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By Taryn Beach, September 14, 2014 8 Editorials, Features

Originally posted on the author’s blog. Let me start by saying that there are a lot of really good things about Destiny. I do like the game. I’ve hit level 20 and completed all of the story missions. I played… Read More »

By Taryn Beach, July 21, 2014 0 News

Personal hygiene at events like E3 and PAX has been a hot button topic of discussion amongst convention goers for a while and it appears the organizers behind the mega fighting game tournament Evo are the first to take action…. Read More »

By Taryn Beach, July 15, 2014 0 Editorials, Features

This weekend, one of the biggest video game tournaments in the world took place.  Evo 2014 was held at the West Gate Hotel, formerly known as the Las Vegas Hilton and located right next to the Las Vegas Convention Center. … Read More »

By Taryn Beach, June 11, 2014 4 E3 2014, Editorials

Gender equality controversy has once again struck the video game industry. This time Ubisoft has come under fire for what many believe are flimsy excuses regarding the absence of female character models in Ubisoft’s new Assassin’s Creed game, AC: Unity…. Read More »

By Taryn Beach, June 9, 2014 0 E3 2014, News

There were quite a few gems from tonight’s Sony press conference but one in particular stood out to me above all others.  What looked like a bizarre first person re-imagining of Journey meets ‘wild alien safari’ in the opening of… Read More »

By Taryn Beach, June 9, 2014 0 E3 2014, News

In the last generation of consoles, there was one first person shooter that absolutely consumed me: Rainbow 6 Vegas.  I devoted hours upon hours to that game.  I made friends over PlayStation Network as we played against and killed each… Read More »

By Taryn Beach, June 9, 2014 0 E3 2014, News

Assassin’s Creed may have seemed like it was heading steadily towards a stale and tired single player experience.  Black Flag helped change the missteps of Assassin’s Creed III and Unity looks to be pushing the gamplay experience forward even further. … Read More »

By Taryn Beach, June 9, 2014 0 E3 2014, Editorials, Features, News

The new generation of consoles is here and Sony has jumped out to an early lead. It’s clear that Microsoft has been feeling the pressure as sweeping changes were rolled out for Xbox Live and Kinect is going to be… Read More »

By Taryn Beach, June 9, 2014 0 E3 2014, News

Anyone concerned about the inclusion of Bruce Lee to EA’s take on the UFC need not worry.  At their E3 press conference, EA showed off a live gameplay demo of a MMA fan’s dream: Bruce Lee hea- to-head with The… Read More »

By Taryn Beach, June 9, 2014 0 E3 2014, News

Electronic Arts granted my wish this E3, teasing BioWare’s development on their new chapter in the Mass Effect universe.  The tease cut between monologue from producer at large Casey Hudson and clips of development work on the worlds BioWare is… Read More »