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EA Sports FC To Become Top Soccer Title Globally

Soccer might be well down the list when it comes to popular US sports, but it is still played the length and breadth of the country.That will only increase as we enter the winter, with the USMNT featuring at a World Cup finals for the first time since 2014. With that increased exposure will come...

Who Is: DOLORES (KoF XV)

Who Is: DOLORES (KoF XV)

The latest entry in the long-running fighting game franchise “King of Fighters” (KOF) has recently hit all major consoles. And with the release of “KoF XV” come three new characters to the massive roster of 3-on-3 international martial artists and pugilists. One of...

Great Black Video Game Protagonists

Great Black Video Game Protagonists

Since the days of the Nintendo Entertainment System, video games have come a long way. At the time, many considered video games a passing trend at worst, and a children’s toy at best. If you were to go back in time and tell the people of the 80s that video games...

Review: Up Up Ubie

Review: Up Up Ubie

Up Up Ubie is a unique mobile game experience as quirky as its balloon-wielding main character. Up Up Ubie is a platforming, point and click style mobile game that is the brainchild of Andrew Augustin and his company Notion Games. Augustin created this entire project...

Top Ten Most Popular Playable Black Characters in Video Games, Part 2

Top Ten Most Popular Playable Black Characters in Video Games, Part 2

Editor's Note: Check out Part 1 here. Barret Wallace from Final Fantasy VII. 5. Barret Wallace Original Game: Final Fantasy VII (1997) Even if you’ve never played a Japanese RPG, if you’ve been in gaming long enough, there is no denying the ubiquitous knowledge of the...

Top Ten Most Popular Playable Black Characters in Video Games, Part 1

Top Ten Most Popular Playable Black Characters in Video Games, Part 1

With the recent release of Deathloop, a AAA first-person shooter that – as of writing – sits at an 89 on Metacritic, it’s fair to say that this next generation videogame by Bethesda is a success. I was more invested than most gamers, mainly because it starred not one,...

Discover Africa through the Creative Richness of its Video Games

Discover Africa through the Creative Richness of its Video Games

Press Release A true identity factor, discover the African video game and its particularities rich in a unique culture.Register for free to the virtual conferences led by professionals (in English and/or in French) on September 23 and 24. Many themes will be covered...

Blade Appears in ‘Marvel Midnight Suns’ – Reveal Trailer

Blade Appears in ‘Marvel Midnight Suns’ – Reveal Trailer

Press Release NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 25, 2021-- 2K and Marvel Entertainment announced today Marvel’s Midnight Suns, a new tactical RPG set in the darker side of the Marvel Universe that brings players face-to-face against supernatural forces as they team...

Review/ Aurion Kajuta Gems Fighter

Review/ Aurion Kajuta Gems Fighter

Five years after the release of the African action RPG platformer Aurion: Legacy of The Kori-Odan, Cameroonian game developers Kiro'o Games have released the mobile game Aurion Kajuta Gem Fighter in English and French on Android devices, with iOS currently in...

March Monster Hunter™ Digital Event Reveals New Info for Upcoming Games

March Monster Hunter™ Digital Event Reveals New Info for Upcoming Games

Press Release During today’s Monster Hunter™ Digital Event, members of the development team for Monster Hunter™ Rise and Monster Hunter Stories™ 2: Wings of Ruin shared new information, trailers and gameplay looks for these upcoming Nintendo Switch™ titles. Monster...

On The Blerdar: Immense Gaming Virtual Launch Party Event

On The Blerdar: Immense Gaming Virtual Launch Party Event

Love video gaming and STEM? Check out the below event. From the website: "We're geared up for gaming with the proceeds benefiting a great cause. Join us from 5-7 p.m. Friday to learn about esports infused in a live-music setting where Happy Hour is on us! We'll have...

Streets of Rage: Hunter’s Legacy

Streets of Rage: Hunter’s Legacy

With the recent release of “Streets of Rage 4” on all major consoles, this well-received and critically acclaimed classic “side-scrolling beat’em up” franchise is just one year shy of being 30 years old. Arguably one of the best series of its genre, it only trails...

Top Ten Games of the Decade

Top Ten Games of the Decade

This decade of gaming has been outstanding on every level. Graphical precision, narrative complexity, and input precision have evolved and made each genre of games more and more amazing as time has progressed. This list was as much a delight to put together as it was...

Mission Accomplished- Halo: Outpost Discovery

Mission Accomplished- Halo: Outpost Discovery

By Malcolm Carroll Photo Credits/ Malcolm, Nivia and Jeff Carroll I am an avid reader and video game player. I have played and read multitudes of games and genres. Among the many I enjoy is the Halo franchise.  I’ve read most of the Halo comics, played the games, and...

On The Blerdar: Game Devs of Color Expo

On The Blerdar: Game Devs of Color Expo

If you're a game developer of color in NYC, you might want to check out this year's Game Devs of Color Expo on July 27, 2019, at the Schomburg Center in Harlem, New York. From the website: "Join us for the 4th annual Game Devs of Color Expo - an inclusive games expo...

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