2014

Blood and Guts: Violence in Gaming

Violence in video games has been around for longer than I’ve been alive. Seriously, think about that. I’m in my early thirties, but people were blowing shit up in arcades before I was born. Asteroids, an early arcade classic, revolved around shooting a gun at incoming asteroids before they smashed...

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Destiny is Fantastic and People Are Furious

Let’s get something straight right now: I adore Destiny. It’s a fantastic game. The graphics are breathtaking. The score is epic, robust, and gorgeous. The gameplay is smooth, fun and dynamic. The gunplay is exciting. It’s challenging, interesting, and on the whole is the best new IP I’ve played in…...

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Destiny: At First Glance

Over 500 million USD of games shipped. Nearly 10 million pre-ordered copies. Bungie came out with their new flagship game, Destiny, on September 9th. After a few days of hands-on with the interstellar blockbuster, it is time to share some first impressions. You see, the press didn’t get much advance...

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7 Things You Need to Know About Destiny

​Stand fast, Guardians! Destiny is right around the corner. Before you are ready to fight against the darkness across the solar system, here are 7 things you need to know about before you make your first character.   1. Deep history ​Destiny was created with some incredibly detailed back story....

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The Eerie Myths Of Gaming

Loads of people play videogames to have a good time and ultimately get an enjoyable experience, right? Some enjoy the competition of first person shooters, some enjoy tackling an epic solo adventure, some enjoy the less serious titles they can play with their families or by themselves (admit it! We’ve...

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Welcome to the NEW Ultimate gamer!

Welcome to the NEW Ultimate gamer! First and foremost, if you’ve never visited The Ultimate Gamer, welcome! We continually strive to bring the best content to you in the form of Reviews, News, our Game Briefs podcast, and other features that we’re continually developing to open to the public. For...

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PlayStation Plus For August 2014

Some good news for PlayStation owners! Amongst the PlayStation Plus releases for the month are Crysis 3 and Fez. Two fantastic games!   Gracing the PlayStation 4 this month, those with PlayStation Plus will be able to get their hands on the phenomenal indie title, Fez made by Polytron. Another...

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