I’ve put in a lot of work and decided to finally launch my stand alone site Game-Chan! Furthermore, I am proud to announce that Game-Chan will be a member site, allowing others to contribute and promote their own blogs and writing. Also I have significantly improved not only the sites visuals but layout as well.… Continue reading NEW SITE NOW LIVE: WELCOME TO GAME-CHAN.COM!
Wanted to update everyone on the future of the site and my plans. I do have a new domain purchased and I am working on it as well. I hope to get something out in the next few weeks to replace this site and forward all traffic to the new domain. Far as content goes… Continue reading Weekend Update: New Site Coming Soon
Overwatch will be running a double xp weekend starting today. The event is set to run from Today at 8 p.m. PDT until Monday, June 12 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. The only source of experience that will remain unaffected will be the first win of the day bonus. What makes this particularly amazing is that… Continue reading FYI: Double XP Weekend In Overwatch
Earlier this week Nintendo and Universal Studios released a trailer for the upcoming Super Nintendo World theme park. Alright Nintendo, count me in. If it even remotely resembles the one in the trailer I’m sure it will be an awesome experience. The park is set to open in time for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo,… Continue reading Nintendo Released A Trailer…For A Theme Park
Don’t want to pay excessive cable bills or just content to watch what’s online? Then I have some great news for you! Several Youtubers have taken it upon themselves to live stream your favorite shows 24/7. The shows range from more popular ones to classics with everything in between. Honestly there is so many channels… Continue reading FYI: Youtubers Are Streaming TV Shows 24/7
It’s undeniable that Fallout is one of the most beloved and influential video game series ever to be created. From the open world environment to the devastating weaponry, the games have something to offer for everyone. But what exactly is Fallout’s best feature? Well it’s not the guns, the quests, or even Dogmeat. What makes… Continue reading Looking Back: Fallout’s Best Feature
I love you Blizzard, but this is just getting ridiculous. I just saw the patch notes for 7.2.5 and can’t believe you’re adding more than 40 new legendaries in the game. While these shiny items seem like a good idea at first, they are actually destroying World of Warcraft. Confused? Well let me clarify it… Continue reading Dear Blizzard, Stop Making New Legendaries!
With E3 on the horizon Amazon is hosting a special sale on both gaming and networking gear. The sale runs from today until June 17, 2017. During the event you are able to receive an extra 20% off your order by using the promo code “20OFFE3”. The sale features several mice, keyboards, headsets, and routers. Perhaps… Continue reading FYI: There’s An E3 Gaming And Networking Sale On Amazon
It’s no secret that I’m a fan of the upcoming MMORPG Ashes of Creation. The game brings innovation to the stale genre and includes an incredible amount of content. I honestly can’t wait for the game to release, and it seems I’m not alone. Intrepid Studios’ AoC Kickstarter not only reached its initial goal of… Continue reading Ashes of Creation’s Kickstarter Sets New Record
Hey everyone, hope you’re enjoying your weekend. Sadly I typically work weekends so no articles today or Sunday. Instead I will be practicing my pixel art and catching up on a few video games. Have a good weekend! Eric M. Wilusz
By Eric M. Wilusz. Playing games often helps us find new friends and brings us closer to old ones, but they can also have the opposite effect. Thousands of friendships have been destroyed by video games, either do to raging incidents, insufficient skill, or good old fashion trolling. Today we take a look at the… Continue reading Top 6 Video Games That Ruined Friendships
By Eric M. Wilusz. Yesterday Nintendo announced more details for their upcoming online service for the Nintendo Switch. Launching in 2018, the service will be required for gamers to play online multiplayer games with the Switch. No exact date had been given, but online play will remain free for Switch owners until it is officially… Continue reading Nintendo Announced More Details For The Switch’s Online Service
By Eric M. Wilusz June is proving to be a awesome month for PS4 owners with a PS+ Membership. Not only are we able to play the awesome co-op sci-fi horror FPS Killing Floor 2, but we also get to enjoy the fantastic and deep world of Life is Strange as well. Both games are free this… Continue reading It’s A Great Month To Be A PS+ Member
By Eric M. Wilusz Earlier this week Blizzard released the cinematic intro trailers for Diablo III’s upcoming Necormancer class. Both the female and male versions are available, with subtle differences. The trailers are definitely worth watching if you’re a fan of the series and provide some lore on the class’ background. The trailers are below, so… Continue reading Necromancer Intro Trailer Released
Humble Bundle is a terrific service that helps gamers and charities alike. The newest bundles features games from Adult Swim Games and even an awesome plushie. I’m sure most of us are aware of the Adult Swim television channel aired on Cartoon Network, regularly featuring adult themed shows and cartoons. But what you might not… Continue reading Adult Swim Games Humble Bundle Now Available
Supergiant Games announced today that Pyre will release on the PS4 and Steam on July 25, 2017. Pyre is the new original IP created by the studio, following the success of both Bastion and Transistor. Both of these titles have been well received by critics and gamers alike, quickly establishing a fan base for the… Continue reading Pyre Release Date Announced
That’s right Monster Hunter fans, the series has officially been confirmed for the Nintendo Switch! The epic hack-and-slash adventure will be available in Japan on August 25, 2017, with a North American release date to be announced soon. This came as a pleasant surprise to me, especially since I wrote an article earlier this month… Continue reading Holy Sh*t: Monster Hunter’s Coming To The Switch!
Legions of fans fondly remember Final Fantasy VII and Kingdom Hearts, even if Donald’s voice is essentially an assault on our ears. That’s why you’ll probably be heartbroken to hear that both the Final Fantasy VII remake and Kingdom Hearts III have been delayed. In a financial briefing released March 31, 2017, Square Enix president… Continue reading Square Delays FFVII Remake and Kingdom Hearts III
I know I promised no article today but what type of game blogger would I be if I didn’t report this. Two amazing games are currently hosting free weekends: Overwatch and Fallout 4. Both these titles have won multiple awards and are must owns for any serious gamer. Overwatch’s free weekend runs from May 26 – 29.… Continue reading FYI: It’s A Free Weekend For Two Great Games!
There won’t be an article today, spending the day learning the basics of pixel art. Doing this for various reasons but the main one is I am way behind on the new site where I want a pixel art logo. Thanks for the support so far, new content will be delivered again on Monday as… Continue reading Update: Learning Pixel Art
Update: Corrected a statement that misrepresented the number of $10,000 pledges available. Sorry for the confusion. Ashes of Creation is shaping up to become one of the best MMORPGs of all time. The games’ developer launched a Kickstarter last month that blasted through its initial goal in a matter of days. So why am I… Continue reading Times Running Out to Support Ashes of Creation on Kickstarter!
When it comes to buying games don’t limit your options. Digital distribution of video games has really expanded in recent years, in more ways than one. Today I will be discussing the top six digital distribution services for video games. Some of these services are well known, but others can be hidden gems. So grab… Continue reading Top 6 Digital Distribution Services for Video Games
Last year gamers around the globe first experienced the gaming phenomenon known as Overwatch. Since then we have seen new maps, awesome legendary skins introduced, and even some new heroes. A strong community has formed, creating thousands of pieces of fan art, animated videos, and some great cosplay. To reward all the support it has… Continue reading Overwatch’s Anniversary Event is Now Live!
Cue the epic music. That’s right Elder Scrolls fans, the highly anticipated first expansion to the Elder Scrolls Online is now open to anyone that has pre-purchased the digital upgrade or the Morrowind Digital Collector’s Edition, which includes the base game. While it is slated to officially release on June 6, 2017, PC and Mac… Continue reading Morrowind Early Access Starts Now!
In case you live under a rock, Humble Bundle has been running their annual Spring Sale. The sale features hundreds of discounts on some amazing titles, and a few not so great ones we won’t be mentioning. The sale is set to end on May 25th, so make sure you take advantage of these deals… Continue reading Last Call on Humble Bundle’s Spring Sale!
After the tragic cancellation of EverQuest Next I felt distraught about the future of MMORPGs. Most upcoming MMOs do little to expand the genre, with the vast majority taking the safe route by following Warcraft’s example. EverQuest Next was promising in this regard, featuring destructible environments, emergent AI, and a world shaped by your actions.… Continue reading MMO Watch: Ashes of Creation
Most people think playing video games is a bad habit and a waste of time. They argue that gamers could better spend their time by learning new skills or studying. But they couldn’t be more wrong. Playing video games can actually prove beneficial, helping kids and adults alike. One of the main benefits of playing… Continue reading Video Games: Just What the Doctor Ordered
Being afraid is something most people try to avoid, but you’re not like most people. If you like adrenaline rushes, mind fucks, and being terrified this list is for you. Today I will explore the top six indie games that are guaranteed to scare you. So put on some fresh pants and tread carefully, you… Continue reading 6 Indie Games Guaranteed to Scare You
Almost everyday I come across news articles debating if video games increase violence among children. This has been an ongoing debate for years and I’m sick of it. It doesn’t take a scientist or academic to answer the question, what it takes is common sense. No, video games don’t cause an increase in violence among children.… Continue reading Video Games Don’t Cause Violence, Negligence Does
It’s kind of ridiculous that in 2017 there’s still a lack of female protagonist in video games. Nearly all games feature male leads, with female characters taking secondary roles. While there are a few exceptions (Lara Croft and Samus Aran being the most notable), the majority of games tend to follow the same formula. To… Continue reading I Need a Hero(ine)!
It’s my wife’s birthday today, so there will not be an article. I am out today spending my time with her, so no time to write haha. Enjoy your weekend!
It’s time for video game consoles to disappear. I am sick of the whole practice honestly. Why the hell do I need to buy a new system just to play a game I’m interested in? Video games should be available to anyone that wants to play them, regardless of their preferred device. As a culture… Continue reading The Last Barrier: Consoles
What’s better than slaying monsters? How about harvesting them so you can make gear to fight even bigger ones! That simple premise is the basis for the Monster Hunter series. The games have proven popular in both Japan and the United States, with millions of fans worldwide. But the game’s audience has been shrinking, mainly… Continue reading It’s Time to Reintroduce Monster Hunter to the West!
Since quitting Legion I was left with a void. I couldn’t find any new MMO that excited me, even a little. Among all the genres MMORPGs are my favorite. After all I’m a social gamer who loves compelling stories and detailed worlds. But recently MMOs have been on the decline, with companies choosing to focus… Continue reading New Series: Journey to Tamriel
Recently I saw a video about this “miracle” toy on Buzzfeed, and it got me interested. Let’s see, I have OCD, stress, and depression, all of which make it extremely hard to focus. This toy, a fidget spinner, apparently helps with all those issues. Will it work? No clue, but its worth a shot. There… Continue reading F*CK IT! Buying a Fidget Spinner
The year’s half over and some amazing games have been released. While I don’t have time to look at all of them, today I will count down the top six games released in 2017 (so far). I will be judging these titles based off their critic scores and overall impression among the gaming community. As… Continue reading Top 6 Video Games in 2017 (So Far)
It’s surprising how fast we can forget a good game. While it’s true we are constantly presented with new and exciting titles, there are still some games that shouldn’t be forgotten. Today we explore six video games series that need to be rebooted. As always I’m going to stick to one title per developer, and… Continue reading 6 Video Game Series that Need to be Rebooted
Sorry for the lack of a post today. Dealing with a major illness and can’t find the mindset to properly write. So instead of releasing subpar content I am going to focus on recovery. Duninn.
Hey everyone! Keeping the post a little short today, as I have been super busy lately. I am still working on “Software Spotlight”, but fell behind due to my wrist almost snapping. While it is recovering I have to sadly postpone the article again, but I am working on it at the moment. I also have… Continue reading Weekly Update: Keeping Busy!
Today I finally decided to end my subscription and quit WoW’s latest expansion, Legion. It’s not like I didn’t enjoy the expansion, truthfully I did. But the more I played the more I realized something: Legion’s gear system is flawed. The current system rewards luck more than skill, forcing players to spend a considerable amount… Continue reading Why I Quit Legion
From Final Fantasy to Resident Evil, classic video games have seen a resurgence. New gamers can now play the classic titles that have influenced modern video games, while older players can relive their nostalgia. Today we explore six video game that we need remastered. As usual I am going to stick to one game per developer,… Continue reading 6 Games We Need Remastered
Twitch.tv has become an immensely popular streaming service, easily eclipsing the competition. Millions watch the service daily, tuning in to view charismatic personalities as they play the latest games. But Twitch doesn’t just stream video games. It may shock you to learn the service actually streams a variety of content, most of which few know… Continue reading Top 6 Non-Video Game Channels on Twitch.tv
PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (or PUBG for short) just released a month ago, but it’s already taken the gaming community by storm. You can’t open a video game news or streaming service without encountering the game. Honestly I haven’t seen this much coverage of an early access title since DayZ first released. I decided to see what… Continue reading First Impression: PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS
Video games can make us laugh, love, and cry. Today we explore the latter with the top six tragic romances in video games. The events surrounding these romances are as memorable as they are tragic. I won’t lie, I shed a few tears myself when playing these games. As usual I am going to stick… Continue reading Top 6 Tragic Romances in Video Games
Today’s post is a bit out of character, but I have decided to move forward with my vision. Let me clarify. My goal is to create a site where people can share any video game, tech, or related content while promoting their own sites. Sounds simple, but what’s the catch? There is no catch. All… Continue reading Moving Forward: Share Your Writing and Content!
Just wanted to write with an update on my mini-series “Software Spotlight.” I have decided to push the first installment back exactly one week to give it the proper attention needed. I want more time to explore the program in depth so I can generate more detailed content. Sorry for any inconvenience. And as always… Continue reading Software Spotlight: Update!
Like it or not early access games are here to stay. Some consider this practice a blight among the game industry, others a god send. This article will explore the impact early access has on gamers and the developers. What you do after is for you to decide. The Pros When discussing the benefits of… Continue reading Early Access: Industry Boon or Blight?
Hope you are all having a great weekend! I am going to try to refrain from writing on the weekends, but will research article topics for the coming week. I actually work on weekends so my writing time is limited. Yesterday I did something I never thought I would do: sell my Dota 2 item collection.… Continue reading Weekend Update!
It’s amazing how some video game protagonist won’t say a word, even as the world crumbles around them. Today we’re taking a look at my top six video game protagonists that never talk, but probably should. I am going to stick to one game per developer and there will be spoilers. Read at your own… Continue reading The Top Six Video Game Protagonist that Just Won’t Talk.
That’s right I said it, Overwatch’s “Uprising” event is boring. Don’t get me wrong, I love Overwatch, it’s like an FPS and a MOBA had a glorious bastard child. It’s fun to play and easy to get into, but the game just isn’t releasing any significant content. While this event does build upon past content… Continue reading Overwatch’s New Event is Boring. Here’s Why.
During their E3 press conference yesterday Microsoft unveiled their latest console, Xbox One X (or X1X for short). Formerly known as Project Scorpio, the X1X will be the most powerful gaming console on the market when it releases on November 7th, 2017. While most people are happy with the announcement, I’m honestly worried. I fear… Continue reading Microsoft Announced Its Next Console And I’m Worried