Sony needs to buck up and enable crossplay so gamers can enjoy multiplayer regardless of the console they play on, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
‘State of Decay 2’ improves on the zombie survival simulator but makes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee long for a more polished experience.
Valve recently decided to let almost any game be sold on its digital storefront, Steam. It was the right decision to make, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
‘Persona 5’ is a game about changing the hearts of corrupt and evil people, but a large part of the game accurately simulates high school living, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
Some fans are upset the upcoming World War II game ‘Battlefield V’ features female combatants and other unrealistic creative liberties. Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee understands their disappointment, and it’s not a sign they’re sexist, he writes.
Games critics have criticized ‘Far Cry 5’ for being a ‘power fantasy’ and ‘God of War’ for its ‘toxic masculinity,’ but these are two things that make action games so fun, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
Kratos and Artreus’ relationship in the newest ‘God of War’ reminded Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee of his relationship with his own father.
If you’re looking for some local racing action this weekend, there is a whole lot of racing going on at Oregon’s Madison International Speedway on Sunday.
It’s the decision to not interrupt the experience with even a single camera cut that really ties the experience together and solidifies “God of War” as the artistic and cinematic epic it is, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee writes.
Bully Hunters was a faulty campaign to end in-game harassment, and it deserved to implode how it did, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
Since “Far Cry 5” launched last week, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee has read many professional reviews complaining the game isn’t political enough.
What “A Way Out” lacks in quality it makes up for in quantity, creativity and innovation, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee might not be very good at ‘Fortnite,’ but he still has fun playing it with friends.
Critics have called for the recently released game ‘Super Seducer’ to be removed from sale, but like any other piece of media, the game has a right to exist, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee writes.
For years, certain gaming journalists have been linking video games to real-world violence. Now that President Donald Trump is looking into games’ influence on mass shootings, these critics have reversed their stance, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
After spending five weeks constantly playing “Monster Hunter: World,” Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee writes it’s time for him to move on.
Some are claiming the recently released ‘Kingdom Come: Deliverance’ is racist because it features only white people. It’s a ridiculous claim, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
“Monster Hunter: World” captures the feel of hunting and enthralling combat while simultaneously offering an addicting grind, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee writes.
“Monster Hunter: World” is a blast Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee can see himself getting addicted to, especially with some companions at his side, he writes.
“Assassin’s Creed” games took a year off before Ubisoft launched “Origins” in 2017. The hiatus paid off, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
“Nier: Automata” is the best weird game Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee has ever played, and he can't get enough of it, he writes.
This year was full of great video games, but with 2018 right around the corner, it’s time to prepare for the most-anticipated games of next year, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee writes.
The Game Awards returned last week with a cringey, much-too-long but overall enjoyable show, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
Once again, a progression system centered around microtransactions has ruined an otherwise enjoyable video game, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee writes.
“Horizon Zero Dawn” is one of the year’s best games, and “The Frozen Wilds” is a worthy addition to an already incredible experience, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
“Call of Duty: WWII” doesn’t deliver the emotional campaign Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee was hoping for, instead opting for set-piece moments and some strange subplots.
“Wolfenstein II” takes a couple steps back when it comes to level design and allowing players to tackle missions how they see fit, but the equally funny and gripping story, fantastic cast of characters, and chaotic gunplay make “The New Colossus” a solid first-person shooter, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee writes.
“Middle-earth: Shadow of War” expands on the engaging nemesis system that made 2014’s “Shadow of Mordor” so fun while offering a tower offense and defense mechanic that becomes cumbersome by the game’s conclusion, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee writes.
“Middle-earth: Shadow of War” is evidence game developers will force microtransactions into single-player games to make them more lucrative, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee writes.
“Dishonored: Death of the Outsider” might not carry the weight of a numerical entry in the “Dishonored” series, but it’s nearly as deep and just as fun as previous games in the franchise, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
Some game journalists just plain suck at playing video games, and that’s a problem for the industry, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee writes.
“Cuphead” combines brilliant art and fluid animation reminiscent of 20th-century cartoons with equally brilliant and fluid gameplay that challenges and rewards those dedicated enough to take on its many bosses, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee’s lack of skill at “Destiny” is what made going flawless in Trials of Osiris more than a year ago taste so sweet. The feeling wasn’t as great when he did the same in “Destiny 2” last week, he writes.
Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee and his friends beat the “Destiny 2” raid with minimal outside help. It’s the most satisfying way to play, he writes.
The Verizon IndyCar Series is at California's Sonoma Raceway for its season finale Sunday. Following 16 races this season, there are seven drivers mathematically eligible to win the title, but I see only four with a realistic shot. The finale race will award double points, which will certain…
With an engaging story, more cooperative activities and better competitive play, “Destiny” has never felt tighter, more satisfying or more addicting, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
As we head into September, title races in both the Verizon IndyCar Series and Formula One are heating up while the field is nearly set for the playoff races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. All three series are on track this weekend, so let’s take a look.
An effective, properly executed atmosphere can turn a fun yet forgettable game into a memorable adventure. That's exactly what 4A Games accomplished when building the alluring and intriguing world of “Metro,” Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee writes.