Opinion

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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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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The Funniest Characters in Gaming

Few things are better than gaming. But those times when our favorite pastime teases out a few LOLs can be amongst our best memories. Here are The Ultimate Gamer team’s funniest characters. Did we leave any out? GLaDos Never before was there such a talented troll of an artificial intelligence....

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7 Tips to Become a Better Gamer

Every gamer at some point or another has thought about how cool it must be to be a professional gamer. Getting paid to play video games? Yes please! While it should be pretty obvious that not everyone has the capacity to game on that level (really, have you seen those...

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Top 9 Toughest Unlockables in Gaming

There’s something sadistically wonderful about spending hours, days, or months trying to obtain a “simple” unlockable in a video game. While many of the gaming secrets worthwhile are anything but simple they always come with a hefty amount of bragging rights and generally add a new element of gameplay to...

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