day Weekend Event Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

Today has been a worrisome day for event attendees as it was just disclosed elsewhere that the 25th anniversary for QuakeCon has been squandered due to the growing impact from the novel coronavirus. Now in a separate announcement regarding this coming May’s Combo Breaker, the organizer revealed that the yearly ...
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Organizers For EVO 2020 Still Planning This Year’s Event For Mid Summer

It is no question that the continually increasing concerns that surround the COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus) is making a large impact on the gaming industry for both games in development alongside the hosted events initially scheduled to take place throughout the course of 2020. This is also applied to the multiple ...
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// Product Reviews

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 2021: Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Gameplay Revealed In New Trailer

This June marked the sixth-year anniversary since the release of Batman Akrham Knight. And while Rocksteady Studios has quietly worked on a new game since then, it was not until last summer that the British game studio unveiled Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League. Yes, it is a similarly structured ...
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The Game Awards 2021: Forspoken Launches This Coming May For PlayStation 5, PC

Over at Square Enix, the firm is continuously pushing the envelope with exciting announcements this past The Game Awards on Thursday. Already, fans quickly learned that Babylon’s Fall is scheduled to release this coming March for PlayStation & PC. However, there is a much more anticipated launch happening this month ...
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The Game Awards 2021: Babylon’s Fall Launches This March

From Japanese developer PlatinumGames, the team is continuously adding new projects to its internal pipeline. While the firm is orchestrating its own opportunity to be truly independent, other licensed projects still linger. For one, Bayonetta 3 through Nintendo is underway with a release date paved for next year in 2022 ...
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The Game Awards 2021: Final Fantasy VII Remake Hits PC Next Week For Epic Game Store

Although Final Fantasy VII originally shipped as a PlayStation exclusive, the game went on to later ship for other platforms roughly two decades later. And now with the Remake that came last year, it is evolving the number of platforms it supports. In past reveals from Square Enix, this is ...
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The Game Awards 2021: Middle-earth: Shadow Team Monolith Productions Announces Wonder Woman Game

Over at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, the firm publishing anticipated releases like Gotham Knights and Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League still continues to deliver more entities utilizing the vault of Warner Bros. licenses under its arm. So far, we already witnessed the publisher go on to reveal a new ...
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The Game Awards 2021: Cuphead DLC ‘The Delicious Last Course’ Arrives In June 2022

While the release date of Cuphead already arrived back in September 2017, fans of the platform bullet hell still gawk at the creative decisions made for the game as you get enamored by the hand-drawn 1930’s art style and unique cast of characters and foes you face throughout the course ...
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// Editorial

Master Chief set to reveal face in the Halo TV show

  In a historic moment for the franchise, John-117 is having his face revealed to the world in the upcoming Paramount+ Original show scheduled to start streaming on March 24th. Speaking to IGN, Halo’s executive producer and 343 Industries’ Studio Head of Transmedia, Kiki Wolfkill has said Master Chief’s face ...
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Power Your PC Play In 2022 With these Fantastic FPS

With a favorites backlist that includes multiple installments of top-performing games like Call of Duty and Halo, it’s hardly surprising that first-person shooters (FPS) have become firm staples in any gamer’s repertoire. Especially prevalent on PC, it’s certainly difficult to imagine a more interactive, involved gaming experience than the one ...
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What Does the Future of Esports Hold?

Gaming has slowly been taking over the world. Did you know, for example, that the gaming industry is worth more than the music and movie industries combined? It’s true. In 2020, the industry was worth $57 billion in the United States alone. There are many reasons for this, including technological ...
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The Most Popular Video Games for Students 2022

Is RPG, FPS, or MOBA dominating this season’s trend of popular video games amongst students? In 2021, FPS and RPG games seemed to be very dominant with games such as Fortnite and Overwatch, with Minecraft raising the flag of sandbox games. Since then, a lot of games have been developed ...
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Mind Games: How Gaming Can Play A Positive Role in Mental Health

Discover the positive effects of playing video games. How gaming can provide mental health benefits among adolescents, the advantages of simulation games, and how they promote cognitive development. Gaming Plays A Positive Role in Mental Health Many people assume that gaming online or gaming at home using a console negatively ...
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5 Most Awaited Games of 2022

Last year gave us a lot of small and interesting games, but AAA projects didn’t come to fruition. Some fell victim to their own ambitions, some got hit by the pandemic and remote work, a lot of games were postponed until 2022. But now, it doesn’t seem to be any ...
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// Entertainment

Castlevania Season 2

Castlevania: Season 2 review (Netflix)

Last year, Netflix and Konami teamed up for one of the most unlikely partnerships which formed into one of the most surprising video-game-to-TV translations yet: Castlevania. If you haven’t seen Season 1, check it out; it’s only four episodes, but definitely worth the watch. Now enter season 2 in which the greater focus is on ...
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GET RECT Ep. 4 – xXGamerTagXx

Why the doesn’t Garrett have a gamertag? Which game do we think has the best post-game content? What the hell was going on with Nick Arcade? All of these questions and SO many more will be answered on this episode of GET RECT! iTunes Stitcher Check out the podcast crew and learn more about them ...
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The Witcher

Netflix releases a new Witcher teaser trailer

When Netflix casted Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia for The Witcher, there was a huge speculation as to whether Cavill’s days as the Man of Steel are over. While it’s still open for debate, it seems to be heading in that direction, because Netflix has now released a new Witcher teaser trailer. The trailer ...
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GET RECT Ep. 3: BYOWP (Bring Your Own Wolf Pelts)

Welcome to GET RECT, a new podcast brought to you by Rectify Gaming! Nick is back from Japan and we couldn’t be more stoked! On today’s episode we talk about which games have had great (and not so great) post-game content, and we talk about how long is TOO long for a game to take ...
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GET RECT Ep. 2: The Square Tetromino is Thicc

It’s been a pretty wild week in gaming news, so we figured the best way to cover everything would be a lightning round of Nick and Garrett’s reactions to all the biggest headlines. Evan reads a listicle featuring the top 10 greatest rivals in video game history (which we may or may not agree with), ...
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Rectify Gaming Expands Media Network With Launch Of New Podcast, ‘GET RECT’

Over the past few months we at Rectify Gaming have been deciding on what to do with the Rectify Gaming podcast as it is just about 4 years old already. The number one goal we had for the new podcast crew was to be as professional as possible unlike our early episodes we’ve had. So ...
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