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GameFocus High Fives, June 2015 - Jesse

Published on Monday, 06 July 2015 12:15

Written by Nolan Forth

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There is arguably no other aspect of gaming that is more underappreciated than the Non Player Character (NPC). Serving as companions, quest givers, plot devices and more; they have been an integral aspect of our favourite games and have evolved right alongside gaming itself over the decades.  For the month of June, the GameFocus Staff will be celebrate all things NPC by listing 5 of their favourite or most under-rated non-player characters in games.

Jesse Vuksanovich - Staff Writer

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WWE 2K16 Cover Star is...Stone Cold!

Published on Monday, 06 July 2015 10:12

Written by Tyler Hodgkinson

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WWE and 2K Games have official announced which Superstar will grace the cover of WWE 2K16, and this year it's a fan favourite, WWE Hall of Famer!

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Minecraft: Story Mode Detailed, Trailer Released

Published on Monday, 06 July 2015 08:47

Written by Tyler Hodgkinson

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At the ever-growing Minecon in London, England, Microsoft and Telltale Games finally announced details on the upcoming joint project, Minecraft: Story Mode. In addition to some insightful information, the game's first trailer has also become available, giving all Minecraft fans an idea of what to expect from the second game in the franchise.

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Giveaway: Rainbow Six Siege Closed-Beta Codes!

Published on Saturday, 04 July 2015 08:07

Written by Tyler Hodgkinson

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Want to be one the first people to test out the upcoming cooperative-centric shooter Rainbow Six: Siege? Well GameFocus has you covered with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One beta codes ready to be taken!

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Summer Gaming Guide: What to Play

Published on Friday, 03 July 2015 09:37

Written by Tyler Hodgkinson

Whether it’s a rainy day, a sickness, or some other reason not to go outside and enjoy the beautiful summer air, video games are the perfect way to spend your time - that is, if you can find a game to play. In terms of releases, summer generally isn’t the most fruitful of seasons, and this year is no different. So what games could/should you be sinking your teeth into during the dog days?  

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Video: Mario Made with Unreal Engine 4

Published on Thursday, 02 July 2015 09:20

Written by Tyler Hodgkinson

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It's no secret that Nintendo has a specific look for their Mario games, but what would it look like if Unreal Engine 4 was used? One Youtuber tested the waters to find out.

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GameFocus High Fives: Bonus Canada Day Editon

Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 20:56

Written by Nolan Forth

highfivescanadadayHappy Canada Day! Bonne fete du Canada! We here at GameFocus hope you’re celebrating the enactment of the British North American Act (Constitution Act) in style. GameFocus would like to join in the revelry by posting a very special High Fives article with a Canadian twist:

Top 5 Canadian Characters in Video Games

If you’re a gamer from the Great White North it can seem like maybe Canadian representation in video games is a little sparse. Take heart fellow Canucks, we here at GameFocus are here to tell you that some of the baddest and raddest characters in gaming call Canada home and it is our pleasure to present to you our top 5! Read All

DrinkBox Studios Shows Canadian Pride Through Art

Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 08:27

Written by Tyler Hodgkinson

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Easily one of the best studios in Canada (and soon, the world), DrinkBox Studios has released Canadian themed artwork for their games Guacamelee and Severed. Happy Canada Day!

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Rory McIlroy PGA Tour Shows How to Blaze Through 18 Holes

Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 19:28

Written by DJ Kinsey

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EA Sport PGA Tour will have a new titular pro golfer endorsement this year and along with the inclusion of superstar Rory McIlroy will be a new and improved mode that allows golfers to fly through a round of 18 in the game. While it may take upwards of ...

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Full House Intro Recreated in GTA V

Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 18:30

Written by Tyler Hodgkinson

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Now this is awesome.

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Is The Last of Us 2 in the Works? Nolan North says "Yes", Troy Baker says "I Know Nothing"

Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 12:17

Written by Nolan Forth

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Two of the most prolific voice actors in gaming have put their two cents in at two seperat Cons on the rumour that Naughty Dog is in the early stages of developing a sequel to the critically acclaimed Playstation 3/4 title The Last of Us.

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Is Mafia 3 Really Happening?

Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 09:49

Written by Tyler Hodgkinson

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Is Mafia 3 close to becoming a reality? It appears so, as publisher Take-Two has registered multiple domain names related to the popular game.

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#E32015 Predictions: Tyler Hodgkinson Special articles

#E32015 Predictions: Tyler Hodgkinson

With #E32015 nearly upon us, rumours and reports are running ramped about what will or will not see at the conference. So what do the fine folks at GameFocus predict? Take a look for yourself and see!
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#E32015 Predictions: Nolan Forth Special articles

#E32015 Predictions: Nolan Forth

With #E32015 nearly upon us, rumours and reports are running ramped about what will or will not see at the conference. So what do the fine folks at GameFocus predict? Take a look for yourself and see! Read more
#E32015 Predictions: Jesse Vuksanovich Special articles

#E32015 Predictions: Jesse Vuksanovich

With #E32015 nearly upon us, rumours and reports are runnning rampid about what will or will not see at the conference. So what do the fine folks at GameFocus predict? Take a look for yourself and see! Read more
Stage Select Gaming Expo - Toronto's Future Answer to E3? Special articles

Stage Select Gaming Expo - Toronto's Future Answer to E3?

With E3 generating a massive amount of buzz in the week leading up to the big event, I thought I'd take a moment and talk about the smaller but growing momentum of Toronto's own gaming conference - Stage Select Gaming Expo.  Read more

GameFocus High Fives

GameFocus High Fives, June 2015 - Jesse

GameFocus High Fives, June 2015 - Jesse

There is arguably no other aspect of gaming that is more underappreciated than the Non Player Character (NPC). Serving as companions, quest givers, plot devices and more; they have been an integral aspect of our favourite games and have evolved right alongside gaming itself over the decades.  For the month of June, the GameFocus Staff will be celebrate all things NPC by listing 5 of their favourite or most under-rated non-player characters in games.

Jesse Vuksanovich - Staff Writer


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GameFocus High Fives Canada Day Bonus Edition

GameFocus High Fives Canada Day Bonus Edition

Happy Canada Day! Bonne fête du Canada! We here at GameFocus hope you’re celebrating the enactment of the British North American Act (Constitution Act) in style. GameFocus would like to join in the revelry by posting a very special High Fives article with a Canadian twist:

Top 5 Canadian Characters in Video Games

If you’re a gamer from the Great White North it can seem like maybe Canadian representation in video games is a little sparse. Take heart fellow Canucks, we here at GameFocus are here to tell you that some of the baddest and raddest characters in gaming call Canada home and it is our pleasure to present to you our top 5!


Read more

GameFocus High Fives, June - D.J.

GameFocus High Fives, June - D.J.

There is arguably no other aspect of gaming that is more underappreciated than the Non Player Character (NPC). Serving as companions, quest givers, plot devices and more; they have been an integral aspect of our favourite games and have evolved right alongside gaming itself over the decades.  For the month of June, the GameFocus Staff will be celebrate all things NPC by listing 5 of their favourite or most under-rated non-player characters in games.

D.J. Kinsey - Assistant Editor-in-Chief


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DLC Talk

DLC Talk: Bioshock: Burial at Sea Ep. 1

DLC Talk: Bioshock: Burial at Sea Ep. 1

Here we are. The next generation of consoles is among us and it is finally time to start thinking about finally unplugging our beloved current-gen systems. Could there be a better swan song for one of these systems than taking a trip back to Rapture?


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First Impressions

Injustice: Gods Among Us

Injustice: Gods Among Us
Injustice: Gods Among Us, the upcoming DC fighting game by NetherRealm Studios, is set to be released on April 16th. Even though the release date is just around the corner, they continue to announce additional characters that will be playable upon release, as well as alternate costumes for numerous ... Lire la suite...

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Summer Gaming Guide: What to Play

Summer Gaming Guide: What to Play

Whether it’s a rainy day, a sickness, or some other reason not to go outside and enjoy the beautiful summer air, video games are the perfect way to spend your time - that is, if you can find a game to play. In terms of releases, summer generally isn’t the most fruitful of seasons, and this year is no different. So what games could/should you be sinking your teeth into during the dog days?  


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The Last Guardian Will NOT Appear at #E32015 and Here's the Reason Why...

The Last Guardian Will NOT Appear at #E32015 and Here's the Reason Why...

Since its reveal at E3 2009, The Last Guardian has not resurfaced other than in rumours and in statements regarding said rumours. Sony admits to major studio problems during the game’s development, but constantly reassures those anticipating the game that it is still not, and will not, be canceled. So is this the year that we finally see the resurrection of The Last Guardian? In my opinion, the answer is a big fat NO.


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A Few Good Reasons for Grounding Players in WOW

A Few Good Reasons for Grounding Players in WOW

Getting my first mount in World of Warcraft was a major milestone. It came at a time before Blizzard reduced the cost of training for a ground mount and the gold required seemed like an impossible sum when quests were doling out a few coppers. What's more, I was foolishly selling my gathered iron or mithril to in-game vendors rather than placing it up for auction. I won't get into the particulars of my moneymaking strategy but I will say that it wasn't effective and very indicative of my n00b status.


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GameFocus Radio

GameFocus Podcast: May 2015

GameFocus Podcast: May 2015

This time the guys weigh in on how much money they would lay down for some bat-DLC.  We keep the superhero theme running with the best games featuring men and women in colourful tights.  Things round out with a list of the games with the greatest endings ever and finally, a look at the Mortal Kombat family tree and the joy of running an island dictatorship.

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Poll

Would you like Rockband to make a comeback?

Yes - 50%
No - 50%

Total votes: 24
GameFocus Radio

GameFocus Podcast: May 2015

GameFocus Podcast: May 2015

This time the guys weigh in on how much money they would lay down for some bat-DLC.  We keep the superhero theme running with the best games featuring men and women in colourful tights.  Things round out with a list of the games with the greatest endings ever and finally, a look at the Mortal Kombat family tree and the joy of running an island dictatorship.

Read more
Poll

Would you like Rockband to make a comeback?

Yes - 50%
No - 50%

Total votes: 24
GameFocus 2015 Top 10
1
Apotheon (PC)
9.4
2
Splatoon (Wii U)
8.6
3
Splice (PlayStation 4)
8.4
4
Hand of Fate (Xbox One)
8.0
5
8.0
6
Toren (PlayStation 4)
8.0
7
7.8
9
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round (PlayStation 4)
7.7
10
6.6

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