Author Archives: Derek "Gamer Crash"

Now Arriving: Games of July

Ahem. Well everyone, it should be fairly obvious at this point but it’s now July and that means the summer game drought is officially on. Typically, July is devoid of releases due to assumptions that game enthusiasts naturally tend to … Continue reading

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Discussion Mondays: Early Access Games at Retail

With as much controversy as “Early Access” type games are causing these days, one thing I’ve never thought to consider is how the discussion would change or intensify if these titles were sold at retail. Currently, they’re available digitally on … Continue reading

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Saturday Video Round Up: June 22 – 28

With the mayhem that is E3 now over, the Round Up is back once again taking up it’s normal Saturday time slot. While the video content has indeed slowed, I’ve still managed to gather this past week’s best and brightest … Continue reading

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DICE and the Bad Company 3 Controversy

“We take all this into account when we think about the future, and do franchise strategy,” Troedsson said. “But there’s one thing that lingers with Bad Company that we’ve been asking ourselves: what is it that the people really liked … Continue reading

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30 Minutes of Awesome and Crazy – Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain E3 Demo

Behind closed doors, Konami gave an extended look at next year’s Metal Gear Solid title, The Phantom Pain. Finally, we’re being granted access as well and wow, does it look wonderful. The lengthy gameplay demo shows off new aspects to the … Continue reading

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Round Table Discussion: Do We Need E3

Originally posted on United We Game:
Image by Flickr User: Major Nelson (cc) With E3 done and over with, we at UWG decided now would be a good time to take a hard look at shows like E3 and ask…

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Bungie Details Destiny Alpha Stats and Shows Some ‘Moon Wizard’ Love

Bungie, this really is why I love you. Late last week Destiny developer and former Halo curator, Bungie detailed all of the juicy stats that came from the recently released and since closed alpha gameplay period. Definitely hit that link … Continue reading

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Saturday Video Recap: Derek’s E3 2014 Picks

Unless you were living under some sort of massive boulder last week, the annual E3 event took place in downtown Los Angeles. With it came a flood of new gameplay and CG trailers which for one person to round up … Continue reading

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Valve’s ‘Love and War’ With Team Fortress 2

Never content to let their mega popular free-to-play arena shooter, Team Fortress 2, to rest on it’s laurels, Valve is once again pushing out a fairly substantial update called “Love and War” for players. So what is it exactly? Well, … Continue reading

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Destiny Alpha Gameplay Thoughts and Impressions

After playing the Destiny alpha this past weekend, I’ve really been struggling to organize my thoughts into something cohesive and human readable. Destiny is a game I’ve been looking forward to for a long time coming from veteran studio Bungie … Continue reading

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E3 2014 Personal Highlights and Disappointments

Well, it’s official folks. Another E3 is in the books and I don’t know about you, but it flew by. The 2014 edition was an interesting one with seemingly so many leaks and reveals ahead of the show. I was … Continue reading

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Microsoft Details July Xbox One Update

In what appears to now be a monthly tradition with Microsoft, a brand new update for Xbox One will be rolling out next month bringing with it new features, functionality, and ease of use. Last week at E3, Microsoft detailed … Continue reading

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Sony E3 2014 Press Conference Recap

Coming into E3 this year, Sony found themselves in an unfamiliar position after the launch of the PlayStation 4 last November: in first place. After capitalizing on the mixed messaging from Microsoft at last year’s show, launching the PS4 at … Continue reading

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Nintendo E3 2014 Digital Press Conference Recap

Continuing on with their Digital Press Event like last year, all eyes were on Nintendo to see just how they planned to make a comeback. With the WiiU continuing to struggle to find an audience, the major focus this year … Continue reading

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E3 2014: Additional Details Arise for Mortal Kombat X

If you were like me after watching the debut trailer for Netherrealm’s newest entry in their long running fighting game franchise, Mortal Kombat X, you wanted to see more characters. It’s pretty much a normal reaction to any fighting game … Continue reading

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