Dominic Dansin, GiN Staff

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Postal 4: No Regerts Finally Gets Close to Release

POSTAL 4: No Regerts, the ultimate stress-relieving first-person shooter and next entry in Running With Scissors’ classic franchise enjoyed by millions, pulls out of Early Access and explodes onto Steam, GOG, and Greenman Gaming for PC with the launch of 1.0. So come take a hit off the health pipe with The Postal Dude on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. The last time we checked in on The Postal Dude, was late last year when developers Running With Scissors were working on the final updates for what (of course) promises to be another exciting and controversial game. It was also about … Continue reading Postal 4: No Regerts Finally Gets Close to Release

Elden Ring Remains Stunningly Popular Post Launch

Given the somewhat average performance of other games from developer FromSoftware, it’s pretty surprising that Elden Ring has shot up to quickly become one of the most popular games being played around the world right now. In addition to console players putting in multiple hours, Elden Ring has already become the sixth most popular game of all time on the Steam platform for PC players. It reached and astonishing 952,523 concurrent players, narrowly beating out the New World MMO from Amazon Games, which had a high of 913,027 simultaneous players. For those who don’t know, Elden Ring is a grand … Continue reading Elden Ring Remains Stunningly Popular Post Launch

Sons Killing Fathers: Can Kratos and Atreus Relationship Survive GoW: Ragnarok

God of War (2018) was simultaneously a beginning and a conclusion of the long-running franchise. For one, it brought an end to the intensely one-dimensional Kratos that had murdered his way through Ancient Greece, gods and all, to avenge the death of his loved ones. Those same loved ones, we discover during the events of the first game, were also slain by Kratos, albeit unintentionally. So vast had this singular dimension grown that even the developers had come to regard Kratos’ presence as a detriment to the franchise, remarking that he had grown “annoying”. Inevitably, in order to bring the … Continue reading Sons Killing Fathers: Can Kratos and Atreus Relationship Survive GoW: Ragnarok

Steam Launches Huge Winter Games Sale

This year has been a great one for PC gamers. They have seen everything from deep RPGs to action-oriented titles, and from arcade games and story-based hits to a return of full-motion video games this year. Most of those games that we have reviewed have been available on the Steam platform, one of the most popular destinations for PC players. Now, just in time for the holidays, Steam has announced that it has launched its 2021 Winter Sale, and discounted nearly all of the most popular games on the platform. If you were waiting for a sale, or wanted to … Continue reading Steam Launches Huge Winter Games Sale

A Century Later: People Still Love Monopoly

In the video game industry, we marvel at titles that are still held in high regard years after their initial release. Fans are still patching titles like Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines in an attempt to make the 2004 game more playable on modern systems (and to eliminate many of the bugs from the original version), and it’s long overdue sequel, Bloodlines 2, is one of the most anticipated titles ever. Other titles like Grand Theft Auto Online, the online component to GTA 5, are still being actively played almost ten years after its initial release, with new features like … Continue reading A Century Later: People Still Love Monopoly

Is Ubisoft’s Monopoly Plus the Best Monopoly Adaptation?

Monopoly has been through many iterations over the years but Monopoly Plus by developers Ubisoft Pune might be the best video game adaption of the famous board game ever created. Monopoly is one of the most popular board games ever created and has brought many friends and family together by a fire on a cold rainy holiday evening since it was first published as a board game in 1935. The first version of Monopoly was based on a similar game by Lizzie Magie in America 1903 called The Landlord’s Game, which she created to show how an economy that rewards … Continue reading Is Ubisoft’s Monopoly Plus the Best Monopoly Adaptation?

New 5G Technology is Set to Surge Online Gameplay

It’s no secret that people continue to flock to online games and gaming sites. The past year has seen an unprecedented surge in all kinds of gaming. From eSports to massively multiplayer online games, and from casinos to casual gaming, there seems to be no stopping the popularity of these new online communities. And based on this unprecedented growth, many of these communities are even starting to push out into the real world with tournaments, meetings, conventions and even new facilities. New 5G technology, which is finally starting to roll out across the country, will help boost all of those … Continue reading New 5G Technology is Set to Surge Online Gameplay

How Are People Gaming in 2021 and What Does the Future Hold?

There are many ways people play games in 2021. The high-powered next generation of consoles became available to buy during the later stages of 2020 and, over the last few decades, we’ve witnessed games consoles see a huge upgrade. From a technological standpoint, the Xbox Series X and the PS5 are the most powerful consoles in history. Then, there’s also the Nintendo Switch, which obviously offers a slightly different type of gameplay. This variety makes for an exciting market right now. Every year, new platforms are being developed to take advantage of new technologies and increased processing capacities. It has even … Continue reading How Are People Gaming in 2021 and What Does the Future Hold?

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