Category: Game Changer

Game Changer - E3 2012 Highlights So Far

Game Changer – E3 2012 Highlights So Far

E3 is in full swing and there as already been some huge games shown. Check out just a few of the games that have been shown so far in this special week of Game Changer coverage.

Game Changer - What To Expect From E3 2012

Game Changer – What To Expect From E3 2012

Game Changer returns!! And just in time for E3. Here’s a few things that you can look forward to seeing and hearing about this week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo.

Game Changer #63 - 6 Things to Freshen Up Black Ops 2

Game Changer #63 – 6 Things to Freshen Up Black Ops 2

We’re days away from an announcement about the next Call of Duty game that will likely be Black Ops 2. this week, Jared talks about some things that Treyarch could do to have their CoD game really stand out.

Game Changer #62 - Catching Up

Game Changer #62 – Catching Up

After C2E2, Jared is pretty wiped out, so this week, he catches up on some gaming news you might have missed. GTA 5 coming out this yea, a new Super Mario game and more in this week’s Game Changer

Game Changer #61 - Games Coming Soon in 2012

Game Changer #61 – Games Coming Soon in 2012

Jared is on his way to C2E2, so this week , he talks about a few games that more info came out about in the past few weeks that you might have missed due to Mass Effect 3 “news” Check it out.

Game Changer #60 - Looking Towards the Future

Game Changer #60 – Looking Towards the Future

This year seems like it’ll be the start of the new console generation. With that comes the speculation about what the new systems will do. Game Changer looks at the rumored features of all the rumored new systems this week.

Game Changer #59 - At the Mercy of the Fans

Game Changer #59 – At the Mercy of the Fans

After last week’s Game Changer, Jared follows up with the aftermath of Bioware’s decision to change the ending of Mass Effect 3 to calm down fan outrage. What does this mean for the world of video game production moving forward from this?

Game Changer #58 - An Open Letter to Mass Effect Fans

Game Changer #58 – An Open Letter to Mass Effect Fans

Fans got amazingly upset about the ending of the monster game Mass Effect 3, to the point where pressure is so great from the controversy that Bioware is considering changing the ending of the game. Jared goes hard in the paint in an open letter to ever one involved.

Game Changer #57 - Future Media is No Media

Game Changer #57 – Future Media is No Media

Rumors have started about the next Xbox console and the newest one is that the system could possibly not have a physical drive. Jared talks about how this could play out if it ends up being true in this week’s Game Changer.

Game Changer #56 The Future of Gaming in 2012

Game Changer #56 The Future of Gaming in 2012

While Mass Effect 3 drops, Jared looks at the future of 2012 and the games coming this year. What’s around the bend? Read on and see some of the big games this year.

Game Changer #55 - Starting Over is Hard to Do

Game Changer #55 – Starting Over is Hard to Do

After sitting down with his console and waiting for all the updates to download, Jared talks remembering what it’s like starting games over after a tragic loss.

Game Changer #54 - Will The Vita Snap Sony's Streak?

Game Changer #54 – Will The Vita Snap Sony’s Streak?

As of today, Sony will have a new handheld gaming device on the market. And this time, it looks like it’ll actually be firing on cylinders out of the gate. On this week’s Game Changer, we look at how the Playstation Vita could be the best launch console Sony has released.

Game Changer #53 - Kickstart My (Gaming) Heart

Game Changer #53 – Kickstart My (Gaming) Heart

Gaming studio Double Fine started a campaign on funding website Kickstarter for a new adventure game and got and unbelievably large amount of money for it. Could this be a new day for indie gaming? Read on about how Kickstarter could be the cause a new gaming revolution?

Game Changer #52 - What Skyrim Surprises Could Be Around the Corner

Game Changer #52 – What Skyrim Surprises Could Be Around the Corner

The addition of Bethesda Creation Kit has Jared thinking about what could be added to the monstrous RPG game, Skyrim to make it more addictive. Read on about some features that could make it’s way into the game via this new tool.

Game Changer #51 - If You Want to Play, You Have to Pay

Game Changer #51 – If You Want to Play, You Have to Pay

Rumors are going around about the next wave of home consoles. One of the possible features rumored about the new Xbox is not being able to play used games. Could this happen? We talk about it in this week’s Game Changer.

Game Changer #50 - Why I Have No Hope Left in Resident Evil 6 (right now)

Game Changer #50 – Why I Have No Hope Left in Resident Evil 6 (right now)

Resident Evil 6 was announced last week and many gamers are already lining up money for the game. One of those people is not Jared. He explains why he’s keeping his money in his pocket for the time being in this week’s Game Changer.

Game Changer #49 - Extending Your Game

Game Changer #49 – Extending Your Game

This week, Jared talks about making your gameplay dollar last longer by playing your games differently. Going through the game with just a hand gun or trying to make a new speed run time, there are plenty of ways to make your game last longer.

Game Changer #48 - What's We Know About Gaming in 2012

Game Changer #48 – What’s We Know About Gaming in 2012

The first Game Changer of the year and Jared is looking at what games and systems are going to make you stay up late. From new systems to hot games, 2012 is going to be awesome. Read on.

Game Changer #47 - 2011 Game Changer Awards Part 2

Game Changer #47 – 2011 Game Changer Awards Part 2

Game Changer continues it’s “Best of” awards for 2011. This week, Jared talks about the best things in gaming in 2011 for him personally. Thanks for reading this year. We’ll see you in 2012.

Game Changer #46 - 2011 Game Changer Awards Part 1

Game Changer #46 – 2011 Game Changer Awards Part 1

Game Changer starts handing out the award statues this week with the first of two 2011 Game Changer Awards columns. Look and see if your favorite game picked up something good. (or bad)

Game Changer #45 - Spike's VGA HIghlights

Game Changer #45 – Spike’s VGA HIghlights

The last big gaming event in 2011, the Spike TV Video Game Awards happened last week. It was mostly irritating as a gamer, but was loaded with trailers and announcements about what’s going to be hot next year. Game Changer looks at the good stuff from the VGAs this week.

Game Changer #44 - The Year in Gaming

Game Changer #44 – The Year in Gaming

The end of the year means it’s time to look back and see what happened in the world of gaming. It’s Game Changer’s Year in review. Read on.

Game Changer #43 - The Skyrim Travel Log 2

Game Changer #43 – The Skyrim Travel Log 2

Jared continues he’s journey though Skyrim in this week’s Game Changer. he wins fist fights, he steals horses and he saves towns from spiders. Oh, and he fights dragons and hunts vampires. All in a day’s work in Skyrim. Read more about it now.

Game Changer #42 - The Skyrim Travel Log

Game Changer #42 – The Skyrim Travel Log

Like the rest of the gaming world, Jared is still playing The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim. So this week, he offers up stories of what he’s seen and done in the game so far. Read on about dragons, mountains and becoming a Jedi in this week’s Game Changer.

Game Changer #41 - The Skyrim Checklist

Game Changer #41 – The Skyrim Checklist

Last week, The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim was released and has completely ruined Jared’s freetime. This week, Jared lists the things he’s been doing in Skyrim and how it’s been causing him to lose sleep in this week’s Game Changer.

Game Changer #40 - The Anti-Phenomenon Generation

Game Changer #40 – The Anti-Phenomenon Generation

With Modern Warfare 3 mania running wild, Jared talks about the collective hatred of the franchise and the overall tactic of using hype to sell products in this day and age in this week’s Game Changer.

Game Changer #39 - My Grand Theft Auto 5 Wishlist

Game Changer #39 – My Grand Theft Auto 5 Wishlist

Rockstar Games announced Grand Theft Auto 5 would be coming out and people are speculating everywhere about the what, where, how and why of the highly successful series. So Game Changer will do the same. Check out what Jared is, and isn’t looking forward to seeing from the franchise.

Game Changer #38 - Dead Island Review

Game Changer #38 – Dead Island Review

For this week’s Game Changer, Jared finally reviews Dead Island. Does the game live up to all the hype the trailer built up? Or is it a mind numbing zombie walk of a game? Read on and find out.

Game Changer #37 - Called For Delay of Game

Game Changer #37 – Called For Delay of Game

This week’s Game Changer deals with Payday: The Heist’s sudden delay in release and how delays are handed in the gaming world. Are they just part of the game or do developers have to step their PR game up when It does happen?

Game Changer #36 - To Console or Not Console part 2

Game Changer #36 – To Console or Not Console part 2

Jared follows up his earlier story about moving to PC gaming out of having no other option by talking about…having an option again. It’s PS3 and PC pros and cons on this week’s Game Changer.

Game Changer #35 - Why Aren't Games Scary Anymore?

Game Changer #35 – Why Aren’t Games Scary Anymore?

It’s getting close to Halloween, so Jared talks about what makes a scary game these days in this week’s Game Changer. keep the lights on check under the bed before reading.

Game Changer #34 - My 8 Hours on Dead Island

Game Changer #34 – My 8 Hours on Dead Island

In this week’s Game Changer, Jared is on Dead Island and will be your tour guide for running zombies, flaming baseball bats and more in one of the most anticipated games of the year. Put on you running shoes and read on.

Game Changer #33 - The Tokyo Game Show

Game Changer #33 – The Tokyo Game Show

This weeks’ Game Changer recaps some of the big games and reveals from this year’s Tokyo Game Show. See some of the games and systems that got shown off at TGS.

Game Changer #32 - To Console or Not Console

Game Changer #32 – To Console or Not Console

Jared faces a dilemma: does he replace his PS3 or continue on his new path as a PC gamer? Find out which, if any, he chooses in this week’s Game Changer.

Game Changer #31 - "The Fall Lineup part 4" - Action Games

Game Changer #31 – “The Fall Lineup part 4″ – Action Games

The Fall Lineup comes to an end with Jared picking out some of the big action games this holiday season. From fighting dragons to dodging bullets to punching out The Joker, if you want action, you’ve got it this year.