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Rumor Mill Rages Regarding Red Dead Redemption Rumor Mill Rages Regarding Red Dead Redemption

The rumor mill is raging this morning around the prospect of a Red Dead Redemption 2 / Red Dead Redemption Remastered announcement at Sony’s upcoming event.

Review: When You Play Game Of Thrones Risk, You Win... Or You Don't Win Review: When You Play Game Of Thrones Risk, You Win... Or You Don't Win

Over the last week, I’ve had the pleasure of spending a hurricane-laden beach-house vacation with my family and girlfriend at Crescent Beach, Florida. The weather wasn’t too bad, but we had plenty of time to sit around the living room, drink beers, and play some intense games of Game of Thrones Risk.

Review: Furi is Everything a Playstation Plus Game Should Be, And More [Spoiler-Free] Review: Furi is Everything a Playstation Plus Game Should Be, And More [Spoiler-Free]

Furi, a stylish arcade dueling game from The Game Bakers, dropped this month on Playstation 4 and Steam — and it’s part of this month’s lineup of free games for Playstation Plus subscribers. Unlike many complimentary offerings, Furi is a solid, fun, and fresh experience — everything I want from a Playstation Plus…

5 (More) Superb Games Every Vita Owner Must Play (Part 2D) 5 (More) Superb Games Every Vita Owner Must Play (Part 2D)

The Playstation Vita is a powerful beast, there’s no denying. Last night, I posted a list of five games every Vita owner must play, most of which showed off the handheld’s graphical prowess. However, graphics aren’t everything, and the Vita also excels at housing some truly fantastic 2D titles. Here’s a quick list of…

5 Superb Games Every Vita Owner Must Play (Part 1) 5 Superb Games Every Vita Owner Must Play (Part 1)

The Playstation Vita is truly a beast, as any proud owner of Sony’s niche handheld will tell you, and it has an impressive library of games to showcase it’s technical dominance. Whether you are a long-time fanboy or you just bought an OLED on eBay, here are five games every Vita owner must play.

First, I Loved Assassin's Creed: Unity. Then, I Hated It. Months Later... I Needed It. First, I Loved Assassin's Creed: Unity. Then, I Hated It. Months Later... I Needed It.

I acquired Assassin’s Creed: Unity the same way I acquire the majority of my PS4 games — by buying it used off a stranger in Budapest. I paid 5000 Hungarian Forint ($17.50).

Adam (Shasdam) James' ConTAYct Page

Adam is an American living in Budapest, Hungary. In addition to being an author at KoTAYku, he studies the Comparative History of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, and teaches English to businesses and individuals, privately. He can be contacted here, or by tweeting @Shasdam.

No Man's Sky Is Poised To Disappoint, And Here's Why No Man's Sky Is Poised To Disappoint, And Here's Why

A lot of games get hyped. Few games this generation, however, have garnered quite as much hype as No Man’s Sky. Since its announcement at E3 2014, Hello Games’ much anticipated space-exploration adventure has been steadily discussed by gamers worldwide. Most of the time, we asked: “What do we actually do in it?” Now,…

Once Again, Nintendo Disappoints Me By Being Nintendo Once Again, Nintendo Disappoints Me By Being Nintendo

I shouldn’t be surprised. I shouldn’t be disappointed. This is Nintendo. This is what they do. This is what they will always do.

The 4 Most Critically Underrated PS4 Exclusives The 4 Most Critically Underrated PS4 Exclusives

The strength of the Playstation library has long been in its lineup of first-party exclusives. This generation is no different, as the Playstation 4 already has a strong and healthy collection of exclusive games, not to mention those which have yet to be released — most notably, Horizon: Zero Dawn, God of War, Days…

Something is Happening on Playstation Plus, Which Needs to Stop Something is Happening on Playstation Plus, Which Needs to Stop

I love Playstation Plus! I really do. It’s a fantastic service, and I look forward to the end of every month, when the Playstation Blog announces the next month’s slate of free games: two PS4 titles, two PS3 titles, and two Vita titles. However, a disturbing trend has appeared — one I would like to see stopped as soon…

The One Thing I Need, More Than Anything Else, From Nintendo NX The One Thing I Need, More Than Anything Else, From Nintendo NX

Growing up, I was always a Nintendo kid. As the youngest of three, some of my earliest childhood memories revolve around Nintendo platforms. My big sister was the first to get a NES, for which my siblings and I collected a cardboard box full of cartridges we’d regularly blow into. After that came the SNES — possibly…

Two and a Half Years Later, Knack is the Most Criminally Underrated PS4 Exclusive Two and a Half Years Later, Knack is the Most Criminally Underrated PS4 Exclusive

Roughly two and a half years after it’s release as a PS4 launch title, Knack is easily the most criminally underrated Sony exclusive.

How to Optimize Your Samsung LED HDTV for Console Gaming How to Optimize Your Samsung LED HDTV for Console Gaming

Have a Samsung LED HDTV? Do you use it for gaming? Congratulations! So do I, and many other gamers around the world. Samsung LED HDTVs are indeed a fine choice for gaming. However, that bad boy comes out of the box with some pretty weak settings. Follow this helpful guide to get the most out of your Samsung LED HDTV…

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