A PC Only Future?

If you’re a gamer, you can’t read an article about a video game without some PC “master race” fanboy coming in and talking about how that game would look so much better on his or her PC. While they may be annoying to hear, they are right. Just about any game on a high end…

Beta Thoughts: The Crew

The Crew is a new racing game IP by Ubisoft. The game has a massive map spanning across all of the United States and its all free roam as well. It also has online support much like an MMO, where you will see plenty of other people driving around the game in real time. They…

Why Nintendo Isn’t Dead Yet

Awhile back, Nintendo reported their loss of $457 million over their last fiscal year. The Wii U is Nintendo’s biggest problem as it has only sold 6.17 million units over its lifespan.    (At the time of these reports) The 3DS has sold 43.33 million during the product’s lifetime, but fell short of Nintendo’s expectations. The…

Are the Old Games Really the Best Games?

I have recently caught myself replaying many of my old favorite games and shirking some of the newer released titles. Games such as Knights of the Old Republic, Jade Empire, Ocarina of Time (N64), and Scarface. I find myself enjoying playing these games far more than some of the newer titles with much more content…

After the Dust has Cleared

E3 2014 has come and E3 2014 has gone. This E3 was the year of games games games, after Microsoft and Sony both released next gen consoles gamers were left thirsty for games. So is this the E3 where gamers mouths will water and drop in amazement from the hard work of developers to nourish…

Video Game Clones

After the announcement of Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, many people pointed out that the game looks very similar to Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed series.  Even former Ubisoft developer, Charles Randall, accused Monolith and Warner Bros. of stealing animations and code from Assassin’s Creed II. In an attempt to brush off the critique, the team at Monolith…

The Games We Want At E3

We here at Proven Gamer cannot wait until June 9th for E3.  So we decided to compile a list of the top 5 games we want to see at this year’s E3. Enjoy!   Tim Weber Fallout 4: I know it’s a stretch. A very big stretch, but this is by far my most anticipated…

What’s So Great About Minecraft?

This is a game that not many gamers can say that they can get into, due to its non linear style of play. In fact this game strives to inspire creativity and wonder to what one can do within this sandbox of a world. There is always something new to discover whether it be a…

How is the PS Vita these days?

It’s sad to watch a good piece of hardware die due to lack of support, and sadly at this point in time the PlayStation Vita is in this exact situation. Sony, however, has not given up on their precious little handheld just yet and they do have a few tricks up their sleeves to see…

The Loss of a Legend

I came into work this morning and sat down at my desk, coffee in hand, and decided to check on some gaming news. The first thing I see makes everything else seem way less important. Masato Masuda, has passed away. Now to be perfectly honest, 24 hours ago that name meant nothing to me, or…

Why MMOs Aren’t Compelling…To Me

With the release of The Elder Scrolls Online, I began to think about all of the MMO’s I’ve played over the years and the reasons why I still don’t play them.  I haven’t played T.E.S. Online, so I can’t comment on whether it is a good game or not, but it certainly looks entertaining.  More…

Top 5 Favorite Characters

I am a passionate lover of Video Games and recently I finally came to terms with a big question we all get asked eventually: “What are your top 5 favorite video game characters?” Well sit down, and I’ll tell you my top 5! 5. Commander Video: Do I really have to explain this one? Commander…