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    Clash of Clans 2019 Summer Update

    To start out, here is a brief overview of the Clash of Clans’ June 2019 Summer Update. League Shop price changes: Training potions are now 10x league medals, new Research potion that gives 10x speed for an hour is available for sale at 20x medals, and Builder potions now cost 30x medals. League Shop change:…

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    A Quick Guide To Painting Faces On Miniatures

    If you’re new to painting miniatures, there is no task more intimidating than the detail work. And from the detail work, there is nothing more intimidating than painting the heads and faces. The final touches that bring your miniatures from just a hunk of material on table, to a real character. Well fret not, as…

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    Analyzing EA’s Move From Single-Player to Multi-Player

    In 2017, EA made the decision to pull their resources away from single-player games and focus more heavily into multiplayer and games as a service experience. They used Mass Effect Andromeda’s poor sales and consumer reaction as an example, cancelled their linear-looking Star Wars game that at one point had Uncharted series creator Amy Hennig…

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    Axiom Verge: An Unintended Switch Masterpiece

    The Metroidvania genre has been explored quite thoroughly across the years, with new games being released at a near constant pace, all fighting to be the Metroidvania game of the moment. We’ve had exceptional examples of Metroidvania done right, like Hollow Knight, Guacamelee 1 & 2, Steamworld Dig 1 & 2, the list goes on…

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    Stadia: My Thoughts on its Potential

    There is a division between gamers and their feelings towards Google’s entry in the video game market with their subscription-based service: Stadia. There are many reasons to be concerned for this service, it’s future, and it’s longevity. Some criticisms hold some merit, but I do believe that Google can find an audience, a market, if…

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    Is Sony Finally Opening the Walled Garden?

    Fortnite,  Dauntless, and now the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019). What do these titles have in common? They feature complete cross-play between PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, with some of them also expanding to Nintendo Switch and Mobile Phones. Right now, we are looking at more games breaking down walls than ever…