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Something’s Fishy About ‘Atomic Heart’

Written by: Nick Farinola // Published by: Joe Ahart // Photo Credit: Mundfish, ResetEra   Video games are a business. Developers have both sales estimations, goals and requirements. A final, triple-A product could very well release to overwhelming critical praise, only to fall victim to poor sales across the board. Titanfall 2 is an excellent example. Respawn’s highly regarded 2016 […]

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The Horror! The Horror! – Metro, Bioshock and Their Incredible Impact

Written by: Nick Farinola // Published by: Joe Ahart   Previously on Loochie’s Backtrack, we explored just what made Gears of War: Judgement such an awesome entry in the franchise. The short answer was that developer People Can Fly successfully crafted a fast-paced, wholly entertaining Gears prequel story that checked all the right boxes of a great Gears of War […]

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‘Death Stranding’: Kojima’s Ambitious BB

Written by: Nick Farinola // Published by: Joe Ahart   Remember, remember the eighth of November…for that is when Kojima’s much anticipated Death Stranding releases. Tokyo Game Show took place recently, and fans got a rather hefty look at some of the core gameplay loop. Though I can confidently say that I am no longer completely in the clouds on […]

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Oh the Places You’ll Go: Agony, Scorn, and Other Upcoming Horror Titles

The first time I saw footage of Agony, I was on YouTube looking for a new horror game to play. I noticed this game I had never heard of, and indulging my love for the genre, of course I had to check it out. The next ten minutes may have been one of the most disturbing gameplay demos I’ve ever seen. Walls and floors made of flesh and bone, and lost souls constantly groaning in the background. I loved every minute of it.

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The New Roommate: Nintendo Switch First Impressions

The Nintendo Switch was finally released on March 3rd. Supply hasn’t been a disaster like the NES Classic Mini Whatever, but it is a new console so it’s still going to take some time to get the system into the hands of everybody who wants one. Because I’m someone who managed/decided to get a Switch on launch day, I will lay out my experiences so far. Behold!