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There will be no Loot Boxes in Monster Hunter World

Capcom has had some rough patches over the years, especially when it comes to cancelling Mega Man games, making weird mobile ports, and still saying nothing about Monster Hunter XX on Switch. However, Capcom is also on a bit of a golden streak with games like Resident Evil 7, which became an instant classic and reviving a troubled series. With Monster Hunter World, there is hope that one of my fav...[Read More]

Five Fast Last Minute Halloween Costumes for Gamers

Good news! You’ve gotten a last minute invitation to a Halloween party tonight! Bad news! Your plans were to stay in, turn off all the lights, play in the Overwatch Halloween event, and buy discounted Halloween candy tomorrow, so you didn’t have a costume planned. Not to worry, we at Marooner’s Rock have your back, with five easy costume ideas (plus a bonus) that you can probably...[Read More]

Five Obscure Games of 2017 Worth Playing

There simply isn’t enough time to talk about every single game that comes out. There are hundreds that we miss out covering due to the sheer volume of titles, many of which are certainly worth playing. As someone who enjoys searching the vast libraries of games on a system, I often come across some fairly obscure games that for whatever reason get pushed further and further back on my list. ...[Read More]

Five Awesome Things Revealed for Monster Hunter World

Alright, so I have been obsessively thinking about Monster Hunter World ever since its announcement. Did I mention that I cried at the reveal, tears of pure joy? I probably did, it was a big moment for me. Anyways, with some of the year’s last gaming conventions coming to an end, a plethora of new information has been revealed about this title. Here are five awesome new things in Monster Hun...[Read More]

Goichi Suda “SUDA 51” PAX West 2017 Interview

Though I had an amazing time overall at PAX West 2017, there were a few stand out moments. This is one of them. I had the privilege to sit down with Goichi Suda, also known as Suda 51 and for his unique design style in games like No More Heroes 1 and 2, Let It Die, and Lollipop Chainsaw. He is revisiting the No More Heroes series and Travis Touchdown with Travis Strikes Again, which is currently i...[Read More]

Cyber Sleuth – How Gameplay Impacts an RPG

During my moving trip from West Virginia to Alaska (more on that story later) by truck, I was given a lot of downtime to just hang out and play some games that I haven’t got to sink much time into. Pulling out my Vita, I flopped between Axiom Verge, a Metroid-style game that I reviewed a while back, and Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth. After a few hours of wandering about in the world of Digimon...[Read More]

Gameumentary Arrives on Kickstarter

Gaming history has always been a pursuit for me, whether its looking up old interviews, past advertisements, or reviews from long gone publications. In the past couple years though, I’ve discovered a new way to fuel my hunger for video game history, documentaries. While there are already some excellent productions out there, many of which I have covered before, I was delighted to find Gameum...[Read More]

When Might Generation 3 Be Coming to Pokemon Go

Earlier this year, Niantic released the second generation of Pokemon to Pokemon Go. Since then, players around the world have been attempting to catch their favorite Johto Pokemon on top of the former Kanto Pokemon. In order to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the release of Pokemon Go In North America, Niantic is holding a celebratory event from July 6th until July 24th. During the event, tr...[Read More]

Hitman and the Future of IO Interactive

After several months of wondering what exactly will happen to the iconic assassin, IO Interactive have just recently concluded negotiations with Square Enix. While many assumed Hitman would stay with Square Enix, myself included, IO Interactive are officially the full owners of the rights to the Hitman franchise. From this moment forward, IO Interactive is an independent studio.

Why I’m Excited For Metroid: Samus Returns

I’m going to start out and say it, I’ve never been a fan of the Metroid series.  The games are long and confusing to navigate, and did I mention, hard? Yeah, not a huge fan of playing Metroid games, and Metroid: Samus Returns may change my mind.

Devolver Digital Parodies E3 Conferences

The Electronic Entertainment Expo has been a part of my life since I was in my teens, spending hours of my summer watching the action on Tech TV/G4. It has always been an event where I gather up my friends and we just absorb everything the industry has to offer. Over the years though, especially with me now being able to examine the game industry with more accuracy, I’ve noticed a shift away...[Read More]

Licensed Games are Getting Better

Throughout my early gaming days, anything made from a movie, comic book, or otherwise popular franchise outside of gaming was usually a recipe for disaster. However, there has been a recent upswing in quality with titles made with intellectual licenses. Sure, its still not perfect, but licensed games are getting better.

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