Hyped Again: All thanks to the Nintendo Switch!

Jaded, oh so jaded. For the longest time I found myself becoming disenfranchised with gaming. Triple A titles were becoming watered down, half finished, open worlds with nothing in them, and mostly disappointing. I was no longer getting excited about new games coming out and when one did catch my eye, I would find myself…

Celebrating Every E3 Press Conference

If someone was to dive into the social media reactions to the suite of 2018 E3 press conferences, they are going to see a lot of negative reactions. However, this year, it seems to be ramped up to a new level. The line of critiquing for all intense and purposes was crossed this year. In…

Sony’s New Exclusive IP’s Are Winning The Generation & Future

Throughout the modern console generation, Sony has separated itself by highlighting the variety of exclusive content that is available on their platform. Genres ranging from sports to open-world, riveting stories to silly action platforms, they have pretty much covered all their basis. Exclusive games are one of the things that has always made PlayStation special.…

The Proven 5: Game Series That Desperately Need A Part III

Nowadays, game sequels rarely end at the number two mark. Just recently it was confirmed that the latest God of War title would be the start of a new trilogy. And while developers are planning on setting up extensive, multi-game franchises, there are plenty of games that unfortunately came to a premature end after only…

The Proven 5: Trilogies Sony Should Remake Next

Crash Bandicoot is a Playstation icon – an icon that been out of the spotlight for far too long. While many fans of the series wondered if Crash Bandicoot 4 would ever become a reality, their fervor for a new installment was quelled with the release of Crash Bandicoot: The N. Sane Trilogy. A complete…

When Is It Time For Sony To Unveil the Playstation 5?

Sony’s Playstation 4 is entering year-five of its release the public and as of now maintains an unwavering stranglehold on the console gaming market. With sales more than double that of its closest competition – Microsoft’s Xbox One – Sony and Playstation 4 have shown no signs of slowing down…or so it would seem. 2017…

The Top 5 Playstation Titles Bluepoint Games Should Remake Next

With the recent remake of Shadow of Colossus being met with overwhelming critical acclaim and capturing the hearts of an entirely new generation of players, many are left wondering: where does Bluepoint Games go from here?  While many are eager for the Austin-based developer to shed its ‘master of remasters’ title and create an original…

PG Mobile Gaming Addiction – September 2017 Edition

Welcome to the new monthly series highlighting the Proven Gamer staff’s current mobile gaming addiction! Let’s face it; mobile gaming carries an ugly stigma, yet almost everybody plays mobile games throughout their day. Well, instead of poo pooing those games, we would like to highlight a few. Who knows?! Maybe you, the reader, will play…

Rocket League Wins MVP for Multiplayer

Rocket League is the best multiplayer game – either past or present. I said it; you read it. I’m over here dropping rhymes like pouring pancake mix in a skillet. Before I go any further, I understand that this debate is subjective. To me, Rocket League wins the MVP award for best multiplayer game. You…

Gorgeous Shadow of the Colossus Towers over the Landscape

Shadow of the Colossus, originally released in 2005, was a landmark game.  The realization of an incredible and enthralling concept, Shadow of the Colossus brought players to a mysterious land filled with large mythical beasts that were key to the resurrection of a young woman. At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Japan Studio…

Crash Bandicoot Spun me to the PlayStation Brand

Crash Bandicoot changed my gaming habits. When you’re 10 years old, and a fan of silly cartoon characters who emit bright colors and flash stupid grins, Crash Bandicoot doesn’t need to say much to grab your attention.  Despite undeniable charm, Naughty Dog’s furry orange tornado uttered fewer sentences than a Ballpark hot dog. In 1995,…

MontanaMania! The Cultists of Far Cry 5

On Friday, Ubisoft gave gamers the first real look at Far Cry 5. Players will assume the role of the new deputy in Hope County, Montana, with the goal of taking down a doomsday cult terrorizing the region. While we have much to learn about the game, the faces of villain Joseph and (some of)…

Windjammers Will Be the Next Rocket League

In July of 2015, developer Psyonix came out of nowhere with Rocket League. What started as a free PlayStation Plus game has now become one of the great success stories of competitive and indie gaming. In just one year, the game sold 5 million units and generated $110 million in revenue. This all from a…

Gamers Growing Up

This has always been a view of mine, and finally I’m putting it on paper, well the internet. I remember as a kid, playing my first video game when I was 5 years old and mastering it the best I could while hearing constantly from my mother to go outside and play. Here it is…

EA’s Do’s and Don’ts For E3 2017

The month of May is a month of anticipation, speculation, and excitement for the video game world. It means that in just a few weeks, it will be time for the next Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3. For three days, the video game world will converge in Los Angeles. Games will be revealed, rumors will…

The Top 5 Mothers in Video Games – Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms and Grandmas out there! Mothers are the glue that holds a family together. The matriarchal holiday is a way of celebrating a well deserved force in the family dynamic. Sure…its been done before, but all those other lists are inferior. Our method of curating this list are far…