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Digital Games Are A Secret Price Increase For Gamers

If you are a gamer, you often run into arguments beyond the fanboy spectrum. These arguments are either “mobile/”Free”-to-play games are taking over the world” or that digital editions are going to be standard soon. The second one is the focus here. It seems that publishers are hell bent on trying to push digital in our face. They don’t do a very good job at it, but they are desperate to push retail aside and make digital the norm. Other industries (most notably the music industry) has already gone this path, but why do they want it so bad? Well when a publisher wants something, you know very well that it means money. These digital games are a secret price increase on consumers.

 

The Fathergamer Podcast #37 GoFundMe, Wolfenstein: The New Order, Comics and...

Welcome to another episode of TFGP! You can also download and listen to the show here. In this weeks episode Mike and Eric...

Tech Talk: Testing Out Gunnar Optiks New Intercept Glasses

GUNNAR Optiks, who for the last few years have been THE name in gaming based eyewear (being used for tournaments around the world), have released a new line of glasses called Intercept.  While I’m far from a professional gamer, I spend an exorbitant amount of time staring at a computer screen, or screen of some sort, on a daily basis.  The guys over at Gunnar were kind enough to let me check out their new line of glasses to see how an average computer user (maybe a little above) can benefit.

Next Episode of Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead Hits Next Week,...

Well here's a nice Thursday morning surprise for you!  If you were wondering when the next episode in Telltale games' Season Two of the critically acclaimed The Walking Dead series was going to release, you don't have to wait long.  This morning the company revealed the game will be releasing next week (Tuesday) and have dropped a brand new trailer to get your ready for it.  Come inside to check it out! 

Xbox One Seeing Price Cuts In Certain Regions

Normally we won't even bother hinting at a price cut for a console, unless of course it's the Vita. Yet, even with people begging the Vita to drop its already low price, it took a while for it to ever happen. Xbox One on the other hand seems to be getting the message loud and clear and already has a price drop in mind.  Xbox One is already seeing some price cuts in certain regions.

Spidey Learns from Kraven in New Trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man...

Activision and Beenox have released a brand new trailer (featuring plenty of gameplay footage this time around) for their upcoming video game tie-in to The Amazing Spider-Man 2.  Curiously enough it features a voice over from Kraven the Hunter as he's seemingly teaching Spider-Man how to do things.  Come inside to check out the trailer plus new images from the game!

Gunnar Optiks Brings on the Color With New Intercept Line

Gunnar Optiks, who's behind some of the best gaming eyewear out there (to help prevent eye fatigue and what not during long gaming sessions) is starting off the new year with a brand new line of products which is set to bring in a slew of bold new colors to choose from.  So now you can match your glasses to the rest of your gaming rig setup.  

8 Games of 2014 I Can’t Wait to Get my Hands...

Well folks, we've reached the end of 2013 and last week I wrote out the list of games the ate up my time most (and most enjoyably) over the year.  Today, however, I'm all about looking forward and breaking down the games I'm looking forward to getting my hands on most in 2014.  With a new generation of consoles hitting their stride (hopefully), this year could be huge for the industry, and there's plenty for gamers to be excited about.  Check out my most anticipated inside!

5 Things Mario Kart Can Teach Us About Life

Its not suprising that playing games can teach us a thing or two about life. Mario Kart is particularly brutal and fun, in this editorial we take 5 things this leviathan of a racer can teach us about the real world.

Cranky Kong Gets in on the Action in Tropical Freeze, Dropping...

Nintendo was on hand at this year's VGX and while their announcement wasn't a brand new game as many had hoped, it's still kind of exciting for those fans of Donkey Kong Country and old-school style platformers.  On top of giving the new game, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, an official release date they also announced a brand new playable character in Cranky Kong! 

USPS Launching New Star Wars Stamps This Spring

Heads up Star Wars fans/collectors, the Post Office is launching a new series of stamps, inspired by your favorite droids later this year! This isn't...