A writer and video editor by day, a true blue video gamer by night (and on weekends...or any other time that game time can be squeezed in). Ryan is a New Jersey native with a passion for games since his first consoles as a four-year-old, the NES and Sega Master System, with having pretty much everything inbetween since then (even the Sega Nomad). After graduating from Binghamton University with a B.A. in English and Cinema, he fills his time with video games, film, music, writing, cooking, hiking, video games, reading, more video games...and copius amounts of Super Smash Bros.

After Conquering Pokemon, Twitch Plays Halo is The Next Streaming Sensation with Halo: Combat Evolved

After Conquering Pokemon, Twitch Plays Halo is The Next Streaming Sensation with Halo: Combat Evolved

Last year all eyes were glued onto computer screens everywhere for the online sensation that was “Twitch Plays Pokemon,” and after working their way through every generation of ...Read More

Sony Gets Spring Fever With Eight-Weeks of Discounts on Upcoming Spring Releases for PlayStation Consoles

Sony Gets Spring Fever With Eight-Weeks of Discounts on Upcoming Spring Releases for PlayStation Consoles

Winter is still in full swing with the cold weather and winter doldrums, but Sony already has spring on its mine with the return of its annual Spring ...Read More

Never Alone, This War of Mine, and More Lead the Games For Change 2015 Award Nominations

Never Alone, This War of Mine, and More Lead the Games For Change 2015 Award Nominations

Last year’s heavy hitters like Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Alien: Isolation, and more led countless award ceremonies with their progressions in storytelling, art direction, visuals, ...Read More

Lionhead Studios Announces Fable Legends to Release Free-to-Play on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs

Lionhead Studios Announces Fable Legends to Release Free-to-Play on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs

Following its reveal at E3 2013 and various delays pushing it into a vague 2015 launch window, Microsoft has thrown in another surprise for the multiplayer-oriented Fable Legends ...Read More

Nintendo Confirms Gold Mario amiibo Figurine Coming Exclusively to US Walmart Locations in March

Nintendo Confirms Gold Mario amiibo Figurine Coming Exclusively to US Walmart Locations in March

After being released back in November, Nintendo’s line of interactive NFC-capable figurines, amiibo, have been the center of a nation-wide craze with collectors scouring stores high and low ...Read More

EA Access Will Offer Battlefield: Hardline Five Days Before Release; 10-Hour Trial Will Be Available

EA Access Will Offer Battlefield: Hardline Five Days Before Release; 10-Hour Trial Will Be Available

Despite the cold weather in the early months of the year, Battlefield: Hardline will turn up the heat next month and for those that happen to be members ...Read More

The Evil Within: The Assignment Reports for Duty on March 10th Across All Platforms

The Evil Within: The Assignment Reports for Duty on March 10th Across All Platforms

Last fall, The Evil Within met a mixed response from critics and gamers, though the game didn’t slouch in the scares department – luckily if you were looking ...Read More

Dying Light’s My Apocalypse Edition Offers a Trip to Techland, a Custom Zombie Survival Shelter, and More for Only $387,000

Dying Light’s My Apocalypse Edition Offers a Trip to Techland, a Custom Zombie Survival Shelter, and More for Only $387,000

Each year, special editions and collector’s editions of games grow more and more both in their availably, popularity, and in terms of the sheer content they offer – ...Read More

OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood Riding Onto PS4 and PS Vita Next Week, New Launch Trailer is Totally Ludicrous

OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood Riding Onto PS4 and PS Vita Next Week, New Launch Trailer is Totally Ludicrous

Early last year, Roll7’s 2D skateboarding title OlliOlli put a new spin on the skating scene, and for those that wanted more of the crazy flips and stunts ...Read More

Battlefield: Hardline Officially Goes Gold Ahead of Release, Ready for Battle on All Platforms and Regions

Battlefield: Hardline Officially Goes Gold Ahead of Release, Ready for Battle on All Platforms and Regions

Even though the winter months have been blisteringly-cold out, Battlefield: Hardline is surely set to heat things up in its cops and robbers gunplay, and luckily the wait ...Read More

Tomb Raider, BioShock Infinite, and Rayman Legends Coming to Xbox Live’s Games With Gold in March

Tomb Raider, BioShock Infinite, and Rayman Legends Coming to Xbox Live’s Games With Gold in March

As the beginning of the year is typically slow for new game releases, over the next two months Xbox Live seems to be whipping up a heap of ...Read More

Players Have Killed Nearly Six Billion Uruks in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’s New Post-Launch Infographic

Players Have Killed Nearly Six Billion Uruks in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’s New Post-Launch Infographic

Last year developer Monolith Productions took players by surprise with the studio’s stunningly-produced and addicting action game Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, and since the game’s launch back in ...Read More

Indie Megabooth Takes Over PAX East 2015 Once Again; Check Out the Full Lineup of Games in New Video

Indie Megabooth Takes Over PAX East 2015 Once Again; Check Out the Full Lineup of Games in New Video

As one of the big highlights of the annual PAX East expo in Boston each year, the Indie Megabooth is once again set to rock Boston with a ...Read More

Dreamfall Chapters: Book Two – Rebels Conjures Danger and Dreams in New Trailer

Dreamfall Chapters: Book Two – Rebels Conjures Danger and Dreams in New Trailer

The world of Dreamfalls is one of magic and mysticism, but also has plentiful doses of danger around every corner, at least according to the brand new trailer for the episodic game’s upcoming second chapter, Rebels. ...Read More

PlayStation Europe’s Jim Ryan Addresses Driveclub on PlayStation Plus, Free Edition “Still Being Looked At”

PlayStation Europe’s Jim Ryan Addresses Driveclub on PlayStation Plus, Free Edition “Still Being Looked At”

Since the title’s launch on PS4 last October, which was met with technical issues and online components of the game being reworked and updated, news on the free ...Read More

Phil Spencer Confirms Microsoft “Still Committed” to Phantom Dust on Xbox One After Studio Closure

Phil Spencer Confirms Microsoft “Still Committed” to Phantom Dust on Xbox One After Studio Closure

Fans of the original Xbox cult classic Phantom Dust were thrown a wild surprise at last year’s E3 2014 with the reveal of a current-gen reboot of the ...Read More

New Comparison Video of Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin Shows What Death Looks Like in 1080p/60fps Between PS4 and PS3

New Comparison Video of Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin Shows What Death Looks Like in 1080p/60fps Between PS4 and PS3

Last year fans of the hardcore RPG genre took to the challenge of Dark Souls II, and for those that missed out, the upcoming Scholar of the First ...Read More

ESL Announces Massive ESL One Tournament for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Coming to Germany in August

ESL Announces Massive ESL One Tournament for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Coming to Germany in August

Fans of Counter-Strike that can make it to Germany this summer – you might want to start booking your plane tickets now. ...Read More

Bungie Adding Matchmaking Support to Destiny’s Weekly Heroic Strikes with Next Patch

Bungie Adding Matchmaking Support to Destiny’s Weekly Heroic Strikes with Next Patch

For some, taking on Destiny‘s weekly heroic activities, whether in a group or solo, was one of the many highlights of the game’s multiplayer, but for those that ...Read More

Harmonix Set to Take the Stage with New Rock Band Title in Development for Current-Gen Consoles

Harmonix Set to Take the Stage with New Rock Band Title in Development for Current-Gen Consoles

Grab the guitar, set-up the mic, and hit the drums – according to new reports, it may be time to take the stage once again with a brand new iteration of Rock Band. ...Read More

Grab an Exo Suit and Hop into Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for Free on Steam This Weekend

Grab an Exo Suit and Hop into Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for Free on Steam This Weekend

Last year, Activision jumped into the far future by bringing its wildly-popular shooter series ahead with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and now for those that have yet ...Read More

EA Rewarding Longtime Fans of Battlefield with Free Veteran’s Pack DLC for Battlefield: Hardline

EA Rewarding Longtime Fans of Battlefield with Free Veteran’s Pack DLC for Battlefield: Hardline

Battlefield has been a mainstay of the online multiplayer shooter community and for those that have stayed with the series for the last few years, EA is dropping ...Read More

File Sizes Revealed for Xenoblade Chronicles X and Xenoblade Chronicles 3D; Clear Your Memory Cards, They’re Enormous

File Sizes Revealed for Xenoblade Chronicles X and Xenoblade Chronicles 3D; Clear Your Memory Cards, They’re Enormous

Last year, Nintendo announced a one-two punch to fans of the Xenoblade series with the announcements of Xenoblade Chronicles X, an original new title in the series, and ...Read More

The Charnel House Trilogy Investigating PCs in April 2015

The Charnel House Trilogy Investigating PCs in April 2015

With the adventure/point-and-click genre in full-swing revival mode thanks to Telltale Games and other recent releases like Grim Fandango Remastered, and now those looking for more adventure games ...Read More

World of Tanks Rolling Out to Xbox One in 2015, Cross-Platform Support Available With Xbox 360

World of Tanks Rolling Out to Xbox One in 2015, Cross-Platform Support Available With Xbox 360

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Xbox Live’s Ultimate Game Sale Kicks Off with Discounts for One Week on 2014’s Biggest Games and More

Xbox Live’s Ultimate Game Sale Kicks Off with Discounts for One Week on 2014’s Biggest Games and More

Given that January and February are usually slower months when it comes to brand new game releases, catching up on games you might have missed out on can ...Read More

Phantom Dust Reboot Developer Darkside Games Shuts Down, Microsoft Confirms “Development of the Title Continues”

Phantom Dust Reboot Developer Darkside Games Shuts Down, Microsoft Confirms “Development of the Title Continues”

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Happy Wars Preparing for Battle on Xbox One in Early Spring

Happy Wars Preparing for Battle on Xbox One in Early Spring

Released on Xbox 360 one of the console’s very first free-to-play titles, those that engaged in battle with Happy Wars will be sent back to the front lines ...Read More

Nintendo Confirms External NFC Reader for Older 3DS Models Coming to Japan This Summer

Nintendo Confirms External NFC Reader for Older 3DS Models Coming to Japan This Summer

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Grand Theft Auto V Headlines This Week’s Deals With Gold Discounts on Xbox One and Xbox 360

Grand Theft Auto V Headlines This Week’s Deals With Gold Discounts on Xbox One and Xbox 360

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